Morgantown, W. Va. (October 2, 2012) - Please join the GNCC community in celebrating the life of Glen "Jody" Pritchard this weekend at the ITP Powerline Park GNCC, Round 11 of the 2012 Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series.
On Friday, October 5, Brian Wolf's pit area will host another opportunity to help benefit the Pritchard Family from 3-5 p.m., where t-shirts, stickers and raffle tickets will be available for purchase. The raffle that began at Round 10 in New York will continue through the Ironman GNCC, where the grand drawing will take place. All proceeds will go directly to Ellen Pritchard and family.
Additionally, Dave Simmons will be racing the special #737 Suzuki at Powerline Park with honor and memory of our great racing friend. The Pritchard Family will be attending the race to celebrate Jody's life.
Precision Nutrition Plus: Monetary donation
Zakowski Racing: Monetary donation
Senge Graphics: Stickers, Banners & Flyers
Fox Shox: Free set of Evols Gift Certificate
ITP Tires: (2) Gift Certificates; set of Quad Cross tires & Blackwater tires
HiPer: (2) Gift Certificates for Full sets of Tech 3 front & rear wheels
DP Brakes: (3) Gift Certificates of free brake pads
Powermadd: (2) $50 Gift Certificates
Derisi Racing: (3) Gift Certificates; Shock service for all 3, Honda 450r & Yamaha YFZ standard links
IMS: Free Shift Lever Gift Certificate
GT Thunder: Free Yamaha YFZ front shock conversion Gift certificate / 450r / YFZ chassis skid, YFZ / 400ex swing arm skid
BNR: (3) Gift Certificates for top end service (doesn't include cost of parts)
CV4: (4) Gift Certificates for free hoses
XCountry Photos: (6) Gift Certificates for 25 free photos from the 2012 GNCC season
Racer Productions: (2) Gift Certificates for 2013 Gate Entry only
Ballance Racing: Gift Certificate for free shock service & setup
ATV Four Play: Gift Certificate for a pair of soft bars
Spectator passes run $15 for the full weekend, with pro pit access and pro autographs at no additional charge. On both Saturday and Sunday, the Youth races at 8 a.m., amateurs race at 10 a.m., and the top amateurs and pros race at 1 p.m. Special to this event, Side-by-Side racing will take place Saturday afternoon at 4:30 p.m., following the ATVs.
The track is located at exit 213 off Ohio I-70. Take Route 331 N. just a few yards and make a right onto Hammond Rd for approximately 1 mile. Turn left at Lee Road for another .5 miles. Track is on the right. The track is roughly 15 miles west of Wheeling, W.Va. For more information, visit the series website at www.gnccracing.com.
About GNCC Racing:
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 ten to 12 miles. With varied terrain, including hills, woods, mud, dirt, rocks and motocross sections, GNCC events are tests of both survival and speed and draw talent from all over the U.S., Europe, Australia and New Zealand. GNCC Racing is televised and airs every week on NBC Sports Network. For more information, please visit www.gnccracing.com.