FMF KTM Factory Racing rider, Kailub Russell, is on fire. Russell is the man to beat in the woods as he captured not only his fifth consecutive GNCC Overall National Championship this month, but also his 47th career victory in the series, making him the most winning rider in GNCC history.
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Round 13 – GNCC Series – October 29, 2017
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. – Fresh off his fifth consecutive GNCC Overall National Championship earlier this month, FMF KTM Factory Racing Team’s Kailub Russell made history on Sunday as he captured his 47th career victory in the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series to now hold the all-time record for the most overall wins in GNCC history.
Russell’s record-breaking victory came at the Ironman GNCC season finale in Crawfordsville, Indiana where temperatures in the low 40s made for a chilly day of racing. Russell got off to a great start as he put himself into the lead position early on the opening lap. About four miles into lap one, Russell had a tip over that dropped him back to the 2nd place position for a brief time. However, it didn’t take long for the five-time champion to put himself back out front where he controlled the pace for the remainder of the three-hour race.
Russell was able to cross the finish line 18 seconds ahead of the 2nd place rider of DuVall, where he captured yet another milestone in his racing career as the most-winning GNCC racer of all time.
Kailub Russell: “This was a great way to end the GNCC season – taking home my 47th career win to surpass offroad racing legend Scott Summers to take over the all-time wins record. I wasn’t expecting to see Scott at the race but I’m very happy that he was able to be …read more