Polaris Hillclimbers Win Eight Pro Classes; Claim 25 Of 36 Pro Podium Spots At Crested Butte

Luke Rainey wins Stock King Crown; Erin Beukelman wins 3 class titles

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Medina, Minn. – Polaris snowmobile hillclimbers on RMK deep snow sleds dominated the Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Hillclimb Association (RMSHA) event at Crested Butte, CO, winning eight of 12 Pro classes, including all four Stock classes, where Polaris racers filled 11 of 12 available podium spots.

Polaris racer Erin Beukelman won three classes at the event held April 10-12, and Luke Rainey finished in the top three in all five classes he entered before winning the Stock King of the Hill crown. Rainey won the 600 Stock, 700 Stock and 1000 Stock classes, and took second in both 800 Stock and 800 Imp. Stock.

Beukelman won three classes—800 Stock, 700 Mod and 800 Mod—and finished second in 1000 Imp. Stock.

Polaris hillclimber Justin Thomas won a pair of classes, 1000 Imp. Stock and 600 Mod and also had two seconds.

David Sharp, Jr., recorded three podium finishes with a second and two thirds, Les Keller finished second in two classes and Dolan Phelps took second in 600 Stock to reach the podium. Aaron Sterck finished third in three classes and Keith Curtis, Michael Crockett, and Brandon Titensor also had thirds.

In the Pro Masters classes, Dennis Durmas won the Modified class and Shelley Heap won three Women’s classes—Stock, 600 Stock and Modified—and won the Queen of the Hill title.

The RMSHA season finale will be held April 24-26 at Grand Targhee, WY. 

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