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Area riders VanMeter, Davis chase Iron Dog leaders

...been successful in the X Games, with Davis holding four medals and Simons two.The second squad into Unalakleet was Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage. They arrived 16 minutes after Davis and Simons.VanMeter, who holds five...
Iron Dog reaches Nome champion who scratched in Galena on Tuesday due to mechanical problems.Marc McKenna of Anchorage and Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof, a five-time champ, got into Nome in fourth place at 5:20 p.m. The pair is seeking their third...
Iron Dog gets going

...started Sunday in Big Lake. The 37 teams will go to Nome and then to Fairbanks, arriving at the finish Saturday.Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage are going for a third-straight title. There have only been two times in...
Close race shapes up in Iron Dog take an eight-hour layover at Galena, which is 98 miles from Kaltag.Sitting pole position in this group is Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage, the two-time defending champions. McKenna and VanMeter, who has five...
'No matter what''s body and often leaves the rider baked in his coat, sauteed in sweat. Racing snowmachines at such speeds forces Dusty VanMeter to quickly adjust to changing conditions, endure long periods of physical exhaustion paired with sleep deprivation...
Iron Dog blasts off

...of 7 hours, 59 minutes and 0 seconds.The Peninsula has two racers in the Pro Class. The defending champions are Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage. They were in McGrath in fifth place with a trail time of 8:31:03...
McKenna, VanMeter stay in good position in Iron Dog

...where they declared their 10-hour layover. They got to Kaltag at 3:38 p.m.Marc McKenna, of Anchorage, and Dusty VanMeter, of Kasilof, led the field into Unalakleet, but they decided to take their layover there, while a few teams went...
Kasilof's VanMeter leads as Iron Dog nears finish

Kasilof's Dusty VanMeter and Anchorage's Marc McKenna are in position to win their second straight Iron Dog title. The duo was the first to reach Tanana...
Rookie racers ready for trail

...The tandem of Davis and Palin, however, owned nine crowns between the two, although none had come as a team. Dusty VanMeter, of Soldotna, who had wins in 2000, '02 and '04, is also back again this year, partnered with Jimmer Dick of...
Iron Dog revs up

...entered in this year?s Iron Dog. The other peninsula racers competing for a share of the $123,600 purse are Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof, Chet Williams of Anchor Point and Dick Jimmer of Seward. With the exception of Davis, who drives an...


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