McThoughts: Dallas SX – 250 West By Jeff McConkey The final 250 West round before the annual East Coast break went off this past Saturday. Going in, Pro Circuit’s Joey Savatgy had a slim 3-point lead over Cooper Webb. In the main, all the 3 race winners from 2016 were all up front ready to put on a great race. Disaster struck red plate holder Savatgy when the leader Christian
McThoughts: Dallas SX – 250 West
Frid’Eh Update #7 Presented by TLD Canada By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Let’s get Week #7 rolling. If you were around the races last summer, you already know who #7 is. Unfortunately, we won’t be seeing him on the line in Canada this summer, but Bobby Kiniry is a rider we won’t soon forget. The New York State rider came north to race many years ago and never left!
On the Radar: Thomas Rendall By Jeff McConkey Name: Thomas Rendall Age: 12 Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario Occupation: A kid, I guess, but one day I want to be a Pro Motocross racer and be really good at anything I do. Number: 494 Bike: KTM 85 SXS Race Club: CMRC and AMA. I do all my training at MX101 Sand-Del-Lee Classes: My favourite classes are math, social studies and english. Oh
Catching Up with…Mechanic, Steve Simms By Jeff McConkey Foreword by Billy Rainford In the category of ‘been there, done that,’ Steve Simms sits up near the top with just about anyone else you can think of. He’s actually got some skills on the bike, but has found his niche working on them instead. He runs his own race shop, Steve Simms Racing, won an MX1 championship with Matt Goerke in
Cole Thompson – San Diego 2 Conversation By Billy Rainford Canadian #127 Cole Thompson headed south to San Diego this past weekend from his temporary home in Lake Elsinore, California, for round 6 of the Monster Energy 250 West SX Series. After taking 13th in the main event the previous week in Phoenix, the Slaton Racing YP.com Nuclear Blast Fox KTM Canada rider was looking to build on that result
Catching Up with…John Maguire from MMRS By Jeff McConkey Sometimes we need to step back and remember that this great sport of our is about much more than just the riders on the track. It takes an awful lot of planning, work, and money to get us to the point where a gate can even drop. MMRS has been doing a great job in central Ontario for a number of
Out of the Blue: Myriam Bouchard By Jeff McConkey Name: Myriam Bouchard Birthday: November 21, 1997 Hometown: Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec School & Grade: Full-time student in Natural Sciences at CECC College Number: 93 Bike: 2012 KTM SXF-250 Race Club: Challenge Quebec Classes: Women’s A How did you get started in racing? I was watching the races at my local track and I asked my dad to buy me a dirt bike.