Results from the 2017 Northwest Nitro Nationals
Another year in the hillclimbing history books at the Northwest Nitro Nationals , can you believe it ? We've just wrapped up our 7th year ! What an awesome weekend of hillclimbing , we had a fireworks show on Thursday evening put on by Mother Nature that would've given the show in Columbus Montana. a run for it's money ! Along with the show came a lot of rain as well which made for great hillclimbing on Friday and basically set-up the hill for the rest of the weekend .
We had great spectators all weekend , more campers than we knew what to do with , free demo motorcycle rides by Yamaha and ALTA MOTORS (electric motorcycle) , helicopter rides and even an exhibition hillclimb by World Champion Bret Peterson on the ALTA MOTORS motorcycle ! We added some new challenges to the hill which was well received by the riders and spectators alike .The purse this last weeked was worth over $20,000 which definitely made for some very competitive hillclimbing especially when it came to the always exciting X-Climb and let's not forget the King of the Hill Cash Climb with a top prize of $1000 but that wasn't enough this year because it rose to a grand total of $5000 due to challenges put down by a couple of anonymous individuals , some product vendors , partners and Alba's Excavating ...
The Team at the Northwest Nitro Nationals would like to thank our Partners (new and existing) who have believed in our vision and have continued to support us over the years and those who have just come aboard , we could not have done it without you . We would like to thank our internal partners , water truck drivers , truck drivers , garbage crew , Nitro Safety Team , announcer booth team , timing and stats team , Dust Dodgers , Lowcos Security , ticket booth crew , race director , hill design team and anyone that worked tirelessly and helped make this awesome event happen and look so professional ! AND last but not least our devoted spectators who keep coming in droves to cheer on their favorite rider/s all weekend ... THANK YOU ALL , WE'LL SEE YOU NEXT YEAR !
The Team at Northwest Nitro Nationals