Photo Reports

Faces at the Races – Ottawa National

Faces at the Races – Ottawa National Photos and captions by Billy Rainford These photos won’t come close to describing just how humid it really was last weekend at Sand Del Lee for round 2 of the Women’s East Nationals, round 2 of the KTM East Supermini Nationals, or round 6 of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals. Here’s a look at some of the people who made it through one

Ottawa National Photo Report

Ottawa National Photo Report Photos and captions by Billy Rainford The Rockstar Energy MX Nationals made it’s annual stop in Ottawa, Ontario, this past weekend. Sand Del Lee in the nearby town of Richmond has played host to the series for many years and it seems to get better every year. Johnny Grant, Kevin Tyler, and the entire MX101 gang do and amazing job at getting the place ready to

Women’s East Nationals – Round 2 Photo Report from Sand Del Lee

Women’s East Nationals – Round 2 Photo Report from Sand Del Lee Photos and captions by Billy Rainford We were in our nation’s capital, Ottawa, for the second of three rounds of Women’s East Nationals. With defending champion #1 Duroy Racing KTM’s Eve Brodeur enforcing her dominance at the first round at Gopher Dunes the week before, the daunting task of the rest of the ladies was to try to

Gopher Dunes Emotion through the Lens of Allison Kennedy

Gopher Dunes Emotion through the Lens of Allison Kennedy By Billy Rainford Photos by Allison Kennedy If you’ve been around Canadian Motocross for an extended period of time, you know two things: motocross is the toughest sport in the world and nobody captures that fact better than Allison Kennedy. The action on the track is one thing, but when the riders come off the track and bare their emotions, that’s

Gopher Dunes National Photo Report

Gopher Dunes National Photo Report Photos and captions by Billy Rainford After a two-weekend break, the 2015 Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals resumed at the famed Gopher Dunes sand track in Courtland, Ontario. Courtland sits about an hour east of London and shares its terrain with the nearby Lake Erie coast – it’s soft, deep sand. Royal Distributing Fox Racing KTM Canada rider #1 Kaven Benoit held the MX2 points

Women’s East Nationals – Round 1 Photo Report

Women’s East Nationals – Round 1 Photo Report Photos and captions by Billy Rainford Round 1 of the Canada’s Motorcycle FXR Women’s East Nationals took place Saturday at Gopher Dunes. With 32 riders signed up to race the difficult track, it’s a good sign for the 3-round series that will hit Sand Del Lee and Ulverton next. The weather is always a concern when you talk bout a mid-summer race

A Few Photos from Monday Practice at Gopher Dunes

A Few Photos from Monday Practice at Gopher Dunes Photos and captions by Billy Rainford While we were at RedBud last Saturday, we were told that several of our traveling Pro riders were going to be at Gopher Dunes on Monday to get in some testing on the famed sand track just outside Tillsonburg, Ontario. With a 96-hour rule in place, the national tracks can only be ridden 5 days

Photo Report: RedBud National

Photo Report: RedBud National Photos and captions by Billy Rainford Going into the break between the end of the western swing of the Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals and the eastern swing, I always think I’m going to enjoy the two weekends off. Well, it happened again this year that I ended up going to RedBud to check out the Lucas Oil AMA Outdoor Championship instead of sleeping in and