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Can-Am GNCC Racing

Borich Keeps Charge Going As ATVs Head to Yadkin Valley Stomp GNCC

May 6, 2010 (Yadkinville, NC) -- Defending GNCC Champion Chris Borich is holding onto a three race-win streak heading into the Yadkin Valley Stomp GNCC, round six of the 2010 Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series.

Round six in 2009 is where Borich set off an eight-race win streak and if this pattern holds true, Borich could set a new record for himself, as he has only lost one race so far this year, the second round in Georgia, won by Taylor Kiser. But Borich maintains that the championship is all he's after, and it is Kiser himself who could be the one to ruin Borich's chances. Kiser has been Borich's number one contender this season, only stepping out of the second position once to Warnert Can-Am's Adam McGill, who has also been a consistent podium finisher this year. Yamaha-back Donnie Ockerman also saw a podium appearance at round 5, and will be gunning for more.

Not to be left out of the hunt for a win is Yamaha- mounted Jeffrey Pickens, FRE KTM's Bryan Cook, who has nearly pounced on the podium twice this season, Yamaha's Johnny Gallagher, Warnert Can-Am's Chris Bithell and GT Thunder/Yamaha's Brandon Sommers.

In the XC2 class, Brian Wolf still leads the pack despite at DNF at the prior round. Gabe Phillips and Walker Fowler are leaving their marks on the class, as both have now taken wins against Wolf. Still waiting for a win is FRE KTM's Josh Kirkland, this year's Defending Champion and Kevin Yoho, who currently sits second in points.

GNCC racing includes a full weekend of action, with the pro classes racing at 1 p.m. The 10 a.m. race includes 4x4 and Utility racers, and the factory-supported stars of the women's class. Youth riders race at 8 a.m., and the schedule repeats the next day with bike racing. Spectator passes run $15 for the full weekend, with pro pit access and pro autographs at no additional charge.

The ATV pro classes compete in a two-hour national on Saturday starting at 1 p.m., and the bike pro classes compete in a three-hour national on Sunday starting at 1 p.m.

To get to the track: I-77 to Exit 73A to Highway 421 South. Go 10 miles to Exit 256, Unifi Industrial Road. Turn left, go 1.2 miles to end of road. Turn right on old US-421. Go 2/10 mile, turn left on Myers Rd. Go 1 mile, race track is on left.

For more information, check out the official series website at 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

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