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ECS LogoMorin, Bonaduce notch big wins in Salamanca for East Coast Snocross, Presented by AMSOIL and Woody’s Traction Lemieux, Pilotte & Bauer qualify for ISOC Pro Final

SALAMANCA, N.Y. (Feb. 9, 2014) – Former regional champion Mathieu Morin and New Jersey veteran Jesse James Bonaduce claimed impressive victories in their respective classes Saturday, as East Coast Snocross (ECS) completed Round 6 of its 10-race 2014 schedule at the Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel.

Morin (Ingles Performance/Ski-doo), of Val-d’Or, Quebec, jumped out to an early lead in the Pro Open final, with rookie Mike Pilotte (Team Southside/Mystic Lubricants Polaris) and Wisconsin native Mike Bauer (Jess Racing/Arctic Cat) slotting into second and third. Bauer would eventually get by Pilotte for second, while points leader Danny Poirier (Ingles Performance/ski-doo) claimed third in a late-race charge. Pilotte just missed another podium in fourth, while Kevin Wallenstein (Ingles Performance/Ski-doo) completed the top five.
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Morin, Sundvisson earn big wins in Rumney for East Coast Snocross series, Presented by AMSOIL and Woody’s Traction Poirier, Bonaduce also claim Final round wins

RUMNEY, N.H. (Dec. 16, 2013) – Former champion Mathieu Morin and Swedish sensation Emil Sundvisson earned impressive wins in their respective divisions Sunday, as East Coast Snocross (ECS) kicked off its 2013-14 season at the Riverbrook RV Resort in Rumney, New Hampshire.

Morin (Ingles Performance/Ski-doo), of Val D’Or, Quebec, put on a remarkable show in the Pro Open final as he outgunned Mike Bauer (Jess Racing/Arctic Cat) and teammate Danny Poirier for top honors. Sundvission (Team Southside/Mystic Lubricants Polaris), of Ostansjo, Sweden, led all 12 laps of the Pro Lite final as Jesse James Bonaduce (Miksen Racing/Ski-doo) and Montana Jess (Jess Racing/Arctic Cat) filled out the podium.
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Morin, Poirier earn impressive wins for Ingles Performance at ECS season opener
Chris Ingles notches a pair of podiums in Sport action

RUMNEY, N.H. (Dec. 16, 2013) – Two former regional snocross champions returned to top form over the weekend, as Quebec natives Mathieu Morin and Danny Poirier split a Sunday afternoon Pro Open doubleheader at the Riverbrook RV Resort.

The event kicked off the 2013-14 season for East Coast Snocross, and featured more hurdles than an Olympic-level track meet. Racers faced incredibly tough track conditions, thanks to brutal cold, a lack of snow on Saturday and a broken groomer on Sunday.

Morin, of Val D’Or, blasted his way to victory in the first final after a rough start and serious challenge from Wisconsin native Mike Bauer. The 2010 RMR champion dug deep, and proved beyond a shadow of doubt he is 100% healthy and ready to go after another championship.
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Inaugural race in Rumney, NH, kicks off exciting new season for East Coast Snocross,
Presented by AMSOIL and Woody’s Traction

CHESHIRE, Conn. (Dec. 5, 2013) — Any time a new season of championship snocross racing gets under way, the energy and excitement can be felt, heard, and often, pretty difficult to resist.

When that season lid-lifter takes place at a fresh new venue, the anticipation for racers and fans grows day by day.

East Coast Snocross (ECS) is proud to launch its 2013-14 season at a first-of-its kind facility for northern New England, as Wicked Snocross, Inc., hosts Round 1 on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14-15, at the Riverbrook RV Resort in scenic Rumney, New Hampshire.
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ECS LogoHCP Designs returns for third season as associate sponsor at East Coast Snocross,
Presented by AMSOIL & Woody’s Traction

CHESHIRE, Conn. (Dec. 5, 2013) – Inside the world of snowmobile racing, bright colors are everywhere. Sled manufacturers are usually identified by a specific color (Yellow for Ski-doo, Red for Polaris, Green for Cat), while sponsors all have their own easily identifiable logos with distinctive colors, as well.

Among the most colorful items widely used in snocross racing today are helmets, with high-end artwork making them very attractive. One of the nation’s finest sources for custom helmet designs is once again supporting the sport, as HCP Designs returns to East Coast Snocross (ECS) for the third straight season as an associate sponsor.
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ECS SnocrossPresented by AMSOIL and Woody’s Traction

CHESHIRE, Conn. (Nov. 4, 2013) – In the world of snowmobile dealers, there are a few that stand out among the rest. Thanks to a longstanding reputation for excellent service, great products and strong relationships with customers, they rise above the others and often make significant contributions to the sport of snocross.

Ingles Performance, located in Phoenix, New York, is a prime example of this type of dealer. As recipient of the prestigious Ski-doo Dealer of the Year award, Ingles Performance is known across the snowbelt as a very special place. As they’ve done for several years now, Ingles will once again be providing a pair of Ski-doo snowmobiles for ECS track officials to use on race weekends.
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ECS Snocross2013-2014 race schedule announced for East Coast Snocross,
Presented by AMSOIL and Woody’s Traction

CHESHIRE, Conn. (Oct. 9, 2013) – As the leaves continue to fall and our thoughts turn to the coming winter, officials at East Coast Snocross (ECS) are pleased to announce their 2013-2014 event schedule. As the sanctioning body prepares for its fourth season, teams and fans alike can begin making their plans.

Technically, since ECS picked up where the former regional circuit (RMR) left off, this is the 23rd consecutive season for sanctioned snocross here in the northeast. RMR held its first races during the winter of 1991-92, and since that time – the sport has advanced by leaps and bounds.
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New partnership with Phantom Snowmobiles creates Novice 250 Rider Development class at East Coast Snocross, Presented by AMSOIL and Woody’s Traction.

CHESHIRE, Conn. (Oct. 7, 2013) – In snowmobile snocross racing, it’s the youth riders who represent the sport’s future. It is these young boys and often girls, as well, who will carry snocross and receational snowmobiling itself forward into the next decade and beyond.

With that fact in mind, officials at East Coast Snocross (ECS) are pleased to announce the addition of a new youth class for 2013-14. The new Novice 250 class will be contested on 250cc Phantom Snowmobiles, the ideal sled to fill the gap between 120cc machines and a full-size sled.
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daSilva Racing adds new rider, gears up for exciting 2013-14 season in East Coast Snocross series

HAMPSTEAD, N.H. (Sept. 26, 2013) – With widespread frost warnings posted across much of northern New England and early snows touching the summit of Mount Washington, one of the region’s veteran snowmobile race teams is gearing up for a busy and competitive winter.

New Hampshire-based daSilva Racing competes on the East Coast Snocross (ECS) series, presented by AMSOIL and Woody’s traction products. The team will enter the 2013-14 season with a trio of eager riders; led by veteran Jake daSilva, who advances from Pro Lite to the Pro division.
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ECS LogoAMSOIL signs three-year agreement with East Coast Snocross as presenting sponsor; Woody’s, Choko, New England Racing Fuel also return for 2013-2014 season

CHESHIRE, Conn. (Sept. 17, 2013) – Officials at East Coast Snocross (ECS) are pleased to announce the signing of a three-year agreement with AMSOIL, a world leader in synthetic oils and lubricants, as co-presenting sponsor for the popular regional snocross series.

AMSOIL again joins Woody’s Traction and Control products as valued presenting sponsors at ECS.

Used by racers and trail riders around the globe, AMSOIL products are synonymous with high performance. The company’s support of snocross, on both the national and regional levels, is unmatched within the industry. Here in the Northeast, that support means a great deal.

“All of us at ECS are honored and proud to have AMSOIL back and so committed to the future of our sport,” said series co-owner and president Bob Roscoe. “Their support is highly valued and adds credibility to what we do here in the Northeast. We’ll work hard to ensure their message reaches our fans all season long.”
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Pro Open Final - Launch TimeECS riders to perform on wood chip track at famed NHSA Grass Drags & Water Cross

CHESHIRE, Conn. (Aug. 27, 2013) — While the 2013-14 snowmobile snocross season may still be a few months away, several top athletes from the East Coast Snocross (ECS) series will have a chance to shake off the cobwebs a little early.

Officials from the northeastern regional sanctioning body have reached an agreement with directors of the New Hampshire Snowmobile Association (NHSA) to add a “snocross on wood chip track” exhibition race to the annual NHSA Grass Drags & Water Cross, slated for Oct. 11-13 in Fremont, New Hampshire.

Competition will take place periodically throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday, with a practice session planned for Friday afternoon. This event will include a “meet and greet” opportunity, allowing fans a chance to interact with ECS racers to gain insight on the exciting sport of snocross.
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ECS Snocross

Corin Todd wins Pro finale, claims 2013 Championship for East Coast Snocross series,
Presented by AMSOIL and Woody’s Traction
Patenaude brothers claim Pro Lite finale and Sport title

MALONE, New York (Mar. 25, 2013) – New York native Corin Todd powered his machine to victory in the last Pro final of the season, securing the 2013 championship as East Coast Snocross (ECS) completed its season finale Saturday at the Titus Mountain Family Ski Center.

Todd (Bailey/Hulten Polaris), of Otego, passed Lemieux after the first of 14 laps and led to the finish. Lemieux (Lemieux Racing/Ski-doo) settled for second just a tick over three seconds back, while 2012 champion Danny Poirier (Bailey/Hulten Polaris) filled out the podium in third.

Friday evening’s Pro final was run under the lights at Titus, with Lemieux claiming the win to keep pressure on Todd in the points fight. Michigan native Kevin Wallenstein (Ingles Performance/Ski-doo) stepped up from Pro Lite to run second in an amazing effort, while Poirier was rock solid in third. Read Full Article →

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Season finale at Titus Mountain last stop for East Coast Snocross series,
Presented by AMSOIL and Woody’s Traction

CHESHIRE, Conn. (March 15, 2013) – After months of intense competition, constant travel and hard work, the end is now in sight.

Snowmobile race teams from around the northeast are gearing up for a dramatic conclusion to the 2013 season, as East Coast Snocross (ECS) prepares for its season finale on Friday and Saturday, March 22-23, at the beautiful Titus Mountain Family Ski Center in Malone, New York.

This year’s season finale will feature a different format, with racing under the lights Friday night adding a new level of excitement. Spectator gates will open at 3 p.m. Friday, with racing getting under way at 4 p.m. with amateur qualifying rounds. Pro and Pro Lite riders will hit the track by 6 p. m. and contest their finals during the evening. Read Full Article →

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Season finale at Titus Mountain last stop for East Coast Snocross series,

CHESHIRE, Conn. (March 15, 2013) – After months of intense competition, constant travel and hard work, the end is now in sight.

Snowmobile race teams from around the northeast are gearing up for a dramatic conclusion to the 2013 season, as East Coast Snocross (ECS) prepares for its season finale on Friday and Saturday, March 22-23, at the beautiful Titus Mountain Family Ski Center in Malone, New York.

This year’s season finale will feature a different format, with racing under the lights Friday night adding a new level of excitement. Spectator gates will open at 3 p.m. Friday, with racing getting under way at 4 p.m. with amateur qualifying rounds. Pro and Pro Lite riders will hit the track by 6 p. m. and contest their finals during the evening. Read Full Article →

ECS Snocross

Lemieux, Ellis split Pro finals in Boonville for East Coast Snocross series,
Presented by AMSOIL and Woody’s Traction
Wallenstein makes a clean sweep in Pro Lite

BOONVILLE, N.Y. (Mar. 5, 2013) – Veteran snowmobile racers Lincoln Lemieux and Derek Ellis each won a Pro final over the weekend, as East Coast Snocross (ECS) completed Round 8 of its nine-race 2013 schedule at the Boonville-Onieda County Fairgrounds.

Lemieux (Lemieux Racing/Ski-doo), of St. Johnsbury, VT, prevailed in a battle with defending champion Danny Poirier (Bailey/Hulten Polaris) to claim Saturday’s 14-lap final. Poirier led five laps yet settled for second, while Ellis kicked off his weekend with a solid third. Read Full Article →