PODCAST | Jacob Hayes

PODCAST | Jacob Hayes By Billy Rainford North Carolina’s #100 Jacob Hayes is already a Canadian champion in the Arenacross Tour series. He had hoped to repeat that fete in the MX2 class last season in the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals. Unfortunately, a knee injury sustained in the first turn at round 1 took away that chance. Fast forward a year and the talented 23-year-old will get another shot this

PODCAST | Kaven Benoit | KTM Canada

PODCAST | Kaven Benoit | KTM Canada By Billy Rainford   Drummondville, Quebec’s Kaven Benoit impressed everyone last summer when he finished 3rd overall in the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals‘ MX1 class in his rookie season. He headed to Europe for an indoor race this past winter and ended up badly breaking his ankle. Because of his injury, Kaven was unable to get south to train as early as he

PODCAST | Women’s West MX Champion | Shelby Turner

PODCAST | Women’s West MX Champion | Shelby Turner By Billy Rainford Barons, Alberta, native, Shelby Turner, has been riding a dirt bike since before she could ride a bicycle. He father was an avid rider, as is her brother, Avery Turner, so she came by this obsession naturally. At 21, Shelby has won titles in both Motocross and Endurocross. She has competed at the X Games and represented Canada

PODCAST | Scott ‘Donk’ Donkersgoed | Presented by Yamaha

PODCAST | Scott ‘Donk’ Donkersgoed | Presented by Yamaha By Billy Rainford Scott Donkersgoed (‘DONK,’ as he’s much more commonly known) has had a busy winter working for the Rockstar Energy OTSFF Yamaha team traveling the Amsoil Arenacross circuit. He and fellow Canadian, Steve Simms, were the main guys behind the Andre Laurin‘s team at the races this winter.  Donk’s rider, Chris Blose, was in the title hunt right to

PODCAST | #56 Brock Leitner

PODCAST | #56 Brock Leitner By Billy Rainford For 2017, Summerland, BC resident, Brock Leitner, will be #56 in your program but quite possibly much higher than that in your heart. The 19-year-old has been busy the past few years as he tries to compete at the highest levels of the sport.  He came into 2016 with a shoulder injury that kept him out of competition until the series headed

Podcast | Tyler Medaglia | New Team, New Baby, New Business

Podcast | Tyler Medaglia | New Team, New Business, New Baby By Billy Rainford Tyler Medaglia is easily one of the most approachable and friendliest riders on the Canadian Pro Circuit – he gets it. He is a 2-time Canadian MX2 champion and a 5-time member of Team Canada at the Motocross of Nations. There is so much going on in his life right now that we figured the only

Podcast | Mark Stallybrass

Podcast | Mark Stallybrass By Billy Rainford There have been several major announcements regarding the current and future Rockstar MX Nationals, lately. The TSN/Fox Sports Racing television package, the 250 2-stroke rule, the AMA B Class ruling, the new location for round 2 in Prince George, BC, and the 2018 CMA/FIM Jetwerx series, are a few of those topics to be discussed. We grabbed CMRC President Mark Stallybrass for a chat this afternoon to

PODCAST | Tim Tremblay | 2017 Winter X Games | Shot Race Gear

PODCAST | Tim Tremblay | 2017 Winter X Games | Shot Race Gear By Billy Rainford Quebec racer, #11 Tim Tremblay, finished 5th overall in the Snocross Final at the 2017 Winter X Games at Buttermilk Resort in Aspen, Colorado. He’s been here a few times before and knew it was going to take a good start if he wanted to challenge for the win. With lap times of just