Inaugural Pit Bike State Championship to Take Place at Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Mason-Dixon GNCC

Inaugural Pit Bike State Championship to Take Place at Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Mason-Dixon GNCC

TimeFriday, August 30, 2019 | 2:00 PM
TimeFriday, August 30, 2019 | 2:00 PM

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Inaugural Pit Bike State Championship to Take Place
at Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Mason-Dixon GNCC
Ten States Will Battle for First-Ever Pit Bike State Champion Honors

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (August 30, 2019) – The second annual running of the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Mason-Dixon GNCC in Mount Morris, Pennsylvania will see an additional event added to an action-packed weekend of racing. The inaugural Pit Bike State Championship is slated to take place on the evening of Saturday, September 28, 2019 and will see ten different states take to a unique pit bike racecourse to crown a Pit Bike State Champion.

Ten different states will take to a unique pit bike racecourse to crown a Pit Bike State Champion at the Mason-Dixon GNCC on Saturday, Sept. 28.
Ten different states will take to a unique pit bike racecourse to crown a Pit Bike State Champion at the Mason-Dixon GNCC on Saturday, Sept. 28. Rodney Webb

Each state will have a Team Captain who selects three riders to compete in the event. All riders will race aboard equally prepared Yamaha TTR 110 machines provided by Motozilli Yamaha of Warren, Ohio. Each state will be assigned one machine that all three of their riders will compete upon in different motos. Competitors must have photo identification showing their residence of the state they are competing for and all riders must have matching numbers on their jersey. Race numbers per state will be assigned in advance and for the inaugural event will be numbered 2 through 11. 

Current Confirmed Team Captains per state are as follows:
Pennsylvania – Barry Hawk
Ohio – Fred Andrews
Indiana – David Quillen
Wisconsin – Jamie Fox Vance
Tennessee – Chuck Lemaster 

Currently there are several other states waiting on a confirmation of a Team Captain who will select riders. However, if you would like to be a Team Captain of your respective state, you should contact Jared Bolton at [email protected] to express your interest.

For more information on the GNCC series, visit the official website at www.gnccracing.com or call (304) 284-0084. Join the conversation on the series Facebook page, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and be sure to always hashtag #GNCC.

About GNCC Racing

The AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Specialized 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 2,400 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., Central America, South America, 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.