Photo Reports

$2 Tuesday: 2011 Most Memorable

$2 Tuesday: 2011 Most Memorable By Billy Rainford I always enjoy rooting through my stash of old moto photos. This week, I bumped into a file called, “2011 Most Memorable.” That sounded pretty appropriate so in I went. It’s amazing the memories that are instantly return to the front of your mind that you hadn’t even thought of since the day they happened. Looking back at these reminded me that

Photo Report: New Era Motopark Cup Round 1

Photo Report: New Era Motopark Cup Round 1 May 15-16, 2015 By Billy Rainford Photos by Tyler Spikman @spikman With round 1 of the New Era Motopark Cup in the books, you could say summer at Motopark near Owen Sound, Ontario, is officially open. After 6 years, this series has grown to take on a prominent role in the Canadian moto scene. From Motopark’s Carl Bastedo, “The weather for the

Faces at the Races: KTM MMRS Provincial Round 4 from Madoc

Faces at the Races: KTM MMRS Provincial Round 4 from Madoc Photos and captions by Jeff McConkey Round 4 of the 2015 KTM MMRS Provincial Series took place this weekend in Madoc, Ontario. Home of the ‘must do’ Madoc National at the end of summer, the fast track lends itself well to some great racing. Riders at MMRS events are some of the friendliest you’ll see at a race. Here’s

Faces at the Races: MMRS Muttco Mountain Provincial Round 2

Faces at the Races: MMRS Muttco Mountain Provincial Round 2 By Jeff McConkey Photos by Jeff McConkey and Dawn McClintock Round 2 of the MMRS KTM Provincial Series kicked off at Muttco Mountain this past weekend. We had great weather, a great turn-out, and a great track for some fantastic racing action. South African Orange Motorsports Scott KTM rider Liam O’Farrell and GDR’s Westen Wrozyna were the big names in

$2 Tuesday: 2008 Blair Morgan Ride Day at Motopark

$2 Tuesday: 2008 Blair Morgan Ride Day at Motopark By Billy Rainford We all remember where we were when we learned of Blair Morgan‘s crash and subsequent paralysis. Blair fell in a seemingly innocent section of the track at the 2008 Montreal SX. I was at the race and couldn’t believe it had happened the way it did. When the news came out that he had suffered permanent spinal cord

Unsung: 2015 New Jersey SX

Unsung: 2015 New Jersey SX Photos and captions by Billy Rainford I thought I’d take a slightly different approach to this race and give the riders who made the mains but didn’t make the top 10 some coverage in a new column we’re going to call, ‘Unsung.’ Actually, in the future this column might feature those riders who showed up and gave it a shot but didn’t either make the

Faces at the Races: East Rutherford SX

Faces at the Races: East Rutherford SX Photos and captions by Billy Rainford In 2014, I had to choose between going to the inaugural Monster Energy AMA Supercross just over the bridge from NYC in East Rutherford, NJ or head down to the final round of Supercross in Las Vegas. Because we had so many Canadians racing in both the Amsoil Amateur Arencross Championships and the Geico Endurocross in Nevada,

Photo Report: MMRS Round 1 at Cochranes Track

Photo Report: MMRS Round 1 at Cochranes Track Photos and captions by Jeff McConkey   The 2015 MMRS KTM Provincial Series kicked off Sunday, April 26th at Cochranes MX Track near Brighton, Ontario. The weather was a little chilly but that didn’t stop the action from heating up. There was fantastic racing from the 50cc class all the way up to the Open A class. One of the highlights has to be

A Quick Look at the MMRS MX School

A Quick Look at the MMRS MX School By Jeff McConkey This past Saturday, The Maguires Motocross Racing Series held there annual MX School and Practice weekend to kick-off the 2015 season.  The MMRS Club held its first event at the Cochranes Track near Brighton, Ontario. This was a school for all ages and abilities, and boasted a stacked list of instructors. There was a great turnout this year as

$2 Tuesday: 2010 Gopher Dunes Ont. Provincial/ANQ

$2 Tuesday: 2010 Gopher Dunes Ont. Provincial/ANQ By Billy Rainford With the first race of the season in the books from the sandy track in Courtland, ON, it seemed appropriate to head back in time to the first round of the 2010 Ontario Provincials and Parts Canada TransCan ANQ at Gopher Dunes. Hop in the old time machine and enjoy this video trip down memory lane: