Presented by Woody’s Traction & FXR
CLARKSBURG, Mass. (March 18, 2019) – After a grueling season filled with challenging conditions and new faces on the podium, all that remains is to crown the 2019 champions as East Coast Snocross (ECS) completes its 15-round season on March 23-24 at the Bousquet Mountain ski area.
Spectator gates open at 10 a.m. each day. Admission is $12 per day for adults or $20 for a weekend pass. Children age seven and under are admitted free with a paying adult. Pit passes, valid through the weekend, are available for an extra $10 for those wanting a closer look at the teams.
Pro Open, Pro Lite and Pro Women classes will hit the track at 11:00 a.m. each day for first-round qualifying, at 1 p.m. for second round and at 3 p.m. for their Finals. Sport, Women and Junior classes will also compete for points over the weekend as their respective titles are also decided.
Leading the charge into Bousquet Mountain is current point leader Mike Pilotte. The seasoned veteran from Fall River, Mass., is close to securing his first career Pro title on the eastern regional tour. Pilotte (Team Southside/Polaris) has won an amazing 12 of 13 rounds contested thus far in 2019.
Ready to challenge Pilotte are Vermont native Bradley Tatro and Team Southside/Polaris veteran Ryan Dupont. Both of these athletes have years of experience and the skills to wins races. A handful of Pro Lite riders are expected to test their skills in Pro at the finale, adding to the competition.
In the Pro Lite class, Adam Levi, Adam Ashline, Dalton Jacquier and Wade Acker have all won Finals this winter and will be strong at Bousquet Mountain. With such a depth of talent, the Pro Lite class has featured the most competitive and hard-fought races seen throughout the entire 2019 season.
Bousquet Mountain offers skiers and riders a choice of 22 trails served by four lifts. During the summer, the mountain is home to the Berkshire Adventure Park. Families gather at the mountain to enjoy six water slides and an activity pool for younger children. A new two section zip line offers riders a chance to soar 700 feet for a thrilling experience unmatched anywhere in southern New England.
Voted to have the “Best Downhill Skiing in the Berkshires” in the 2010 Berkshire Eagle Readers Poll, Bousquet Mountain rests on the edge of the City of Pittsfield. The mountain’s Operations team is dedicated to grooming, snow making and creating top-notch terrain parks with nice features.
To learn more about this great facility, please go to www.bousquets.com.
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.