I used the Yamaha RX1, with its engine base issued from the famous
R1 motorbike for Raid Harricana.
No modifications are allowed to either engine or chassis for
Stronger shock absorbers were installed on my snowmobile and
larger pads added to help endure bumps in the circuit at a speed
of over 140 km/hr.
To give you an idea of what we endured during Raid Harricana,
we had to replace the shock absorbers every two days.
Despite the fact we had the firmest Racing suspension possible
which, on a snowmobile used on ordinary tracks, would last two
My Yamaha RX1 snowmobile