Gas Gas Weekend Recap


Matthews, IN (September 23, 2018) – FAR Racing Gas Gas North America’s Andrew DeLong brought his GasGas XC300 in for a season’s-best sixth place finish at this weekend’s Muddobbers National Enduro in Matthews, Indiana.

The Muddobbers course is one of the most popular courses on the circuit and it is also very technical, with lots of tight and slippery sections along with some extremely fast runs through bean fields where the riders can reach over 70 mph. Andrew kicked off the day with a top-five time in the opening test. And at the end of the day, he turned in his best performance of the season and raved about the bike after the race.

Andrew DeLong: I feel like all the hard work is starting to pay off. I was feeling it today – I’m happy with the bike and I’m happy with how I rode. I lost my brakes in one of the tests and that cost me about 30 seconds and then I had a run-in with a lapper and that cost me big-time, so I think I could have been fourth or fifth today if not for those two mishaps. I just feel like things are coming together for both me and the bike. The bike was absolutely incredible today. It was slick and technical out there and then there were some places that we really fast, and the bike never missed a beat.

The FAR Racing Gas Gas North America team returns to action on September 30th for the Mason-Dixon GNCC in Mount Morris, Pennsylvania, round 11 of the Amsoil Grand National Cross Country Series.


1. Grant Baylor (KTM)

2. Steward Baylor (KTM)

3. Thad DuVall (Hsq)

4. Josh Toth (KTM)

5. Evan Smith (Hsq)

6. Andrew DeLong (GG)

7. Ben Kelley (KTM)

8. Ryder Lafferty (Hsq)

9. Cory Buttrick (Hsq)

10. Thorne Devlin (GG)

Reno, NV (September 22nd, 2018)- It was a great night at the 3rd Round of the Endurocross series that started out with Noah Kepple winning his first heat ever aboard the GasGas XC300. In the main event, Geoff Aaron got a 2nd place start and held strong until a small bobble put him into 4th place where he held strong til the end. Noah’s ride was the opposite, starting out almost dead last but charged through the field to 6th before the finish.


1. Cody Webb

2. Colton Haaker

3. Ty Tremaine

4. Geoff Aaron GASGAS

5. Kyle Redmond

6. Noah Kepple GASGAS

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About Fred Andrews Racing

Fred Andrews’ professional racing career started on the AMA Motocross and Supercross circuit for 9 years before switching to off-road full time in 1993. After racing for Factory Yamaha, Kawasaki, and Suzuki himself, Andrews switched to a managerial roll in 2008, managing the Monster Andrews Yamaha in 2008-2009, the FAR Husqvarna Team in 2010 to 2013, and the KR4 Performance Husqvarna Team before joining GasGas in 2017.

About Torrot GasGas North America, Inc.

Torrot GasGas North America, Inc. is a fully owned subsidiary of Torrot Electric Europa S.A., a highly innovative business group with a proven track record for success in high tech applied to its 3 business areas: smart mobility, off road motorcycle manufacturing, and smart cities. Currently, Torrot Group sells its products to more than 40 countries in 4 continents. Since acquiring GasGas in 2015 Torrot has made significant investments in the GasGas factory and the GasGas product line with a vision towards building GasGas into a major player in the global motorcycle market.

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