America's Largest Off-Road Racing Series Comes to Clarion County in September

Foxburg, Pa. (January 10, 2013) –
Racer Productions, producer of the Grand National Cross Country Series, America’s largest off-road motorcycle and ATV racing series, is pleased to announce its debut in Clarion County. Round 11 of the 13-race GNCC Series is set to take place September 21 and 22, 2013 on the property of the RiverStone Estate in Foxburg, Pa.
Over 1400 racers are expected to attend this nationally recognized race and the event is expected to draw several thousand spectators. Furthermore, an estimated $2 million will be generated within Foxburg and its surrounding communities over the course of the weekend.
"The Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry, & Tourism is extremely excited to be working with Racer Productions to provide a wonderful area to hold this event," said John Phillips, President of Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry, & Tourism. "We truly want to welcome the competitors and spectators to Foxburg and the region, and we will work with the Racer team to ensure that this new event will be a wonderful experience for our visitors!"
"Racer Productions is very pleased to hold a GNCC event on the property of the RiverStone Estate, where our racers can enjoy the challenging terrain of the Allegheny Mountain region, while families and spectators can embrace the picturesque scenery Western Pennsylvania has to offer outside of the race course," said Dean VanLeeuwen, GNCC Event Director.
Four-wheeled ATVs will compete throughout the day on Saturday, September 21 and dirt bikes will race on Sunday, September 22. Local riders are invited to race the event as well, as GNCC racing offers classes for riders of all skill and experience levels. The amateur racer entry fee is $40 and riders can sign up at the track.
Spectator passes run $15 for the full weekend, with pro pit access and pro autographs at no additional charge. On both Saturday and Sunday, youth riders race at 8 a.m., beginner riders race at 10 a.m., and the top amateurs and pros race at 1 p.m.
GNCC Racing is televised and airs every week on NBC Sports Network and For more information, please visit the official series website at www.GNCC or call 304-284-0084.
The Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) 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 and For more information, please visit


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