Brainstorm | London Supercross | 250 Class | Strikt By Billy Rainford With Jeff McConkey unable to make it to this last round of Supercross, his McThoughts-style column rests with me this week. Here’s what I thought of the top 10 in the 250 Pro class at the London Supercross at Delaware Speedway this past Saturday night. 1. #15 Jess Pettis YAM – What more can we say about Jess,
Faces at the Races | Montreal Supercross By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford It’s been a busy week, so we’re a little late with our ‘Faces at the Races‘ column from the Montreal Supercross last Saturday. So, with it currently residing in the ‘better late than never’ category, here’s our look at some of the people from in and around Olympic Stadium last weekend.
Delaware Speedway | Wednesday Track Build Day By Billy Rainford On our way back to London from Gopher Dunes this afternoon, we decided to swing southwest of the city and check out the progress at Delaware Speedway where round 2 of the Rockstar Triple Crown Supercross Tour will take place this Saturday. It looks like a mini Daytona. Check it out.
Gopher Dunes SX Track | Practice Photos By Billy Rainford Since we’re here in London, ON this week at Delaware Speedway just southwest of the city, we knew riders would be taking advantage of the Gopher Dunes Supercross/Arenacross practice track, so James Lissimore and I headed over to see who was putting in the laps. I shot photos and some video. We were joking about how everyone uses slow motion
Photo Report | Montreal Supercross | 250 Class | Strikt Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford The 250 class at the Montreal Supercross looked a lot more like a regular Rockstar Triple Crown Tour event. Aside from a few top riders, everyone was there. There were no hired guns in the 250 class and they just ran one main event in that class. MX champ, #15 Jess Pettis was the
Photo Report | Montreal Supercross | 450 Class | Strikt Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford We were finally back in Montreal for the Supercross — the first time since 2012. Like I’ve said before, the Canadian Motocross Industry needs a marquee race like this, and it’s looks like it’s back, for 3 years, minimum. The 450 riders raced 3 mains to determine the winner: 8-10-and 12-minutes. Lots of high
Qualifying Photos from Montreal Supercross | Strikt Gear By Billy Rainford One minute it feels like it’s been a lifetime since we were here at the Montreal Supercross and the next it feels like yesterday. Gestev Inc. has brought the event back to life for the first time since 2012. The lighting hasn’t improved for shooting photos in here, I can tell you that much! There are a bunch of
Photos from Friday Night at the Montreal Supercross By Billy Rainford We finally made it to Montreal late this afternoon and got our first look at the track for the 2018 Supercross. The race has been absent from the schedule since 2012, and now Gestev has brought it back for, at least, a 3-year run. All the action starts Saturday with track walk at 10:00am and then there is a
Gopher Dunes Montreal SX Practice Day Photos By Billy Rainford When I saw on Instagram that the Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha guys were out at the Gopher Dunes Arenacross/Supercross practice track on Tuesday, I quickly gave team manager, Steve Simms, and Gopher Dunes owner, Derek Schuster, a call to see if they’d be back on Wednesday. Fortunately, the heavy rain we’ve gotten lately meant they really couldn’t ride the track and
2019 Yamaha Media Ride Day at Motopark By Billy Rainford Each year at this time, we get the invite from Yamaha Motor Canada to head over to Motopark in Chatsworth, Ontario, to ride the next year’s motocross line-up, and each year I tell myself I really should have ridden more leading up. My days of chasing lap times are long gone, but I’m still able to get the sense of