MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (Jan. 8, 2008) – Racer Productions, promoters of the
Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series, announced today that
Kawasaki will offer more than $500,000 in 2008 Contingency monies for
ATVs and Bikes in the 2008 Can-Am GNCC Series. Kawasaki will be
offering $343,100 for bike participants and $168,900 for ATV riders
throughout the 13-round off-road series.
Kawasaki Contingency Coordinator, Sue Graff, stated: "We're excited to
again partner with the GNCC in 2008. GNCC pits the best of the best
against each other on both bikes and ATVs on some of the most
challenging race venues in North America, and we're please to be a
part of that."
The 2008 GNCC season kicks off March 1-4 at The Triton in Melbourne,
Fla. ATV's will practice Saturday, March 1 and race Sunday, March 2.
Bikes will practice Monday, March 3 and race Tuesday, March 4. For
more information, visit www.gnccracing.com.
About GNCC Racing
The Can-Am Grand National Cross Country series is America's premier
off-road racing series. Founded in 1973, 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 1,800 riders through tracks
ranging in length from eight to 12 miles, competing for more than $3
million in prizes. With varied terrain, including hills, woods, mud,
dirt, rocks and motocross sections, GNCC events are tests of both
survival and speed. GNCC featured sponsors include: Can-Am, Parts
Unlimited, Moose, Maxxis, Pirelli, Wiseco, Acerbis, Elka, GEICO,
Klotz, FMF, ITP and Weekend Warrior. Associate sponsors include
Alpine-stars, BRP, Cometic, HiPer Technology, Laegers, Moose Utility
Division, The National Guard, Ogio, Powersport Grafx, Rekluse, REM,
Scott, Thor, Tire Balls, Twin Air, and MotoTee's. Media Sponsors
include Cycle News, Dirt Rider, Racer X Illustrated, Mini Rider, Trail
Rider, ATV Rider, ATV Sport, ATVRiders.com and ATV Insider. For more
information, please visit www.gnccracing.com.