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April 10, 2013
5th Annual Sledfest To Be Biggest Yet
The 5th Annual Sledfest will be
Amateur and professional men and women racers will provide entertainment in hillcross, hilldrag, hillclimb and Dash for Cash events. The excitement of plenty of action, position shifting and close finishes should keep the crowd entertained through all three days. With a bird’s-eye view, the crowd never misses any of the action and there will be plenty of that.
There will be almost 150 races over the three-day event and with Klim as Sledfest’s main sponsor, there will be plenty for spectators to enjoy and receive in free giveaways and raffle prizes.
The hillcross and hillclimb are
all done on snowmobiles and snowbikes. The hillclimb will be run right up the
main face of
The snowbikes keep everyone in awe of this new technology. If you’ve yet to see a snowbike, picture a dirt bike with both wheels removed with a ski attached up front and a special patented snowmobile track in back. Timbersled is sponsoring the snowbike event this year and is building a specially designed track for snowbike boondocking to give the racers and spectators what they want to make this event exciting.
Trophies will be provided for all classes from snowbikes to Juniors to Semi-Pro to Pro to hillclimb. Event organizers expect the new Dash for Cash to draw a lot of racers because it is all about getting the top three cash prizes. Many first time riders in both the snocross and hillcross will walk up to the podium by placing first, second or third.
RMSHA Hillclimb Championships
This is the second year that RMSHA will have its hillclimb championships as part of Sledfest. The semi-finals will take place Friday with the finals on Saturday morning. RMSHA (Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Hillclimb Association) is the premier snowmobile hillclimb association known all across the North American snowbelt for providing safe, competitive racing for the top athletes and teams in the sport. RMSHA brings together the finest professional and amateur athletes in the sport and provides the best, most technically challenging courses. A good day at a RMSHA race combines speed, competition and, quite often, some spectacular crashes and saves.
Check RMSHA out at www.rmsha.com for racer registration and more information.
Racers can register at Sledfest’s website for hillcross and hilldrag and at RMSHA’s website for the hillclimb event.
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