Moose Racing Announces $31,000 Contingency Program For GNCC Series - Dirt Rider Magazine

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (February 1, 2008) - Moose Racing continues its support for America's largest off-road racing series, the Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series, with the 2008 Moose Racing contingency program. Racers who purchase gear at participating Parts Unlimited/Moose Racing retailers and race at least 10 GNCC events will receive free gloves, as well as up to $200 in free race gear. The new program will reward up to $15,000 in new gear and gloves.The new program is an addition to Moose Racing's existing contingency plan, which awards GNCC Class Champions with a complete Moose Racing outfit, consisting of Moose racing pants, jersey and gloves, as well as THOR Racing boots. With GNCC Series hosting 65 classes in 2008, that,s an additional contingency package of $26,000, bringing the total program to $31,000.Complete information on the Moose Racing Contingency program is available at the all-new Can-Am GNCC Website, The 2008 GNCC tour will feature over $3 million in contingency and prizes, making it the richest off-road series in the nation.Beyond contingency, Parts Unlimited and Moose Racing will support the sport by hosting four dinner shows at the GNCC events in 2008. The selected rounds are the Triton GNCC in Melbourne, Florida, the Steele Creek GNCC in Morganton, North Carolina, the Spartan GNCC in Sparta, Kentucky, and the Ironman GNCC in Crawfordsville, Indiana. In Florida, Parts Unlimited will serve dinner on Monday, in North Carolina and Indiana it will serve dinner on Saturday, and in Kentucky it will serve dinner on Friday. As always, the top Moose Racing pro riders will serve the dinner to the racers, including GNCC Champions David Knight and Bill Ballance. Music and entertainment are also planned for each event.The 2008 Can-Am GNCC Series kicks off at the Triton GNCC in Melbourne, Fla., with ATVs hitting the trails on Sunday, March 2 and motorcycles on Tuesday, March 4.About GNCC Racing
The Can-Am Grand National Cross Country series is America,s premier off-road racing series. Founded in 1973, 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 1,800 riders through tracks ranging in length from eight to 12 miles, competing for more than $3 million in prizes. With varied terrain, including hills, woods, mud, dirt, rocks and motocross sections, GNCC events are tests of both survival and speed. GNCC featured sponsors include: Can-Am, Parts Unlimited, Moose, Maxxis, Pirelli, Wiseco, Acerbis, Elka, GEICO, Klotz, FMF, ITP and Weekend Warrior. Associate sponsors include Alpine-stars, BRP, Cometic, HiPer Technology, Laegers, Moose Utility Division, The National Guard, Ogio, Powersport Grafx, Rekluse, REM, Scott, Thor, Twin Air, and MotoTee's. For more information, please visit Racer Productions
A West Virginia-based motorcycle and ATV event production company, Racer Productions has been a leader in the off-road racing industry for more than 30 years. It,s repertoire of events includes the 13-round Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series, since 1973; The Kawasaki/Monster Energy High Point National in Mount Morris, Pa., since 1977; The ATV Dirt Days at Loretta Lynn,s Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., since 1985; The U.S. World Motocross Gran Prix at Steel City Raceway in Delmont, Pa. in 1987; The Monster Energy/Kawasaki Steel City National, since 1988; The ATV Stampede National Motocross at High Point Raceway, since 1994; The Wrangler ATV National Motocross at Oak Hill Raceway in Decatur, Texas, since 2006; The AMA Pro ATV Open at Steel City in 2007; as well as numerous other amateur motocross events. In addition, Racer Productions staffs the prestigious Air Nautiques/AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn,s Ranch, since 1982. For more information, please visit