Gas Gas Pacific the official importer of Gas Gas motorcycles for Western Canada, and Team Fracy, have signed an agreement that will see the formation of Canada's FIRST ever Pro trials team. As of Jan 1/15 , the 5 rider team will consist of 2 Pro level riders, and 3 support riders. They will all be named in the near future, along with the rest of the team sponsors.
The new Team is the brainchild of 4 Time Canadian Trials Champion Steve Fracy, who will also act as the team manager. " I'm extremely excited to be able to work with the very top riders in Canada on the best machinery , and more importantly,work with the incredible pool of great young riders we have at this time. I'm thankful to my longtime friend Dave Fair, at Gas Gas Pacific for believing in this concept and continuing his support of Trials in this country in a big way! I do however want to take the time to thank Mountain Motorcycle Ltd and BobClark for his support of me and my son Matt Fracy over the last 4 years."
The Gas Gas Pacific Pro Trials Team aims to bring a new level of professionalism to our sport, and is committed to the support of our riders on all levels. Technical, logistical, and experienced coaching, along with the opportunity of working together as a Team. None of which have ever been done in Canada. Dave Fair says " We at Gas Gas Pacific are very excited and look forward to working with theTeam and helping grow the sport of Trials in Canada".
In the coming weeks, the Team riders will be announced with updates, rider bio's and pictures on the Gas Gas Pacific website at www.gasgaspacific.com We will also announce sponsors and a tentative schedule of events for 2015. It promises to be a very exciting year for sure!