Lance Mackey has already passed the Safety checkpoint. So far, Jeff King has not poured on enough speed to make up the 1-hour difference in their starts from White Mountain. So it looks like Mackey’s race to lose at this point.
You can see a spreadsheet we’re updating as we countdown to someone’s victory.
If Mackey does indeed win this race, he will set yet another dog sledding record, with this unprecedented winning streak:
- Iditarod 2008
- Yukon Quest 2008
- Iditarod 2007
- Yukon Quest 2007