Photo Reports

Faces at the Races | 2017 MXON | Matterley Basin

Faces at the Races | 2017 MXON | Matterley Basin By Billy Rainford Photos by Emily Nicholson and Bigwave Another Monster Energy Motocross of Nations is in the books and France won it again for the 4th straight year. Team Canada finished 13th after a tough day at the office for all 3 riders – Colton Facciotti, Shawn Maffenbeier, and Tyler Medaglia. Here’s a look back at the 3 days

Photo Report | 2017 MXON at Matterley Basin

Photo Report | 2017 MXON at Matterley Basin Photos and Captions By Billy Rainford It was the 71st Motocross of Nations this past weekend at Matterley Basin in Winchester, England. The track sits in the rolling hills about an hour west of London. Being England, you really never know what you’re going to get for weather and we were expecting the worst when the forecast actually gave a 100% chance

Photos from Saturday Qualifying at the 2017 MXON

Photos from Saturday Qualifying at the 2017 MXON By Billy Rainford Team Canada MXON didn’t set the world on fire today in qualifying, but they got the job done and are going straight to the A Mains Sunday at the 2017 MXON at Matterley Basin in Winchester, England. The team of Colton Facciotti, Shawn Maffenbeier, and Tyler Medaglia placed 15th overall and will not have to suffer the stress of

Team Canada Photos from Thursday Practice at Cusses Gorse in England

Team Canada Photos from Thursday Practice at Cusses Gorse in England By Billy Rainford Team Canada MXON was over at the track called Cusses Gorse Thursday for final preparations for the 2017 MXON at Matterley Basin here in England. The track is located only 10 minutes from Stonehenge (my second favourite henge…) and the roads getting to it gave all of us who were behind the wheel fits. You’d think

A Few Photos from Team Canada Testing in England

A Few Photos from Team Canada Testing in England By Billy Rainford Photos by Kourtney Lloyd As we get packed and ready to head over to England ourselves for the 2017 MXON at Matterley Basin later today, it was great of Team Canada Manager Kourtney Lloyd to send over a few photos of our guys at Cusses Gorse MX.

The Story Behind the Photo(s) | Mitch Cooke MXON 2009

The Story Behind the Photo(s) | Mitch Cooke MXON 2009 By Billy Rainford We’re about to embark on another adventure with Team Canada Motocross of Nations this coming week at Matterley Basin in England. You never know what to expect at these one-day events; all you can do is be there when “it” happens. Back in 2009, our team consisted of Tyler Medaglia, Dean Wilson, and Mitch Cooke. We qualified

Who Ran Canada’s 2017 MXON Numbers in 2009 and How’d They Do?

Who Ran Canada’s 2017 MXON Numbers in 2009 and How’d They Do? By Billy Rainford This coming weekend in England, Team Canada MXON will again compete for the Chamberlain Trophy against the best riders the world has to offer. Canada’s race numbers for 2017 will be 28, 29, and 30. So, how did the riders running those numbers do back in 2009 is the question everyone is asking. No? Sorry,

Photo Report | Gopher Dunes Sandstorm Arenacross | Atlas Brace

Photo Report | Gopher Dunes Sandstorm Arenacross | Atlas Brace By Billy Rainford Photos by Emily Nicholson and Bigwave The 9th annual Gopher Dunes ‘Sandstorm’ event took place this past weekend at the famous sand track outside Tillsonburg, Ontario. Saturday consisted of the Arenacross portion and the inaugural Shift Holeshot Challenge. With a perfect set up and ideal weather conditions, the Arenacross track was ready for some tight indoor-style racing.