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Exciting Sponsor Roster Announced for 2020 GNCC Race Season

Exciting Sponsor Roster Announced for 2020 GNCC Race Season

Friday, February 21, 2020 | 4:35 PM
Friday, February 21, 2020 | 4:35 PM


Kayla Bolton
(304) 284-0084
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Exciting Sponsor Roster Announced for 2020 GNCC Race Season
New and Returning Sponsors Debut Tomorrow at the Big Buck GNCC Opener 

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (February 21, 2020) – With the 2020 Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series presented by Specialized, an AMA National Championship kicking off this weekend, February 22-23, at the Big Buck GNCC in Union, South Caroline, Racer Productions is excited to welcome back many returning sponsors, introduce new ones and give thanks for their ongoing support of the World’s premier off-road racing series.

Specialized returns as Presenting Sponsor of the series for the second-straight year. The Specialized Victory Lane will host the top three racers of each race, from micros to pros, throughout the entire 46th Annual GNCC season.  The Specialized Team will be on hand at each and every round to showcase the latest in eMTB turbo technology and offer demo rides for their Levo and Kenevo models all weekend long.

Specialized returns as Presenting Sponsor of the series for the second-straight year. The Specialized Team will be on hand at each and every round to showcase the latest in eMTB turbo technology.
Specialized returns as Presenting Sponsor of the series for the second-straight year. The Specialized Team will be on hand at each and every round to showcase the latest in eMTB turbo technology. Ken Hill

Monster Energy promises to rock the series on and off the track again with its technical Monster Mile obstacle at every round, as well as its signature evening concert series. Last season Monster Energy thrilled GNCC fans with three concerts featuring top talent like Davisson Brothers at Snowshoe and Craig Morgan at Ironman.

Parts Unlimited, long-time series supporter and leader in motorcycle and ATV parts distribution, returns for another exciting season of off-road racing.  Along with its family of brands, including Moose Racing, Moose Utility and Thor, Parts Unlimited continues to support the sport on and off the track, including greeting every rider at the end of every race with a cool drink at the Moose Racing Cooldown Zone

Rocky MountainATV/MC continues its support of the Rocky Mountain Fast Track Registration Program. Racers who pre-register for an event will receive a $20 Race Gas credit redeemable on any product that Rocky Mountain ATV/MC carries.  Last season Rocky Mountain paid out over $134,000 in Fast Track gift credits to GNCC racers through this program.

Yamaha Racing is back in a big way as well as the Official Utility Vehicle of GNCC Racing.  The GNCC Track Crew puts a pounding on its equipment scouting, laying out and maintaining GNCC racecourses, as well as the entire event infrastructure, over a grueling race weekend.  Yamaha provides the best equipment to meet the demanding needs the GNCC Track Crew.

New this year to the series is Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI).  As the Official Technical Institute of GNCC Racing, MMI seeks to provide education opportunities to racers and fans in the motorsports technical field.  MMI has also stepped up as the official presenting sponsor of RacerTV, providing live coverage from all 13 GNCC events, for a total of 27 broadcasts and 66 hours of live GNCC Racing.

Also new at the premiere level is ARMA as the Official Sports Nutrition. ARMA provides “ammunition for your body” to keep riders performing at their highest potential.  ARMA sources only the highest quality ingredients combined with the experience of world-class athletes like Jeremy McGrath, Chad Reed and Adam Cianciarulo, that understand what is needed to win.

FMF continues to power the series and provide major support for the FMF XC3 Class, paying out $13,000 in rider purse.  Each race features an FMF Power Point track section, where machine power can separate riders.

Once again the Official Fuel of the series is #MoreThanRaceFuel, VP Racing Fuels.  With an expanded product line featuring coolants and lubricants, VP Racing Fuels can meet the needs of every rider’s machine.

Hoosier Tires joins Dunlop as the Official Motorcycle Tires of GNCC, and GBC Tires and CST Tires continue as co-ATV tire sponsors of the series.  Also returning at a premiere level are: All Balls Racing, Bell Helmets, HBD Grafx, and the longest supporting sponsor of the series – Wiseco.

Ken Hill

100% returns as not only the Official Goggle of GNCC, but the support behind the 100% Hometown Heroes program.  This program equips GNCC racers to become ambassadors and promote their favorite sport to new audiences in their local communities.  Racers participate in grassroots marketing, like contacting local media outlets, school newspapers and distributing posters at various local attractions.  Participating riders are rewarded with a free pair of 100% goggles and free race entry.

Longtime rider supporter BNR Motorsports joins the series sponsor roster, stepping up for an additional $1,200 for the 4x4 Pro Holeshot.  Back in the sponsor stable after a few years’ absence is Rekluse. The Rekluse auto clutch technology offers a significant race advantage to GNCC athletes.  We’re glad to have them back.

The Series also welcomes back returning sponsors:  All Balls, Alpinestars, Bell Helmets, Cometic Gasket, Derisi Racing, Factory Connection, Fox Racing, HBD Graphx, KTM, Tire Spine, Twin Air, Mid-State Chevy, Westfield Powersports, Lojaks Cycle, Toms Marines Sales & Service and Moto Tees.

For more information on the GNCC series, visit the official website at 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 Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Specialized is the World’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 two and three-hour GNCC races lead as many as 2,400 riders through racetracks 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, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Central and South America. For more information, please visit

About eMTB Racing

The Specialized Turbo eMTB GNCC National Championship brings off-road racing and pedal-assist or electric bicycles together for an eight-round championship produced by Racer Productions. Much like a typical cross-country racing event, these races feature varied terrain featuring hills, rocks, roots, and more, but are limited to electric or pedal assist model mountain bikes only. For more information, please visit

How to Watch

MAVTV and are the official homes for coverage of the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) events. MAVTV will broadcast 30: post-race highlight shows of all 13 ATV and (13) Bike Pro races, plus the Loretta Lynn eMTB North American Championship, for a total of 27 broadcasts. will also provide live streaming coverage of the 2 PA (EST) Pro ATV and 1 PM (EST) Pro Bike races from each event. Catch all the action at

About the American Motorcyclist Association

Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world's largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders' interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit Not a member? Join the AMA today: