Riders tear it up at Annual Sno-Cross Races

LINCOLN, Maine. (WABI)- "High in the air is like an adrenaline rush, the speed, the sound. I got the loudest sled here."

Snowmobile racers put their skills to the test at the 19th annual Sno-Cross Races.

Hosted by the Lincoln Snowhounds Snowmobile Club, it is an event for all ages.

"I don't always win but who cares. It's just coming out and supporting this great club. It all goes to a great cause to benefit the snowmobile trails and the clubhouses."

It is their largest fundraiser of the year.

"Snowcross started becoming very popular and it was a great opportunity for smaller clubs to bring in some money. So it brings a lot of the businesses, a lot of the members together one weekend a year. In the past, we have seen 20 snowmobiles parked in that field. They would ride up from all kinds of different towns."

From amateur to professional, there was plenty of racing to be seen.

"We just have fun racing together, we just like to have fun and win."

"I just think it is fun going fast and I guess fast."

For some folks, racing sleds is an all-around family affair.

"I also love it for my son to get out and do a winter activity. He has already won one race today. He got two seconds yesterday and so he has got the bug and he's not going to not let me buy him a new snowmobile when he outgrows this one."

"My dad convinced me because my cousin has been racing since was three and he's 21 so my dad said how about you race a snowmobile or a dirt bike and I'm like heck yeah let's do it."

The Lincoln Snoowhounds hope to keep hosting the event for many years to come.