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YFZ450R WOODS MACHINE

-- Cole Richardson’s GNCC Yamaha racer --  By the staff of Dirt Wheels,  Photos by Ken Hill It takes a lot to become a pro ATV racer. You need commitment to put your all into each race, every practice lap and have the willingness to put your wellbeing on the line to place a foot on the podium. Countless hours are spent wrenching, working out your body and psyche, all while honing your skills on the quad to become one of the best. None of those facts matter, though, if you don’t have a great machine to pilot in the…

TWO IN A ROW FOR WALKER FOWLER

This AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series presented by Specialized, an AMA National Championship, headed to Georgia for The Specialized General GNCC. WFR/GBC/Fly Racing/Yamaha's Walker Fowler jumped out to the early lead, grabbing the $250 Wiseco XC1 holeshot award. As the race wore on Fowler would continue to hold the lead position, ultimately earning his second-straight win of the season. OBOR/Moose Racing/Parts Unlimited/McGill Mafia's Adam McGill came through mid-pack on the opening lap, however…

2019 GNCC Schedule!

AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series Announces 2019 Schedule. Micro Racing Expands to 12-Rounds while eMTB Racing Increases to Eight Rounds.

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…

CST Athlete Spotlight: Brycen Neal

Many little boys want to be just like Dad when they grow up, which is why Brycen Neal began racing at five years old on a pw50 at the local motocross track. His love for the sport grew and carried him to earn 16 different title wins over his career. With that kind of pedigree, it easy to see that this pro puts stock in the products that help him succeed. Brycen took third in the XC1 Pro class over the weekend at the Ironman GNCC. We asked him what it takes to get to the podium. “The maintenance program is the most…

AMSOIL Snowshoe GNCC Women’s Race Report

On the weekend of June 23 and 24, the ninth round of the 2018 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series, an AMA National Championship took place at the Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Snowshoe is one of the more gnarly races on the GNCC circuit, as well as one of the toughest courses in the country. In a throwback to the famed Blackwater 100, the start is a live-engine downhill start on the main street of Snowshoe village. The unique two-loop layout at Snowshoe means that the morning riders got to cover over seventeen…

Chris Borich Conquers Snowshoe Mountain For First Win of 2018

The AMSOIL Snowshoe event is one of the most anticipated rounds of the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series, an AMA National Championship, and this year it was no different. This event is a tribute race dedicated to the infamous and legendary Blackwater 100 as it honors that historical race each year. With an abundance of rainfall prior to the race, and on-and-off showers through the race, the GNCC ATV riders would try and conquer a very wet and treacherous mountain. As the 1 p.m. race took off rain showers…

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…

GNCC Women’s Race Report: Wiseco John Penton

On May 26 and May 27 round seven of the 2018 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series, an AMA National Championship took place. The Wiseco John Penton is hosted at Sunday Creek Raceway, a motocross track in Southern Ohio which frequently hosts Loretta Lyn's Amateur National Motocross qualifiers. GNCC has been traveling to Millfield, Ohio, since 1990, and the round is named after John Penton, a great innovator and leader in American off-road racing who is also from Ohio. The soil is primarily clay that is slippery…

Brycen Neal and Walker Fowler Battle for Home State Overall Win

The 2018 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series, an AMA National Championship continues this weekend, May 26 and 27, with the 29th Annual Wiseco John Penton GNCC. Not only is this event the longest running GNCC race of the series, but it also pays homage to the legendary John Penton who pioneered numerous modern advancements in the world of off-road racing. Coming just two weeks after the X-Factor Whitetails GNCC, The John Penton GNCC marks the halfway mark through the 2018 season. This could result in a change…

X-Factor Whitetails GNCC Women’s Race Report

Round six of the 2018 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series, an AMA National Championship took place on Saturday, April 21st and Sunday, April 22nd. This marked the second running of the X-Factor Whitetails GNCC in Peru, Indiana. The X-Factor hunting preserve sits on over 1,200 acres of forest and fields. The ranch, and the GNCC round are named after the record-breaking deer that sent shockwaves through the world of whitetails, X Factor. The course is a faster one, with sweeping grass tracks and fast, flowing…