Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Honda Canada GDR Team Partners With Fox Canada

Courtesy of Honda Canada GDR

Tillsonburg, ON (February 10, 2016) The Honda Canada GDR team is proud to announce the signing of a multiyear partnership agreement with Fox Head Canada with the official team name now being Honda Canada / GDR / Fox Racing team.

“Within the team we are always looking ahead, trying to build on our program and set new goals. With that being said, I couldn’t be more excited about partnering with Fox Head Canada as we share simliar goals and I can’t wait to get started with working on them together,” said Honda Canada GDR team owner Derek Schuster. “We look at Fox similar to how we view Honda as an iconic brand with deep roots in Motocross and it is an honour to have them working with us. The two brands have shared a total of 5 Canadian Motocross Championships
together and will be looking to acheive more under the lead of GDR.”

“I’m thrilled that Fox Head Canada will be partnering with the Honda Canada GDR team and expanding on our already established relationships within Honda and their Junior Red Riders programs. We are also very excited to welcome back Colton and Jeremy, two strong Canadian athletes. They have multiple wins between them, we look forward to many more.” added Jacques Daigle the General Manager of Fox Head Canada.

“We are very excited to continue our relationship with GDR Racing Team and both Colton Facciotti and Jeremy Medaglia this year. Our relationship with GDR is strong and we are confident that the GDR team will work hard to attain our goal as being the top team in the CMRC series this season” said Derek Verheyen, National Sales Manager for Honda Canada. Verheyen went on to say “we are also pleased that Fox Head Canada will be providing support to the Honda Canada / GDR Racing Team this year, they are a well known and highly respected brand in the motorcycle industry, having them on board to assist with our off racing activities is very exciting. Not only will they be involved with the Honda Canada / GDR Team they will also be supporting the next group of up and comers, the Honda Junior Red Riders, this program reaches across Canada and teaches kids aged 6 through 12 the fun of off road riding”.

As the anticipation for the 2016 Canadian Motocross National season begins to build, the Honda Canada/GDR/Fox Racing team riders, Colton Facciotti & Jeremy Medaglia will continue pre-season preparations at the GPF facility and make their official debut in Fox Racing’s championship proven Instinct boots, v3 & v4 helmets and FLEXAIR & 360 racewear kits at Round 1 in Kamloops, BC on June 5th, 2016.

About Honda Canada:
Honda Canada Inc. was established in 1969 and is the sole distributor of Honda motorcycles, scooters, ATVs and side-by-sides in Canada. The Honda Canada Motorcycle Division is responsible for sales, marketing, and operational activities for these products through authorized Honda dealers. For more information on Honda Canada powersports products, please visit:

About Fox Head Canada:
For over 4 decades, Fox Head Inc, “Fox Racing” has been the global leader in motocross and mountain biking gear and apparel. Fox outfits the world’s best competitive action sport athletes and enthusiasts with products that combine innovation and style, rooted in the brand’s original competitive motocross spirit. The company is based in Irvine, California, with Canadian office in Calgary, Alberta and offices, retail stores, and an international roster of sponsored athletes, located around the world. For more information, and to view Fox products, visit

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