2005 GNCC ATV Race Dates and Locations Announced Unadilla Valley Sports Center, new Florida venue and Youth ATV racing join GNCC schedule Jason Weigandt
Morgantown, WV –Racer Productions, the producers of the Grand National Cross Country Series, has announced the dates and locations for the 13-round 2005 GNCC Series.
America’s largest off-road racing series begins in Texas in February and wraps in Indiana in October. In between, the rounds will offer a variety of terrain for racers, including a new round at the legendary UnadillaValleySportsCenter. The Unadilla GNCC will be the first off-road race ever held at Unadilla, and the GNCC racers will use the legendary U1 motocross track, until now reserved only for national motocross competition.
The GNCC Series will visit a new location in Florida as well with the “Orange Crush” GNCC in De Leon Springs, just 20 miles from Daytona Beach.
2005 will also debut the GNCC Youth ATV Series, which will consist of five rounds of racing. Youth ATV races will run 45 minutes and begin at on Saturdays. A rider’s four best scores will determine championships in all three classes: 70cc production (6-11), 90cc production (8-15) and 90cc Limited (8-15).
Two rounds, the Lone Star in Texas and The Mountaineer in West Virginia, will also serve as AMA National Hare Scrambles rounds (NHS). Three rounds will be co-sanctioned with the South Eastern Enduro & Trail Riders Association (SETRA). Youth Minibike racing will be featured at nine rounds and Youth ATV racing will be featured at five rounds.
The AMA-sanctioned Grand National Cross Country series is America’s premier off-road racing series. The 13-round series is produced exclusively by Racer Productions. One of the most physically demanding sports in the world; the nearly three-hour long cross-country races lead as many as 1400 riders through tracks ranging from eight to twelve miles in length. With varied terrain including hills, mud, dirt, rocks and motocross sections, GNCC races are tests of both survival and speed. GNCC featured sponsors include Parts Unlimited, Moose, Maxxis, Yamaha, Wiseco, Klotz, FMF, Dunlop and ITP, and riders compete for over $1.3 million in series prizes and contingency money. Associate sponsors include Moose Utility Division, Scott, Alpinestars, Cometic, Outerwears, Pro Armor, Race Tools, Twin Air, SFB Racing, Thor, Racer X Illustrated, EFM, Motion Pro, Tire Balls, GPR Stabilizer. Moto-Tee’s, Warrior and Laeger’s