Apex Cycle of Waterloo and KTM Canada presents the 2011 CMRC Ontario Provincial Championship Motocross and final Amateur National Qualifier (ANQ) on Saturday June 18 and Sunday June 19 at Walton Raceway. www.waltonraceway.ca
1. We can control expenses (we do that)
2. We can cut corners to save money (we refuse to offer less than the best race experience so we won't do that)
3. We can attract sponsors by offering marketing value to them (Battlefield, Apex Cycles, Parts Canada, Scott Sports and KTM are great examples where we have done that)
4. We can attract paying spectators by letting them know the event is on and that motocross is the BEST SPORT IN THE WORLD!! (we do that with radio campaigns, print, posters, Internet , email, etc)
And you can do stuff too…. When you attract a new spectator to show up it goes directly into making the event and the venue more viable AND adds greater value to sponsors (they love to see spectators) which means they will re-invest and maybe even increase their support to you and us. All of this means that we can all benefit from the best spectator turnout possible.
Even if you only have ONE friend … try Facebooking, twittering, IMing, texting, calling, emailing, poking, .. whatever … you get the idea, and tell them about the Apex Cycle Double Header this weekend. Our sport is spectacular, Walton Raceway looks amazing, our toilets are clean and we promise to pounce on the nearest puff of dust, so get those invitations out!!
This event is the final Amateur National Qualifier (ANQ) for the southwestern Ontario region of CMRC (Canadian Cycle Racing Club). Success at the ANQs is critical for riders wanting to participate in the August 15-21 Parts Canada TransCan GNC at Walton Raceway.
The Grand National Championship is a limited entry event which only accepts riders from across the country who have demonstrated their ability by placing in the top ranks of their respective regional qualifiers. In Southwestern Ontario only the top 11 riders in each class qualifier are guaranteed a starting gate position at the TransCan! More can get in, space permitting, but only the top 11 know for sure.
The support of Apex Cycle of Waterloo and KTM has enabled us to offer the two day format which results in longer motos and better track maintenance so visit Apex Cycle to give them some props. For the past 7 years the Walton Double Header in June has seen the biggest rider entry of any event in the country. Not only that, but with so much at stake, it attracts competitors from neighbouring states and provinces for some of the most intense battles and spectacular displays of skill you will see short of the August TransCan.
If you own a Traxxis RC Car, be sure to bring it as there will be RC Car races on a specially built Traxxis track throughout the weekend. Camping will be available on Friday so get there early to reserve your favourite spot in the pits. Summer looks to be finally here so grab some sunscreen and a comfy lawn chair and come celebrate the start of summer with us!
Get TransCan information www.PartsCanadaTransCan.ca
Sign up for TransCan www.MotoRegistry.ca
Information about Walton Raceway www.waltonraceway.ca
Sanctioned by CMRC and run CMRC rules www.cmrcracing.com
The latest Canadian Motocross news http://paper.li/motocrosscanada/mxc?utm_source=subscription&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=paper_sub
Radio: The Bull http://www.945thebull.ca/
Blyth Inn = Great rooms and good food! 422 Queen Blyth, ON N0M 1H0 – (519) 523-9381 Only 15 minutes from the track!!!
Food service available on site courtesy of Dominic and the gang from Albion Hills Farms of Goderich plus Mike from Mega Cone with ice cream – outstanding quality and value.
Believe it or not – we are proud of our toilets thanks to the services of Bluewater Sanitation http://www.bluewatersanitation.com/
www.apexcycle.com Our favourite KTM dealership Apex Cycle in Waterloo
www.battlefieldequipment.ca #1 for your equipment needs
www.mcgavinequip.com Serving Huron County's farm equipment needs for over 70 years
Plus look for special prizes from Scott Sports & Lucas Oil.
Just login to Walton Raceway ‘Places’ on mobile Facebook when you get here and WIN !!
Saturday June 18
60cc B (Not allowed to race both A & B and runs on mini track)
Sunday June 19
***MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE SO CHECK ON RACE DAY AND LISTEN TO DAVE BELL'S ANNOUNCEMENTS DURING THE EVENT***
GATES OPEN: from 4pm to 10pm
EARLY SIGN-IN : Fri. from 7pm to 9pm
GATE FEES :
$10 per day per adult for admission
$7 per day per child (age 5 – 11)for admission
Preschoolers are FREE (to age 4)
Motor home/trailer/vehicle pays $10 per night camping for overnight stay.
** visitors arriving Friday or up to 3:00pm Saturday will be required to purchase a full weekend pass and will be issued a wrist band but if leaving before 6:00pm Saturday can request a refund for the Sunday gate.
GATES OPEN: 6:00am.
SIGN-IN : 6:30am to 8:30am
MANDATORY Riders Meeting at 8:00am
PRACTICE Begins at 8:15am
RACING follows practice starting approx. 9:30am
EARLY SIGN-IN FOR SUNDAY: Saturday evening from 8pm to 9pm
GATES CLOSE: 10:00pm
GATES OPEN: 6:00am
GATE FEES :
$10 per adult per day
$7 per child (5 – 11) per day
Preschoolers FREE (to age 4)
SIGN-IN : 6:30am to 8:30am
Riders Meeting, Practice & Race times remain same as Saturday but will be following Sunday's posted Race Schedule….
Trophies & Paybacks will be awarded each day to the winning racers; always half hour after the final results have been posted.
Any protests must be in writing and presented to the compiling staff within 20 minutes of posting.
Track Phone Number – 519 887 6735 519-902-2946 (c)
Walton Raceway – Marketing Director
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