2008 GNCC Racing Underway
A Late Start to the weekend, and the season?
9:11 am Sunday March 2
MELBOURNE, Fla. (March 2, 2008) -- The Can-Am Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series, America's largest off-road racing series, kicked off its 2008 season today at the Parts Unlimited Triton in Melbourne, Fla. The motocross event is the first of 13 rounds scheduled for this season.
ATV (quad) racing is currently underway, with the Pros scheduled to take the track at 1 p.m. The event continues tomorrow and Tuesday with motorcycle racing.
Directions to the track: I-95 to the Melbourne Exit at State Route 192. Go west on Route 192 (12 mi) to Kempfer Road. Turn left on Kempfer Road. Travel 2 miles to the event.
If you are coming from the Orlando area, take the Florida Turnpike to the St Cloud Exit at State Route 192. Go east on 192 (30 mi) to Kempfer Road. Turn right on Kempfer Road and go (5 mi) to the event.
6254 Kempfer Road
St. Cloud, FL 34773
About GNCC Racing:
The Can-Am Grand National Cross Country series is America’s premier off-road racing series. The 13-round championship series is produced exclusively by Racer Productions and has run since 1973. Cross country racing is one of the most physically demanding sports in the world. The nearly three-hour long GNCC races lead as many as 1,800 riders through tracks ranging from eight to twelve miles in length. With varied terrain including hills, woods, mud, dirt, rocks and motocross sections, GNCC events are tests of both survival and speed.
GNCC Racing will air weekly television shows on the Versus network starting August 2. GNCC featured sponsors include Can-Am, Parts Unlimited, Moose Racing, Maxxis, Pirelli, Wiseco, Acerbis, Elka, Geico, Klotz, FMF, ITP and Weekend Warrior, and riders compete for over $3 million in series prizes and contingency money. Associate sponsors include Alpinestars, Cometic, HiPer Technology, Laegers, Moose Utility Division, The National Guard, Powersport Grafx, REM, Scott, Thor, Tire Balls, Twin Air, Ogio, Rekluse, and MotoTee’s.
For more information log on to www.gnccracing.com.