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Friday Night Thunder still a fan favorite

By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

After nearly two decades, the Parts Unlimited Friday Night Thunder program continues to be one of the most popular spectator attractions during the AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby, officials said.

And with the added excitement of the 50th anniversary Derby, track owner Chuck Decker said Friday night’s program did not disappoint the thousands of spectators who gathered around the ice oval, both indoors and outdoors.

“It still reigns as one of the highlights of the weekend for many Derby fans," said Decker. “The banks were as full as they have been the past 10 years and the suites and hot seats were sold out.”

The opening ceremony featured a visit from Gov. Scott Walker, who recognized the Decker family and the 50th anniversary of the Derby. He presented Chuck Decker

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 8:02 PM

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