Borich Claims ATV Holeshot

April 27, 2010
By MotorcycleUSA Staff

For the second time this year  Chris Borich won the MotoUSA Holeshot Award - Loretta Lynns.
Chris Borich took the holeshot and the win at the Acerbis Loretta Lynn GNCC. awards another $250 Holeshot Award – this time to Suzuki‘s Chris Borich. The 2009 GNCC champion, recorded his fourth race win this past weekend at Round 5 – the Acerbis Loretta Lynn’s GNCC. Off the line it was a drag race between Borich and the Yamaha of Don Ockerman.

“After the first turn I noticed Don inching in on me and I had to close the door going into Turn 2,” said Chris. The QuadRacer R450 rider took the holeshot and the lead, but soon fell out of first place in the early goings. Fighting the Tennessee muck in addition to his determined competitors, Borich was able to battle back to the front and win the Loretta Lynn’s GNCC ATV race.

The Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series will return in two weeks for the Yadkin Valley Stomp, held in Yadkinville, NC on May 8-9th. For full race event details, read Motorcycle USA’s coverage on the Acerbis Loretta Lynn’s ATV GNCC

MotorcycleUSA.Com is the official Holeshot Award sponsor for the Can-Am GNCC series providing $250 to the XC1 and $100 to the XC2.

ATV GNCC Winners to date:
Round 1 – March 2: Parts Unlimited GNCC – Florida
XC1 – Don Ockerman
XC2 – Josh Kirkland

Round 2 – March 7: Maxxis General GNCC – Georgia
XC1 – Don Ockerman
XC2 – Parker Jones

Round 3 – March 21: Steel Creek GNCC – North Carolina
XC1 – Bill Ballance
XC2 – Kevin Yoho

Round 4 – April 11: Pirelli Big Buck GNCC – South Carolina
XC1 – Bryan Cook
XC2 – Josh Kirkland

Round 5 – April 24: Acerbis Loretta Lynn GNCC – Tennessee
XC1 – Chris Borich
XC2 – Brian Wolf

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