Can-Am GNCC Round 12, 2016 ATV Race Report
Can-Am ATV Racers Sweep GNCC Pro Podium
Renegade ATV racer Kevin Cunningham earns GNCC 4×4 Pro ATV class Championship
Can-Am ATV and side-by-side vehicle racers put on a dominating show at round 12 of the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) racing series, sweeping both the XC1 Pro UTV and 4×4 Pro ATV classes in St. Clairsville, Ohio.
Can-Am 4×4 ATV Racing
In the 4×4 Pro ATV division, Can-Am 4×4 racers went 1-2-3 for the third consecutive race. Cody Miller notched his second straight 10 a.m. overall and class victory and third victory on the season to climb into sole possession of third place in the class point standings.
Riding his Cunningham Racing / Can-Am Renegade X xc 1000R ATV, Kevin Cunningham took the runner-up spot to Miller at Powerline Park, which earned him enough points to wrap up the 2016 4×4 Pro ATV Championship with one round remaining. For the season, Cunningham has tallied 291 points thus far by notching four wins (one 10 a.m. overall) and 10 podiums. In the last six GNCC events, Cunningham has posted three of his victories and six total podiums. That late-season momentum certainly helped push Cunningham to the class title.
The 4×4 Pro ATV class third place position at round 12 went to Can-Am Renegade X xc 1000R racer Bryan Buckhannon. Although, the multi-time champion wasn’t able to take home the 2016 title, his own impressive late-season run that saw him post six consecutive podiums pushed him to second place in the point standings. Buckhannon continued to expand upon his GNCC legacy, adding one win and seven podium finishes thus far in 2016.
Can-Am 4×4 ATV racers also won four other classes in Ohio, taking a sweep in the 4×4 A/B and posting class victories in the 4×4 C and 4×4 Senior (40+), and Silver Masters (55+) classes in Ohio.