written by: Shawn Hensley

After 15 years, the National Grand Prix Championship offers intense off-road racing with past champions like Kurt Caselli and Nathan Woods. 


Manufacturers supported factory team efforts with semi-trucks in the pit rows.

In a decade, the NGPC series grew with the Big 6 series, coordinating with District 37 to hold ten rounds across Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, and California.

NGPC and Big 6 series coordinated with District 37 for 10 rounds across Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, and California in 10 years.

JCR Honda's Ryan Surratt is leading the entertaining Pro class race in the 2023 season. Surratt, a former West Coast SX rider, is making a name for himself in off-road racing with victories in local district 37 and the NGPC opener.

450 Pro Class

Heading into round three, he leads Redbull/KTMs Dante Oliveira by just four points. Oliveira, a three-time champion, had a rough first round but bounced back at Taft.

Cole Martinez, a former SX and MX racer, is showing consistent performance with SLR/Monster Energy Honda, despite expectations of a breakaway from two other riders.

250 Pro Class

Purvines Yamaha's Jack Simpson dominated the first round of the Pro 250 class, winning by four minutes and aiming to extend his lead in round three.

Colton Aeck, former SX and MX racer, ranks second in points, trailing the leader by only twelve points. However, injuries have limited his chances for a championship.

Kai Aiello of Three Brothers Husqvarna team dropped to third in the series after a mistake in round two. He's aiming for his first win, but faces tough competition from other skilled racers.