2012 GNCC Side-by-Side Schedule 0

gncc-logo-4Racer Productions announces today the Side-by-Side (UTV) racing schedule for the 2012 Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series. The six-round UTV series kicks off Saturday, March 17 in Washington, Ga. at The General GNCC and wraps up Saturday, October 20 at the crowd favorite Ironman GNCC in Crawfordsville, Ind.

UTVs compete for one hour on a specially designed course throughout the woods at select GNCC events during the season. UTV competition begins at 4:30 p.m., following the ATV racing program on Saturday afternoon.

“The 2012 UTV schedule is fairly similar to what we ran last season,” said GNCC Trail Boss, Jeff Russell. “By adding the new West Virginia round and John Penton, the UTV schedule is evenly spread throughout the GNCC season and gives competitors time in between rounds to prepare their machines.”

In addition to the two new locations for 2012, UTV racers will return to series favorites such as The General, Big Buck, Powerline Park and Ironman. As part of GNCC Racing’s RacerTV package, highlights of Side-by-Side racing will air on NBC Sports in 2012. Exact air times for RacerTV ‘s coverage of GNCC Racing on NBC Sports will be available after the first of the year.

Round         Race Dates                Event                                Location                            UTV Class
Rd. 1          March 10-13               Westgate River Ranch      River Ranch, FL
Rd. 2          March 17-18               The General                     Washington, GA                UTV
Rd. 3          Mar 31-Apr 1              Steele Creek                    Morganton, NC
Rd. 4          April 14-15                  Big Buck                          Union, SC                          UTV
Rd. 5          April 28-29                  The Mammoth                 Park City, KY
Rd. 6          May 12-13                   Indy 100                         Springville, IN
Rd. 7          May 26-27                   Buckwheat                     Masontown, WV                 UTV
Rd. 8          June 23-24                  Snowshoe                      Snowshoe, WV
Rd. 9          July 7-8                       John Penton                   Millfield, OH                        UTV
Rd. 10        Sep 15-16                   Unadilla                          New Berlin, NY
Rd. 11        Oct 6-7                        Powerline Park               St. Clairsville, OH               UTV
Rd. 12        Oct 20-21                    Ironman                          Crawfordsville, IN               UTV
Rd. 13        Nov 3-4                       Loretta Lynn’s                 Hurricane Mills, TN

The 2012 Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series (motorcycle and ATV) kicks off once again at Westgate River Ranch Resort in River Ranch, Fla., in conjunction with Daytona Bike Week on March 10-13. ATV practice will take place on Saturday and racing on Sunday, followed by bike practice on Monday and racing on Tuesday. For more information visit www.gnccracing.com.

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