Pilotte, Levi sweep Pro finals at Mount Southington for East Coast Snocross,
Presented by Woody’s Traction and FXR
PLANTSVILLE, Conn. (March 18, 2019) — Multi-time race winners Mike Pilotte and Adam Levi swept the finals in their respective classes over the weekend, as East Coast Snocross (ECS) completed rounds 12 and 13 on the 15-race 2019 schedule at Mount Southington ski area.
Pilotte (Team Southside/Polaris), of Northwood, N.H., notched his 12th Pro Open win of the season on Sunday, drawing closer to his first points championship. Logan Trembley put in a career-best performance to secure second on both days, while Dalton Jacquier (D&D Racing/Arctic Cat) landed on
the podium on Saturday filling in for his injured teammate, Dylan Roes.
Levi, of Inlet, NY, powered his way to victory in Saturday’s 14-lap Pro Lite final. Wade Acker (Team Southside/Polaris) finished a distant second, while Tucker Kierstead (D&D Racing/Arctic Cat) filled out the podium in third. Rising star Adam Ashline (Ingles Performance/Ski-doo) and Acker finished second and third on Sunday, respectively. Levi has four wins this year overall, yet this was his first sweep.
Theresa Max has been on an amazing streak in 2019. The gifted young athlete from Ottsville, PA, claimed her 12th and 13th final round wins at Mount Southington, all but cementing her points title. Brooke Ouderkirk (Ingles Performance/Ski-doo) powered her way to second on Saturday, while Tori
Max crossing the stripe in third. On Sunday, Ouderkirk chased Max over the finish line in the final.
Travis Emery kept his 2019 hot streak alive with a victory in Saturday’s Sport Super Stock 600 final. The red-hot athlete held off his weekly rival Gavin Fleury for top honors, while Dylan Holmes (Holmes Racing/Artic Cat) put in a sold effort to finish third. A new face stood atop the box on Sunday, as Brandon Gray edged Fleury at the line by a mere .754 seconds.
In Junior competition at Mount Southington, 2019 standout racer Jake Boutwell prevailed once again. The red-hot rider from historic Keene, N.H., claimed the Jr. 14-15 and 16-17 Finals both days, bringing his double-digit win total into the stratosphere. Kolton Gillilan and Steven Max finished
second and third respectively both days in Jr. 16-17 action. The Junior classes have been strong all year.
Other final round winners over the weekend at Mount Southington include Tristan Huey (Plus 30 Pro Am Sat. and Sun.); Derek Vitiello (Plus 25/35 Sat. and Sun.); Steven Max (Jr. Sport 12-15 Sat. and Sun.); Wesley Ganchou (Jr. 7-14 Stock 200); Connor Crane (Jr. 7-14 Stock 200); and Tucker
Whiting (Sport Stock 600 Weekend). Congratulations to all of our winners in difficult track conditions.
East Coast Snocross would like to thank the management and entire staff at Mount Southington for hosting our series once again. The fine facility and warm hospitality make it a favored stop for each of us. We look forward to a return visit with more high-flying excitement for Connecticut fans in 2020.
East Coast Snocross, presented by Woody’s Traction and FXR, is an ISR-affiliated sanctioning body for snowmobile racing in the northeastern United States. ECS maintains a regional circuit intended to keep grassroots snocross racing healthy in this part of the country, while also cultivating new talent for tomorrow’s factory-backed national Pro teams.