A mere four days after having dominated the opening round of the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series, XC2-class racer Andrew DeLong backed it up with another victory, this time at The General GNCC in Washington, Georgia.
DirtWise Riding Schools/ KTM-parts.com / Maxxis Race defending Champ Jason Thomas reports about all the racing action at the acclaimed GNCC Round 1 in River Ranch, Florida.
Corona, CA - March 13, 2013 - Andrew DeLong and the Fred Andrews Racing Husqvarna team sent a strong message to their fellow XC2 competitors at the opening round of the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series by taking a commanding win at the River Ranch, Florida event. DeLong finished the three-hour race with over a one-minute lead, having worked his way into fifth overall, demonstrating that he is a clear threat to the XC2 title this season.
Factory FMF/KTM’s Charlie Mullins topped a stacked field of riders at the 2013 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country season opener in River Ranch, Florida. The win wasn’t exactly handed to the 2011 GNCC champion, though, as teammate Kailub Russell and former XC1 champ Josh Strang and Paul Whibley contested Mullins throughout the full three-hour battle, presenting a lethal combination of some of the roughest and highest speed terrain on the 13-race circuit. XC2 Pro Lites winner Andrew DeLong made waves from the second row, finishing fifth overall in front of an exciting battle for second between reigning XC2 champ Jason Thomas and Pro Motocross star Zach Osborne.
Thursday February 14, 2013. St-Bruno, QC – KTM Canada announces today that 2012 FMSQ Ladies Champion, Felicia Robichaud, has signed with them for another full year of off-road racing! At only 17-years-old, Robichaud has already amassed two FMSQ Ladies Championships, stood on the Canadian National podium and has top-5 finishes in GNCC events. Amazing what could be on her resume before she’s finished college!
Corona, CA - January 29, 2013 - Husqvarna Motorcycles North America (HMNA) enjoyed a very successful racing season in 2012, filled with highlights including Cory Graffunder's X Games medal, and XC2 racer Andrew Delong's historic overall podium finishes in the GNCC series. HMNA is proud to welcome back both Graffunder and Delong in 2013, along with accomplished team members who are poised for another landmark year.
Valcourt, Québec – BRP has stepped up its off-road racing efforts for 2013 after another successful campaign that saw Can-Am racers capture championships across North America, including the SCORE Baja 1000 in Mexico, the 12 Hours of La Tuque in Quebec as well as numerous national championship class titles in the U.S. For the upcoming season, BRP has signed new racers, added more racing circuits and expanded its side-by-side vehicle racing support to include the all-new Can-Am Maverick™1000R.
Morgantown, W. Va. – Racer Productions announces today a change in the 2013 Grand National Cross Country Series schedule. After 29 remarkable years at the Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., the oldest race on the GNCC circuit will not return to the schedule in 2013.
Tuesday November 6, 2012. St-Bruno, QC – KTM is showing no signs of letting up the throttle in Canadian off-road racing. Their latest move comes in the addition of 2012 E1 Canadian Enduro Champion Philippe Chaine. The calm and cool rider is now racing a 2013 KTM 250 XC-F, with direct support from KTM Canada.