Events


Aug
15
Tue
2017
Supercross at Montana Fair Metra Park Grandstands @ Metra Park Grand Stands at Montana Fair
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Montana motocross

bmc-sponsor-square-FordJoin thousands of Supercross fans in MetraPark’s outdoor Grand Stands for one of Montana Fair’s most spectacular and attractive events. Supercross athletes come from across the country to compete for the top podium spot and these riders take their championships to the edge. Enjoy delicious food, ice cold beverages and take a look at the hottest new motorcycles and accessories on display by Motorsports vendors from around the region. Keep your eyes and ears out for crowd giveaways, special offers, raffles and play-by-play commentary from Billings Motorcycle Club’s Event Announcer Pat Whitmer.

Spectator Entry Fee

Tickets available at Montana Fair gate and ahead of time during Montana Fair at www.montanafair.com. Montana Fair Metra Park restrictions apply. Event notices will be on the Montana fair Supercross web page.

Competitor Sign Up Online and Information

A Word Of Caution: We know how many of you competitors want to ride this event. If you have just started riding motorcycles, this is not a race for begginers. If you don’t know simple rules of racing such as “picking a line,” and flags, you could endanger yourself and some of the riders that have been racing for years. Getting in the way of someone jumping because you’ve moved into someone else’s line could end up in a disaster. Supercross requires knowledge and safety.

bmc-sponsor-square-Tractor-and-EquipmentPractice is Tuesday from 10AM-2PM

A Pro Purse of $13,500 is expected for this event! This year proves to be exciting once again, with a new track layout designed and built from the latest features from Pro Circuit courses.

Pits, Practice & Race Times

  • Pits open for set up Monday 5-8PM, and Tuesday after 8AM
  • Practice is 10AM-2PM Tuesday
  • Race is 6PM-10PM Tuesday

Pro Rider “Dash for Cash” during halftime: $1,500 up for grabs this year

The Chassis Works in Billings is putting up the Cash for the Dash. During the Dash, the rider in first place at the end of each lap (1-5) wins the designated money for that lap:

  • Lap 1 Winner gets $100
  • Lap 2 Winner gets $200
  • Lap 3 Winner gets $300
  • Lap 4 Winner gets $400
  • Lap5 winner gets $500

If a single rider stays in first place for the entire 5-lap Dash, they take home the entire $1,500.

Women’s Half-Time Exhibition Race

We are also trying to set up a Women’s Exhibition right after the DASH FOR CASH.  There needs to be a minimum of 6 girls racing.  There is No Charge for the event.  The only requirement is that you need to practice during the day.  Bikes allowed, Supermini through 250cc.  Get with Mike Weiland if you are interested.

Rules, Classes and Notices

Race Registration: You must have your Full Name, Address, Phone Number and Social Security Number must clearly be readable for State and Federal Income Tax purposes.

Class Notes: Contact a Promoter with Questions

  • 0-55cc Class Air/Liquid
  • A rider may not enter a machine in more than one class within the same classification
  • Air, means the bike cannot be liquid cooled
  • Age limit for 0-55cc rider is 9. If a rider turns 10 after January 1st, they may compete the current year in the 0-55cc Class… Make sure you have proof. i.e., birth certificate (if asked)

How do I know what class I belong in?

65cc class is 56cc-70cc

  • Rider must be under 12 years old as of January 1 of the current race season
  • Supercross ages 6-8 and 9-11

85cc is 71cc-90cc Class or up to 150cc 4 strokes

  • Rider must be under 16 as of January 1 of the current race season

Super Mini is 70cc -112cc

  • Rider must be under 16 years old as of January 1 of the current race season

Women’s Exhibition Class

  • Due to a lower turn out for Women riders, a single 4-Lap Exhibition Moto will be held after Half time.

A Classes

  • 250cc Class: You can ride 125-200cc two strokes. and 151-250cc four strokes. (No 250cc 2 strokes)
  • 450cc Class: You can ride 250cc-450cc two strokes and 251-450cc fours strokes. (No 250cc 4 strokes) KTM 350 is ok
  • Payouts 1st $1,300 • 2nd $1,000 • 3rd $800 • 4th $600 • 5th $500 • 6th $350 • 7th $300 • 8th $250 • 9th $200 • 10th $175 • 11th $150 • 12th $125

B Classes

  • 250 “B” You can ride 125-200cc two strokes and 151 -250cc four strokes. (No 250cc 2 strokes)
  • 450 “B” You can ride 250-450cc two strokes and 251-450cc four strokes. (No 250cc 4 strokes) KTM 350 is ok

Riders will be classified as either “A” Expert or “B” Junior Riders

  • Any rider who has held or holds a professional License will be classified as an “A” rider. Any rider holding another organizations” or district’s competition license with a ration higher than his district license shall ride in the higher classification. Failure to disclose this information shall result in suspension.
  • If you sign up once for the “A” Class, you will always be in the “A” Class. An “A” rider cannot ride “B” Class in one class and “A” in another class without the exception of the Mini Bike Class
  • Any rider may change rider classification by application to the Board of Directors to move from the “A: Class to the “B” Class. (BMC Board)
  • A rider may be classified as an “A” rider in one discipline but be classified as a “B” rider in another discipline: Hill climb, Off Road-Open Course, Off Road Closed Course – Motocross, Scrambles, Supercross, and Flat Track etc.
  • Women can ride in all classes listed above

Contact the Promoters with any questions

  • Mike Weiland 406-670-4424
  • Darren Bienvenue 406-671-0728
  • Barry Allsop 406-855-2642

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Previous Track Design Example – each year is a new “Surprise” track layout
Supercross Billings Montana

Aug
26
Sat
2017
Nightmare Hill Climb @ BMC Grounds
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Main Event: Saturday: 1 PM – 10:30 PM

Pre event Trophy Hill Climb (8AM at the Main Trailer)

Side-by-Side Under the Lights racing after the Championship Runs

This is a single day of Hill Climbing at BMC. Watch local, Regional and National riders battle it up our Nightmare Hill, which consists of a 2-phase course: first up a steep run with a vertical ledge, then on to the upper mine field roller section to the finish.

This hill challenges pro riders, and spectators enjoy a great show into the night with riding under the lights.

Pre-Party at the Powderhorn Lounge Friday, August 25th

Powderhorn Lounge BillingsPre-Climb get together Friday the 25th at the Powderhorn Lounge. There will be a Calcutta and Free giveaways starting at 7:00 pm, this is always a good time, bring your friends and family.

The term “Calcutta” describes a type of auction-pool wagering that can be applied to our Hill Climb. In golf, a Calcutta is most common at a tournament featuring 4-person teams. In simplest terms, a golf Calcutta works like this:

  • Hill Climb spectators or riders bid, auction style, on a Hill Climb multiple rider team they think will win / be at the top of the Championship
  • Highest bid on the team wins (the highest bidder now “bought” the team for the event)
  • All the money raised through the “auction” goes into the pot.
  • At the end of the tournament, those who “won” the team that then won the tournament get a predetermined payout from the auction pool

Spectators

  • Adults $10, Kids 10 and under Free. Competitor Fees separate.
  • Plenty of parking and a variety of concessions are available and family picnics / tail gates are encouraged
  • Bring your coolers, lawn chairs, canopies, tarp covers, toy haulers, campers, trailers, tailgate set-ups and other outdoor supplies for a wonderful weekend of watching.
  • An area to set up chairs and canopies, and an area for vehicle parking/viewing
  • Loudspeaker System, and tune in your radio to 88.5 FM

Competitor Information

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Gas and Service

Gas and market items at Casey’s Corner Gas station, 1.5 miles away. Moto parts and some mechanic service will be available onsite.

Restrictions

No camp fires or pets allowed.

Contact the Promoters with any questions

Beth Teyler 510-731-4923
Don Erhardt 406-652-3413

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Sep
23
Sat
2017
Flat Track #5 Under the Lights @ Billings Motorcycle Club Grounds
Sep 23 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Enjoy a high speed and classic American motorcycle event, the Flat Track! Races are Under the Lights on a fast course equipped with bleachers and concessions. These are the fastest bikes on dirt … running serious miles an hour into each rear-sliding oval end turn. BMC flat track races continue to attract athletes from all over the region to challenge their bullet speed skills on Billings’ dirt. Watch new and vintage bike classes battle for the fastest finish. High speed flat track is fun for the whole family.

Entry Fee

Gates open at 4PM. Spectator and Pit Gate: Adults $10, Kids 10 and under Free with paid adult.

Competitor Sign Up Fees

Gates open at 4PM. Practice starts at 7PM. Competitor sign-up fees are separate. Please sign up an hour or two before the race.

Parking, Food, Beverage, Service and Spectators

Plenty of parking, bleacher seating and concessions are available and family picnics are encouraged. Bring your lawn chairs, tailgate set-ups and other outdoor supplies for a wonderful day of riding and watching. Camping is available. Gas and market items are 1.5 miles at Casey’s Corner.

Restrictions

No pets allowed.

Contact the Promoter with any questions

Nicolas Gabel 406-839-3353

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Sep
24
Sun
2017
Fall Hill Climb @ Billings Motorcycle Club
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

As the fall season closes, the BMC hosts its final Hill Climb of the year with the Fall Hill Climb. This Hill Climb is an annual autumn Billings Hill Climb with hundreds of professional competitors from the region, competing for thousands of dollars in champion money as they rip their way to the top of the Eastern BMC Hill course over hardcore terrain, past vertical cliffs and challenging obstacles.

With the new terrain engineering and motocross-style start sections, the pros are preparing their high-powered motorcycles and vertical warrior gear for extreme Fall mountain challenges. Event starts at 10AM and goes until 5PM.

Entry Fee

Adults $10, Kids 10 and under Free with paid adult. Competitor sign-up fees are separate.

Parking, Food, Beverage and Spectators

Plenty of parking and a variety of concessions are available and family picnics are encouraged. Bring your lawn chairs, canopies, tarp covers, toy haulers, campers, trailers, tailgate set-ups and other outdoor supplies for a wonderful weekend of watching.

Competitor Information

Saturday Sept 23: Pits and limited sign-ups will open at 9:30 a.m. No Riding, pit set up only.

Sunday Sept 24: Full sign ups open from 7 until 9:30 with riding starting at 10

Camping, Gas and Service

Competitor and Spectator camping is available for a small fee. Gas and market items at Casey’s Corner Gas station, 1.5 miles away. Moto parts and some mechanic service will be available onsite.

Restrictions

No pets allowed. No Campfires.

Contact the promoters with any questions

Cameron Spadt 406-672-4761

Andy Spadt

Oct
1
Sun
2017
4-Hour Marathon Cross Country @ BMC Grounds
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The BMC Four-Hour Cross Country Marathon is exactly what it sounds like … a non-stop four hour endurance race with rider teams of two, with each rider completing two laps before the rider change. The Four-hour marathon race currently takes advantage of a large portion of the 1,421 acre space using the Motocross Track, the Endurocross Track and miles of wild bad lands terrain to hold a challenging race for the pros and an appropriate version for youth riders. In addition to sage brush side-hilling, single tracks, deep coulees, winding uphill shots, wide sweepers, snaking-through-the-trees lines, and rocky rooty sections, this cross country course is a great ride. Competitors pull the trigger and spectators enjoy a family picnic style day, with wide a variety of viewing locations at an awesome Autumn BMC moto event.

Gate Entry Fee for Spectators and Competitors

Adults $10 per day, Kids 10 and under Free with paid adult.

Competitor Race Fees and Information

Competitor Race fees are separate, and Sign-Up will be from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM. Racing will begin after the rider’s meeting around 10:30AM.

Parking, Camping and Spectators

Plenty of parking and family picnics are encouraged. Bring your lawn chairs, canopies, tarp covers, toy haulers, campers, trailers, tailgate set-ups and other outdoor supplies for a wonderful day of riding and watching. Camping is available Saturday night. Gates close at midnight and will open at 6AM.

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Restrictions

No pets allowed.

Contact the promoters with any questions

Jeff Samek 406-927-5681
Dennis Bauer 406-259-0744