VP Racing Fuels Named
Official Fuel of Can-Am Grand National Cross
Morgantown, W.Va. (February 24, 2010) - Racer
Productions, producers of the Can-Am Grand
National Cross Country Series, is excited to
announce that VP Racing Fuels is the Official
Fuel of GNCC Racing under a three-year agreement
beginning with the 2010 season.
"VP has long been a leader in the motorcycling
industry and we are happy to introduce them as
our new fuel sponsor for the 2010 season," said
Dean Van Leeuwen, GNCC Sponsor Coordinator.
"Many of our racers are already familiar with
the increased power and consistency of VP fuels
and we're confident they'll appreciate having
VP's products readily available at the track."
VP will have fuel available on site at all 13
rounds, including its new U4.4, MRX01 and C12,
along with other VP specialty blends. VP will
kick off its sponsorship this weekend at the
Parts Unlimited River Ranch GNCC at the Westgate
River Ranch GNCC in Lake Wales, Florida.
"We're thrilled about partnering with GNCC,"
said Steve Scheidker, VP's Director of Marketing
and Communications. "VP has been a strong
supporter of motorcycle and ATV racing for many
years, fueling numerous championships across
North America and around the world, so it's a
natural fit for VP to be the Official Fuel of
"The nations' premier off-road series, GNCC
provides the perfect venue for VP to promote its
leading edge fuels, in particular its newest
blend for powersports-U4.4," Scheidker added.
"U4.4 offers up to 6% more power than premium
pump gas, better throttle response and more
resistance to heat, offering the biggest gain
vs. cost of any performance part a GNCC
competitor can put on a bike or ATV."
Racers with questions about specific VP fuels
available at the River Ranch event should
contact VP-Southeast in Ft. Lauderdale at
954-565-7670. Technical questions about VP fuels
can directed to VP Tech Support at 210-241-1192
information about VP Racing Fuels is available
The 2010 Can-Am Grand National Cross Country
Series kicks off this weekend 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 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
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