Watch: GNCC This Sunday on NBC Sports NetworkSaturday, January 21, 2012 | 10:20 AM
Morgantown, W. Va. (January 20, 2012) - Follow the fastest 4x4 ATV racers in the country as they compete in the Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series, America's Premiere Off-Road Racing Series. In a special one-hour segment of RacerTV, you can relive the intense 4x4 race season between some of the biggest names in cross-country ATV racing this Sunday, January 22, beginning at 4:30 p.m. EST.
Can-Am X-Team's Bryan Buckhannon and Team UXC/Can-Am's Michael Swift marked one of the most epic battles in GNCC Racing history as they traded off wins in the 4x4 Open class all season, ultimately finishing the year tied in the championship point standings. Tune in this Sunday to see who wins the 4x4 Open title through a nail-biting tiebreaker at the final round of racing in Tennessee.
Beginning at 4:30 p.m., Sunday's show will highlight the first half of the 4x4 Open race season, also including top five finishers Zachary Zakowski, Daryl Rath and Rick Cecco. At 5 p.m., the show switches over to highlights of the second half of the season, where the championship points come down to the wire for most of the tight-knit battles.
GNCC Racing will be featured once again on Sunday, February 12, at 6 p.m. Stay up-to-date with RacerTV's coverage of the GNCC Series on NBC Sports Network. Click HERE to see a complete list of viewing times.
The 2012 Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series kicks off once again in Florida 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.
About GNCC Racing
The Can-Am Grand National Cross Country series is America's premier off-road racing series. Founded in 1975, 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 1,500 riders through tracks ranging in length from eight to 12 miles. With varied terrain, including hills, woods, mud, dirt, rocks and motocross sections, GNCC events are tests of both survival and speed. Riders compete for more than $3 million in prize money, which draws talent from all over the U.S., Europe, Australia and New Zealand. GNCC Racing is televised and airs every week on the Versus Network. For more information, please visit www.gnccracing.com.
About Racer TV
Racer TV, LLC is a West Virginia based production firm and broadcast show specializing in the creation of original powersports programming for television and Internet broadcast. Aired weekly on the VERSUS Network, Racer TV features motocross and off-road motorcycle, ATV and snowmobile racing and events every Sunday.
About NBC Sports Network
NBC Sports Network is the 24/7 cable platform for NBC Sports' rich heritage of unmatched storytelling, best-in-class production and utilizing broad promotion to make big events bigger. Now in more than 75 million homes, NBC Sports Network serves sports fans by airing coverage of the Olympic Games and Trials as well as the National Hockey League (NHL), Major League Soccer (MLS), IZOD IndyCar Series, Tour de France, major college football and basketball, and horse racing surrounding the Triple Crown, among other events. The network's original programming, such as Costas Tonight, NFL Turning Point and NBC SportsTalk, exemplifies NBC Sports' ability to tell stories and provide meaningful, relevant content. The network is also home to the best outdoor programming on television. NBC Sports Network, which prides itself on serving sports fans across multiple platforms, is distributed via cable, satellite and telco operators throughout the United States.