Photos from Saturday Qualifying at the 2017 MXON

Photos from Saturday Qualifying at the 2017 MXON

Photos from Saturday Qualifying at the 2017 MXON By Billy Rainford Team Canada MXON didn’t set the world on fire today in qualifying, but they got the job done and are going straight to the A Mains Sunday at the 2017 MXON at Matterley Basin in Winchester, England. The team of Colton Facciotti, Shawn Maffenbeier, and Tyler Medaglia placed 15th overall and will not have to suffer the stress of

Podcasts | Team Canada MXON | Saturday Qualifying

Podcasts | Team Canada MXON | Saturday Qualifying By Billy Rainford We grabbed Team Canada MXON riders, Colton Facciotti, Shawn Maffenbeier, and Tyler Medaglia, and Team Manager Kourtney Lloyd after the team qualified 15th Saturday at Matterley Basin. #28 Colton Facciotti – MXGP 14th #29 Shawn Maffenbeier – MX2 11th #30 Tyler Medaglia – Open 14th Kourtney Lloyd – Team Manager  

Frid’Eh Update #40 Presented by Team Canada MXON

Frid’Eh Update #40 Presented by Team Canada MXON By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Taylor Ciampichini is the stylish rider from Barrie, Ontario, who we’ve gotten to know well over the years. In 2016, he earned #40 but then we didn’t see him at the races much this past summer. In fact, he only raced 2 rounds and will be #76 for 2018. Like most riders his age, he’s had

Team Canada Photos from Thursday Practice at Cusses Gorse in England

Team Canada Photos from Thursday Practice at Cusses Gorse in England By Billy Rainford Team Canada MXON was over at the track called Cusses Gorse Thursday for final preparations for the 2017 MXON at Matterley Basin here in England. The track is located only 10 minutes from Stonehenge (my second favourite henge…) and the roads getting to it gave all of us who were behind the wheel fits. You’d think

On the Radar | Kieffer Russell

On the Radar | Kieffer Russell By Jeff McConkey Name: Kieffer Russell Age: 11 Hometown: Little Britain, ON School and Grade: Dr George Hall, Grade 6 Number: 829 Bike: KTM 65 Race Club: OCMC, MMRS Classes: 7-11, 65 (10-11) How did you get started in racing? I started racing for my cousin Tyler. I know that when I’m riding he is always riding with me. When I’m sad, I go

Out of the Blue | Isabelle Vallières | Presented by Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Isabelle Vallières | Presented by Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Isabelle Vallières Birthday: 7 November, 1983 Hometown: Saint-Mathieu de Beloeil, Quebec Occupation: Housekeeper Patrick Isabelle Vallières Number: 194 Bike: Kawasaki kx100 2011 Race Club: FMSQ Classes: Beginner, Lady B How did you get started in racing? Last year I tried with my sister just for fun and I immediately catch the sting, so I participated

ICYMI | Catching Up with…Vince Friese

ICYMI | Catching Up with…Vince Friese By Billy Rainford We didn’t get to see the #39 in action here in Canada this past summer, as it belonged to Vince Friese and he never lined up for a moto. The polarizing 26-year-old rider came to Canada in 2014 and had one of the most memorable battles for a championship we’ve ever seen up here. His rival in the MX2 class was