Elk River, MN (November 16th, 2015) – On February 20, Red Bull Snow Boundaries will bring the first snowmobile event of its kind to Elk River Extreme Motor Park (ERX) in Elk River, MN. Open to professional and amateur racers alike, ages 18+, the event will require competitors to be proficient in multiple snowmobiling disciplines as they navigate an aggressive 13-mile loop through various challenging terrain. Registration is open now at www.redbull.com/snowboundaries!
Designed to push each rider to their limit, the event will feature a course combining the snowmobiling elements of hill climbing, cross-country, snocross and ice racing. The 13-mile technical terrain loop will incorporate various obstacles for riders to navigate, including water skips, log crosses, rock chutes, bridge crossings and vertical climbs.
“This is the sort of crazy, crisscrossed and challenging run that snowmobilers dream of riding,” said Levi LaVallee. “With so many miles of Northern Minnesota glory to work with, it was a dream come true to use every inch to create the most badass route I’ve ever seen.”
The two-day event will host different races on Saturday and Sunday, broken up into a “Ditchbangers” and “Open” class. Saturdaywill feature the Ditchbanger class, which comprises of men and women who are 18+ without previous sanctioned race experience.Saturday’s race will be a timed 2 hour + 1 lap race format, with the winner being the rider who covers the most distance in the allotted time. In Saturday’s race, 2-stroke sleds larger than 600CC and 4-stroke sleds larger than 1050CC must have 140” minimum track length and .5” minimum lug height.
Sunday’s race will be an “Open” format involving experienced riders in any discipline including snocross and cross-country. This will include any rider with affiliations and races on sanctioned circuits. Sunday’s race will be a 4 hour + 1 lap race format. Snowmobiles used for Sunday’s race can be up to 600CC 2-stroke sleds, or up to 1050CC 4-stroke sleds with a minimum 1.25” lug height. Further rules, course info, and prize information is available on www.redbull.com/snowboundaries.
Registration Fees and Schedule:
Nov. 15 – Dec 14 -$100 Pre Entry Fee plus $25 fuel fee for athletes that signed up for the 2015 Snow Boundaries event and other athletes that want to register early.
Dec 15 – Jan 15 -$150 Entry Fee plus $25 fuel fee.
Jan 16 – Feb 15 – $200 Entry Fee plus $25 fuel fee
Feb 16 – Feb 19 – $250 Entry Fee plus $25 fuel fee.