Ski-Doo Race Report: Ski-Doo teams dominate Cain’s Quest

Cains Quest is proclaimed as one of the most extreme winter endurance races on the planet.

Photo of group of snowmobilers.
Team 22 Team Maine/Southern Snow Riders. Photo courtesy Ski-Doo Race Team Coverage

The 3200-km Cain’s Quest cross-country endurance race kicked off Friday March 2 with 41 teams departing Labrador City. Ski-Doo teams took home the top three positions leading an international field of racers across the finish line. Team 22 Team Maine/Southern Snow Riders (Robert Gardner – Andrew Milley) took the win with Team 00 Innu Hawks (Aaron Poker – Len Rich), and rookie Team 2 Rough & Wild (Boyd Lavers – Tyson Ryan) closely behind in second, and third, respectively.

It was the third Cain’s Quest win for Team 22 racer Robert Gardner, and second for his teammate Andrew Milley.

“The 2018 Freerides were incredible to say the least. We never turned a wrench due to a failure of the sled,” said Gardner. “Four sleds, 2900km, no issues at the fastest pace this race has ever been run speaks for itself. The KYB Pro 40's did everything we asked of them and more. These machines flat out make us look good, the ride the handling and all-round abilities are unmatched by any other sled in this race,” he added.

Proclaimed as one of the most extreme winter endurance races on the planet, Cains Quest lived up to its billing with only 17 of 41 teams crossing the finish line - 13 aboard Ski-Doo snowmobiles, including the first 7 finishers.

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