Celebrating 26 Years

Energy Release Racing Announces Continued Partnership with Bunke Racing 

LEOMINSTER, MA. (December 21, 2019) - Energy Release, LLC is excited to announce a continued partnership with Bunke Racing for its 2019-2020 racing season. Sponsors in motorsports come and go, but Energy Release (ER) and Bunke Racing have been together for 26 seasons...it's an awesome partnership! 

Drivers Gabe, Taylor and Boe Bunke will team-up again to compete in the United States X-Country snowmoible racing series. "We are proud to continue a longstanding partnership with Bunke Racing. We can't wait to see the milestones Bunke Racing reaches next," said Noel Schanilec, Energy Release Racing Consultant and owner for Applied Hi-Performance Products. Noel continued, "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. 

Following 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 28-year racing career. Gabe has made the history books with his 2002, 2005, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017 Soo I-500 wins. 

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-oiled machinesWe look forward to continuing our successful  relationship with Bunke Racing. 

Polaris with a 1-2-3 Podium Sweep | Gerald Dyrdahl Memorial Pine Lake Season Opener 12-16-18

Roseau, Minn. (December 17, 2018) - What a difference a year makes. No snow dust and temperatures hitting the 40 degree mark gave spectators perfect weather for this season opener.

Saturday would kick off with the Pro Open qualifier. #14 Taylor Bunke hit the track with his 600 R Polaris machine. Pro riders left the line screaming in search for a front row position. Bunke had a clean run placing him in the front row for the final. Bunke hit the final with one thing in mind - that checkered flag. Bunke came out fast and hard running for the first corner side by side with #537 Ryan Faust battling for the hole shot. #14 Bunke and #28 Justin Tate were hitting handlebars and changing positions in the laps leading up to the fuel stop. Bunke ran into tough luck - when his belt expoded a mere 300 yards after getting fuel and gaining track position. Bunke overcame the hurdle to contiune and finish what he started and would claim a 7th place finish.

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. 

Following 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 28-year racing career. Gabe has made the history books with his 2002, 2005, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017 Soo I-500 wins. 

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-oiled machinesWe look forward to continuing our successful  relationship with Bunke Racing. 

BACKIN' THE BUNKE'S | 2017 SOO I-500 CHAMPIONS

SAULT STE. MARIE, MICHIGAN (February 4, 2017) - Back-to-Back wins again for the #74 Bunke Racing Team. 

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!

BUNKE RACING TEAM WINS AGAIN AT THE 2016 SOO I-500 
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.