Yamaha Motor Canada's top 10 technicians will compete at the Technician Grand Prix Final at its headquarters in Toronto, ON, on June 12.
The winner of the challenge will be declared "Canada's top Yamaha technician' for the year and go on to represent Yamaha Motor Canada at the Yamaha World Technician Grand Prix Finals in Japan.
Technicians at the Canadian challenge will be evaluated in three major categories including a written examination involving technical questions about Yamaha products and innovative developments; a practical skills contest including diagnostics, systems analysis and repair on Yamaha's latest motorcycle products; and customer reception interviews. Technicians will be tested on their ability to provide a pleasant, yet thorough and satisfactory customer interaction through a reality-based interview.
Yamaha Motor Canada's top 10 technician finalists include:
• Fabien Demers of Harricana Adventures in Amos, QC
• Alain Piuze of S.M. Sport Inc. in Loretteville, QC
• Mathieu Talbot of R.P.M. Rive Sud in Lévis, QC
• Bruce Hollands of Haliburton Outdoor Equipment Ltd. in Haliburton, ON
• Quang Le of Proline Motorsports & Marine Inc. in Saskatoon, SK
• Gregory Zeniuk of Riverside Yamaha/Suzuki in St. Albert, AB
• James Bettenson of Scanalta Power Sales Ltd. in Hines Creek, AB
• Brett Hart of Cycle Work Foothills Ltd. in Okotoks, AB
• Nicholas King of Vernon Motorsports Ltd. in Vernon, BC
• William Ostapowich of Schultz Motorsports Inc. in Kamloops, BC