FMF Racing Named Class Sponsor for XC3 125 Pro-Am Class$13,000 Purse Offered for 2017 Season
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. ( ) - Racer Productions, producer of the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series (GNCC), presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, is pleased to announce FMF Racing as the sponsor of the brand-new FMF XC3 125 Pro-Am class.
After supporting the GNCC series for the past 22 years, FMF has expanded their support to become the FMF XC3 125 Pro-Am class sponsor. The popularity of 125 two-strokes are testament to the number of those machines that have been present on the GNCC circuit over the past few years. The class will not only house the growing amount of 125 two-stroke machines, but also serve as a transiting step for riders who are up-and-coming, as well as riders who are in the more senior part of their career.
"Since 1973 FMF has been producing the best performance exhaust in the world," said Marketing Director Don Emler Jr. "The company was built on the two-stroke motorcycle platform and we still focus on the technology every day. We are excited to get behind the new FMF XC3 125 class and the GNCC series to continue to promote the fun of two-strokes. They are a blast to ride, inexpensive to own and you just can't beat that sound or smell of pre-mix. We look forward to a great year of battles and fun. Stay classy 2-strokers!"
"It's been awhile since we have had so much excitement and buzz about a new class in GNCC Racing," said Event Director Tim Cotter. "FMF's commitment to off-road racing, and two-strokes in particular, has substantially raised the stakes in this class."
FMF's support will allow for a $11,000 purse exclusively for the FMF XC3 125 Pro-Am class. In addition, GNCC Racing will offer $2,000, making the purse $13,000 for the entire 13-round GNCC. In addition, OEM contingency will be offered from KTM, Husqvarna and Yamaha.
The FMF XC3 125 Pro-Am class will line-up for the first-time at the 21st Annual Big Buck GNCC in Union South Carolina the weekend of . For more information on the series, visit the official website at www.gnccracing.comor 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 FMF Racing
Owner and founder Don Emler started FMF Racing in 1973. Don's vision was to provide the top level US racing equipment at the grass roots level. FMF was formed in Don's garage and is still located in Southern California in a 100,000 sq. ft. state of the art manufacturing facility. FMF's goal is simple; design and manufacture the world's best performance exhaust 100% in the USA under one roof.
About GNCC Racing
The AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis 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.
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