Mont du Lac Hillcross & Race of Champions Snow Drags Cancelled

March 19, 2020

Due to Covid-19 and the Wisconsin Governor Proclamation, the Mont du Lac Hillcross and Race of Champions Snow Drags has been cancelled. 
 
Both, Mont du Lac and the MASTERS have been working together since the news about the Cornavirus Pandemic became a world-wide issue.  While every other event had been called off and cancelled before today, Mont du Lac and the MASTERS looked at every possible way we could still hold the races where the racers, crew, and fans would be safe. 
 
However when the legal ramifications were brought to our attention, both of us had no choice but to cancel the races. 
 
This year, Mont du Lac was sitting on OVER 50 inches of snow…that is OVER 4 FEET of snow.  The Duluth/Superior area has a forecast for the next week with temps below freezing every night, and even snow in the forecast!
 
We have had A LOT on interest in BOTH the Hillcross and the Race of Champions Snow Drags.
 
Everything was looking GREAT for an excellent day of racing…until the Coronavirus situation.
 
What both, Mont du Lac and the MASTERS is looking at is what form of snowmobile racing YOU would be interested in that final Saturday in March or the 1st Saturday in April, 2021. 
 
The MASTERS WANTS your comments and your feedback.  Since our first race in 1995, and even doing races going back to 1991, we have always wanted the thoughts and ideas from the racers.  We truly are a RACERS Circuit!
 
Please e-mail me your thoughts and ideas.  My e-mail is;  sschulz [at] jamadots [dot] com
 
MASTERS Motorcycle/Snowmoble Hillclimb, Whealkate Bluff, South Range, MI., Saturday, June 20, 2020:
 
We are praying and hoping that the Coronavirus situation will have passed by then, and we can hold our 3rd Annual Motorcycle/Snowmobile Hillclimb.
 
The CHANGES for this hillclimb is that we are going to have some of the PRO Motorcycle Classes where the racers are going to go around 3 gates.  We will continue to have some Motorcycle Classes and the Snowmobile’s go straight up the hill.
 
We are also going to have an Radio Controlled (RC) exhibition to see if these RC vehicles can make it over the top of the steep Whealkate Bluff.
 
Within the month we will have the class registration on our Website:  www.mastersracing.net
 
Just like all our races for 25 years, we will not have registration the day of the race. 
 
MASTERS Schedule for the Winter of 2020-2021:
 
Just as we have done for years, we set our schedule at the conclusion of the year.  This gives our racers, crew, and fans plenty of time to make plans to either compete or come and watch EXCITING MASTERS Races.
 
Jan 9, 2021:    Terra-X, Location to be determined.
Feb 6, 2021:    Vollwerth’s Meats Mid America Championship Hillclimb (MACH), Whealkate Bluff, South Range, MI.
Feb 27, 2021:  Ojibwa Casino WINTERNATIONALS Snowmobile Hillclimb, Whealkate Bluff, South Range, MI.
March 27 or April 3rd, 2021:  Mont du Lac Race (Hillcross, and/or Race of Champions, or Terra X) Superior/Duluth
June 19, 2021:  Ojibwa Casino Motorcycle/Snowmobile Hillclimb, Whealkate Bluff, South Range, MI.
 
We are looking for another location for a Snowmobile Hillclimb, if we find it, the date would be either Jan 16, 2021 or sometime in March (other then the 3rd weekend when the World Championship in Jackson, WY., takes place).
 
Thanks for your understanding, patience, and your support of one of the longest running Snowmobile Race Sanctioning Circuits in the entire US.
 
Stay HEALTHY and Stay SAFE!
 
Thank-you for another GREAT Winter racing season!

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