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Echo Bay native Antero Tarvudd is the top local qualifier to compete in Saturday’s 50th annual, International 500 Snowmobile Race in the Michigan Sault.
The 41 year old Tarvudd, who now resides in Petoskey, Mich., completed the three day qualifying in 26th place on Thursday as lead driver for Team Applebees.
Riding a Polaris, Ryan Faust of Bunke Racing was second among qualifiers (39.621 seconds), while Gabe Bunke, also of Bunke Racing, qualified third (40.133 seconds) on a Polaris.
Meantime, Tarvudd spoke of how he and his teammates qualify as high as we’d like to, but we’re confident about Saturday.
Naithen Joseph, competing for Naithen Joseph Racing out of Goulais River,
qualified 31st in a time of 42.939 seconds.
Joseph, 32, is riding a Polaris IQR.
Following Thursday’s final qualifying session, Joseph spoke of how he a lot of changes at the beginning of the week. We tried a lot of set ups to get faster and I think those changes helped us today.
He also spoke of possibly adding Terry Wright, a veteran driver from the Canadian Sault, to the team before Saturday’s action begins.
Ted Ritchie of Team Rivercity Motorsports wound up qualifying 36th with a top time of 44.361 seconds.
The 48 year old, about to run his 29th I 500, said he was with qualifying 36th.
“Once they drop the green flag, it’ll be okay, added Ritchie, who’s aboard a Polaris IQR. were making adjustments all of this week.
“Everyone else ran with a qualifying set up, the lead driver added. we ran consistent speeds all week and we were faster today (Thursday) that Tuesday,
and that’s with the track being rougher.