Hillclimb event scheduled at Royal

CAROGA LAKE – The annual Monster Energy motorcycle, ATV and snowmobile hillclimb is scheduled for Sunday at Royal Mountain Ski Area.

All hillclimbers must be signed in by 10 a.m. Racing is scheduled to start at 11 a.m.

According to a news release, more than 200 of the fastest hillclimbers in the nation will be there.

It is a points-paying event for the New England Hillclimbers Association, and the only time the group comes to New York state.

The 50cc, 125cc, 200cc, 400cc, 750cc, open, senior, women’s, ATV 250, ATV 500 and snowmobile classes will be run during the event.

All hillclimbers will get two tries at the hill with their fastest time counting.

According to the release, Royal’s 700-foot hill is the longest and roughest on the circuit.

Awards will be given to the top four in each class and to the fastest hill climb of the day. There also will be bike judging for road bikes.

All racing at Royal Mountain is sponsored by Monster Energy Drinks and Saratoga Eagle.

For more information, visit www.royalmountain.com.