We at SHCRA (Snowmobile Hill Climb Racing Association) work hard to help the industry promote grass roots snowmobile racing with classes for the Trail enthusiast and Pro competitors. SHCRA events provide fun competition for trophies with the trail guys “Race Their Buddies” for bragging rights and bring their family and friends to watch while the Pro Teams compete at top-notch completion levels with their “Outlaw Sleds for King of the Hill”
Competitive Snowmobile Hill Climbs are one of the fastest growing sports. Last year SHCRA brought in over 1000 new racers and a thousands of new fans. The events are drawing, families, & snowmobile enthusiasts to trail and modified sled competitions that are geared to snow, speed and just plain fun.
The Snowmobile Hill Climb Racing Association will be booking and promoting a minimum of 30 events for the 2016-2017 racing season.
SHCRA is a NYS based corporation and operated by a board of Directors that include a seasoned team of business professionals with backgrounds in the racing and promotions industry.
Rich Daly of Dynoport,Inc.; Mad Scientist Header Coatings; Bender Racing & SHCRA.
Rich Daly, the most seasoned Pro Sled driver now holds the record for the Fastest Pass on a Pro-Stock 1000, NHRA record of 160.50 MPH at ATCO N J.and is a top competitor in stock and pro mod classes at the ski hills.
Rich has a long and respected industry following and has teamed with sponsors and a seasoned team of promotional expertise and experienced race staff to bring race events to your slope.
Rich has had a successful career in leading the motocross and pro-sled industries in performance, competition, sponsorships and industry growth while continually advocating for grassroots amateur racing and racing safety. He was the founder of the New York State Hare Scrambles in the 1990’s which now boasts thousands of members and has been a leader in the community; providing over $400,000 in scholarships to local students over the last 10 years.
Mike Ingles, Ingles Performance, Inc.
Ingles Performance and Mike, along with his wife Robin, are known as one of Ski-Doo’s top dealers worldwide with awards including 2010 SkiDoo US Dealer of the Year & the 2010 SeaDoo Dealers of the Year! Mike is on the Ski-Doo advisory board for dealers and development and is well respected within the industry. Mike has been involved in racing and currently sponsors and works with a successful snow cross team. Mike brings his expertise and experience as a business professional to SHCRA.
Tim Bender, Bender Racing. Snowmobile Hall of Fame, Inducted January 1999
Tim is the man that brought Yamaha to the forefront with his driving and development skills and was inducted into the Snowmobile Hall of Fame in 1999. One of snowmobile racing’s most successful modified class drivers, Tim Bender became a racing legend during the 1980s as he displayed his amazing talents as a driver aboard Yamaha snowmobiles. Racing in the OSRF and USSA, Bender was winning in both oval and snowcross events. His many accomplishments include championships in OSRF, high-point titles in USSA, the famous Muscle Machine snowcross title, the Kawartha and the Adirondack Cup. While he posted wins in many classes and types of snowmobile racing, Bender will always be remembered for his incredible four year-string of Formula III wins at Eagle River.
SHCRA recognizes the need to bring 3 top industry leaders to the organization that recognize the need to bring back grass roots racing to the sport and to the industry as a whole.