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Hey, what are you doing this summer…#29 Jeremy Pronovost?

Hey, what are you doing this summer…#29 Jeremy Pronovost? By Billy Rainford We’ve gotten to know the friendly Quebec duo of Jeremy Pronovost and his dad, Guy, quite well over the past few years. Jeremy will admit that 2015 didn’t go as well as he would have wanted (he crashed and had to deal with some post-concussion issues) but it usually takes more than that to wipe the smile from

5 Minutes with…Dave Blanchet

5 Minutes with…Dave Blanchet By Billy Rainford #418 Dave Blanchet from Quebec has been doing his best to qualify for the very competitive night program in the 450 class at the 2016 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series. It would be pretty safe to say, he may have picked the toughest year to do this. With his PR-MX Strikt Gear Kawasaki team he has had some ups and downs along the

Post-Race Interview: #527 Jake Tricco

Post-Race Interview: #527 Jake Tricco By Billy Rainford Canadian Motocross has a few very fast young riders to keep an eye on right now. Collingwood, Ontario, rider, #527 Jake Tricco, is definitely a rider on that list. Jake was down at GPF practicing for the upcoming season and then headed south to Daytona to race the RCSX this past Sunday and Monday. We found Jake in the pits ready to

5 Minutes with…Tommy Dallaire

5 Minutes with…Tommy Dallaire By Jeff McConkey Foreword by Billy Rainford Some riders have such smooth and fluid style they just stand out on the track. Quebec racer, Tommy Dallaire, is one such racer. Tommy lined up for the eastern rounds of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals in 2015 and plans to do more of the same in 2016 as a Pro. We caught up with the stylish rider as

5 Minutes with…Shawn Maffenbeier’s New Mechanic, Josh Cox

5 Minutes with…Shawn Maffenbeier’s New Mechanic, Josh Cox By Jeff McConkey Erin, Ontario, mechanic, Josh Cox, has been going to the races for a long time. He is a pretty good rider in his own right but spends most of his time making sure others can go fast on the bike. He won the overall at Ulverton MX in 2014 as the mechanic for #732 Kyle Chisholm and will now

5 Minutes with…Westen Wrozyna

5 Minutes with…Westen Wrozyna By Jeff McConkey Newtonville, Ontario, rider, Westen Wrozyna, has had the eyes of the Canadian motocross nndustry fixed on him since he was a very young amateur rider. He moved up through the ranks and turned Pro the same year that saw Dylan Wright and Jess Pettis do the same. After a couple years with support from the GDR Honda Team, Westen will now make the

5 Minutes with…Guillaume St. Cyr

5 Minutes with…Guillaume St. Cyr By Jeff McConkey One of the coolest things about Pro sports is the route athletes take to get there. Everyone has their own story, but the goal is always the same. When a rider makes the move from Amateur to Pro, it usually comes with a lot of ups and downs as they get acclimated to the increased pace and longer motos. Quebec rider, Guillaume

5 Minutes with…John Dowd

5 Minutes with…John Dowd By Billy Rainford Yes, THAT John Dowd. John hit three rounds of our Rockstar Energy MX Nationals: Gopher Dunes, Sand Del Lee, and Ulverton. He finished 17th, 10th, and 8th overall. That’s pretty impressive for a guy who was about to turn 50 the following day! He was trying to leave the pits and drive home but got trapped in a tight 90-degree corner we happened

Live Video for the Parts Canada TransCan – We Talk with Brett Lee

Live Video for the Parts Canada TransCan – We Talk with Brett Lee By Billy Rainford The gang over at Walton Raceway in, you guessed it, Walton, Ontario, are always doing what they can to move the sport of Canadian Motocross forward. The Parts Canada TransCan at Walton Raceway has grown over the years to become one of the biggest amateur motocross events on the calendar – 2nd only to

5 Minutes with…Cole Martinez

5 Minutes with…Cole Martinez By Billy Rainford Although Cole Martinez has never actually lived in Canada or clicked on Direct Motocross (ouch!), he does, in fact, hold dual citizenship between the USA and Canada. He was born and raised in Arizona but his mother lives in Saskatchewan. We had all heard the rumours of the Monster Energy Thor Kawasaki team going after a rider who holds a Canadian passport, but