A new Aero Sled
RE-CREATING A SLIPPERY LATE-’70S RACER
December 30, 2010
Back in the summer of 1978 Polaris decided to exit the Sno-Pro race circuit, much because of a bad accident that claimed the life of team member Jerry Bunke. The 1977 and ’78 season had been extremely successful for Polaris and its “Midnight Blue Express” with almost total dominance in the 250, 340 and 440cc classes. The new IFS sleds had annihilated the competition and there was not much left to prove.
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