Bryan Buckhannon Takes River Ranch Overall
- GBC Motorsports’ Bryan Buckhannon wins
the 4x4 Open class and tops the AM Overall.
- XC1 racer Johnny Gallagher finished 5th
in class and 5th overall; XC2 riders Braden
Henthorn and Eric Hoyland earned 2nd and 3rd
place podium appearances.
- GBC’s Pro Women Kylie Ahart and Kara
Merritt earned 1st and 2nd respectively.
- Forrest Whorton won the 4x4 Senior
class; Brycen Neal topped College A; Jay
Shadron bested College B; AJ Koontz finished
1st in Junior A class.
Anaheim, Calif. - March 16, 2012 - The 2012
GNCC race schedule kicked off this past weekend
at the River Ranch in Lake Whales, Florida, and
it was GBC’s Bryan Buckhannon leading the way
with the overall top spot in the opening round.
It is no surprise that many GBC racers rose to
the challenge despite what many described as the
toughest course they have ever seen.
New to the GBC Motorsports family, Bryan
Buckhannon made a bold statement by not only
winning the 4x4 Open class, but also taking the
AM overall. Forrest Whorton opened the season
with a win in the 4x4 Senior class, which he
dominated in 2011 by winning 12 of 13 races.
In the highly competitive Pro Women’s class,
GBC’s young guns Kylie Ahart and Kara Merritt
placed 3rd and 4th respectively.
In the afternoon Pro race it was Johnny
Gallagher leading the way for GBC with a 5th
place finish in XC1 and a 5th place overall.
Derisi Racing’s duo of Braden Henthorn and Eric
Hoyland both fought their way onto the XC2
podium, finishing 2nd and 3rd respectively and
6th and 7th overall.
Brycen Neal topped the College A class and
also earned top Amateur honors. Jay Shadron and
Kevin McKeown gave GBC the top 2 spots in the
college B class, while AJ Koontz and David
Reeves grabbed 1st and 2nd in the Junior A
With impressive results in Round 1 behind
them, the GBC team will make quick preparations
and head north for Round 2 at the General in
Washington, Georgia this weekend.
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