This year’s Ironman GNCC will once again follow a modified race schedule along with adjusted race times. One significant change due to the large number of amateur cycling entries is that there will be two separate amateur cycling races on Sunday morning.

Another major change to the weekend’s race schedule is that the youth bike race will be held on Saturday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. to accommodate two separate amateur bike races.

The Ironman race schedule for the weekend will follow the following format:

October 22, Saturday

8.00 – Youth race on quad bikes
8:30 am – Bike Micro Race (separate track)
09:15 – ATV Micro Race (separate track)
10.00 – Amateur quad bike race
13.00 – Quad bike race
16.00 – Youth cycling race

Sunday, October 23

8:00 – Amateur cycling race 1
10:00 – Amateur cycling race 2
13:00 – Bike Pro Race

Click HERE to read the full race bulletin with the revised schedule and full list of classes competing in each race for Bike Enthusiasts on Sunday.

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About GNCC Racing

The Grand National Cross Country Series, presented by Specialized, is the world’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 two- and three-hour GNCC races bring as many as 2,400 drivers around eight- to 12-mile racetracks. With a variety of terrain including hills, forests, mud, dirt, rocks and motocross sections, GNCC events are tests of both survival and speed. The series attracts talent from all over the US, Central America, South America, Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. GNCC Racing is live streaming For more information, please visit

About the American Motorcyclist Association

Founded in 1924, the AMA is a non-profit membership association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycle rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA protects the interests of riders at all state levels and sanctions thousands of events and recreational events each year. The AMA also provides economical discounts on products and services to its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and legacy of motorcycling. For more information visit Not a member? Join the AMA today:

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