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Adam McGill

XC-1 CONTENDER: ADAM McGILL

By the staff of Dirt Wheels XC-1 CONTENDER: ADAM McGILL Hailing from Waverly, West Virginia, Adam McGill can be called the “Bridesmaid” on the track or “Class Clown” off the tracks of the GNCC ATV series. In battle, he’s been the biggest threat to champions like Bill Balance, Chris Borich, and Walker Fowler, and has finished second to those guys more than he’d like to admit. McGill started racing pro way back in 2006, and three years later got his first win—actually, four of them in 2008.  McGill has battled…

CST Athlete Spotlight: Adam McGill

When other 16-year-olds were gearing up for a driving test, Adam was grabbing the gears, becoming the youngest person to ever place in the top 3 of a GNCC race, later winning the GNCC Pro Am Championship and the AMA ATVA Amateur Rider of the Year Award. To get to where he is today, Adam had to work hard and do things right, so we found out just how he does it. Adam McGill’s first ATV race was part of a rodeo at the local fair, ever since then he has been tearing up tracks across the country. In fact his favorite…

AMSOIL GNCC Racing Returns to Snowshoe Mountain Resort

This Saturday, June 23, the world's fastest off-road ATV racers will take to Snowshoe Mountain for the 12th Annual AMSOIL Snowshoe GNCC. Shaped after the famed Blackwater 100 race, the Snowshoe GNCC in West Virginia is known as one of the most challenging races on the circuit. This year it serves as the ninth round of the 2018 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series, an AMA National Championship. WFR/GBC/Fly Racing/Yamaha's Walker Fowler is heading into this weekend's race after earning his fifth win of the…

ADAM McGILL’S HONDA TRX250R

-- The Blackwater 100 was dominated by this fast 2-stroke quad -- In 1975 a race was born in the muddy waters of Davis, West Virginia. Dave Coombs, owner of the famed GNCC racing series, was contacted by a small-town preacher in West Virginia regarding the economy of his struggling town. He was interested in hosting a motorcycle race to bring money into the area. Coombs saw the enormous potential, and the Blackwater 100 was born! The Blackwater race was aptly named after nearby Blackwater Falls and Blackwater…

CST TIRES SPONSORSHIP ROSTER

-- With a sponsorship roster that includes returning stars and newly signed champions, CST Tires continues to step up its game in the world of ATV and off-road motorcycle racing. The company has built on solid results from last season by recruiting a powerhouse line-up for 2018. “We have a deep roster this year, and we know that all of these riders are fully capable of winning a championship on CST tires. We’re very confident about our prospects,” said Chris Meyer, marketing coordinator for CST Tires. Nick Gennusa…

PRO-BUILT: ADAM MCGILL’S TRX450R

Riding red in the woods By the staff of Dirt Wheels Over the years in ATV racing we’ve noticed that most of the privateers in the pro ranks end up on the trusty Honda TRX450R. Not much has changed with this Honda four-stroke from its release date in 2004, but one thing is for certain—this quad has the potential to win at any level and on any terrain. There are a multitude of OEM and aftermarket parts; also in general, the TRX450R is simple to work on. In GNCC racing we’ve been seeing a sea of blue as of late, with Yamaha…