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    RACE RECAP: RMSHA Hillclimb - Grand Targhee, WY

    Posted by Emily Hare
    on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

    Luke Rainey Polaris RMSHA hillclimb snowmobile racerThe 2017 Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Hillclimb Association (RMSHA) season ended in spectacular fashion at Grand Targhee Resort in Alta, Wyo., this past weekend. Polaris snowmobile hillclimbers won eight Pro classes, including a sweep of the four Stock classes.The weekend capped of a dominating season for the Polaris team, which won an unprecedented 27 of 28 Pro Stock events on the year.

    Luke Rainey (pictured, right) won three Pro Stock classes (600, 700, 800) and reached the podium in all five of his classes. He also won the Snow Bike class on a Timbersled. Rainey finished the season with 11 Pro class victories.

    Polaris racers also won all four King of the Hill crowns, all three Semi-Pro classes and the Women’s Queen of the Hill title in the season finale.

    Keith Curtis won two Pro classes (800 Mod and 1000 Stock), and won the Stock and Mod King of the Hill titles. He finished the season with 13 Pro King of the Hill titles and 23 Pro class wins. Erin Beukelman won 800 and 1000 Improved Stock among his four podium finishes. He also won Improved Stock King of the Hill.
     
    Storm Johnson had a perfect day in Semi-Pro, winning all three classes and King of the Hill. Shelley Heap won Women’s 600 Stock, Improved Stock and the Queen of the Hill crown for the sixth time this season. Brock Sharp won Amateur Stock, Amateur Mod and the Juniors class.
     
    Polaris racer Andy Thomas was named the 2017 RMSHA Racer of the Year.

    For full results from Grand Targhee Resort, visit www.rmsha.net.

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