Industry News 11/16/2015

EVENT: 2016 Parts Canada TransCan Dates Announced

Walton Raceway is proud to announce the official dates for our 25th Anniversary of the Walton TransCan Canadian Motocross Grand National Championship.

The 2016 Parts Canada TransCan Canadian Motocross Amateur National Championship & the new Canadian Motocross Grand National Pro Open will take place from Wednesday August 17th running through to Sunday, August 21st, as it will continue for the 25th consecutive year, to always run on the 3rd weekend of August.

In order to qualify to compete in the Parts Canada TransCan Canadian Motocross Amateur Grand National Championship, racers need to participate in an Amateur National Qualifier (ANQ) Event, which is overseen and guided, just like in all years past, by Tite Racing Promotions (Walton Raceway). Signing up and attending a Regional Qualifier in your area serves as the first steps in qualifying for Canada's most prestigious Motocross Event.

The Amateur National Qualifier (ANQ) Schedule, along with Regional allocations, TransCan registration information and much more will be released soon.

New for 2016, on Sunday, August 21st, Walton Raceway will host the inaugural Canadian Motocross Grand National Pro Open. Details are still being finalized, however the event structure will feature MX1 and MX2 racing with a combined overall Superfinal where the King of Walton will be crowned, as top racers from coast to coast and around the world will be battling for the largest Canadian Pro Motocross Purse ever introduced in Canada.

The Pro Event portion of the Parts Canada TransCan will be unique and offer entertaining features mixed into the race, so that anything can happen and every lap gets more and more exciting for both the racers and fans.

The 2016 Parts Canada TransCan Canadian Motocross Amateur National Championship & The Canadian Motocross Grand National Pro Open will also feature the return of the COMP Expo, (Canadian Outdoor Motorcycle & Power Sport Expo), our Friday Night Concert and our Saturday Pit Party all taking place as part of the overall weekend activities.

“Walton Raceway is extremely excited with the new opportunity to continue to grow Canadian Motocross and the TransCan for years to come. We have a fantastic network of support from within the industry and with having the Pro Series wrap up prior to our event, as proposed to the OEMs and Team managers, it is great to see that everyone values what the TransCan is all about”, explained, Mark Perrin - Co-Owner of Walton Raceway. “The TransCan is more than an event, it's a Celebration of Canadian Motocross and it's the only experience that brings racers from every corner of Canadian Motocross together. The racers competing at the TransCan show us the best and brightest of our future stars. The racers represent each province and each region.

After crowning the Canadian Motocross Amateur Grand National Champions, the TransCan finishes each year with tomorrow's future viewing today's top Pros, completing the cycle of the ultimate motocross dream.”

“Walton Raceway is proud to work with all organizations, regions, clubs, tracks and all industry partners, putting riders first and creating positive changes in collaboration with others for the future and growth of Motocross in Canada.”

2016 Parts Canada TransCan "25th Anniversary" Canadian Amateur Motocross Grand National Championship (GNC) & Canadian Motocross Grand National Pro Open at Walton Raceway August 17th to 21st 2016

For more information about the 2016 Parts Canada TransCan "25th Anniversary" Canadian Motocross Grand National Championship (GNC) at Walton Raceway, or for media relations, marketing and partnership requests; please contact Mark Perrin mark@motocrosscanada.ca or call 519-384-1067.