For the first time in 30 years snowmobile racing took place at Bass Park in Bangor as the East Coast Snocross season kicked off with the Paul Bunyan Invitational. Fans got to witness two full days of racing that included some of the top racers in the United States and Canada, as well as many form the State of Maine that participated.

The Bangor event was the first of nine that are held all over the Northeast and Canada.