Perhaps the most elusive of all the Polaris factory race sleds, only one of the 1975 factory sleds still exists. The 440 and 650 stand out with their unique, angled fin heads protruding from the hood as though the hood just couldn’t contain all that power.

One 250cc machine was built – and it completely dominated that class where ever it ran. Omdahl, Bernat and Rugland each had 340, 440 and 650cc machines. There very likely was separate 440X machines for each as well, as that class allowed them to run the lighter chassis from the year before.

The promo picture for 1975 actually features as slightly dolled up 1974 SnoPro that was built for Bob Eastman after his crash in Alpena, Michigan in 1974, but it was never raced.

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