On the Radar | Kobi Cox By Jeff McConkey Name: Kobi Cox Age: 14 Hometown: Brantford, Ontario School & Grade: Last year I was home schooled for grade 8 because I spent the year living and training full-time at JWTF – Jimmy Weinert Training Facility in Maysville, North Carolina. This year I started grade 9 at Assumption College School in Brantford. Number: 81 and it has been my number since I started racing at five years old.
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On the Radar | Seth Hughes By Jeff McConkey Name: Seth Hughes Age: 15 Hometown: Kitchener, ON School and Grade: Huron Heights Secondary School, Grade 10 Number: 32 Bike: 2016 Yamaha YZ125 Race Club: AMO Classes: MX2 Junior, Schoolboy 1 How did you get started in racing? I got started racing like most kids — my dad had a bike and he raced and as soon as I understood what
On the Radar | Ben Kongmany By Jeff McConkey Name: Ben “Prince Kong” Kongmany Age: 8 Hometown: Bond Head, Ontario School and Grade: Sir William Osler / Grade 3 Number: 76 Bike: 2016 KTM 50 SXS, 2016 KTM 50 SXS, 2015 KTM 65 SX Race Club: AMO Classes: 50cc (7-8), 50cc, 50 GP and 65cc (7-9) How did you get started in racing? I rode an ATV at 3 years
On the Radar | Kyle Sheppard | Presented by Gamma Powersports By Jeff McConkey Name: Kyle Sheppard Age: 27 Hometown: Copetown, Ontario Occupation: Flat Track Canada Employee and Owner of Outlaw Productions (action sports video and photography) Number: 69 Bike: 2005 KBR Built Honda 450cc Race Club: Flat Track Canada Classes: Intermediate DTX (Dirt Track Cross) and Open Intermediate How did you get started in racing? Well, it really all started in
On the Radar | Kyle Brown | Two Wheel Motorsport By Jeff McConkey Name: Kyle Brown Age: 17 Hometown: Carlisle, Ontario School and Grade: Waterdown District High School – Grade 12 Number: 14 Bike: Yamaha YZ 250F Race Club: AMO, MMRS, TVR, WNY Racing Classes: 250 Int., Open Int., 250 Amateur (U.S.A.) How did you get started in racing? My first bike was an XR80 that I got when I
On the Radar | Christopher DaSilva By Billy Rainford Age: 15 Hometown: St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Quebec School and Grade: Grade 11 (Sec 5) — St John’s high school Race Number: 118 Bike: Yamaha YZ250F Race Club: FMSQ, CMRC, AMO Classes: MX2 Intermediate, MX3 Intermediate, Schoolboy 2 How did you get started in racing? Well, when I was a 1 year old we were going to the races for my brother every weekend,
On the Radar: Sam Matthews By Jeff McConkey Name: Sam Matthews Age: 15 Hometown: Clifford, Ontario School and Grade: Grade 9 St.James Catholic Highschool Guelph Number: 33 Bike: KTM 250 2-stroke Race Club: MMRS Classes: 250 Junior, Open Junior, 450 Junior How did you get started in racing? I saw a video when I was 4 years old and I wanted to race. My mom said NO even though I
On the Radar: Ryan Lyras By Billy Rainford Name: Ryan Lyras Age: 8 Hometown: London, ON School and Grade: Going into Grade 3, Ste. Jeanne D’Arc Bike: KTM SX50 Number: 5 Class: Tyke Beginner Race Club: TVR How did you get started in riding/racing? My dad bought me a dirt bike to go on trails and then my mom found that there aren’t many trails and found TVR and motocross.
On the Radar: Tucker Doiron By Jeff McConkey Photos by Paul Jordan Photography Name: Tucker Emmett Doiron Age: 8 Hometown: Stewiacke, Nova Scotia School and Grade: Ecole Acadienne de Truro, Grade 2 Number: 23 Bike: KTM 50 Race Club: None Classes: 50cc (7-8) How did you get started in racing? Both my older brothers and dad were racing so I wanted to start racing too. What is your favourite track and why? Pleasant Valley MX and
On the Radar: Quinn Amyotte By Jeff McConkey Name: Quinn Amyotte Age: 15 Hometown: Blackstock, Ontario School and Grade: Grade 10, Clarington Central Secondary School Number: 114 Bike: Yamaha 250f Race Club: MMRS, AMO Classes: 250 Junior, Open Junior, Schoolboy 2 How did you get started in racing? My dad and all my older siblings rode motocross, so I was bound to race dirt bikes! What is your favourite track