|Chartier holds off Wahl to win historic Derby title|
By Gary Ridderbusch
This time, Malcolm Chartier held off the hard charging Jordan Wahl in turns three and four and went on to win his first championship on the 50th anniversary of the greatest race in snowmobiling.
Chartier, 24, of Marine City, Mich., overcame the mandatory mid-race pit stop and three red flags to win the race on his Ski-Doo along with the $60,000 prize. Chartier gave some of the credit to his crew back at the trailer.
“The guys worked so hard,” he said. “It feels great, with my family all around me. It’s a dream come true. I’ve been dreaming about this ever since I’ve been a 12-year-old kid . . . coming
|Tuesday, January 22, 2013 8:08 PM|
|Last Updated on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 8:24 PM|