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Quaboag Riders Motorcycle Club to Host 2023 AMA Hillclimb Grand Championship

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (April 19, 2023) — The AMA is pleased to announce that the Quaboag Riders Motorcycle Club will once again organize and promote the 2023 AMA Hillclimb Grand Championship — one of the most thrilling events in motorcycle racing — on Aug. 5-6, 2023. This will be the sixth Grand Championship event for the 79-year-old club, which has previously held AMA Grand Championships in 1993, 2001, 2007, 2013, and 2018

The event will take place at the Quaboag Riders club’s hillclimb facility in Monson, Mass., home of the famed “Monson Monster.” On August 4, final sign-in, tech inspection and a mandatory riders meeting will be held at 5 p.m. On August 5 and 6, Rounds 1 and 2 will commence, respectively, starting at 8 a.m. Time permitting, August 5 will have the Verticross Class at the end of the event.

The AMA Hillclimb Grand Championship will culminate with the highly anticipated King of the Hill competition, which will take place on August 6 with the 10 fastest riders of the weekend competing in a one-run exhibition for the honor of being crowned King of the Hill.

Competitors will battle for AMA National Championship No. 1 plates as well as awards recognizing the AMA Hillclimb Racer of the Year, AMA Vet/Senior Hillclimb Racer of the Year, and AMA Youth Hillclimb Racer of the Year.

“The Quaboag Riders club is honored to host the 2023 AMA Hillclimb Grand Championship at our hillclimb facility in Monson, Mass.,” said club Vice President Jim O’Connell. “We have been working diligently to ensure an outstanding event for all participants and their families. We are eager to showcase our facility and provide a thrilling experience for all who attend.”

After the event, trophies will be awarded once everyone is through final tech. More information about the Quaboag Riders can be found at For additional details about the event, visit