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IMG 9978 website editedCELEBRATING 22 YEARS

Energy Release Racing Announces Continued Partnership with Bunke Racing 

LEOMINSTER, MA. (Decembver 23, 2016) - Energy Release, LLC is excited to announce a continued partnership with Bunke Racing for 2017. Sponsors in motorsports come and go, but Energy Release (ER) and Bunke Racing have been together for 22's an awesome partnership! 

Drivers Gabe and Taylor Bunke will team-up again to compete in the United States X-Country snowmoible racing series. "We are proud to continue a longstanding partnershop with Bunke Racing. We can't wait to see the milestones Bunke Racing reaches next." said Noel Schanilec, Energy Release Racing Consultant and owner of Applied Hi-Performance Products. "Through Bunke Racing, we continue to bring the Energy Release brand to life and tell the ER story in a way that resonates with passionate racing fans." 

Thanks to a team centered philosopy and a drive for continuous innovation, Energy Release/Bunking Racing has crossed many finish lines together over the years. Oh, and don't forget about the team's 7 career Soo I-500 victories. Bunke Racing team #74 piloted by Gabe Bunke, Aaron Christensen and Taylor Bunke took the checkered flag at the 2017 Soo I-500 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. 

IMG 2332 Custom websiteFollowing in the ski tracks of his Snowmobile Racing Hall of Fame father, Jerry Bunke, Gabe has achieved success in every form of racing he has attempted over a 27-year racing career. Gabe has made the history books with his 2002, 2005, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017 Soo I-500 wins. Taylor Bunke won the 2016 USXC Semi-Pro Factory Stock 600 class points championship. Taylor is a third generation racer...he has been working hard and has proved himself to be a force to be reckoned with. 

Gabe truly believes in the Energy Release Family of products and the benefits they provide to make his equipment the best that it can be. Gabe's race sleds are treated with Energy Release products which include: engine, bearings, chain case, suspension componets and more. Gabe's sled are well-oild machines

We look forward to continuing our successful relationship with Bunke Racing. 


SAULT STE. MARIE, MICHIGAN (February 4, 2017) - Back-to-Back wins again for the #74 Bunke Racing Team. 
Soo I 500 2017 Victory 375 x 250

For the second year in a row, the strong #74 Bunking Racing Team goes to victory lane in one of the most prestigious snowmobile races in the world...The 49th Annual International 500 Snowmobile Race in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The patriarch of Bunke Racing, Gabe Bunke, Moorhead,Minnesota, recorded his seventh Soo I-500 Win of his career and fifth in the last six years. His teammate, Aaron Christensen, the 36-year-old from Metiskow, Alberta, has scored his fifth Soo I-500 Win of his career and also his fifth in the last six years. Finally for the youngest member of the team, 21-year-old Taylor Bunke, it was the second win in two career starts for the Moorhead, Minnesota rider.  

Congratulations Team #74...We're Privilaged to Sponsor Bunke Racing!

Congratulations Gabe and Team on winning the 2016 Soo I-500. Bunke Racing team #74 piloted by Gabe Bunke, Aaron Christensen and Taylor Bunke take the checkerd flag at the Soo I-500, Sault Sainte. Marie, Michigan. We would also like to congratulate Taylor Bunke (Gabe's son) for winning the 2016 USXC Semi-Pro Factory Stock 600 class points championship.