Inaugural event at Pittston Farm now a points race for ECS
CLARKSBURG, Mass. (Jan. 27, 2016) — When race teams make the trek to Maine's famed Northwoods region in mid-March, there will be much more at stake than trophies and bragging rights.
What was originally planned as a high-stakes exhibition race northwest of Moosehead Lake has taken on new meaning, as officials at East Coast Snocross (ECS) announce the inaugural Maine Northwoods Sledfest at Historic Pittston Farm on March 12-13 will now be a points race for Pro Open, Pro Lite and Sport classes. The event will also highlight the Pro Vintage Championship series and radar runs over the weekend's event.
New partnership with New York Army National Guard Announced
CLARKSBURG, Mass. (Jan. 18, 2016) — When it comes to defending and assisting the citizens of this great nation in times of need, one group stands ready and prepared at all times. In the sport of snowmobile racing, being prepared for action is also essential for success at any level.
This month, the sport of snocross joins forces with one of the nation's oldest military units, as officials at East Coast Snocross (ECS) proudly announce an event partnership with the New York Army National Guard for the 2016 season opener at the Clinton County Fairgrounds in Plattsburgh.
"Having a respected branch of our military on board for Plattsburgh is a very special honor," series owner Kurt Gagne said. "When our communities need help in dire times, it's the National Guard that often provides life-saving assistance. Our Pro Lite class will be brought to you by the Guard all weekend. All of us at ECS thank them for partnering with us at this year's season opener."
Officials announce new partnership with Camso at East Coast Snocross
CLARKSBURG, Mass. (Jan. 12, 2016) — One of the key components of any snowmobile is its rubber track. It provides flotation over the white gold we call snow, and directly connects the power under our hoods to the trail below.
Within the far-reaching snowmobile industry, one name stands above the rest when it comes to manufacturing tracks. Officials at East Coast Snocross (ECS) have announced a new partnership with Camso (formerly Camoplast), the worldwide leader in snowmobile tracks and ATV track systems.
"We're extremely proud to have Camso join our group of marketing partners for what we feel is shaping up to be a fantastic 2016 season," series owner Kurt Gagne said. "They represent high quality, and have supported sled racing of all kinds for many years. We're honored to have their support and will be promoting Camso tracks to our fans throughout the season. We welcome them to our team."
Plaistow Powersports to sponsor Snow Bike class at ECS
CLARKSBURG, Mass. (Jan. 5, 2016) — Among the hot topics being discussed in race shops around New England as the 2016 snocross season approaches is the addition of a class for Snow Bikes. They're gaining in popularity, and one of New Hampshire's most active dealers is ready to promote the concept region-wide.
Officials at East Coast Snocross (ECS) are proud to announce that Plaistow Powersports, a full-service Snow Bike kit dealer in Plaistow, New Hampshire, has signed on to sponsor the new Snow Bike class for 2016. Championship points will not be tallied during this initial season, yet this new class will still run two qualifying heats and a final each day during all ECS race events.
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