20th Annual AMSOIL Ironman GNCC Goes Pink in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness
GNCC Community Raises Awareness and Funds for Local Breast Cancer Research
MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (September 12, 2014) – In just over a month’s time, the 2014 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, will descend upon Crawfordsville, Indiana to celebrate 20 years of AMSOIL Ironman GNCC Racing. On October 25 and 26, the newly coined Ironman MX facility will play host to the GNCC season finale, which has once again been deemed a “pink race” in honor of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The goal of Ironman’s pink-effort is to raise awareness and funds locally for breast cancer care and research, while also bringing the GNCC Racing community together for a cause that transcends racing. The pink livery will make a dynamic contrast to the woods, hills and mud of the iconic Ironman GNCC.
Get your pink background graphics via PowerSports GrafX for the 2014 AMSOIL Ironman GNCC. Photo: Ken Hill
GNCC Racing will relax number-plate background codes for the race and encourages riders to run pink backgrounds, available via PowerSports GrafX at ridepg.com. Same as last year, a $22.95 pink front number plate background will result in a $5 donation and a full set of front and side backgrounds retails for $69.95 and includes a $10 donation.
Everything will again be very pink at Ironman GNCC. Photo: Ken Hill
Ridepg.com will also sell exclusive GNCC breast cancer awareness race stickers for a minimum $1 donation. Pink wristbands will also be sold at the track for a $1 donation. Donations will go to the FAITH Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support for those affected by breast cancer-serving as a breast cancer resource for Montgomery County.
Join in on the pink fun to help us raise awareness for Breast Cancer. Photo: Ken Hill
The race facility will be adorned in pink, including a special pink podium backdrop. The backdrop will be autographed by each podium finisher during the weekend and auctioned off, with proceeds going to FAITH Alliance. Additionally, pink-themed trophies, awards, t-shirts and plaques will ensure a memorable scene for all. Racers and spectators can get in on the fun by bringing and wearing pink clothes, riding gear, graphics and other decorations.
Adult (12+) gate admission is $20 for the full weekend and $10 for kids (6-11). Kids five and under are free. All admission includes pro pit access. On both Saturday and Sunday, the youth division races are at 8 a.m., amateurs race at 10 a.m., and the top amateurs and pros race at 1 p.m. The final round of Side-by-Side racing will take place at 4:30 p.m., following the ATVs on Saturday afternoon.
The 2014 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series continues September 20 and 21 with the Car-Mate Mountain Ridge GNCC in Somerset, Pennsylvania. For more information on the series, visit www.gnccracing.com.
About GNCC Racing
The AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country series presented by Maxxis is America’s premier off-road racing series. Founded in 1975, the 13-round championship is produced exclusively by Racer Productions. Cross-country racing is one of the most physically demanding sports in the world. The grueling three-hour GNCC races lead as many as 1,500 riders through tracks ranging in length from eight to 12 miles. With varied terrain, including hills, woods, mud, dirt, rocks and motocross sections, GNCC events are tests of both survival and speed. The series draws talent from all over the U.S., Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. GNCC Racing is televised weekly on NBC Sports and RacerTV.com. For more information, please visit www.gnccracing.com.