GBC-Motorsports-Off-Road-4-26-13Anaheim, Calif. – As one of the longest running stops on the Grand National Cross Country series tour, Henry Turner’s Big Buck is a favorite amongst riders and fans alike. Heavy rains Friday made for slick conditions in the hard packed sections and also made the numerous creek crossings more challenging than usual. Adding to the anticipation for the race, GBC Sales Representative and former top ATV Motocross star Kory Ellis made a surprise appearance to cheer on all of the GBC supported athletes.

Bryan Buckhannon started off the morning race with a holeshot and never looked back on the way to his 4th consecutive 4×4 Open class win, which has him sitting atop the standings with a perfect 80 points. BNR’s Robert Smith grabbed the U2 class holeshot on his Dirt Commander equipped Can Am Renegade and held the lead for 2 laps before experiencing a motor failure that left him sidelined for the day. Forrest Whorton returned to his winning ways with another 4×4 Senior class triumph, and Ryan Smith’s 2nd place finish in the 4×4 Novice was enough to secure the points lead.

Buckhannon-Can-Am-Off-Road-4-25-13Valcourt, Québec, April 25, 2013 – Can-Am ATV and side-by-side racers had a successful weekend of racing at several different off-road events across America. Can-Am 4×4 ATV racers won five morning classes at round four of the 2013 Grand National Cross Country held in Union, S.C. At the fourth round of the World Off-Road Championship Series in Hurricane, Utah, Can-Am X-Team pilot Dillon Zimmerman earned third in the Pro class. Can-Am racers won three classes and earned seven podiums at round three of the Texhoma Quad Racing Association series in Texas. A Can-Am Commander™ team finished second in the QR2 class at round three of the UTV Rally Raid Southern Series in Alabama.

“Can-Am 4×4 machines again dominated the GNCC morning racing by winning a total of five classes and Can-Am Renegade racer Michael Swift taking the final spot on the morning overall podium,” said Jimmie O’Dell, Race Manager, Can-Am. “I was pleased to see Can-Am DS 450 Pro Dillon Zimmerman earn his first WORCS Pro Quad podium of 2013.”