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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Round seven of the 2015 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship took place at Marvin’s Mountaintop in Masontown, West Virginia for the 4th annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Mountaineer Run GNCC.

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– Dry and dusty conditions for the inaugural Dunlop Tomahawk GNCC didn’t stop N-Fab/AmPro/Maxxis/Lonestar Yamaha’s Walker Fowler from claiming his third overall win in the 2015 season. However, the win did not come without challenge from a number of Fowler’s fellow XC1 competitors.

When the green flag flew it would be Bithell Racing/Maxxis/Precision’s Chris Bithell jumping out front to claim the $250 Amsoil XC1 Pro Holeshot Award and the early lead. Championship points leader CST/PirateMX.com/LSR/DeRisi/Tireblocks/SG’s Adam McGill would take over the lead on lap two while Fowler would work his way through the pack, coming from as far behind as eighth place on the opening lap. After Fowler took the lead on lap four, McGill would hold on to finish the day in second place.

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Springville, IN – Factory FMF/KTM’s Kailub Russell extended his win-streak to five-in-a-row on Sunday at round five of the 2015 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, in Springville, Indiana. Russell now sits third on the All-Time Bike Wins list in GNCC Racing after his 27th career win today, surpassing Ed Lojak who claimed 26 wins through his storied career.

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Chris Bithell, Photo: Ken Hill

For the first time since the 2013 Gusher GNCC, Chris Bithell stood in the center of the podium at round five of the 2015 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, after rainy conditions made for a tough and slick course. Team Maxxis/FLY/Yamaha’s Chris Borich put together another solid performance capturing second overall ahead of JMR/ATVRiders.com’s Jarrod McClure rounding out the podium in third.

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The 2015 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, made its way to Washington, Georgia for the annual Maxxis General GNCC. With rain accumulation through the week leading up to Sunday’s race, Aonia Pass Motocross Park presented muddy conditions all weekend long. However, Factory FMF/KTM’s Kailub Russell emerged victorious despite the conditions to secure his second straight victory in as many rounds.

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SNOWSHOE, W. Va.
– West Virginia’s Snowshoe Mountain played host to the 7th Annual AMSOIL Snowshoe GNCC on Sunday, where racers from all over the world converged atop the largest ski resort in the state to try their hand in conquering the toughest racecourse on the circuit. After three hours of battle between man and machine, it was Factory FMF/KTM’s Kailub Russell who came out on top.

As the current XC1 Pro points leader heading into the ninth round, Russell began on the first row of the unique live engine start, alongside Rocky Mountain ATV*MC/N-Fab AmPro Yamaha’s Josh Strang, N-Fab AmPro Yamaha’s Jordan Ashburn and KTM Support rider and XC2 Pro Lites points leader Grant Baylor, who entered this race in fifth place in the overall standings. Russell got a good jump and led the front-runners into the opening lap of racing, but the reigning champ had a few heavy challengers early on with the time adjustment.

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MORGANTOWN, W. Va.
– The 2014 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, makes its return to hallowed grounds of Sunday Creek Raceway in Millfield, Ohio this weekend, June 7 and 8, for the 25th running of the Wiseco John Penton GNCC.

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MASONTOWN, W. Va.
– On Sunday, the seventh round of the 2014 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, embarked upon Marvin’s Mountain Top in Masontown, West Virginia for the third running of the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Mountaineer Run GNCC. Reigning XC1 Pro Class Champion Kailub Russell led the three-hour race from start to finish en route to his fourth win of the season.

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HURRICANE MILLS, Tenn. (May 12, 2014)
– The 2014 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, made its return to the Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee for the 33rd running of the Parts Unlimited Loretta Lynn’s GNCC. After just less than three hours of racing through the rough and rocky 11-mile course, it was Charlie Mullins who prevailed with his second consecutive victory of the season.

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SPRINGVILLE, Ind. (April 28, 2014)
– Round 5 of the 2014 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, showcased some of the most exciting action of the season on Sunday afternoon. As an unpredictable chain of events unfolded, it was Factory FMF/KTM’s Charlie Mullins who remained poised and consistent to capture a big win at the third running of the Dunlop Limestone 100. Ricky Russell had a breakout performance, capturing his first XC2 Pro Lites victory of the season and an impressive fourth overall for the day.