Uncategorized

Out of the Blue: Mariah Gauthier|Presented by Schrader’s

Out of the Blue: Mariah Gauthier|Presented by Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Mariah Gauthier Birthday: March 26th, 1999 Hometown: Chapleau, Ontario School & Grade: ESCT, grade 11 Number: 138 Bike: YZ 250 Race Club: CMRC, Moto Mania, AMA. Classes: Ladies & Junior How did you get started in racing? My dad has been racing since he was young. Once my brothers got involved with riding, I quickly followed in their

Photo Report – Round 7 Canadian AX Championships

Photo Report – Round 7 Canadian AX Championships By Billy Rainford We’ve only got one round left to determine the champions in the 2015 Future West Canadian AX Championships here in Chilliwack, BC. After what was an extremely cold weekend last week for rounds 5 and 6, the return of the rain was welcomed as it meant the temperature would be a much more reasonable 8-9 degrees. Cycle North FXR

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Wednesday

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Wednesday By Billy Rainford It was all about the Supercross main events today at the 44th Annual Thor Winter Olympics at the track just outside Gainesville, Florida. We had some great Canadian performances, and even a win! Starting Thursday, the action moves over to the Motocross track for the remainder of the week. Here’s a look at how our Canadian riders did.  

Bobby Kiniry Injury Update

Bobby Kiniry Update I gave Bobby Kiniry a call Friday and caught him as he was literally pulling out of the hospital parking lot. He went in for surgery Wednesday to get his hip repaired after his massive bail in Sarnia a couple weekends ago. It was major surgery to repair his broken femur (in a couple places) and broken hip (in a couple places). There were also som e

Valvoline AX Tour LIVE Broadcast Link

Valvoline AX Tour LIVE Broadcast Link Be sure to tune in to the Valvoline AX Tour LIVE broadcast Friday night and Saturday night from Hiawatha Park in Sarnia, Ontario, for rounds 3 and 4 of the Canadian National AX Tour Presented by Royal Distributing. Click HERE at around 7:00pm.

On the Radar: Brandon Caplar

On the Radar: Brandon Caplar By Jeff McConkey Name: Brandon Caplar Age: 21 Hometown: Ajax, Ontario School & Grade: Fourth year student at Wilfrid Laurier University Occupation: Off road Specialist at GP Bikes Number: 997 Bike: 2015 KTM 250 SX-F Race Club: MMRS Classes: Open C, 250 C, Youth C How did you get started in racing? It was actually right around when I planned on going to Team Ontario

5 Minutes with…John Dowd

5 Minutes with…John Dowd By Billy Rainford Way back in Ulverton, we grabbed #160 John Dowd for a quick chat as he and his son Ryan were trying to drive out of there and head back to Connecticut. He raced 3 of our Rockstar Energy MX Nationals – Gopher Dunes, Ottawa, and Ulverton – and finished 17-10-8, finished 23rd in the MX1 standings, and earned national #43 for 2016. Yes,

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford It was a busy weekend for racing and riding. Let’s start off with a look at some results: From www.mxgp.com LEON (Mexico), 13 September 2015 – Overnight storms made the conditions extremely tough and technical here at the circuit of Leon for the penultimate round of the FIM Motocross World Championship. The saturated dirt, which is a mix of clay and soil, became very

Ulverton Whips

Ulverton Whips By Billy Rainford I apologize for not doing a Photo Report from round 9 of the 2015 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals. I ran out of time with having to get to Walton Raceway so quickly the following week, and then getting daily updates up from the Parts Canada TransCan took priority last week. Anyway, the racing may be old news, but whips off the big tabletop that sits

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Good Monday morning. I’m not going to open this by saying that I can’t believe it’s over. I’m not going to start by saying how much I’m going to miss everyone. I’m not going to talk about how fast the time went. I’m not going to tell you that it was the best summer of racing I’ve ever seen. I’m not going to describe