Strang Claims $250 MotorcycleUSA Holeshot

May 12, 2010
By MotorcycleUSA Staff

Strang won the Holeshot Award - Yadkin Valley Stomp GNCC.
Josh Strang wins his second Holeshot Award at Yadkin Valley Stomp GNCC. pays out another $250 Holeshot Award – this time to Suzuki XC1 rider, Josh Strang. The 2010 GNCC points leader was back in the hunt for a top finish this weekend at the Yadkin Valley Stomp GNCC. Grabbing his second holeshot of the year gave Strang the early lead, but the quick-draw artist clipped a tree and went down allowing Round 5 winner, Charlie Mullins, and company to move past. Strang was able to remount and finish inside the top-10 while Mullins collected his second GNCC win of the season.

“My Rockstar Makita Suzuki was running great, getting me a strong start and the MotorcycleUSA holeshot” said Strang. “But I would really like to get the win.”

For full race event details read Motorcycle USA 2010 Yadkin Valley Stomp GNCC Results. The Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series will return in two weeks for the Moose Mountain Ridge GNCC, located in Somerset, Pennsylvania on May 22 – 23. is the official Holeshot Award sponsor for the Can-Am GNCC series, providing $250 for the XC1 division and $100 for the XC2 class.

2010 GNCC Dirt Bike Winners to date:

Round 1 – March 2: Parts Unlimited GNCC – Florida
XC1 – Paul Whibley
XC2 – John Day

Round 2 – March 7: Maxxis General GNCC – Georgia
XC1 – Russell Bobbitt
XC2 – Jason Thomas

Round 3 – March 21: Steel Creek GNCC – North Carolina
XC1 – Josh Strang
XC2 – Jason Thomas

Round 4 – April 11: Pirelli Big Buck GNCC – South Carolina
XC1 – Paul Whibley
XC2 – Dustin Gibson

Round 5 – April 25: Acerbis Loretta Lynn’s GNCC – Tennessee
XC1 – Paul Whibley
XC2 – Jason Thomas

Round 6 – May 9: Yadkin Valley Stomp GNCC – North Carolina
XC1 – Josh Strang
XC2 – David Snyder

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About GNCC Racing
The Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series is America’s premier off-road racing series. Founded in 1979, 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 1,800 riders through tracks ranging in length from eight to 12 miles, competing for more than $3 million in prizes. With varied terrain, including hills, woods, mud, dirt, rocks and motocross sections, GNCC events are tests of both survival and speed. For more information, please visit

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