Yamaha Motor Corporation is pleased to announce the top six technicians invited to participate in its United States Technician Grand Prix. The six technicians achieved the highest scores on Yamaha’s Technical Academy (YTA) Gold classes conducted between fall 2013 and spring 2016.
Top Six YTA Technicians for 2016 U.S. Technician Grand Prix:
Scott Campbell – DuPage Honda Yamaha, Chicago, Illinois
Josh Fugate – CC Powersports, Louisville, Kentucky
Bryan J. Harner – Yamaha of Camp Hill, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Steven Maltba – Fayetteville Powersports, Fayetteville, North Carolina
Kevin Miller – Honda/Yamaha of Savannah, Savannah, Georgia
James Summerson – Heyser Cycle, Laurel, Maryland
Yamaha’s YTA Gold class is an intense five-day training course emphasizing advanced problem solving techniques while utilizing the latest computerized diagnostic tools. Using their dealership experience and acquired skills gained from YTA Bronze and Silver courses, the technicians attend the YTA Gold class to further advance their troubleshooting skills on a variety of Yamaha motorsports products.
These top six technicians will compete in the U.S. Technician Grand Prix, a grueling two-day head-to-head competition, June 9-10, 2016, at Yamaha’s Southeastern headquarters in Kennesaw, Georgia. The winner of the U.S. Grand Prix will represent the United States in the 2016 World Technician Grand Prix in October at Yamaha’s world headquarters in Iwata, Japan.