Factory FMF/KTM rider Kailub Russell clinched the 2014 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series Championship with a victory Sunday at the Mountain Ridge GNCC. Russell was powered to his fifth consecutive win and second consecutive GNCC XC1 Pro Championship by VP Racing Fuels’ T4™ blend for powersports.
Russell clinched the title two rounds early while his KTM-backed teammate, Grant Baylor, had a stellar day as well. Baylor, also powered by T4, captured his fourth consecutive win in the class and took home second overall for the day.
Despite tough weather conditions Factory Husqvarna’s newly crowned National Enduro Champion Andrew DeLong finished third in Rd. 11, the Mountain Ridge GNCC after rain left the rocky course extremely slippery.
DeLong called it a tough day, as he battled with the stacked field and the wet conditions on his FC 350, but still managed to finish on the XC1 Pro podium with his third-place finish.
Andrew DeLong may not have experienced the race weekend he'd been hoping for but despite torrential rains, endless mud, huge ruts, extreme track conditions and a stacked field of competitors he wrapped it up with another top 10 finish at the Steel City GNCC.
DP Brakes, world leader in sintered brake technology, has announced that they will be sponsoring an extensive number of ATV riders and teams in 2014.
DP Brakes, world leader in sintered braking technology, has announced its MX/SX and off-road sponsorship lineup for 2014.
Larry Mills, president of DP Brakes and Clutches North America, said, “We are very proud to once again be sponsoring an impressive list of high profile teams, and individual riders, for the upcoming racing season. The lineup is proof of our commitment to the sport.”
This month I only had one race which was final round of the GNCC also known as the Ironman. It was my first GNCC race and I am glad to say I finished in 2nd place, which I have been told is the highest place of any Canadian rider to date.
Corona, CA - July 30, 2013 - After sitting on the sidelines for six weeks with a broken hand, Fred Andrews Racing (FAR) Husqvarna's Andrew DeLong is getting back into the swing of things. DeLong returned to racing at the Rattlesnake National Enduro in Cross Fork, Pennsylvania where he carded a seventh-place finish.
A mere four days after having dominated the opening round of the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series, XC2-class racer Andrew DeLong backed it up with another victory, this time at The General GNCC in Washington, Georgia.