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Snowmobile racers near the finish line during the Dayco Holiday Spectacular that ran at the Viking Speedway on the Douglas County Fairgrounds from 1974 through 1984. (Contributed by SnowTech Magazine)

Sleds back at the Speedway

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There was a stretch during the 1970s and 80s when fans came from all over the United States and Canada to pack the Viking Speedway grandstands in late December for some of the best snowmobile racing of anywhere in the country.


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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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