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2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Friday

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Friday By Billy Rainford Photos by E. Nicholson and Bigwave It was another banger of a day here just west of Gainesville, Florida, at the 44th Annual Thor Winter Olympics. Most classes here have qualifiers and so today was all about getting yourself through to the second motos Saturday. Some classes (250C) had 4 qualifiers! There were over 130 riders trying to get in.

Ranks are Established at Round 1 of the 2016 AX Tour

  Ranks are Established at Round 1 of the 2016 AX Tour Fountain, FL, (Wednesday, November 26, 2015) – The first gate drop of the 2016 Arenacross Tour kicked off the season Saturday at Western Kentucky University’s L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The gates were packed as riders battled to earn places in the main events. Travis Sewell took the checkers in both the AX Pro

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Thursday

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Thursday By Billy Rainford All eyes have shifted over to the motocross track for the rest of the week here at the 2015 Thor Winter Olympics. Many new riders have come through the gates and there were actually 4 divisions of 250 C riders trying to make the final moto. We had a bunch of Canadians on the track again today so let’s get

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Wednesday

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Wednesday By Billy Rainford It was all about the Supercross main events today at the 44th Annual Thor Winter Olympics at the track just outside Gainesville, Florida. We had some great Canadian performances, and even a win! Starting Thursday, the action moves over to the Motocross track for the remainder of the week. Here’s a look at how our Canadian riders did.  

Out of the Blue: Jessie King

Out of the Blue: Jessie King By Jeff McConkey Name: Jessie King Birth Date: June 28, 1987 Hometown: Toronto, Ontario School & Grade or Occupation: Just finished a sports marketing program at UCLA and now pursuing marketing opportunities in the action and motorsports industry. Number: 187/741 Bike: 2014 RMZ 250 Race Club: MMRS Classes: Ladies B How did you get started in racing? It was something I’ve always wanted to

5 Lap Sprint – Clason, Davenport, Meston, Burke, DaSilva, and Halstead

5 Lap Sprint – Clason, Davenport, Meston, Burke, DaSilva, and Halstead By Jeff McConkey What was the best National of 2015 and why?   Cade Clason Calgary, I mean the track is so cool to race, amazing setting, good amount of fans, good weather. Plus, I killed it there so it has to be my favourite.   Matthew Davenport The best national for me was Regina. I managed to get

2016 CMRC CANADIAN WOMEN’S NATIONALS – SERIES SCHEDULES

The CMRC Women’s Nationals have been growing each year since its inception and 2016 will be no different. Due to the success of each of the two Women’s National series, the schedule for both the Western and Eastern events has been increased to include four rounds. New for the 2016 year, a designated parking area for the National women riders will begin at 3pm on Friday for each respective event

#2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Tuesday

#2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Tuesday By Billy Rainford Day 2 is in the books. The big deal today was making sure your finishes were good enough to put you in Wednesday’s finals. The Thor Winter Olympics are divided in to a Supercross and then a Motocross portion. The first 3 days are on the Supercross track and each class has a Main Event instead of two motos. Some

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Monday

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Monday By Billy Rainford After a rather interesting trip south that took us through Bowling Green, Kentucky, for the first round of the AX Tour and then the waiting room of an emergency department in the same city, we made it to the 44th annual Thor Mini Olympics. I haven’t been to the event in a few years and wasn’t sure what to expect