Rick Cecco Takes 4x4
Open Win at The General
Shermansdale, PA – The start of the GNCC
season has been an exciting one for multi-time
GNCC champion Rick Cecco as he took the win at
round two of the 2010 GNCC series in Washington,
GA this past weekend and he is now tied for the
4x4 Open points lead.
Rick Cecco, who made the switch from defending
his 2009 U2 class championship to the premier
4x4 Open class this season, has come on strong
the first two rounds of the series. Cecco
finished in a close second in round one and
vowed that he would take the win at round two.
“I have every intension of winning the 4x4 Open
Championship in 2010,” stated Cecco, who is
definitely on the right track to do just that.
With the always nerve-wracking round one out of
the way, Cecco was confident going into round
two and it showed as he came off the line in a
strong second. Being one of the first racers
going into the woods section, Cecco was content
to hold back until lap three when he began to
pick up the pace. From there Cecco battled back
and forth with Bryan Buckhannon but took over
the lead for good in lap four. “My Cecco Racing
prepped Can Am Outlander ran great. I struggled
with the track conditions early in the race but
by the 3rd lap I hit my comfort zone and was
able to turn it up a few more notches and
overtake the lead for good,” explained Cecco.
Cecco finished the five lap race with a time of
02:04:15, giving him the 4x4 Open win by more
than a minute over the competition. Cecco’s win
has also put him in a points tie for the number
one spot, but he is determined to put a gap
between himself and the rest of his class. “My
plan is simple - I’m going to go out there and
win races,” he said adamantly.
Round three of the 2010 GNCC series will be held
at Steel Creek in Morganton, NC on March 20th.
Cecco Racing would like to thank all of our 2010
sponsors: Powerbar, Big Gun Exhaust, GBC Tires,
DWT Wheels, Can-amtalk.com, Rath Racing, Fly
Racing, Outerwears, Spider Grips, Fasst
Flex Bars,DP Brakes, Bopp Racing, All Terrain
Research, STM Supreme Tool, HRE Racing, Quadtech,
Clarke Manufacturing, Ricochet Skid Plates,
No-toil, Proclean 1000, Hyghoctane Graphics,
Powermadd, Scott Goggles, RoxSpeedFX, TLRP -
Tyler Lenig Race Prep, MPR, BRP Race Support.