Arenacross Practice | Friday Afternoon | Gopher Dunes By Billy Rainford As if Fridays aren’t busy enough around Direct Motocross, when we heard Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha rider, Matt Goerke, was going to be testing at the newly-built Arenacross track at Gopher Dunes, we had to be there to check it out. Yes, that’s why the Update was a tad on the ‘brief’ side this week. Not only was Matt there
A Few Photos from Gully Mor Today with Shawn Maffenbeier and Josh Snider By Billy Rainford It’s that time of year when the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals are finished and I find myself looking for some racing or riding to cover. By random chance, I bumped into Josh Snider and Shawn Maffenbeier at a burrito shop last night and they told me they were heading to Gully Mor for a
Faces at the Races | MMRS Madoc National By Jeff McConkey Photos by Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford It’s time for our favourite column – Faces at the Races! Last weekend we made it over to the 6th Annual (man, time flies!) MMRS Madoc National. These events are always a great time. With 654 entries Sunday, there were lots of people and faces to snap photos of. Here’s our look
Photo Report | MMRS Madoc National By Billy Rainford The 6th Annual MMRS Madoc National took place in the small town northeast of Toronto over the weekend. This is one of the rare events on the calendar that sees the township actually get behind it because they understand how great the sport is and how much business it brings to them. Entries on Sunday were 654 (I added up the
Faces at the Races | Ironman MX AMA National By Jeff McConkey This past Saturday I made the 10-hour drive down to Ironman MX in Crawfordsville, Indiana. I was pretty bummed out last season when I heard from everyone how great this round was. I decided early that I was all in for Ironman, and I’m glad I did. I was a huge fan of the town, the track, and
Faces at the Races | Parts Canada TransCan at Walton Raceway By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Here’s our look at the riders under the helmets and the people around the pits in this Parts Canada TransCan GNC at Walton Raceway edition of ‘Faces at the Races.’ Thanks to these guys who stepped up to support our coverage for the week:
Photo Report | Parts Canada TransCan | The Champions By Billy Rainford Well, that’s another Parts Canada TransCan GNC at Walton Raceway in the bag. It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years! Chris Lee and the gang took the successful Loretta Lynn’s template and brought it north to Canada and it worked. All summer long, amateur riders across Canada and the US think about this one week in Southwestern
Walton TransCan|Just the Friday Mud By Billy Rainford Jeff Morgan and I just stood by the van and snapped shots as the poor riders in the MX3 Jr. A and MX3 Jr. B classes tried to get their final motos of the day in. It was ugly, but it makes for some unique shots, so here we go. No words are really necessary here.
Walton TransCan|Friday Photo Report By Billy Rainford What started out as a normal, warm SWO day at the Parts Canada TransCan ended with a huge windstorm that brought torrential rain for about 20 minutes. It was the kind of storm that can only last a short time. The MX3 Jr. B riders were out on the track when it hit and the race got red flagged for pretty obvious reasons.