2021 Moto Heroes

GNCC Racing is proud to continue bringing an AMSOIL Moto Hero to each round of the 2021 series. Racers, fans and industry personnel are welcome to nominate themselves or someone they know for this prestigious honor, who is either currently serving in the military, retired from the military, or is a first or former first responder. A new Moto Hero will be recognized at each GNCC event.

Each AMSOIL Moto Hero is awarded an $250 AMSOIL Shopping spree, Kanati Lite Truck tires from GBC, a commemorative American flag courtesy of Columbia Flag & Sign Co. along with a certificate from their store, 100% Goggles and ARMA will be donated a Black Edition – ProKit full of ARMA supplements and gear.

To nominate yourself or someone you know, click HERE.

2021 AMOSIL Moto Heroes

Round 1 - Big Buck

Jason Flynn was nominated and awarded the AMSOIL Moto Hero at round one. Flynn served in the United States Marine Corps, both in active duty and in the reserves for 20 years. He was deployed five times to three different continents including Iraq where he was assigned to units in Ramadi and Fallujah. Flynn raced Motocross and was named by Jason Weigandt in 2003 as “The Flying Captain,” but in 2004 the USMC moved him to Oklahoma and then onto deployment. After retiring from racing for 15 years, Flynn has reemerged to enjoy the GNCC Series. Flynn raced in the Super Senior B (45+) class at and would bring home the class win. Thank you for your service Jason Flynn!

Jason Flynn
Jason Flynn Ken Hill

Round 2 - Wild Boar

Joe Bromley of Warrington, PA. Joe is 27 years old, and raced in the Warrior class. He recently completed his duties in the U.S. Coast Guard, station in Norfolk, Virginia. Bromley was part of the Operation Specialist (S2) and served on the USCG Cutter “Dependable.” He was a boarding team officer and sharpshooter as well as serving in drug interdiction, lifesaving operations, air traffic controller and navigations. Joe is also an 11-Time AMA National Champion in Flat Track and Hare Scrambles.

Joe Bromley
Joe Bromley

Round 3 - The General

The General AMSOIL Moto Hero went to Kentucky’s Chris Sumner. Chris has been racing GNCC for over 10 years, and is from Cadiz, Kentucky. Chris served in the Army; 4th infantry and 1st Special Forces Operations Detachment – Delta. Chris was nominated by 16 of his family and fellow competitors, including Ryan Sipes.

Round 4 - Camp Coker Bullet

The Camp Coker Bullet Moto Hero was awarded to Monterey, Tennessee’s Greg Phillips. Phillips currently leads the Warrior class points standings. He has served in the National Guard, worked as a Police Officer for over 20 years and also worked as a private investigator for the DA. Greg was awarded a $250 AMSOIL shopping spree, Kanati Lite truck tires from GBC, a commemorative American Flag courtesy of Columbia Flag & Sign Co. along with a certificate from their store. 100% Goggles also donated goggles for each moto hero in 2021, while ARMA has sent a black edition – pro kit full of ARMA supplements and gear.

Greg Phillips
Greg Phillips

Round 5 - Tiger Run

Tiger Run AMSOIL Moto Hero: Michael Warren. Hailing from Chepachet, Rhode Island, Warren is 46 years old and is currently racing in the Warrior Bike class. He sits 4th in the points standings, but also is an intricate part of the Pit Crew for his son who races in the afternoon bike race. Warren joined the Military in 1993 and is currently serving in the United States Air Force as a Senior Master Sergeant (E-8). He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2014 and will be deployed to an undisclosed location in January 22. Warren went home with a $250 AMSOIL Shopping Spree, Kanati Truck Tires from GBC, a Commemorative American Flag from Columbia Flag & Sign Co. plus a gift certificate for their online store. He also earned a pair of 100% military appreciation goggles and an ARMA Black Edition Box full of supplements and gear.

Michael Warren
Michael Warren

Round 6 - Hoosier

The Hoosier AMSOIL Moto Hero was awarded to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s Angelo Sciarretti. Angelo served in the United States Navy as a Petty Officer 3rd E4. He was deployed to Japan from 2014 until 2018. Angelo served in the West Pacific and was part of The Valiant Shield in 2016. He served on the USS Stethem. He races in the Warrior class, which is a new championship class this year and is for active or retired military. He goes home with a $250 AMSOIL Shopping Spree, Kanati Truck Tires from GBC, a Commemorative American Flag from Columbia Flag & Sign Co. plus a gift certificate for their online store. He also earned a pair of 100% military appreciation goggles and an ARMA Black Edition Box full of supplements and gear.

Angelo Sciarretti pictured with WXC racers, Becca Sheets & Korie Steede and MX Legends Travis Pastrana & Ryan Sipes.
Angelo Sciarretti pictured with WXC racers, Becca Sheets & Korie Steede and MX Legends Travis Pastrana & Ryan Sipes.

Round 7 - The John Penton

The AMSOIL Moto Hero went to Trevison Brunton, father of Gear Rep and racer Steven Brunton. Trevison is a World War II Veteran, and was drafted into the Korean War, serving in the United States Armed Forces. He is 91 years holding hailing from Port Orange, Florida. Trevison comes from a long line of military service as his father, siblings, wife and kids all served in the military. A Special Thanks to AMSOIL, GBC Tires, Columbia Sign and Flag Co., 100% Goggles and ARMA for their continued support of the GNCC Moto Hero program.

Trevison Brunton with son Steve by his side.
Trevison Brunton with son Steve by his side.

Round 8 - Mason-Dixon

The Mason-Dixon AMSOIL Moto Hero recipient was Pennsylvania’s own, Doug Whitmer. Doug served in the Pennsylvania National Guard as a Staff Sargent, and he was an airborne & air assault instructor. Doug was a GNCC Pro ATV racer from 1987 through 1991 and then was the mechanic for 8-time Champion, Barry Hawk. Doug continues to work in the GNCC Racing community as a mechanic on the Coastal GASGAS Factory Racing Team and has two boys that race in the 250 A (Cole Whitmer) and 250 B (Lane Whitmer) classes. He goes home with a $250 AMSOIL Shopping Spree, Kanati Truck Tires from GBC, a Commemorative American Flag from Columbia Flag & Sign Co. plus a gift certificate for their online store. He also earned a pair of 100% military appreciation goggles and an ARMA Black Edition Box full of supplements and gear.

Doug Whitmer
Doug Whitmer

Round 9 - Snowshoe

Round 10 - The Mountaineer

Round 11 - Burr Oak

Round 12 - Buckwheat 100

Round 13 - Ironman

2020 Moto Heroes

Big BuckTravis Snelson
Wild BoarCory Pancake
The GeneralDavid Parsons
BulldogBlake Thompson
Camp Coker BulletShawn Mingus
High PointLouis Olian
The John PentonWesley Smith
High VoltageScott Dowlin
The MountaineerKen Hill
Burr OakTroy Stanley
Mason-DixonAustin Franklin
IronmanDevon Manciocchi & James Williams
Buckwheat 100Matt Noe

2019 Moto Heroes

EventName
WILD BOARZachary Rohr
THE GENERALErin Hendershot
STEELE CREEKKristin Power
CAMP COKER BULLETWilliam O'Brien
X-FACTORShawn Remington
THE JOHN PENTONSteve Pallo
TOMAHAWKTodd Squire
SNOWSHOEJoe Gower
HIGH VOLTAGEBrian Swead
BLACK SKYTom Levesque
MASON-DIXONHerschel Mathews
MOUNTAINEERKeith Fidura
IRONMANGarry Hall