GBC Annnounces $20,000 in Prizes for Heartland Challenge

Lucas Cooney
by Lucas Cooney
GBC Heartland Challenge
The 5th Annual GBC Motorsports Heartland Challenge will pay out $20,000 to top finishers. The August 16-18 event takes place in Carlisle, Iowa and draws hundreds of competitors from across the United States.

The GBC Motorsports Heartland Challenge features three different endurance races throughout the three-day gathering of ATV and UTV enthusiasts. The adult ATV Challenge features a 10-hour race in which 14 classes compete simultaneously. The winning Pro Class team will be awarded $6,000 while the Pro-Am winners will receive $3,000. Top honors in the Pro Utility Ironman class will earn the winning rider $2,500, while the Ironman class winner will get $1,500. Other class winners will be awarded $500.

The Heartland Challenge also features a four-hour Side-by-Side UTV race for adults, with $1,000 awards for each of the UTV classes.

For more information and to register for the 2012 GBC Motorsports Heartland Challenge, visit

10-Hour Adult ATV Challenge Payouts

Pro – $6,000

Pro Utility Ironman – $2,500

Pro-Am – $3,000

A Class – $500

B Class – $500

C Class – 500

+30 Class – $500

+40 Class – $500

Ironman – $1,500

Open 4×4 – $500

Women – $500

Schoolboy – $500

4-Hour Adult UTV Challenge Payouts

850 Limited – $1,000

850 Modified – $1,000

UTV Open – $1,000

Lucas Cooney
Lucas Cooney

I have been working exclusively in digital media since 1997. I started out with, spending nearly nine years creating and editing content on Canada's leading sports website. I left to join VerticalScope, Inc., one of the world's largest online publishers, to start a number of powersports publications. While at VerticalScope, I've helped create and oversee content for a wide variety of different publications, including,,,,, and many more.

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