Photo Report | Mini O’s | Wednesday SX By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Bigwave First off, thank you to our 2017 Mini O’s sponsors: Today was Supercross Championship Day. Main events were run in every class and then it was time for some practice on the newly reworked motocross track. Canada got a title today, but we’ll get to that. Most importantly, we’d like to wish #25
2017 Mini O’s | SX Tuesday By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Bigwave First off, let us say thank you to these folks who are helping out with this latest motocross road trip: After getting the go-ahead to drive Monday Morning, Jeff and I jumped into the DMX Van and pointed it south and made it to Gatorback Cycle Park faster than I’ve ever done it before. The
$2 Tuesday | Last Year’s ‘Grand Prix de Snow’ By Billy Rainford Check out the great race between Victoria Hubacek and Tyler Medaglia at the end. Grand Prix de Snow from Directmotocross.com on Vimeo.
$2 Tuesday | Video | 2009 Montreal SX Practice at Thompson Training Compound By Billy Rainford Canadian MX Champ Colton Facciotti, Kyle Keast, Kyle Beaton and PJ Stratton practicing for the 2009 Montreal SX at the Thompson Training Compound.
Faces at the Races | 2017 MXON | Matterley Basin By Billy Rainford Photos by Emily Nicholson and Bigwave Another Monster Energy Motocross of Nations is in the books and France won it again for the 4th straight year. Team Canada finished 13th after a tough day at the office for all 3 riders – Colton Facciotti, Shawn Maffenbeier, and Tyler Medaglia. Here’s a look back at the 3 days
Photo Report | 2017 MXON at Matterley Basin Photos and Captions By Billy Rainford It was the 71st Motocross of Nations this past weekend at Matterley Basin in Winchester, England. The track sits in the rolling hills about an hour west of London. Being England, you really never know what you’re going to get for weather and we were expecting the worst when the forecast actually gave a 100% chance
Photos from Saturday Qualifying at the 2017 MXON By Billy Rainford Team Canada MXON didn’t set the world on fire today in qualifying, but they got the job done and are going straight to the A Mains Sunday at the 2017 MXON at Matterley Basin in Winchester, England. The team of Colton Facciotti, Shawn Maffenbeier, and Tyler Medaglia placed 15th overall and will not have to suffer the stress of
Team Canada Photos from Thursday Practice at Cusses Gorse in England By Billy Rainford Team Canada MXON was over at the track called Cusses Gorse Thursday for final preparations for the 2017 MXON at Matterley Basin here in England. The track is located only 10 minutes from Stonehenge (my second favourite henge…) and the roads getting to it gave all of us who were behind the wheel fits. You’d think
A Few Photos from Team Canada Testing in England By Billy Rainford Photos by Kourtney Lloyd As we get packed and ready to head over to England ourselves for the 2017 MXON at Matterley Basin later today, it was great of Team Canada Manager Kourtney Lloyd to send over a few photos of our guys at Cusses Gorse MX.
The Story Behind the Photo(s) | Mitch Cooke MXON 2009 By Billy Rainford We’re about to embark on another adventure with Team Canada Motocross of Nations this coming week at Matterley Basin in England. You never know what to expect at these one-day events; all you can do is be there when “it” happens. Back in 2009, our team consisted of Tyler Medaglia, Dean Wilson, and Mitch Cooke. We qualified