2021 Press Releases

Jan 5, 2021
MIRA is very pleased to announce that the Gaylord Tourism Bureau will once again be a sponsor of our race in Gaylord
the; Extreme Powersports 250 to be help Jan. 23 and 24 in Gaylord Michigan. This partnership with the Tourism folks in Gaylord has been an effort to promote the Lower Michigan hot bed of snowmobiling and now ice oval racing. MIRA will be at a new location this year on Johnson Road, just off the south Gaylord exit on I-75. Thanks to our title sponsor; Extreme Powersports and the efforts of Dubie Welding on building the track. Johnson Oil has also joined our support team in Gaylord. Stay tuned to the MIRA Facebook page for updates about the event. Should the weather not cooperate, the backup date is Jan. 30-31. Go the Gaylordmichigan.net for hotel information, see you all soon!


Nov 13, 2020
MIRA has formed a partnership with Gaylord Michigan based Dubie Welding
a custom welding/fabrication shop and the manufactures of Dubie Snow Groomers. Owners; Mark, David and Andy have agreed to build the Gaylord race track at its new location along I-75 at the south Gaylord exit. Dubie Welding is an advance fabrication shop offering CAD design and state of the art welding processes. The guys also are performance experts and take on all kinds for special projects. The entire MIRA organization would like to welcome this dynamic company to the race family and look forward to many years of working together. Andy Dubie and his team plan to start driving frost just as soon as weather permits.

Nov 5, 2020
The eagle river derby complex and MIRA are excited to announce the first running of the pro Enduro World Championship event. The race weekend of Jan. 16 and 17 will have the derby complex hosting pro enduro teams on the famous ice oval. Sleds will qualify Saturday evening and then race the 100 lap pro enduro Sunday the 17th at 3pm. MIRA has raced at the derby complex the past 2 winters but now is included in the world championship weekend and is very excited about being a part of this history making event. This will be a MIRA points race so expect to see all the pro teams competing. Craig Marchbank from the derby Complex and Karl Schwartz President of MIRA have been working all summer to put this race together and are looking forward to a great event.

Nov. 6th, 2020
M
IRA is excited to announce the addition for Extreme Power Sports in Gaylord Michigan
to the MIRA family of marketing partners. Extreme Power Sports has become the title sponsor for the MIRA event on Jan. 23/24, 2021. The “Extreme Power Sports 250” will be the 3rd race of the season for MIRA and the first race at the new race track location. Thanks to Chris Markovich and his team for the support!

Nov 3, 2020
The eagle river derby complex and MIRA are excited to announce the first running of the pro Enduro World Championship event.
The race weekend of Jan. 16 and 17 will have the derby complex hosting pro enduro teams on the famous ice oval. Sleds will qualify Saturday evening and then race the 100 lap pro enduro Sunday the 17th at 3pm. MIRA has raced at the derby complex the past 2 winters but now is included in the world championship weekend and is very excited about being a part of this history making event. This will be a MIRA points race so expect to see all the pro teams competing. Craig Marchbank from the derby Complex and Karl Schwartz President of MIRA have been working all summer to put this race together and are looking forward to a great event.

Oct, 2020
Eastern Upper Peninsula Companies STEP UP and Sponsor the E.U.P. Merchants 250
Thanks to:
C.H. MARINE SERVICE, SAULT INSURANCE AGENCY, KAYSNER CONSTRUCTION, BALL CONSTRUCTION, H&H AUTO SOUND, R&R AUTO GLASS, MBANK, LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA, NORRIS CONTRACTING, O’CONNORS CHRYSLER DODGE JEEP