Third year for UTV Series
Racer Productions, producers of the Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series, have announced the third-annual season of the UTV/side-by-side portion of the GNCC series.
“We’re excited for another great year of UTV racing,” says Jeff Russell, GNCC trail boss. “The UTV races are always action-packed with good competition.”
Six rounds of the 13 stop GNCC series will include a UTV portion. The first race will kick off at the Maxxis General GNCC in Washington, Ga. on March 6, and the run to the championships will end at the Ironman GNCC in Crawfordsville, Ind. on Oct. 23-24.
Class Championships will be determined by a team’s best finishes in a minimum number of five events. A team must enter a minimum of five events in order to be eligible for series awards and national class ranking. The minimum number of events does not have to be in the same class. AMA Membership is not required to compete in the UTV classes.
The UTVs will race at the following GNCC rounds:
Rd 2 Maxxis General GNCC, Washington, GA , March 6-7Rd 4 Pirelli Big Buck , Union, S.C. , April 10-11Rd 7 Moose Mountain Ridge, Somerset, PA, May 22-23Rd 8 Wiseco John Penton, Millfield, OH, June 5-6Rd 12 ITP Power Line Park, St. Clairsville, OH, October 9-10Rd 13 The Ironman, Crawfordsville, IN, October 23-24
The UTV Series will continue to offer four classes, with Open classes in Modified and Limited designations, and Lites classes in Modified and Limited designations, for machines up to 750cc.
The 2010 Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series kicks off on February 27th- March 2nd as part of Bike Week at the Westgate River Ranch Resort in River Ranch, Fla., with ATVs racing on Sunday, February 28, and bikes racing on Tuesday, March 2.