MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (February 27, 2019) – The AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series presented by Specialized, an AMA National Championship is excited to announce over $2.1 million in 2019 OEM Contingency from Yamaha, Kawasaki, KTM, Honda, Husqvarna, Suzuki, and Cobra.
Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A announced its 2019 bLU cRU off-road racing contingency program, which has increased almost five times as much as what was offered in 2018. Yamaha is set to offer $456,950 to GNCC motorcycle racers, and a $10,000 XC1 ATV Championship bonus at the end of the season. To view a breakdown of the 2019 Yamaha off-road contingency program, click HERE.
This season, Kawasaki contingency returns with the Kawasaki Racer Rewards MasterCard® making it easier to win with Kawasaki. Their rewards program can be used wherever MasterCard is accepted, while being able to track and view your account online. Racer Rewards’ funds are credited whenever results are approved, and Pro riders will have the ability to use their MasterCard at any ATM. For the 2019 GNCC season Kawasaki is offering $427,700 in their rewards program and to view the program details with a full breakdown of their off-road contingency, click HERE.
American Honda is set to offer both off-road ATV and motorcycle contingency for the 2019 season with their Red Rider Rewards program. For the motorcycle side they have offered $354,900 and on the ATV side $63,375. Competitors must enroll and verify their registered, qualifying vehicles, and once the results have been approved all the winnings will be issued to your personal XTRM AnyPay digital wallet.
Click HERE to view a full lineup of 2019 GNCC Series Contingency.
Husqvarna Motorcycles is excited to offer its all-new contingency program. Their new program will offer rewards to Husqvarna racers-both amateur and pro-level. Husqvarna has created a special partnership with Hookit and the new RaceHusky.comsite features expanded support and connections between racer, dealer and promoter. For amateur competitors, Husqvarna contingency will be available to use as dealer credit that must be used within one year of the event. Pro competitors earn Husqvarna contingency in specific series and classes that will be sent via check or direct deposit. To learn more and sign up for your Husqvarna Contingency, click HERE. After signing up, make sure you turn on personalized alerts when your Husqvarna rewards are earned and redeemable.
This season KTM North America will be offering $347,750 in KTM Contingency for the GNCC series. Competitors can earn cash (pros) or dealer credits (amateurs) for their finishes at select series across the United States. Manage awards through your account on KTMCash.com, where you can also add KTM bikes and view geo-targeted KTM Contingency races and dealers. Amateur competitors will earn KTM Cash that can be used as dealer credit, while Pro competitors earn cash distributed via debit card. Sign up and learn more HERE for your KTM Cash today, and don’t forget to setup your personalized alerts when awards are earned.
Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. Racing Contingency Program returns strong for the 2019 season. In the GNCC series Suzuki is offering $179,400 in contingency for specific qualifying classes. The program includes track-side support and double contingency payout at selected events. To learn more about Suzuki’s 2019 contingency program and all its benefits, please visit racesuzuki.com.
Cobra Moto returns with their 2019 “Snake Pit” Contingency program, and will be offering $5,600 to 65cc and 50cc racers. Cobra competitors need to create an account to claim their contingency, contingency can be used towards parts, clothing, accessories, and tools. Visit CobraMoto.com to learn more.
To view all of the available contingency for the 2019 season, click HERE. Other companies that provide contingency are Maxxis, CST, DWT, Dunlop, and GBC. Forms for tire contingency are available at the GNCC events in the rider registration trailer.
The series kicks off next weekend, March 9 and 10, in Palatka, Florida with the Moose Racing Wild Boar GNCC. The series continues along the east coast before concluding in Crawfordsville, Indiana with the AMSOIL Ironman GNCC on October 26 and 27.
For more information on the GNCC series, visit the official website at www.gnccracing.com or call (304) 284-0084. Join the conversation on the series Facebook page, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and be sure to always hashtag #GNCC.
About GNCC Racing
The AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Specialized 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 2,400 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. The series draws talent from all over the U.S., Central America, South America, Europe, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. GNCC Racing is televised weekly on NBC Sports and RacerTV.com. For more information, please visit www.gnccracing.com.
About eMTB Racing
The Specialized Turbo eMTB GNCC National Championship brings off-road racing and pedal-assist or electric bicycles together for an eight-round championship produced by Racer Productions. Much like a typical cross-country racing event, these races feature varied terrain featuring hills, rocks, roots, and more but are limited to electric, or pedal assist model mountain bikes only. For more information, please visit www.gnccracing.com.
How to Watch
Racer TV and NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) are the official homes for coverage of the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) events. All 13 rounds, from the season opening Big Buck GNCC in South Carolina to the finale at Ironman Raceway in Indiana, will air in 30-minute, taped-delayed telecasts on NBCSN, while Racer TV provides live streaming coverage of the 1 p.m. ATV and motorcycle races from each event. Catch all the action at http://www.nbcsports.com/ and http://www.racertv.com/.
About the American Motorcyclist Association
Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com. Not a member? Join the AMA today: www.americanmotorcyclist.com/membership/join.