Wausau SNOW Drags, Wausau, WI, March 5

by Laura Burke on March 1, 2016

This is going to take place at the home of one of the biggest Snowmobile Grass Drags in the Midwest.  It is a FANTASTIC facility, and the MASTERS is really looking forward to a long relationship with the Trailmates Snowmobile Club.  It will be one of the best facilities for a Snow Drag ANYWHERE in the United States.

Final Registration is going to be on Friday NIght, March 4th, at the Trailmates Snowmobile Club Clubhouse.  This will begin at 6:00 pm CT, and run till 8:30 pm CT.  The ‘draw’ will be at 8:30 for brackets

Saturday morning from 8:00 to 9:00 we will have Test and Tune.  The MANDATORY Drivers Meeting will be at 9:15 am CT.  Competition to start around 9:30 am CT.  TOP GUN and Outlaw Trophy presentation will be on the grounds.  All other trophies and ALL Cash will be at the Awards Party on Saturday Night.  This will be at the Trailmates Snowmobile Club Clubhouse 90 minutes after the conclusion of the races.

As always, we will run 500 feet on groomed snow.  We will move the starting line as needed.  We are going to run ALL the classes, from 120cc, to Junior, to Trail Stock, to Race Stock, to Pro Mod, to TOP GUN and Outlaw.  Now we are going to run a separate Pro Open Mod and Outlaw.  Pro Open Mod are naturally aspirated snowmobiles up to 1500 cc, however Turbo’s that run on 92 Octane are allowed to run in Pro Open Mod.  TOP GUN are naturally aspirated sleds up to 1200 cc, and Turbo’s that run on 92 Octane Gas.  All other Turbo’s run in Outlaw.

If you want to Pre-Register and do not want to come to Registration or the ‘draw’ on Friday Night you can fill out the Snow Drag Registration, send it in with the fee’s too:  MASTERS, % Wausau, 610 Greenland Road, Ontonagon, MI 49953.  This must be received at the MASTERS offices by Thursday, March 3rd.  If we do not get your registration by Thursday, March 3rd, you have to register Friday Night.

Just as the past 15 years, the MASTERS does not take registration the day of the race.

Our official Lodging Partner for the Wausau SNOW Drags is the Badger Hotel, 3209 E Main St, Merrill, WI 54452.  Please call Phone:(715) 536-6880.

The Wausau SNOW Drags is pretty much in the middle of Wausau and Merrill, so while the Badger Hotel is located in Merrill, it is under 10 miles from the race site.

The Badger Hotel has a pool, bar (with food), and is a great place for the entire family to stay at.  This is where Sandy and I and our staff will be staying.  We’d love to sit in the bar and chit chat on Friday, then sit around the pool on Saturday and talk to all our MASTERS Racing Circuit Family.

http://badgerhotel.com/

Map to race site is available at www.wausausnowdrags.com.

Mountain Lions Hill Challenge at Adventure Mountain, Greenland, MI, Saturday, March 12

This year the Superior Snowmobile Club will be using a groomer to build the Hill Challenge Course.  Just as last year, we will have a ‘table top/jumps’ at the bottom of the hill, then the racers will transition into a series of gates going up the hill.  This is one sled at a time against the clock.

Unlike the Hillclimbs, you do not have to attend the Friday NIght Registration and the ‘draw.’  However you then have to have your registration in to the MASTERS, by Thursday, March 10th.  We use the Hillclimb Registration for Hill Challenge, so fill out the Hillclimb Registration and send this in, with the fee’s too:  MASTERS, % Adventure Mtn, 610 Greenland Road, Ontonagon, MI 49953.  The final Registration for the Adventure Mtn Hill Challenge will be Friday Night, March 11th, at Beer Belly Bob’s in Greenland.  This will begin at 6:00, and end at 8:30 pm ET, with the ‘draw.’  If you are not present, we will have someone else draw for you.

The MANDATORY Saturday Morning Drivers Meeting will be at 9:30 am ET.  You are asked to WALK the course before the Drivers Meeting.  Depending upon snow conditions, we ‘may’ allow you to practice on the BOTTOM of the hill, but no one will be allowed to run the gated slalom going up the hill.  This will be snow dependent, and if we have good snow conditions, the ‘practice runs’ will go from the conclusion of the drivers meeting for only a half hour.

The Pro Stock King of the Hill and the Pro Mod King of the HIll will qualify for the 2017 World Championship Hillclimb in Jackson WY.

Our official lodging partner for the Adventure Mountain Hill Challenge is Scott’s Superior Inn of Ontonagon.  Please call them for reservations: Phone:(906) 884-4866

Mont du Lac TRI-FECTA, April 2nd and 3rd, Duluth/Superior:   The Hillclimb will run on Saturday, April 2nd.  The Mandatory Drivers Meeting and final Registration will be Friday Night, April 1st at the Mont du Lac lodge at the bottom of the hill.  Final Registration will begin at 6:00 pm CT and run till 8:00 pm CT, with the Drivers Meeting to start at 8:00 pm CT.  The ‘draw’ will be at 8:30 pm CT.  Saturday Morning Drivers meeting at the bottom of the hill will be at 9:00 am, with competition to start around 9:30 am, following the usual MASTERS Hillclimb format.

We will have the Awards Party and Dinner at the Lodge at the top of the hill.  Dinner will be $15.00.

The Top 2 racers in both the Pro Stock King of the Hill and the Pro Mod King of the Hill will qualify for the 2017 World Championship Hillclimb in Jackson, WY.

Hillcross and the Grand National Uphill Snow Drags will run on Sunday April 3rd.  The Hillcross will be way to the right at you are looking up the hill from the lower level lodge.  The Grand National Snow Drags will be on the hill that we used last year for Hillcross.  We will be going back and forth between Hillcross and Drags.

The Hillcross TOP DOG and the Grand National Uphill Drag TOP GUN and Outlaw Trophy Presentation will be on the hill.   All other Trophy’s and ALL Cash payout will be 90 minutes after the competition at the lodge at the bottom of the hill.

Final Registration for the Hillcross and the Grand National Uphill Drags will be FRIDAY Night at the lodge at the bottom of the hill, OR at the Hillclimb Awards Party, Saturday Night, at the lodge at the top of the hill, starting at 6:00 pm CT.  Hillcross and Drag Racers can Pre-Register by filling out the appropriate Registration form, sending it in with fee’s too:  MASTERS, % Mont du Lac, 610 Greenland Road, Ontonagon, MI 49953.  This must be received at the MASTERS Offices by Thursday, March 31st.

Our Official Lodging Sponsor for the Mont du Lac TRI-FECTA is the Super 8 of Duluth.

Address: 4100 W Superior St, Duluth, MN 55807

Phone:(218) 628-2241

MASTERS Snow Drag Championships, Marquette Mountain HIllcross, and Hill Challenge, Marquette, MI, April 9th and 10th:

We will run the Uphill Snow Drags and the Hillcross on Saturday and Sunday.  The Semi-Finals in all the classes for both the Drags and Hillcross will be on Sunday Morning.  Final Registration for both the Drags and Hillcross will be Friday NIght, April 8th, at Marquette Moutain Lodge, from 6 to 8:30 pm ET.  The ‘draw’ for brackets will be at 8:30 pm ET.  If you send in the appropriate Registration form and fee’s, you need not register on Friday NIght.  Pre-Registration form and fees must be at the MASTERS offices by Thursday, April 7th, they should be sent too:  MASTERS, % Marquette Mtn, 610 Greenland Road, Ontonagon, MI 49953.

We will run Drag and Hillcross Test and Tune from 8:00 am to 9:00 am ET.  Mandatory Drivers Meeting for BOTH will be at 9:15 am, with competition to start around 9:30 am EASTERN Time.  We are going to be going back and forth between Drags and Hillcross on Saturday.  The Drag Finals will run from start to finish on Sunday Morning, then we will go to the Finals in Hillcross on Sunday Morning.

We will be handing out the Trophy’s and the Cash payout immediately after the Features in both Drags and Hillcross, however the Class Champion Trophy’s for the year will be at the Hill Challenge Awards Party in the Lodge.

Final Registration for the Marquette Mtn Hill Challenge will be Saturday Night, April 9th, at Marquette Mtn.  This will begin at 6:00 pm ET and run till 8:30 pm ET, with the draw taking place at 8:30 pm.  This is a Hill Challenge, while we use the Hillclimb Registration, we do not have a mandatory drivers meeting the night before the event, however if you do not Pre-Register by sending in the registration form and fee’s by Thursday, April 7th (see address above).

Mandatory Hill Challenge Drivers Meeting will begin 1/2 hour after the completion of the Drags and Hillcross Finals on Sunday.  Start of Hill Challenge to follow 15 minutes after the drivers meeting.

The Pro Stock King of the Hill and Pro Mod King of the Hill Trophy’s will be on the Hill, ALL other trophy’s and cash payout will be at the Awards Party, 90 minutes after the conclusion of the Hill Challenge in the Marquette Mtn Chalet.  The Pro Stock King of the HIll and the Pro Mod King of the HIll will qualify for the 2017 World Championship Hillclimb in Jackson, WY.

Our Official Lodging Partner for ALL of the Marquette Mountain events is the Settle Inn of Marquette,   They have a pool and are located right on the way to Marquette Mtn.  Call (906) 228-8100 for reservations.  Marquette County Convention and Visitors Bureau is also a lodging partner:  Call 906) 228-7749.

 

 

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