2019 Poags Hole Motoclimb Results
Monster Energy’s Josh Hill won the world-famous Poags Hole Motoclimb Hillclimb, which was round three of the IRC Motoclimb Super Series in Dansville, New York, August 17-18.
Josh Hill Wins Poags Hole Motoclimb Hillclimb
Riding his Junior Jackson YZ450F with Xtnded swingarm extensions, and Jay Sallstrom’s Yamaha R6 running on nitro methane, Hill finished first in the 450cc main event and second in the Open classes, securing the overall victory.
John Koester finished second overall with a dominant win in the Open class, but a fifth place in the 450 main took him out of contention for the overall victory.
Austin Teyler was in third overall with a 4-3 finish in the two classes.
The 750-foot long Poags Hole hill was tough, as it usually is, with only 10 riders making it over the top, but the some of the world’s best hillclimbers put on a great show for the 6000-plus spectators.
This was Hill’s first attempt racing a Motoclimb race, and he left impressed with the whole event and said he had a blast racing this extreme sport. Hill says he will also compete in next event at the Millville Hillclimb at the Spring Creek MX Park in Minnesota, September 14.
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