The Fernie Snowmobile Association hosted snowmobilers from B.C.

The Fernie Snowmobile Association hosted snowmobilers from B.C.

Snowmobile racing is not a drag

Snowmobilers from across B.C, Alberta and Montana were revving their engines at the annual snowmobile drag races in Fernie on the weekend.

Snowmobilers from across B.C, Alberta and Montana were revving their engines at the annual snowmobile drag races in Fernie on the weekend.The races started at noon on Saturday, and the racers and spectators had perfect weather, despite the cold.There were 57 competitors in this year’s races.Fernie sledder, Darcy Hutchinson was the overall winner in a close race against Fort St. John’s Darren Milner.Hutchinson took home the $2,000 first prize in the Mountain Open Class.