Morgantown, W. Va. (January 6, 2012) - Follow the fastest UTV Racers in the country as they compete in the Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series, America's Premiere Off-Road Racing Series. Watch as factory-supported teams of two, (driver and co-pilot) race UTV's through the mud, rock and wooded terrain this Sunday, January 8, at 6 p.m. on NBC Sports Network.
This week, RacerTV features some of the top names in UTV Racing, such as Polaris National Guard's William Yokley, Coastal National Guard's Scott Kiger and Factory Can-Am/Foremost Insurance/Warner Racing's Jeremie Dudding and Team NC Powersports' Kyle Chaney.
UTV Racing will once again be featured next Sunday, January 15, at 5 p.m. Stay up-to-date with RacerTV's coverage of the GNCC Series on NBC Sports Network. Click HEREto see a complete list of viewing times.
The 2012 Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series kicks off once again in Florida in conjunction with Daytona Bike Week on March 10-13. ATV practice will take place on Saturday and racing on Sunday, followed by bike practice on Monday and racing on Tuesday. For more information visit www.gnccracing.com.
The Can-Am Grand National Cross Country series is America's premier off-road racing series. Founded in 1975, the 13-round championship is produced exclusively by Racer Productions. Cross-country racing is one of the most physically demanding sports in the world. The grueling three-hour GNCC races lead as many as 1,500 riders through tracks 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. Riders compete for more than $3 million in prize money, which draws talent from all over the U.S., Europe, Australia and New Zealand. GNCC Racing is televised and airs every week on the Versus Network. For more information, please visit www.gnccracing.com.
Racer TV, LLC is a West Virginia based production firm and broadcast show specializing in the creation of original powersports programming for television and Internet broadcast. Aired weekly on the VERSUS Network, Racer TV features motocross and off-road motorcycle, ATV and snowmobile racing and events every Sunday.
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