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2014 Iron Dog Finish (Full)

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Minnick, Olstad Win 2014 Iron Dog Snowmachine Race

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Minnick, Olstad Win 2014 Iron Dog Snowmachine Race

For much of the 2014 Iron Dog snowmachine race, Team 16’s Todd Minnick and Nick Olstad lagged slightly behind the front-runners -- but as so many Iron Dog victories do, theirs came cold and fast.

Minnick, Olstad Take Iron Dog Lead in Race’s Final Hours

Minnick, Olstad Take Lead in Iron Dog’s Final Hours

Todd Minnick and Nick Olstad are just 35 miles away from putting another Iron Dog snowmachine race victory beneath their belts, with Team 16 the first through North Pole Saturday morning.

Photos: Iron Dog 2014 Tanana Checkpoint

Channel 2's Joshua Staab visited the Iron Dog checkpoint in Tanana, taking a look around town while he was there.

Photos: Iron Dog 2014 McGrath Checkpoint

Channel 2's Joshua Staab captured these images of Iron Dog snowmachine race action at the race's checkpoint in McGrath.

Iron Dog 2014 Pro Class Field

Iron Dog Leaders Finish Final Layovers Before Long Trail to Fairbanks

The ten leading teams are all taking their final mandatory 10-hour layovers either in Ruby or Galena. The question now is whether last-minute pushes will be enough to catch up to the team that’s led the race nearly from the beginning.

Iron Dog Front-Runners Prepare for Late Dash from Kaltag

Iron Dog Teams Prepare Dash from Kaltag, Unalakleet

Less than eight hours out of Nome on the second half of the Iron Dog snowmachine race Thursday, its front-runners are making another stop for a required layover, with teams gathering in Kaltag and Unalakleet.

Iron Dog Racers Fly Out of Nome as Top Teams Under 1 Hour Apart

Morgan and Olds left Nome at 8 a.m. sharp, and at 8:26, Minnick and Olstad followed. Three minutes later, at 8:30 a.m., McKenna and VanMeter followed. The next team to leave will be Team 6, Andy and Brad George, at 9:15.

Three-Fourths of Iron Dog Teams Prepare for Race’s Second Half

Three-Fourths of Iron Dog Teams Prepare for Race’s Second Half

About three-fourths of the Iron Dog snowmachine race’s 2014 field is on track to leave Nome after a 36-hour layover, opening the second half of the high-speed dash to Fairbanks after covering about 1,000 miles from the race’s Sunday start in Big Lake.

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