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 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 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 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:
A Few Photos from Practice at Swiona MX By Billy Rainford I had the chance to head a little west of London to check out the TVR practice at Swiona MX in Iona Station on Saturday. We weren’t there very long but here are a few shots I managed to take while we were there. It looked like a great group of riders having a great afternoon in the spring
Photo Report – CMRC Season Opener at Gopher Dunes By Billy Rainford Photos by Tyler Spikman If you’re from the south, you just don’t understand how much this time of year means to us up here. We are forced indoors for the better part of 4 months during the winter (and this one was particularly bad in most of Canada!). Once the thermometer finally heads north of zero we head
$2 Tuesday: 2014 Kamloops National Video Recap By Billy Rainford It’s hard to believe we’ll be back at it in 1 1/2 months, but it’s true. Here’s a look at the racing from last year at Whispering Pines for round 2 of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals up the river from Kamloops, BC. 2014 Kamloops MX National Highlight Video from Directmotocross.com on Vimeo.
$2 Tuesday: Full Moon? By Billy Rainford This shot is from the 2010 edition of the now defunct Lake Whitney Amateur National. I believe this is #131 Keaton Ward. #allingoodfun
Throwback Thursday: The Class of 2009 Flashback Photo Report By Billy Rainford If you’re ever looking for the next great North American motocross rider, you can usually head to the nearest big American Amateur National to find them. Some will argue against the necessity of these big-money events. I’ve heard the argument that some of the biggest new talent doesn’t have the opportunity to race all of these events. Well,
$2 Tuesday: Kyle Catches Up with Darcy Lange While we were out in BC last year, Kyle Carruthers took the opportunity to grab one of Canada’s all-time best indoor riders for a quick chat. Courtenay, BC’s Darcy Lange was kind enough to stop and answer a few questions for our camera. Catching Up With…Darcy Lange from Directmotocross.com on Vimeo.