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Frid’Eh Update #12 Presented by Race Tech

Frid’Eh Update #12 Presented by Race Tech By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #12 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by Race Tech. Spring is slowly showing itself here in the Great White North. The west coast has already seen temperatures above 20 degrees C, the middle of the country is coming out of its deep freeze, Ontario is starting to see tracks open, Quebec…well, Quebec still

#TBT | 1983 Singing and Winning at Hully Gully

#TBT | 1983 Singing and Winning at Hully Gully By Billy Rainford I just heard a song on Jack FM that reminded me of an old racing story and figured I’d tell it since it’s #TBT. The song was April Wine’s ‘Just between You and Me,’ the place was Hully Gully, and the year was 1983. It was a Houseleague race on a Thursday evening. I was the local 80cc

Where Were You for the 2014 Toronto Supercross? The Night James Stewart Blew All Our Minds!

Where Were You for the 2014 Toronto Supercross? The Night James Stewart Blew All Our Minds! By Billy Rainford The shooting of JFK, landing on the moon. the death of Elvis, and the Twin Towers in 2001, are all huge moments in history, but do you remember where you were the night we witnessed, arguably, the greatest ride in Supercross history? At the Rogers Centre in downtown Toronto back in

Brad Nauditt Talks about His Full-Time Return to Canada

Brad Nauditt Talks about His Full-Time Return to Canada By Billy Rainford I saw Washington State native Brad Nauditt out in California when I was there in January. I knew he was riding again, but I didn’t know to what extent. He has recently announced he will be returning to Canada to race the entire Rockstar Triple Crown Series, so I wanted to get in touch with him to find

Out of the Blue | Jennifer Larocque | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Jennifer Larocque | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Jennifer Larocque Date of Birth: March 29, 1997 Hometown: Bowmanville, ON School and Grade or Occupation: Social Service Worker Number: 609 Bike:  2005 Honda CRF 230 Race Club: n/a Class: Ladies B Who got you get started in racing? My dad was the one who got me started into dirt biking. I got my first bike when I was 14 years old.

Industry Podcast | Andre Laurin | Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha

Industry Podcast | Andre Laurin | Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha By Billy Rainford Andre Laurin just competed in the famous Mint 400 trophy truck race in Las Vegas, so we wanted to talk to him about that, for sure, as well as get to know more about where he comes from and how he became one of the longstanding team owners and race series supporters with his OTSFF business and race

Catching Up with #36 Teren Gerber | KTM Canada

Catching Up with #36 Teren Gerber By Billy Rainford   When I pulled in to Club MX last week on the way north from my extended MX road trip in the southeast, I found 19-year-old Teren Gerber from Coronation, Alberta, putting in a winter of training at the growing and expanding facility outside Chesterfield, South Carolina. Club MX partners with us and our ‘Total Devotion Award‘ at the Walton TransCan

Brainstorm | Indy SX – 450 Class

Brainstorm | Indy SX – 450 Class By Billy Rainford It was round 11 of 17 of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series for the 450 boys this past Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. #2 Cooper Webb went in with the red plate and all the confidence. 4 riders have separated themselves from the rest and Indy was no different. The great thing about the

Brainstorm | Indy SX – 250 East

Brainstorm | Indy SX – 250 East By BillyRainford Jeff McConkey is away on vacation, so I’ll give his usual ‘McThoughts’ column a shot in something we call ‘Brainstorm.’ Round 11 of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series headed to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, this past Saturday night. It was round 11 for the 450 riders, but it was only round 6 for the 250 East riders. #24

5 Minutes with Kenzie Hennessy

5 Minutes with Kenzie Hennessy By Billy Rainford Direct Motocross: Kenzie, for starters, tell us a little bit about yourself. How old are you and where are you from? Kenzie Hennessy: I’m Kenzie Hennessy, I’m 26 years old, I’m originally from just outside Ottawa, Ontario, and I now live down near Windsor, Ontario. I train some riders and I’ve got a little bit of experience with the Pro scene. I