Photo Reports

$2 Tuesday: The Morden Mud Race of 2011

$2 Tuesday: The Morden Mud Race of 2011 By Billy Rainford Wow. I was looking through some old photos and stumbled onto these gems from that horrible weekend a few years ago in the southwest corner of Manitoba at Shadow Valley Raceway. What a mess! Check out a few shots from that memorable day:

Regina National Photo Report

Regina National Photo Report Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford Round 4 of the 2015 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals rolled into Moto Valley in Regina, Saskatchewan, this past Sunday. We all remember what the weather did to the second motos last June, so we were all holding our breath as clouds threatened to do the same again this year. It DID rain and storm pretty hard during the first MX1

Saturday at Moto Valley in Regina

Saturday at Moto Valley in Regina By Billy Rainford We’ve left the mountains of BC and Alberta behind and now the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals, and all of us following the circuit, find ourselves in the heart of the prairies, Regina, Saskatchewan. We all remember what happened last year when the rain and mud forced the cancellation of the second motos. The weather forecast seems to change every few minutes

Style Check – Calgary Whip Contest

Style Check – Calgary Whip Contest By Billy Rainford OK, so there is no ‘official’ Whip Contest, but there are two specific jumps on the circuit that lend themselves nicely to us having some fun like this – Ulverton in Quebec and the International Jump on the Wild Rose MX track in Calgary. I look forward to standing beside this marquee jump every year during first practice to see who

Calgary National Photo Report

Calgary National Photo Report By Billy Rainford Photos by Clayton Racicot @claytonracicotphotography Round 3 of the 2015 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals took place at Wild Rose MX Park in downtown Calgary, Alberta, this past Sunday. Riders were looking forward to the jumpy and fun track that some described as the first ‘real’ national-calibre track of the season. The weather was brisk, to say the least, and hovered around the 10-degree

Women’s West Round 3 Photo Report

Women’s West Round 3 Photo Report By Billy Rainford Photos by Clayton Racicot @claytonracicotphotography The 2015 Schrader’s Women’s West Nationals came to a conclusion this past Saturday at Wild Rose M Park in downtown Calgary, Alberta. Heading into Saturday, Yorkton, SK rider, #2 Kennedy Lutz was in control of the standings, but a mid-week practice fall took her out of competition due to a knee injury. The title would come

Women’s West Final Round Race Report

Women’s West Final Round Race Report By Billy Rainford The 3-round Schrader’s Women’s West Nationals came to an end today from Wild Rose MX Park in Calgary, AB. Heading into the last 2 motos, #2 Kennedy Lutz held a 6-pont lead over #3 Sara King. Unfortunately, a mid-week fall has injured Kennedy’s knee forcing her to miss this final round. Sitting behind King in 3rd was #631 Rachel Springman. The

Faces at the Races – Nanaimo National

Faces at the Races – Nanaimo National Photos by Clayton Racicot @claytonracicotphotography Everyone loves a good race shot, but sometimes capturing a moment around the edges of the track can be just as entertaining, if not more. Here are a bunch of shots through the lens of Clayton Racicot from round 2 of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals at Wastelands in Nanaimo, BC.

Nanaimo National Photo Report

Nanaimo National Photo Report By Billy Rainford Photos by Clayton Racicot @claytonracicotphotography The Wastelands has been host to round 1 of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals the past few years but this year the Vancouver Island track would play host to round 2. Whether or not the order would have made a difference is moot because two rounds are in the books and the weather was perfect for both. Last