03.01.17

AMSOIL Championship Snocross Heads to Wisconsin’s Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

The Mountain Top will host the Nielsen Enterprises Grand Finale, presented by Dayco – the final race of the ACS 2016-’17 season

Contact: Carl Schubitzke

President, ISOC Racing

carl@isocracing.com

MINNEAPOLIS (March 01, 2017) –  The best of the best pro snowmobilers are heading to Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, owned and managed by Marcus Hotels & Resorts, March 17-19, 2017 for the premier snowmobile competition racing series, AMSOIL Championship Snocross, powered by Ram. Three days of action-packed racing will crown one champion at Neilson Enterprises Grand Finale, presented by Dayco, the marquee Snocross event of the year.  

The AAA Four Diamond resort is southeastern Wisconsin’s premier family ski destination and home to The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva. This countryside escape will transform into an exciting, family-friendly snowmobile racetrack, with big-air jumps, risky sections, obstacles, and tons of action! Snowbelt race fans can cheer on 150 of the world’s top snowmobile racers as they compete for the championship title.  

“Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva is the annual destination for AMSOIL Championship Snocross series’ grand finale and we are excited to be returning for what promises to be another incredible season finale,” said Carl Schubitzke, ISOC President/Race Director. “The Mountain Top provides the perfect backdrop for an action-packed race course and with a tight race and three-way battle for the Pro Open championship, it promises to be an exciting event. We can’t wait to crown another champion in Lake Geneva.”

“The high-energy AMSOIL Championship Snocross is a favorite among guests year after year,” said Steve Magnuson, managing director of Grand Geneva Resort & Spa. “It’s an honor to provide a family-friendly venue for guests to experience this thrilling racing series and watch as world-class pro snowmobilers battle for the championship.”

Who: 150 of the world’s top snowmobile racers

What: Rounds 15, 16 and 17 of 2016-‘17 AMSOIL Championship Snocross

When: March 17-19, 2017

Where: Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Times: Opening ceremonies are at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 12 p.m. on Sunday.

Host hotel: Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

Tickets: General admission tickets are $25 per day or $35 for the entire three-day weekend. Children 6 and under are free. Parking is $7. Tickets are available at the gate and online at www.snocross.com

More information: www.grandgeneva.com

Beginning with opening rounds in Duluth, Minn. and Winter Park, CO., and the season finale in Lake Geneva, Wis., CBS Sports Network will air 17 one-hour programs of the ACS races.

2016-17 AMSOIL Championship Snocross, powered by Ram, season schedule:

Duluth, Minn.: Nov. 25-27

Winter Park, CO.: Dec. 16-17

Shakopee, Minn.: Jan. 6-8

Deadwood, S.D.: Jan. 20-21

Salamanca, N.Y.: Feb. 3-4

Mt. Pleasant, MI.: Feb. 24-25

Dubuque, Iowa: March 3-4

Lake Geneva, Wis.: March 17-19

About Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa is an award-wining all-seasons resorts set on 1,300 acres in the legendary south-eastern Wisconsin community of Lake Geneva, just 90 minutes from Chicago and 50 minutes from Milwaukee. The property features 355 guest rooms; WELL Spa + Salon; two championship 18-hole golf courses; The Mountain Top, a three-chair/20-run ski and snowboard facility, 62,000 square feet of meeting and convention space and three restaurants. For more information, please visit www.grandgeneva.com and follow us on on Facebook and Twitter.

About ISOC Racing

The International Series of Champions (ISOC) is the premier snowmobile race sanctioning organization in North America and sanctions national AMSOIL Championship Snocross, in addition to affiliating with nine regional circuits. Visit www.isocracing.com/ for more information, fan and racer memberships, schedule details and more.

About Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Marcus Hotels & Resorts owns and/or manages 18 hotels, resorts and other properties in the U.S. The company’s distinctive portfolio includes city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts, historic properties, and premium branded and independent first-class hotels. Marcus Hotels & Resorts is an approved operator for all major lodging brands. A leader in the hospitality industry since 1962, Marcus Hotels & Resorts creates asset value for hotel owners through its expertise in management, development and product repositioning, including hotel food and beverage concepts developed by its Marcus Restaurant Group, including Mason Street Grill, ChopHouse and Miller Time Pub & Grill. The company is also growing its experiential restaurant concept, The SafeHouse, with a Chicago location opening in early 2017. For more information, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@MarcusHotels).

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