Join me on my journey!
Hello, my name is Zeb Duvall. My goal for 2014 is to compete for a championship in the GNCC Racing Series. That’s me wearing the black helmet with green goggles in the picture above. That was at the start of the GNCC race in Morganton, NC. If you’re wondering what the GNCC series is all about then:
“The AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series is America’s premier off-road motorcycle, ATV and UTV 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 three-hour GNCC races lead as many as 1,800 riders through tracks ranging in length from ten to twelve miles, competing for more than $3 million in prizes. With varying terrain through the woods riders also contend with hills, mud, rocks, roots, motocross sections and more. GNCC events are tests of both survival and speed. The GNCC events attract riders from all 50 states and around the world. GNCC Racing is open to both professional and amateur racers in a variety of skill level and age classes.”
- from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_National_Cross_Country
The type of racing that I do is called a hare scramble:
“Hare scramble is a form of off-road motorcycle racing that varies in distance and time, with the riders completing multiple laps around a marked course through wooded or other rugged natural terrain. The overall winner is rider who maintains the highest speed throughout the race”.
I’ve competed in the NCHSA Series for the past four seasons and have won two points championships during that time, most recently in the Mini B class. I have run a more limited GNCC schedule for the past two years. This year I ran six GNCC races with an average finish of 10th (10.3 to be exact) and one 5th place finish. You can view my record here. I’m training hard and saving/raising money to run the full GNCC schedule during the upcoming 2014 season.
So, come along with me on my journey this year!