Polaris Race Report: Big Buck GNCC
The Polaris Factory Racing Teams traveled to Union, SC this past weekend for The Big Buck GNCC where they competed in ATV, Side-by-Side, and Single-Seat Racing.
Coastal Racing’s XC2 Racer John Henry came into Big Buck looking for redemption after a tough ride at the first round in Georgia. He was able to grab the hole shot off the line for his row to give him clear sailing into the woods. The Big Buck course is very tight and fast with very few passing lanes so Henry had to be very strategic throughout the race to gain ground. His RZR S 900 handled the rough track very well and, on adjusted time, took the win with teammate Sean Bogdan taking second in his RZR.
Team UXC Racing came into the race off a win at Steele Creek in the 4×4 Pro. Both Michael Swift and Kevin Trantham finished off the podium, but 4×4 Senior Racer Don Higbee took third on his Scrambler 850 EPS.
The Single Seat Class saw seven Polaris ACEs enter for the second race of the year. Team UXC Racers Marc Spataro and Josh Copleland finished one-two in their ROX/Team UXC Racing ACEs. Third went to Doug Fortner, who took second in the first Single Seat Race at The General.
The next GNCC race is the Limestone 100, in Springville, Ind., April 25-26, and the next UTV and Single Seat Race will be the Mountaineer, at Marvin’s Mountain Top, in Masontown, WV.
John Henry is sponsored by Coastal Racing, Polaris, Racertech, OMF Wheels, CST Tires, Walker Evans Racing, SSI Decals and Tireballs.
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