Ironman GNCC Creates a Thrilling Uproar at the Ironman Raceway Oct. 20, 21 & 22, 2023
Posted on October 9, 2023 by Penny
The Ironman GNCC (Grand National Cross Country) is an off-road racing event that takes place at the Ironman Raceway in Crawfordsville, Indiana. This is the heart-pounding finale of the GNCC Racing series, which includes exciting ATV and motorcycle off-road racing.
The Ironman Raceway is known for its challenging terrain and is a popular venue for GNCC events. The demanding course typically includes rugged wooded trails, speed-inducing open fields, challenging steep hills and daring obstacles that test the skills of the riders. Valiant riders compete in various classes based on their age and skill level.
One of the most prestigious events in the entire GNCC Racing series, the Ironman GNCC is the final race in the series. It attracts top off-road racers from around the country. Known for its grueling and demanding course, it is the ultimate test of endurance and skill. And, it is a BLAST to watch!
The packed schedule includes ATV Pr, ATV Amateur, Bike Pro and Bike Amateur adult classes in additional to ATV youth and Bike micro classes. As a preview to the weekend’s action-packed racing, see the Specialized Turbo eMTB (electric mountain bike) GNCC National Championship Friday, October 20 at 4pm. This growing race event is gaining popularity and is thrilling to watch! On Sunday, wear pink for the special Race for the Cure challenge. Racing starts at 8am on Saturday and Sunday.
In addition to the exhilarating racing, live music will keep the crowds rockin’. Check out the ePeeWee racing for a healthy dose of darling and daring. Since it is October, wear your costume for judging and trick or treating onsite. Food vendors throughout the raceway will keep you fueled for the day.
The Ironman GNCC is the grand finale of the off-road racing season. Soak in the sensational, spine-crunching action.
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Photo credits: Ken Hill and Mack Faint.