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On the Radar | #46 Tanner Scott | Husqvarna Canada

On the Radar | #46 Tanner Scott | Husqvarna Canada By Billy Rainford Name: Tanner Scott  Age: 14 Hometown: Oro Medonte, Ontario  School and Grade: Patrick Fogarty Secondary School, grade 9 Number: 46 Bike: Husqvarna 85/105/125 Race Club or Series: Usually just races in the states and a couple AMO races here and there  Classes: 85 (12-16) Supermini and Schoolboy 1 are the classes I plan to race this year

Out of the Blue | Kasia Kistelski | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Kasia Kistelski | Schrader’s By Jensen Amyotte Name: Kasia Kistelski Date of Birth: March 27, 1996 Hometown: Calgary, Alberta School/Grade or Occupation: Recent Marketing Graduate, Now Self-Employed Contractor for Marketing Services Race Number: 96 Bike: 2019 Husqvarna 250F  Race Club: BFD Classes: Ladies, Open Beginner, 250 Beginner Who got you into the sport of motocross?           My boyfriend, Nick Collins, actually got

New AX/SX Format Should Mean More Entries and Fans

New AX/SX Format Should Mean More Entries and Fans By Billy Rainford On Monday the MRC and the Rockstar Energy Triple Crown Tour announced some major changes to the racing format in the Arenacross and Supercross portions of the 2020 Rockstar Triple Crown series. Earlier, in an attempt to help teams and riders logistically, they announced the Arenacross series will start in the east and work its way west in

ICYMI | Catching Up with Matt Goerke

ICYMI | Catching Up with Matt Goerke By Billy Rainford Florida’s 3-time Canadian MX champion, Matt Goerke, headed into the 2019 season with high hopes of getting himself on the top step of the podium at the end of the long season, but battled one issue after another every step pf the way. Recently, he was hurt pretty badly at an off season German Supercross that left him with broken

Monday Morning Coffee | Renegade Fuel

By Billy Rainford Good morning from another strange weather situation in Southwestern Ontario. Here in London we just got hit by record-breaking rainfall…in January! Yes, it’s normally snow at this time of year, but we’ve been getting some really strange weather this season. It’s going up to 8 degrees Celsius tomorrow and we just had so much rain that the Thames River has overflowed its banks farther than I’ve ever

Frid’Eh Update #2 Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada

Frid’Eh Update #2 Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada By Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #2 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update presented by Yamaha Motor Canada. Here in Southwestern Ontario we were riding at our local tracks last Friday, then we got snow, and now it’s 8 degrees Celsius and green again. It’s been a really strange winter so far in these parts. And it’s supposed to be 10 tomorrow! Career

Guy Giroux Talks about Racing the 2002 Paris-Dakar Rally

Guy Giroux Talks about Racing the 2002 Paris-Dakar Rally By Billy Rainford The Dakar Rally has just finished stage 5 of the 2020 event. It’s taking place in Saudi Arabia this year. Back in the day, it actually went from Paris, France to Dakar in Senegal. In 2002, our old friend Guy Giroux from Quebec headed over to race the famed event. I’ve always known he went and did it,

Out of the Blue | Liz Burke | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Liz Burke | Schrader’s By Jensen Amyotte Name: Liz Burke Date of Birth: October 30, 1997 Hometown: Souris, PEI School/Grade or Occupation: Kinesiology Degree Race Number: 108 Bike: Kawasaki 250 Class: Intermediate/ Women’s  Who got you into the sport of motocross?  My brother started racing as a kid and we always grew up on bikes, so I just kind of followed in his footsteps and

The Story Behind the Photo | Westen Wrozyna 2011 TransCan

The Story Behind the Photo | Westen Wrozyna 2011 TransCan By Billy Rainford With cluttered shelves full of external hard drives dripping with Canadian Motocross memories, I sometimes like to have a look for something unique. With our ‘The Story Behind the Photo‘ columns we take an old photo that looks like it captured something special or different and ask the subject of that photo to tell the story from

Top 5 Stories of 2019

Top 5 Stories of 2019 By Billy Rainford There were a lot of stories from the 2019 Canadian racing season, so I’m sure many will have others they wish to be included here. However, here are 5 that I thought were worthy of this top 5 list. #5 – Two Riders Claim First Triple Crown Titles In the 250 class, #19 Dylan Wright came out swinging and showed everyone that