Can-Am DS450 ATV Pro Racer Chris Bithell

Nowadays,¬†with the numerous social media platforms, it’s much easier to gain access into the life of a professional athlete. And the Can-Am racing team has one we think all you motor heads would like to meet. We wanted to share Chris Bithell, a DS 450 Pro class racer for the Team Motoworks / Can-Am in the Can-Am Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series. Did you know his nickname is Bam Bam? Or that his favorite non-racing activity is hunting. And the 24-year-old Pennsylvanian first started racing ATVs in West Virginia back in 2001.


Chris Bithell rides a Motoworks-prepped Can-Am DS 450 ATV in the Can-Am GNCC series.

Want to ride along with Chris? He’s currently riding a two-a-day practice format in Florida to prepare the GNCC opener and already racing, too, to prepare for the GNCC series. Click here to see Chris and the Can-Am DS 450 in action.

To show your support for ATV racing as well as Chris and the entire Motoworks / Can-Am GNCC racing effort, become a fan of Bithell Racing on Facebook. Bithell Racing’s page let’s you get to know more about Chris and find out what he’s doing this preseason to prepare for the upcoming season. It’s here where you can “reach him” and show your support or possible make a vote for which color of gear he should wear at the opener in Florida.


Last year in the GNCC series, Bithell finished fourth overall in the XC1 Pro class.

And in case you want to know more about his machine, the 2012 GNCC effort with his new Motoworks / Can-Am team and his thoughts about the upcoming season, his new mechanic and engine builder as well as other topics. Revisit a recent QuadRadio interview he did with Rodney Tomblin.

The 2012 Can-Am GNCC racing season kicks off March 10-13 at Westgate River Ranch in River Ranch, Fla.

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  1. Great interview. Professional quad riders are nuts, they push the machines to the absolute limit.

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