Whitehorse Motors Helps Drive Success of Yukon Quest

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Whitehorse Motors and Ford Canada, Western Division will power the 2014 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Dog Sled Race as a major sponsor.

The automotive partners will provide rental vehicles for the Race Team and Race Officials to travel between checkpoints on the trail, making sure the race runs smoothly. Whitehorse Motors and Ford Canada were also major sponsors of the 2013 Yukon Quest.

“It’s so important for us to have Whitehorse Motors and Ford Canada, Western Division back on board as a major sponsor,” says Marie Belanger, Executive Director of the Yukon Quest – Yukon. “They are tremendous supporters of our race and loyal fans that go above and beyond to find new ways to help the race succeed year after year. It’s nice to know we will have safe, reliable vehicles to travel the Yukon Quest trail.”

“Whitehorse Motors and Ford of Canada are once again delighted to be supporting the Yukon Quest,” said Tina Woodland, General Manager of Whitehorse Motors. “This dog sled race is an extraordinary event which defines the spirit of our North like none other. We wish all the mushers and dog teams, event organizers and countless volunteers the best success for the 31st running of the toughest dog sled race in the world!”

Established in 1969, Whitehorse Motors has been serving the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Northern BC for nearly 45 years. They offer a large selection of new and used vehicles for sale or lease, as well as a fleet of rental vehicles through their Budget office.

The 31st Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race starts February 1, 2014 in Fairbanks. For up-to-date information and news about the race, visit www.yukonquest.com

Media interested in attending or covering the 2014 Yukon Quest are invited to register for accreditation by visiting our Media Accreditation page.