Monster Energy Welcomes GNCC Great Fred Andrews To Its Stable Of Powersports Athletes

April 17, 2006 6:44am

Monster Energy backs former AMA Grand National Cross Country Series champion and two-time AMA National Hare Scrambles champ

CARLSBAD, Calif., (April 14, 2006) – Over the river and through the woods – and blowing right past grandma’s house – is the newest addition to the stable of champion Monster Energy-backed powersports athletes – Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series star Fred Andrews.

“Fast Freddy” as he’s known in the highly popular eastern form of cross country endurance off-road motorcycle racing (aka GNCC’s), entered this form of motorcycle competition just for kicks a number of years back following a successful career as a privateer motocross racer. And wouldn’t you know it, Andrews won the title (’93) and has been one of the series’ top competitors and fan-favorite riders ever since.

“We’re looking forward to having Monster aboard this summer as our official energy drink,” said Andrews. “Good to be back with Kawasaki this year and, like with motocross, the Monster Energy product and Kawis make for a solid combination. We’ll work hard to put Monster up on the box here through out the summer and this coming fall on the GNCC tour.”

Through four races this year on the GNCC tour, Andrews, who hails from Ohio, is in fifth place overall – his top finish in the grueling cross country event being a 5th place at “The General” in Washington, Ga. Andrews returns to action the weekend of April 22-23 at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., for Round Five of the GNCC tour.

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