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EVENT: 2020 VP RACING FUELS BIG BUCK GNCC

Walker Fowler, start to finish By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Ken Hill The 2020 Grand National Cross-Country (GNCC) Series presented by Specialized kicked off in South Carolina with the 23rd Annual VP Racing Fuels Big Buck GNCC. It would have been the 24th running, but flooding in 2019 forced the complete cancellation of the event. WFR/GBC/Fly Racing/Yamaha’s Walker Fowler looks set to extend his run of championships into 2020. He began the season grabbing the $100 All Balls Racing XC1 holeshot. He was the…

FEATURE: QUADS OF THE WORCS RACES

How the fast guys roll By the staff of Dirt Wheels The World Off-Road Championship Series (WORCS) is one of the major quad competitions on the West Coast. It requires an interesting combination of motocross start, jump and turn skills, but the courses are much longer and the races last for an hour. We went to the season opener at Primm, Nevada, and the course seemed like it held several hundred turns. We can’t imagine that anyone could memorize the entire course like a motocross race. For the past two years the races…

ATV RACER PROFILE: DAKOTA HIBLER

My name is Dakota Hibler and I love to race. I was born in Orange County California but my family moved to Arizona shortly after. I am currently 12 years old and the youngest of three kids in my family with an older brother and sister. I started racing almost seven years ago when I saw the KTM Jr. kids at a supercross event and told my dad I wanted to race. Since I didn’t have a bike back then we had to find a place for me to race my quad, which back then was a Honda TRX 90. A few years later my dad bought me a Kawasaki…

Watch The Quad Race At Carlsbad Raceway From 1987

Back in the 1980s ATV racing was hot. Top riders raced several circuits that criss crossed the entire county not just the East Coast. The top riders of the day, may be some names you still hear about now racing UTVs, building engines, running tire companies or promoting national dirt bike races. Here you can watch the quad race at Carlsbad raceway from 1987. https://youtu.be/WzENQHrwVRA https://youtu.be/9VkqGhpY4gI

GNCC Racing Heads to Florida For 6th Annual Moose Racing Wild Boar

This weekend round two of the 2020 Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series presented by Specialized, an AMA National Championship, heads to the sunshine state of Florida for the 6th Annual Moose Racing Wild Boar GNCC at Hog Waller in Palatka. Two weeks ago, at the season opener, it was WFR/GBC/Fly Racing/Yamaha’s Walker Fowler earning the win in South Carolina. Fowler is laser-focused on taking home his sixth-straight National Championship this year and will be aiming to earn another win at the second round of GNCC…

GBC Tires Presents the 13th Annual Heartland Challenge

GBC tires returns for another year of racing with the 13th Annual Heartland Challenge.  As in previous races, the challenge will be located in beautiful Carlisle, Iowa and will feature racers from across the country all looking to secure a win in what is often considered one of the nation’s most demanding off road races. Featuring a wide variety of obstacles and race conditions, the Heartland race has been known to push athletes to the limit both mentally and physically. GBC tires has been a proud sponsor of the…

ATVMX & GNCC Provide Free Tickets to Veterans for 2020 Season

The ATV Motocross National Championship (ATVMX) and The Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series presented by Specialized, both AMA National Championships recognizes the sacrifices made by our service men and women and is pleased to announce the continuation of their partnership with the Veterans Tickets Foundation. This generous effort will provide military veterans with the opportunity to obtain free admission at 8 of the ATVMX rounds and 13 for GNCC. ATV Motocross and Racer Productions will donate 40 tickets to Vet…

Beau Baron Takes WORCS Pro ATV Win at Opener

Beau Baron fought through pain to get a jump on defending his 2019 Pro ATV title winning the season opening round of the Rocky Mountain ATV MC WORCS Series presented by Polaris RZR and Dirt Wheels. The event was held at Buffalo Bill’s Resort and Casino. Mike Sloan finished second, ahead of Evan Spooner. Logan Huff and 2019 Pro-Am titleholder Ricardo Gonzalez completed the top five. Kenny Sanford won the Pro-Am race. The event was held on the combined off-road, endurocross, and short course track in the desert town on…

2020 DAKAR RALLY UTV & QUAD RESULTS

2020 marked the first year that the UTV class of Dakar was won by an American. Casey Currie took first place in a Monster Energy Can-Am Maverick. Another American team placed in the top ten for 2020, also from team Can-Am. Although there were no Americans ranked in the quad class, the fact that these racers were able to complete this monumental race deserves to be recognized.

Beau Baron Takes Pro ATV Win at Honolulu Hills WORCS

Beau Baron fought through dusty conditions to nab his sixth Pro ATV victory of the season in the Rocky Mountain ATV MC WORCS Series presented by Polaris RZR and Dirt Wheels at Honolulu Hills Raceway. Mike Sloan finished second followed by Travis Miranda. Kenny Sanford won the Pro-Am race. The event was held on the combined motocross and desert off-road course west of Bakersfield. Arid weather and warm temperatures combined to dry out the silty course and make for difficult racing conditions. The jumps and big air of the…

Beau Baron Takes Third in a Row at Mesquite MX WORCS

Beau Baron won his third consecutive Pro ATV race during the Rocky Mountain ATV MC WORCS Series presented by Polaris RZR and Dirt Wheels racing weekend at Mesquite MX. Baron padded his points lead with the win, ahead of defending champion Mike Sloan and Logan Huff. Rain hit the track prior to the ATV event and let up just at the start. The moisture was welcomed as he made for perfect conditions on the sandy desert off road and motocross circuit. Baron took the holeshot at the start, but Sloan stayed with him for the…