Can-Am Renegade X xc 1000R ATV Pro Racer Wins 2016 Tomahawk GNCC

Cunningham tallies third victory of the year to extend points lead

Cunningham Racing / Can-Am X-Team racer Kevin Cunningham edged fellow Can-Am Renegade X xc 1000R ATV pilot Bryan Buckhannon for the 4x4 Pro class victory at round eight of the GNCC series held in Odessa, N.Y.
Cunningham Racing / Can-Am X-Team racer Kevin Cunningham edged fellow Can-Am Renegade X xc 1000R ATV pilot Bryan Buckhannon for the 4×4 Pro class victory at round eight of the GNCC series held in Odessa, N.Y.
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Valcourt, Quebec/Canada -(AmmoLand.com)- Can-Am X-Team racers Kevin Cunningham and Bryan Buckhannon finished first and second, respectively, at the 2016 Tomahawk Grand National Cross Country series race in Odessa, N.Y. Cunningham continued the Can-Am X-Team’s winning streak to six races in a row with his impressive victory.

“Our racers have definitely found their groove, having won the last six 4×4 Pro class races,” said Jeff Leclerc, Racing Project Leader, Can-Am. “Kevin Cunningham continues to impress us with both his attitude and race-day approach. He has his Can-Am Renegade X xc 1000R ATV dialed in at every round and his current class points lead is indicative of that fact.”

The 4×4 Pro class race at round eight came down to the wire as Cunningham and Buckhannon, the defending class champion, battled for the win and a spot on the 10 a.m. overall podium. Buckhannon led the first two laps before Cunningham took over the lead for the next two loops. On the fifth-and-final lap, Cunningham and Buckhannon swapped the lead, but Cunningham again found his way to the front and took the win by eight seconds.

The reigning GNCC 4x4 Pro class champion Bryan Buckhannon, seen here leading Can-Am racer Cody Miller, has finished in the runner-up spot the last two rounds riding his Can-Am Renegade X xc 1000R 4x4 ATV.
The reigning GNCC 4×4 Pro class champion Bryan Buckhannon, seen here leading Can-Am racer Cody Miller, has finished in the runner-up spot the last two rounds riding his Can-Am Renegade X xc 1000R 4×4 ATV.

It was the third win and sixth podium of the year for Cunningham, who also finished third on the 10 a.m. overall podium. The Renegade 1000R ATV racer now owns a 16-point lead in the race for the 4×4 Pro class championship with five rounds remaining. Buckhannon’s second straight runner-up finish has pushed him to sixth in the class standings.

Rob Smith was fifth on his Can-Am Renegade ATV.

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