GNCC Racing Family Mourns the Loss of Matthew Blankenship
Racer Productions is saddened to hear about the passing of GNCC racer, Matthew Blankenship, of Greenwood, Indiana, whose life was cut short at the age of 19 this past Saturday, October 25, 2020. Matthew had been a part of the GNCC family since his first race in 2014 at the Limestone 100 where he raced in the Schoolboy (13-15) C class finishing 16th in his class.
In 2018 Matthew earned the College A ATV National Championship after earning five class wins and nine top-10 finishing positions. Matthew moved up to the XC2 Pro-Am class in 2019, finishing out the year 8th in the class. Matthew finished second in his home state of Indiana at round 5, X-Factor GNCC, last year.
Visitation will be from 12 – 6 p.m. at G.H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home, 1605 S. State Road 135, Greenwood, Indiana, on Saturday, October 31. His life will be celebrated on Sunday, November 1 at 12 p.m. at the funeral home stated above. Matthew will be laid to rest at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.ghherrmann.com. Full obituary, visitation and funeral arrangements can be found online HERE.