Can-am riders take five of nine Overall podium spots
Can-Am GNCC racers had a successful weekend of racing, taking five of a possible nine overall podium spots in the morning, afternoon and side-by-side racing sessions.
Team Warnert Racing / Can-Am XC1 Pro-class pilots kept inching closer to an overall victory with Chris Bithell and Adam McGill taking second and third overall respectively in Washington, Ga., aboard Can-Am DS 450 ATVs. While Team Travelena took the Open Limited class win in a Can-Am Commander 1000 X side-by-side vehicle.
“It is good to see success two rounds into the 2011 season,” says Jimmie O’Dell, race manager for Can-Am. “From the pro class to the amateurs to the side-by-sides Can-Am was well represented on the overall podiums.”
In the 4×4 classes, Can-Am X-Team racer Bryan Buckhannon took the 4×4 Open win and second overall aboard a Can-Am Outlander 800R X xc, while fellow X-Team racer Cliff Beasley rode his Can-Am Renegade 800R X xc to the U2-class title and third overall in the morning race. Kevin Trantham also had a successful day on his Outlander 500, winning the 4×4 Lites class. Can-Am racers swept the utility podium in Georgia In the 40+ class, Tom Wright took first on his DS 450.
Round two was also the first round for the side-by-side classes and Can-Am saw much success in the debut of the Can-Am Commander 1000 side-by-side vehicle. As mentioned, Team Travelena took the Open Limited class win and in the Open Modified class the Custom Night Krawlers Commander 1000 X took second.