Valcourt, Quebec, July 10, 2008 - With a sweep of the morning 4x4 classes, Can-AmTM OutlanderTM ATVs wrapped up two championships and have one more within grasp. At the Mountain Ridge GNCC, Team Warnert Racing / Can-Am's Clifton Beasley won his ninth race in a row on his Outlander 500 ATV and remained unbeaten in the class to win the 4x4 Lites championship.
In the same race session, Can-Am X-Team racer Bryan Buckhannon also continued his perfect record by winning 4x4 Open class on his Outlander 800 ATV and also wrapped up a class championship. Buckhannon finished in front of Team Warnert / Can-Am Outlander 800 ATV racer Scott Kilby. In the 4x4 Limited class, Michael Swift of Team Warnert Racing / Can-Am won the class by more than six minutes and needs one more win to wrap up the 4x4 Limited class championship.
"Our congratulations go out to Cliff, Bryan and their entire teams" said Del Bohlman, Product, Media Relation and Racing Manager for Can-Am ATVs at BRP. "When we plan out our season, our goal is the same for every class we enter: championships. Cliff and Bryan have amazed us with their consistent winning and their reward is a championship with four rounds to go."
During the XC 1 Pro-class race, two DS 450 riders finished in the top 10 of the premier class on a course that saw many failures due to the rocky terrain. Team Warnert Racing / Can-Am teammates Chris Jenks and Chris Bithell both raced to top-10 finishes aboard their race-prepped ATVs.
"Today was a big day! I may have the championship wrapped up, but I'd still like to go out there and win all the races."
"I can't tell you how exciting it is to wrap up a championship with four rounds to go and also before the break. I will return ready to keep my streak of wins going."
The summer break is now upon the racers; round ten will take the racers to the Snowshoe GNCC near Snowshoe, W.V. The race will take place on September 13 and BRP will be offering free demo rides of its Can-Am ATVs on site. Visit www.can-amxteam.com for more details and race results.
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