FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Progressive Insurance Named Grand National
Cross Country Series Title Sponsor
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (August 25, 2023) – Racer Productions Inc. is excited to welcome Progressive Insurance® as the title sponsor of the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series presented by Specialized, an AMA National Championship, for the next three years sending them into the 2025 season.
The Progressive GNCC Racing Series is the premier cross country racing series in America, hosting 12 rounds of motorcycle and ATV racing and a 9-round eMTB championship schedule for the 2023 season. The series will continue with its 10th round of racing this season in September. The series looks to host over 20,000 racers and 70,000 spectators throughout the year as races continue be held across South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
“This has been a project that has been in the making for quite some time and we are proud to associate the World’s premier off-road ATV and motorcycle racing with the Progressive brand,” said Tim Cotter, Racer Productions Event Director. “We are very excited for the opportunities that this relationship will bring to the series and ultimately our racing families.”
Progressive was established in 1937 and is the country's No. 1 motorcycle insurer.. They earned that top spot through countless years of supporting the two-wheeled and motorsports communities, while learning to understand how to meet the needs of motorcyclists. Progressive offers a variety of insurance policies for auto, home/renters, motorcycles, ATV, boats/PWC, RVs, commercial vehicles and more.
“As the leading motorcycle insurer in the country, we are excited to become the Title Sponsor of the most historic off-road motorcycle series in America,” said Eric Doubler, Progressive Recreational Lines Direct Business Leader. “We look forward to working with the GNCC team to not only join in on these various events, but to also continue our support of the racing community.”
A key upgrade to the GNCC Series this season was the online ticketing option to purchase weekend admission tickets in advance. This option will not only continue to allow racers and fans to get into the event at a discounted rate, but they’ll also be signed up for exclusive offers and information from Progressive and GNCC Racing.
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The 2023 Progressive Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Specialized will continue its season on September 15-17, 2023, with the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Mountaineer GNCC in Beckley, West Virginia at Summit Bechtel Reserve.
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 Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Specialized is the world premier cross country racing series. Founded in 1975, the 12-round motorcycle and ATV championship and 9-round eMTB 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 2,700 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., Central America, South America, Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. GNCC Racing is televised live on RacerTV.com. For more information, please visit www.gnccracing.com.
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 www.americanmotorcyclist.com. Not a member? Join the AMA today: www.americanmotorcyclist.com/membership/join.