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Can-Am GNCC Racing

Racer Productions Announces $50,000 Snowshoe GNCC Payout
$10,000 paid to winner of bike and ATV race

Morgantown, W.Va. (June 17, 2009) - Racer Productions and is pleased to announce the official payout details for the $50,000 purse for the Snowshoe GNCC, round nine of the 2009 Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series, which runs June 27 and 28 at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. The event will pay a bonus of $10,000 to the overall winner of the bike and ATV races, a bonus of $5000 for second overall, and $3000 for third. The Snowshoe GNCC features the roughest terrain seen all year, with deep mud bogs, massive boulders, tree roots and near-vertical hill climbs. The race winners will definitely earn the added bonus money.

"This is an extraordinary opportunity for off-road racers around the world," said Tim Cotter, event director. "The Snowshoe GNCC will offer the biggest purse in the 30-year history of GNCC history. All you've got to do is tame the toughest course of the year. Good luck boys!"

The purse will be split for the ATV and bike race days, offering $10,000 to the overall winner of each race-on top the normal take home award of $1,000 for winning the XC1 pro class or $500 for wining the XC2 Lites and Pro-Am division. The rest of the prize money is split between the other top finishers. Essentially, the event pays the typical $14,000 GNCC purse, and then adds $18,000 each day in bonus money for the top-three overall finishers.

In addition, specialty awards will also be given out for holeshots and other awards as they have been all season.

Overall Finish Bonus for Bike and ATV

2nd- $5,000
3rd- $3,000

XC1 Bike and ATV Payout

1st- $1000
2nd- $900
3rd- $750
4th- $600
5th- $500
6th- $450
8th- $350
10th- $250

XC2 Bike and ATV Payout

2nd- $400
3rd- $300
2nd- $200

Specialty Awards for Bike and ATV


XC1 Holeshot Award- $250
XC2 Cometic Holeshot Award- $100
AM Race Coppersmith Holeshot Award- $100


XC1 Holeshot Award- $250
XC2 Rekluse Holeshot Award- $100
GT Thunder Morning Race Overall- $100

Snowshoe Resort is West Virginia's largest ski resort, and also offers mountain biking and golf in the summer months. The event offers riders a once-a-year opportunity to race around a resort, with hotels and restaurants all within site of the track. The event will even start right in the middle of the ski village. For more information on Snowshoe, visit

For more information on the Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series, visit

About GNCC Racing
The Can-Am Grand National Cross Country series is America's premier off-road racing series. Founded in 1973, the 13-round championship is produced exclusively by Racer Productions. Cross-country racing is one of the most physically demanding sports in the world. The grueling three-hour GNCC races lead as many as 1,800 riders through tracks ranging in length from eight to 12 miles. With varied terrain, including hills, woods, mud, dirt, rocks and motocross sections, GNCC events are tests of both survival and speed. Riders compete for more than $3 million in prize money, which draws talent from all over the U.S., Europe, Australia and New Zealand. GNCC Racing is televised and airs every Saturday and Thursday on the Versus Network. For more information, please visit

About Racer Productions
A West Virginia-based motorcycle and ATV event production company, Racer Productions has been a leader in the off-road racing industry for more than 30 years. It's repertoire of events includes the 13-round Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series, held since 1973; The Kawasaki/Monster Energy High Point National in Mount Morris, Pa., held since 1977; The ATV Dirt Days at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., held since 1985; The U.S. World Motocross Gran Prix at Steel City Raceway in Delmont, Pa. in 1987; The Monster Energy/Kawasaki Steel City National, held since 1988; The ATV Stampede National Motocross at High Point Raceway, held since 1994; The AMA Pro ATV Open at Steel City in 2007; as well as numerous other amateur motocross events. In addition, Racer Productions staffs the prestigious Air
Nautiques/AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn's Ranch, held since 1982. For more information, please visit

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