Yamaha posts $52,250
in 2010 Can-Am GNCC Contingency Payout
Morgantown, W.Va. (January 19, 2010) -
Long-time Can-Am Grand National Cross Country
series supporter Yamaha has returned for the
2010 tour with $52,250 in Contingency payout.
Yamaha supports the top 3 finishers in the youth
and amateur classes all the way up to the pro
ranks for 10 events.
"Yamaha is proud to announce our continued
support of the GNCC series in 2010 by offering
Yamaha motorcycle riders from the 85cc Youth to
the Super Senior classes access to our 2010
Contingency program," said Donnie Luce, Yamaha's
ATV and Off-Road Coordinator. Our program was
designed to reward qualified riders for their
efforts while competing in one of toughest
series in Off-Road Racing as well as helping
them build a strong relationship with their
local Yamaha Dealers."
Yamaha awards the XC1 1st place rider $400,
followed by $300 for second and $200 for first.
In the XC2 Pro-Lites class, Yamaha awards 1st
place with $250 followed by $200 for second and
$150 for third.
For more information on Contingency payouts for
the 2010 season and for program rules, go to
The 2010 Can-Am Grand National Cross Country
Series kicks off on February 27- March 2 as part
of Daytona Bike Week at the Westgate River Ranch
Resort in River Ranch, Florida, with the Parts
Unlimited River Ranch GNCC. ATVs race on Sunday,
February 28, and bikes race on Tuesday, March 2.
For more information, check out the official
series website at
www.GNCCRacing.com or 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
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