Valcourt, Québec, March 14, 2011 – Can-Am GNCC racers had a successful weekend of racing taking five of a possible nine overall podium spots in the morning, afternoon and side-by-side racing sessions. Team Warnert Racing / Can-Am XC1 Pro-class pilots kept inching closer to an overall victory with Chris Bithell and Adam McGill taking second and third overall respectively in Washington, Ga., aboard Can-Am DS 450 ATVs. While Team Travelena took the Open Limited class win in a Can-Am Commander 1000 X side-by-side vehicle.
Can-Am GNCC Racers Take five of Nine Overall Podium Spots in GeorgiaPosted on March 16, 2011
“It is good to see success two rounds into the 2011 season,” said Jimmie O’Dell, Race Manager, Can-Am. “From the pro class to the amateurs to the side-by-sides Can-Am was well represented on the overall podiums.”
In the 4×4 classes, Can-Am X-Team racer Bryan Buckhannon took the 4×4 Open win and second overall aboard a Can-Am Outlander 800R X xc, while fellow X-Team racer Cliff Beasley rode his Can-Am Renegade 800R X xc to the U2-class title and third overall in the morning race. Kevin Trantham also had a successful day on his Outlander 500, winning the 4×4 Lites class. Can-Am racers swept the utility podium in Georgia In the 40+ class, Tom Wright took first on his DS 450.
Round two was also the first round for the side-by-side classes and Can-Am saw much success in the debut of the Can-Am Commander 1000 side-by-side vehicle. As mentioned, Team Travelena took the Open Limited class win and in the Open Modified class the Custom Night Krawlers Commander 1000 X took second.
For more information on Can-Am racing, the entire 2011 schedule, the 2011 contingency program and Can-Am DS 450 ATV amateur racer support program, please visit www.can-amxteam.com.
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