Attending iconic motocross races such as the Walton TransCan, is an investment of time, money, energy and resources. For the racers themselves, sponsors and their families there is many sacrifices that are made behind the scenes in chasing the dream of becoming a champion. It is not always easy to deal with the many challenges the sport can place on all.
To make it to the Parts Canada Transcan GNC at Walton there is a sense of accomplishment lining up behind the gate. Canada’s motocross industry, as well as US industry leaders and national media watching and sharing the Walton experience. This in itself is a reward for the work put in and the journey that has lead down the ‘Road to Walton’.
As families and riders all travel to “Motocross Town”, the coverage and exposure they deserve will be waiting, to showcase the talent of Canada’s top racers. Walton TransCan, in 2016, will offer riders an unprecedented level of exposure. RacerX, Canadian Motoshow, Guaranteedmx, Directmotocross.com, Inside Motocross, Inside Motorcycles, MXP Magazine, Grindmx, Pulpmx, Motocross Canada and others will all be onsite throughout the week. This group of media will not only deliver the highest level in race coverage but offer the most onsite coverage of any race In Canada, pro or amateur.
Walton Raceway is excited to announce to our industry partners that racing action will be made into two 30 minute programming productions and broadcast on Canada’s leading sports network TSN, a minimum of 5 times each covering both the Canadian Motocross Amateur Grand National Championship – August 17th to 20th and the new highly anticipated Canadian Motocross Grand National Pro Open – Sunday August 21st “We are excited to partner with TSN to showcase Canada’s Top motocross racers from coast to coast in both the Amateur and Pro classes, as both Amateurs and Pros will be featured in its own production,” said Mark Perrin of Walton Raceway. “This partnership with TSN will attract and introduce new fans to Canadian Motocross, growing our sport and the Parts Canada TransCan; Canadian Motocross Amateur Grand National Championship and The Canadian Motocross Grand National Pro Open event for years to come. The partnership will also provide motocross enthusiasts and fans of the sport to replay the racing action from Walton Raceway, over and over again in the comfort of their own homes.”
For the second year live streaming will be provided for fans around the world on both championship Saturday and Sunday’s Canadian Grand National Pro Open. Walton’s Parts Canada TransCan staff has worked hard to build one of the leading brands of social media in Canada. With the thousands of dedicated followers and working with media, industry and riders we intend to be one of the highest trending motorcycle events in the world during the week in August.
Industry representatives from Honda Canada, Yamaha Canada, Canadian Kawasaki, KTM Canada, Suzuki Canada, Parts Canada, Thor, Alpinestars, Wiseco Performance, ProX, Motocross Of Nations Team, GPF, Scott Sports, Dunlop Tires, EBC Brakes, MB1 Suspension, Sunstar, WCK Honda, Two Wheel Motorsports, Shellbourne Fuels, MX101 FXR Yamaha, Honda GDR FOX Racing , MCR Suspension, Parts Canada Alpinestar Monster Kawasaki, Rockstar Energy, Fox Racing, Atlas Brace, Forma Boots, FXR Racing, Motovan, Gamma Powersports, Fly Racing, Dragon, Just1 Helmets, Kimpex and many more will be in attendance watching and looking for the next Canadian motocross star.
“We are looking forward to Walton and seeing who maybe the next great Canadian rider” said MX101 FXR Yamaha Johnny Grant. “This is the same place where Jess Pettis and Dylan Wright both cut their teeth and set themselves apart from other athletes. We are thrilled to be a part of this”