MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – Racer Productions, producers of the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series, would like to congratulate all racers who competed in the SCORE/Baja 1000, which took place in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico over the weekend. Several GNCC Racers were on hand to compete in the legendary event, taking home an impressive string of finishes in the end.
Waynesburg, Pennsylvania’s Scott Kiger captured first place in the L#-19 Stock UTV division, topping nearly 20 teams in the 24-plus-hour competition. On the ATV side, Team UXC Racing’s Michael Swift took home a victory in the M-A ATV 26 Ltd Utility division, while Mike Penland took home second and Don Higbee came in third.
The GNCC Racing family extends their deepest condolences to the friends and family of Kurt Caselli, who died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash while competing in the Baja 1000. Kurt was an integral part of the off-road racing community and his presence will be greatly missed.
The 2013 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series concludes this weekend with the Season Celebration in Morgantown, W. Va., honoring the top ten in each national championship class. For more information on the series, visit www.gnccracing.com.
About GNCC Racing
The AMSOIL 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 2,000 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. The series draws talent from all over the U.S., Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. GNCC Racing is televised weekly on NBC Sports and RacerTV.com. For more information, please visit www.gnccracing.com.