Ojibwa Casinos of Baraga and Marquette Title Sponsor of MASTERS Race Series

by Skip Schulz on December 22, 2014

For the second year in a row, the Ojibwa Casinos of Baraga and Marquette will be the exclusive Title Sponsor of all 3 of the MASTERS Racing Circuits Snowmobile Race Series for the 2015 winter season.

The Ojibwa Casinos, located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, have been a close friend to all snowmobilers for a number of years. Not only are the two casinos located in the heart of excellent snowmobiling, the Casinos have groomed snowmobile trails right to the Casino.

The Ojibwa Casino of Baraga has a snowmobile special that not only has special low room rates for snowmobilers, but the package includes FREE Gas at the Pines Convenience Store, and a FREE Drink in their lounge.

The Ojibwa Casino of Marquette is a popular destination after the MASTERS Races at Marquette Mountain. It will once again be Representatives of the Ojibwa Casino in Marquette that will be the Trophy Presenter of the Marquette Mountain TOP GUN Uphill Drag feature winner and the TOP DOG Hillcross Feature winner.

The Marquette Mountain Uphill Drags is the longest running event of the MASTERS 15 year history. This years event will run for 2 days, April 4th and 5th. Qualifying in both the Uphill Drags and the Hillcross will be on Saturday, with the Finals running on Sunday, April 5th.

The Ojibwa Casino sponsorship of the MASTERS Hillclimb, Hillcross, and Snow Drag Series. The 3 different forms of Snowmobile Racing has events in Michigan, and Wisconsin, including the MASTERS Snow Drag Series NATIONALS Championship and the MASTERS Hillcross Nationals at Mont du Lac in the Duluth, Minnesota area. Those Nationals will be held on Sunday, April 12th.

The day before the Snow Drag Nationals and Hillcross Nationals, Mont du Lac will host one of the most challenging Snowmobile Hillclimbs in the Midwest. This will be a qualifier for the 2016 World Championship Snowmobile Hillclimb in Jackson, Wyoming.

The final qualifier for this year’s World Championship Snowmobile Hillclimb will be the Wisconsin State Championship Hillclimb at Keyes Peak, just outside of Florence, Wisconsin. This unique Hillclimb offers a different type of challenge for the Hillclimbers. It will run on Saturday, Feb 28th.

The following day, Keyes Peak will be the home of the Wisconsin State Championship Hillcross. That will take place on Sunday, March 1st.

The first Hillclimb of the season that is a part of the Ojibwa Casino MASTERS Hillclimb series is the Mid America Championship Hillclimb (MACH) in Caspian, Michigan. This is at a steep hill that is only used for this major Snowmobile Hillclimb. The site offers the fans a great chance to watch the competition from the warmth of their vehicle. The MACH will take place on Saturday, Feb. 21st. This will be a qualifier for this year’s World Championship Hillclimb in Jackson.

The Ojibwa Casino MASTERS Snow Drag Series opens with the first event of the year. That is the Ontonagon County Economic Partnership Upper Peninsula Snow Drag Championships. That race takes place behind the MASTERS Offices in Ontonagon, Michigan. The races are on a track specifically built for Snow Drag Racing. These facilities provide the fans with the chance to watch the races from their vehicle. This will take place on Saturday, Jan 10th.

One of the most popular events in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan every winter is the Sagola Sportsman Club Tip-Up Town. This event has a long history of many forms of snowmobile racing. Once again this year, snowmobile racers will race side-by-side on the snow covered surface of Eddy Lake. After the races the Sagola Sportsman Clubhouse hosts a party like nothing around. The second ‘leg’ of the Ojibwa Casino MASTERS Snow Drag Series at Tip Up Town will be on Saturday, Feb 7th.

The 10 event Ojibwa Casino MASTERS schedule has something for everyone. Whether it’s the extreme riding of the Hillclimb series, the big air of the Hillcross series, or the fastest stock and modified snowmobiles of the Snow Drag Series, racers and fans will be hitting the snow like nothing before this winter.

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