atv

ATV

accessories
atving
Login | Sign Up
News
Submit ATV News
UTV Parts
Schools
ATV Events
ATV Trails
ATV Clubs
Classifieds
ATV Recalls
Reader Rides
ATV Babes
Tires
New Accessories
Racing
Race Tracks
Tech
ATV Projects
ATV Reviews
UTV
Can-Am ATVs
Can Am UTVs
Honda ATVs
Honda UTVs
Polaris ATVs
Kawasaki ATVs
Yamaha ATVs
Suzuki ATVs
Arctic Cat ATVs
KTM
Kymco
Used Sale Guide
ATV Parts Diagram
ATV Facts
ATV of the year
ATV.INFO banners
Privacy
Motorcycle
Advertising
ATV Parts
Impellers
Solas






atv parts
atvparts
Contact Us Privacy Home


  Racing
Round 1 of the 2008 ATV GNCC
Staff

Rick Cecco had an impressive victory in the U2 ATV class with a time of 2:10:25 which was 30 minutes ahead of his nearest competitor allowing him to take 3rd place overall.

However a mix up in scoring almost cost Cecco his 3rd place. “My transponder somehow missed my 3rd lap, so they had me in 4th place, and Michael (Swift) in 3rd, but they got it taken care of,” said Cecco.

 

Michael Swift also cleaned up in the 4x4 Limited class taking first place with a finishing time of 2:10:54 putting him in 4th place overall in the A.M. races. “Everything went great, the bike ran well and I had a great time. I’m really looking forward to round 2 in Georgia,” said Swift who is hoping to claim two wins in a row.

 

Cliff Beasley had a fantastic run aboard his Outlander 500 in the 4x4 Lites class. Beasley crossed the finish line with a time of 2:14:14 placing him 1st in his class and 7th overall. “I came out mid pack in the holeshot, but I worked my way up and was leading before the end of the first lap,” Cliff stated. “The Warnert team did an excellent job setting up the quad, it ran really strong and I didn’t have any problems,” he concluded.

 

By the time the afternoon XC1 and XC2 classes lined up, the track conditions had already begun to deteriorate. “It got pretty rough towards the end,” stated Chris Bithell, who placed 10th in XC1 with a time of 2:12:18. “I really wanted to finish in the top 10 so I just put my head down and gave it all I had,” he said. Bithell, like the rest of the team, is really looking forward to round 2 in Georgia. “I can’t wait for Georgia to be back on more familiar terrain and I’m excited to try out some of the changes we’re making to the bike for that round,” Chris said excitedly.  

 

 

Chris Jenks came out of the hole in 5th place and was pushing hard until a hole in his rear brake line sidelined him in the pits for about 10 minutes, putting him in the back of the pack. “I didn’t have any problems with the bike except for the brake line, but the Warnert guys were on top of it and got me back out there pretty quick,” Chris said. Jenks ended up finishing with an overall time of 2:22:48 giving him 17th in the XC1 class and placing him 21st overall.

 

Round 2 of the GNCC will be held on more familiar ground back in Washington, GA at the Aonia Pass Raceway. The track is made up of a more consistent dirt and clay mix as opposed to the sand and tree roots of Florida, which caught some of the racers by surprise. The Can-Am Warnert team will be coming on strong for round 2 in hopes of maintaining their ominous first round presence on the podium.

 


Post Your Comment

Composed: 03/13/2008 | Modified: 03/13/2008
Printable Version | Email to a Friend

ATV .INFO is your ATV source for off road recreation connection for the latest event reviews news articles and stories about atving with performance tips and atv parts testing. With forums quad racing and free atv trails ohv guide, classifieds
Part - ATV Tires - Snowmobile Parts - Jet Ski Parts - Solas Impellers - UTV Parts - Boat Propeller - Personal Watercraft - Jet Boat - Motorcycle Sea Doo Impeller
Kawasaki Impeller Yamaha Impeller  Inland Jet Ski Boss Bones Performance Jet Boat
© ATV.INFO All rights reserved  Site Map 

 
Site Designed By AGGRESSIVE PRO DESIGN

                        \


Search



Features
News
ATV - If You Ride ATVs, You Gotta Know ™

Polaris Industries Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Transamerican Auto Parts

Polaris to Donate Off-Road Vehicles to The Salvation Army

Polaris Partners with National Forest Foundation for “Pledge to Ride” Campaign

ATV Safety Institute Again Offers Free ATV Safety Training

Polaris Acquires Hammerhead Off-Road Vehicles Business

Send an Email Urging Your Representative to Cosponsor H.R. 999 — The ROV In-Depth Examination Act, or RIDE Act!

NOHVCC Is hiring

Why We Ride to Donate Portion of DVD Proceeds to Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and Ride for Kids

Right Rider Access Fund Sponsors Spring 2015 OHV Recreation Management Course Scholarship

JOB OPENING: BlueRibbon Coalition Seeks Executive Director

Polaris Urges Off-Road Enthusiasts to Stand Up and Let Your Voice Be Heard

Silverado Polaris ACE+ Concept Ready for the Trail

New “Great Trails” Guidebook Is Funded By Wide Range Of OHV Partners

Job Title: Interdisciplinary Social Scientist/Biological Scientist

Polaris Industries Inc. Challenges Polaris Dealers to ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

2 OHV Jobs Available

ATV Recalls
POLARIS® INDUSTRIES RECALLS RZR RECREATIONAL OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES DUE TO POTENTIAL FIRE HAZARD

KYMCO Recall

Racing
Team UXC Racing Takes GNCC Wild Boar

Inaugural Fly Racing ATV Supercross Results: Daytona International Speedway

Borich Captures 2014 GNCC Championship With Big Victory at the Ironman

Coastal Racing Takes Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno

Can-am Teams Victorious At Heartland Challenge

Polaris ATVs
Polaris Announces New ATVs & UTVs 2015