Category: GNCC

  • Introducing the 2021 Trail Jesters KTM Racing GNCC team

    Copake Lake, N.Y. (February 8, 2021) – Trail Jesters KTM Racing is pleased to announce our 2021 roster of professional and amateur athletes. Our primary focus is the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series where we field two XC2 250 Pro, one WXC and one 250A rider.   Florida native Jesse Ansley and New England […]

  • 2020 Trail Jesters KTM Racing Team

    Copake Lake, N.Y. (January 8, 2020) – Trail Jesters KTM Racing is pleased to introduce our five rider 2020 roster of professional and amateur athletes that will compete at the regional, national and international level. Our primary series is GNCC where we field three XC2 250 Pro, one WXC and one 150A rider. We will […]

  • GNCC Race Reports – Rounds 5 thru 10

    GNCC race reports are posted on the GNCC website.  Click the links below to check them out. (Leanne Dutlinger reporting) X-Factor Whitetails – Round 5 John Penton – Round 6 Tomahawk – Round 7 Snowshoe – Round 8 High Voltage – Round 9 Black Sky – Round 10    

  • Camp Coker Bullet Race Report

    As the green flag waved at the start of the long PM race in South Carolina, the skies opened up bringing rain for the racers to battle for their opening lap. After a dead last start Ben Kelley found himself fighting through the XC2 pack, making his way up to 2nd place after the first […]

  • FMF Steele Creek GNCC race report

    Round three welcomed clear skies and sunshine as the Trail Jesters KTM Racing team took on the FMF Steele Creek GNCC round 3 in Morganton, NC. With the wave of the green flag the XC2 line was off and rolling, it would be Ben Kelley grabbing the hole shot, and leading the pack into the […]

  • The General GNCC Race Report

    For 2019 we expanded our GNCC rider roster to three pro, two amateur and for the first time a youth rider as we begin our most ambitious GNCC season to date. Returning to the team is 2018 XC2 250 Pro Champion Ben Kelley who is looking to defend his championship this season. Along with Kelley, […]

  • 2019 Team Announcement

    Trail Jesters KTM Racing is pleased to introduce our 2019 roster of professional, amateur and youth riders that will compete at the regional, national and international level. This season we will field an expanded three professional rider roster. Ben Kelley returns for his sixth year as a member of Trail Jesters KTM Racing. Ben is […]

  • 2018 Snowshoe GNCC Team Report – Snowshoe, WV

    Our visit to the mountain for this year’s GNCC round 9 was true to form as nicknamed “America’s Toughest Race.” Fog, rain, mud, roots and the challenging hills of West Virginia made for a great day of off road racing. Ben Kelley started on row 2 for the exciting and unique live engine start modeled […]

  • Chris Bach returns to GNCC Racing with Trail Jesters KTM Racing

    Copake Lake, New York (June 18, 2018) – Trail Jesters KTM Racing is very pleased to announce today that Chris Bach has joined the team for the remainder of 2018. Bach will race a 2018 KTM 125 SX in select Grand National Cross Country XC3 125 ProAm and AMA Pro Motocross 125cc All Star events. […]

  • 2018 John Penton GNCC Team Report – Millfield, OH

    A 15 mile technical and muddy course turned the PM race of the John Penton GNCC into a grueling three hour affair for Trail Jesters KTM Racing riders Ben Kelley, Owen Giese and Simon Johnson. Ben got off the XC2 line about mid-pack and came around on lap 1 in sixth place and over a […]