One-Two Punch at Big Buck
- GBC Motorsports’ Pro Am racers Eric
Hoyland and Braden Henthorn topped the
podium at Big Buck GNCC last weekend.
- College A leader Brycen Neal won his
second race of the season and finished 14th
overall, good enough for top-finishing
- Bryan Buckhannon, David Reeves, and Jay
Shadron each bested their classes.
Anaheim, Calif. - April 19, 2012 - The VP
Racing Big Buck GNCC in Union, S.C., was a big
success for GBC sponsored riders. Many GBC
riders finished their races within the top 10 of
their respective classes, with five riders
taking home wins at round 4 of the series.
GBC Motorsports’ Eric Hoyland (center)
and Braden Henthorn (left) finished 1st
and 2nd respectively at round 4 of the
2012 GNCC season. Credit: Ken Hill
GBC’s Eric Hoyland led the way for the
XC2 Pro Am class and is just one point
behind the class leader after four
rounds. Credit: Ken Hill
GBC’s Brycen Neal not only won the
College A class, but his 14th overall
finish made him the top-fnishing amateur
at Big Buck. Credit: Ken Hill
In the XC1 Pro class, DeRisi Racing’s Bryan
Cook rode his Honda to a 5th place finish, with
BNR’s Kevin Yoho taking 6th. Cook, in only his
second race of the season is fighting his way
through the points standings while Yoho sits at
10th on the series. Johnny Gallagher finished in
8th, and is in 7th in the standings.
Teammates Eric Hoyland and Braden Henthorn
took the top two spots in the XC2 Pro Am class.
Hoyland got off to a good start and maintained a
comfortable lead over the rest of the field to
take his first win of the season, leaving him
just one point behind the series leader. After
winning in round 3, Braden finished 8 seconds
behind his teammate to secure a 2nd place finish
and a solid hold on third place on the season.
Kylie Ahart came together with another rider
off the start of the Pro Women’s race. She
quickly rebounded and put in a good ride to
finish 4th and holds onto the third place spot.
4x4 Open leader Bryan Buckhannon rebounded
from his Round 3 second place finish to a
victory at Big Buck. Winner of three out of four
so far this season, Buckhannon maintains a
comfortable class lead.
By leading every lap of the College A class,
Brycen Neal took his second win of the season.
With a 14th overall, Neal was the top-finishing
amateur of the race. In the Junior A division,
David Reeves earned his second win of the season
by making a pass for the lead on the last lap.
He now leads the series points after four rounds
of racing. James Reeves earned his best result
of the season by finishing 4th in Junior A, and
now sits 5th in the overall points.
Jay Shadron added to the GBC win list at
round four with his fourth consecutive class
win, with Kevin McKeown finishing 2nd. The
results mirror the pair’s top spots in the
College B standings.
GBC Motorsports riders will next head to Park
City, Kentucky for the Round 5 Can-Am Mammoth,
April 28-29. For more on GBC Motorsports racing
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