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Can-Am GNCC Racing

Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series UTV Series Returns for 3rd Year

Morgantown, W.Va. (January 5, 2010) - Racer Productions, producers of the Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series, is pleased to announce the third-annual season of the UTV/side-by-side portion of the GNCC series.

"We're excited for another great year of UTV racing," said Jeff Russell, GNCC Trail Boss. "The UTV races are always action-packed with good competition."
Six rounds of the 13 stop GNCC series will include a UTV portion. The first race will kick off at the Maxxis General GNCC in Washington, GA on March 6, and the run to the championships will end at the Ironman GNCC in Crawfordsville, IN on October 23-24.

Class Championships will be determined by a team's best finishes in a minimum number of five events. A team must enter a minimum of five events in order to be eligible for series awards and national class ranking. The minimum number of events does not have to be in the same class. AMA Membership is not required to compete in the UTV classes.

The UTVs will race at the following GNCC rounds:

Rd 2 Maxxis General GNCC, Washington, GA , March 6-7
Rd 4 Pirelli Big Buck , Union, S.C. , April 10-11
Rd 7 Moose Mountain Ridge, Somerset, PA, May 22-23
Rd 8 Wiseco John Penton, Millfield, OH, June 5-6
Rd 12 ITP Power Line Park, St. Clairsville, OH, October 9-10
Rd 13 The Ironman, Crawfordsville, IN, October 23-24

The UTV Series will continued to offer four classes, with Open classes in Modified and Limited designations, and Lites classes in Modified and Limited designations, for machines up to 750cc.

The 2010 Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series kicks off on February 27th- March 2nd as part of Bike Week at the Westgate River Ranch Resort in River Ranch, Florida, with ATV's racing on Sunday, February 28, and bikes racing on Tuesday, March 2.

For more information, check out the official series website at www.GNCCRacing.com or call 304-284-0084.

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
www.gnccracing.com.

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 www.racerproductions.com.


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