Knight Takes GEICO Mountain Ridge GNCC

July 6, 2008 3:16pm

Red Bull KTM's David Knight finally got the momentum back in the Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series, as the defending Series' Champion caputured the GEICO Mountain Ridge GNCC in Somerset, PA, today. Knight edged the winner of the previous GNCC, FMF Suzuki's Josh Strang, with fellow Red Bull KTM rider Nathan Kanney grabbing a podium finish with third. Knight led the whole day, but Strang had to battle Kanney hard for the second spot.

 Paul Whibley took fourth on his FMF Suzuki RM-Z450, while Jason Raines carded fifth on his Am-Pro FMF Yamaha.

Barry Hawk returned to action and snagged sixth on his Am-Pro FMF Yamaha YZ250.

Thad DuVall pulled off his own David Knight-like effort by getting back on top of the XC2 class. DuVall also finished seventh overall. Monster Energy Yamaha's Dustin Gibson scored second on his YZ250F, with Red Bull KTM's Justin Williamson on the podium once again with third.

Full results are posted at GNCC