Manitoba Provincial Race Report: Shadow Valley Raceway

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Manitoba Provincial Race Report: Shadow Valley Raceway

 

Manitoba Motocross Association: Race Report from Shadow Valley Raceway in Morden, Manitoba.

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Round two of the FXR Racing / Headingley Sport Shop Spring Series was held on a sunny Sunday at Shadow Valley Raceway in Morden, Manitoba.

 

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Manitoba's Canadian National track held home to round two of the spring series.
Manitoba's Canadian National track held home to round two of the spring series.
Zac Neufeld (29) had a good day in the 50cc 4-6 class. Neufeld put 2-1 motos together giving him his first win in the class ahead of Isaac Gordon and Matthew Stokes.
Zac Neufeld (29) had a good day in the 50cc 4-6 class. Neufeld put 2-1 motos together giving him his first win in the class ahead of Isaac Gordon and Matthew Stokes.
A race close to home, Zac also had some friends and fans out to watch him!
A race close to home, Zac also had some friends and fans out to watch him!
Freshman Pro-class rider Rio Stoesz took two second overalls in Morden in the MX-2 Pro (4-2) and Youth (3-3) divisions.
Freshman Pro-class rider Rio Stoesz took two second overalls in Morden in the MX-2 Pro (4-2) and Youth (3-3) divisions.
Making his first appearance on the MMA scene of 2011, D.J. Burmey left Shadow Valley with four moto wins and two first overalls in 65cc 10-11 and 85cc 7-11.
Making his first appearance on the MMA scene of 2011, D.J. Burmey left Shadow Valley with four moto wins and two first overalls in 65cc 10-11 and 85cc 7-11.
Brendyn Heide was the fastest 150 four-stroke rider of the day. Heide put in 2-3 motos in Supermini for third overall behind Jordan Devloo and Travis Klassen respectively.
Brendyn Heide was the fastest 150 four-stroke rider of the day. Heide put in 2-3 motos in Supermini for third overall behind Jordan Devloo and Travis Klassen respectively.
Brady Bremeersch has been a force in the Pro classes. Bremeersch's pair of second place finishes in the MX-1 Pro class motos earned him second overall behind Aaron Pfrimmer and ahead of Josh Pfrimmer.
Brady Bremeersch has been a force in the Pro classes. Bremeersch's pair of second place finishes in the MX-1 Pro class motos earned him second overall behind Aaron Pfrimmer and ahead of Josh Pfrimmer.
Lauren Gilmore earned second overall in the Ladies division in Morden behind Ami Houde and ahead of Taylor Masse
Lauren Gilmore earned second overall in the Ladies division in Morden behind Ami Houde and ahead of Taylor Masse
Referee Chris Welter demonstrates proper quad riding form.
Referee Chris Welter demonstrates proper quad riding form.
A rider whose speed has greatly improved as of late, Josh Penner's 5-2 in MX-2 Junior was good for second overall behind Richmond Morin.
A rider whose speed has greatly improved as of late, Josh Penner's 5-2 in MX-2 Junior was good for second overall behind Richmond Morin.
Stephen Froese (783) took the second spot on the MX-1 Beginner podium with the help of a second moto win.
Stephen Froese (783) took the second spot on the MX-1 Beginner podium with the help of a second moto win.
Noah Robinson's 4-3 in 85cc 7-11 earned him third overall on the day.
Noah Robinson's 4-3 in 85cc 7-11 earned him third overall on the day.
Jeremy Bremeersch just missed the Youth podium with 4-5 motos for fourth overall.
Jeremy Bremeersch just missed the Youth podium with 4-5 motos for fourth overall.
Herman Dettman was the guy to beat in Plus 40 B this weekend with a clean sweep of both motos for first overall.
Herman Dettman was the guy to beat in Plus 40 B this weekend with a clean sweep of both motos for first overall.
Taking the win in the Plus 25 class was Dennis Perfanick.
Taking the win in the Plus 25 class was Dennis Perfanick.
Myles Reimer took home a first place MX-2 Beginner trophy when his 3-1 motos earned him an overall over Justin Stewart and Luke Friesen.
Myles Reimer took home a first place MX-2 Beginner trophy when his 3-1 motos earned him an overall over Justin Stewart and Luke Friesen.
One of last year's 85cc hotshots, Josh Bell made the jump to the Junior classes aboard a KX125 two stroke. The Boissevain rider's 2-3 motos in MX-3 Junior put him to second overall in Morden.
One of last year's 85cc hotshots, Josh Bell made the jump to the Junior classes aboard a KX125 two stroke. The Boissevain rider's 2-3 motos in MX-3 Junior put him to second overall in Morden.
Shadow Valley has one of the coolest spots to watch. The roof of the starting gate is covered and open for spectators to watch the races from.
Shadow Valley has one of the coolest spots to watch. The roof of the starting gate is covered and open for spectators to watch the races from.
Another rider starting his season off strong was Jordan Devloo. Devloo took four moto wins and two overalls in 85cc 12-16 and Supermini classes. Devloo was also the only mini rider to clear the famous uphill jump on the Morden track this weekend.
Another rider starting his season off strong was Jordan Devloo. Devloo took four moto wins and two overalls in 85cc 12-16 and Supermini classes. Devloo was also the only mini rider to clear the famous uphill jump on the Morden track this weekend.
Samuel Willman was top dog in 50cc 7-8 action with a pair of moto wins and an overall on the day.
Samuel Willman was top dog in 50cc 7-8 action with a pair of moto wins and an overall on the day.
Jamie Devloo just finished out of the top three in Vet Master where his two fourth place finished gave him fourth overall.
Jamie Devloo just finished out of the top three in Vet Master where his two fourth place finished gave him fourth overall.
Travis Dyck's 2-1 moto scores put him on the top step of the MX-1 Junior podium.
Travis Dyck's 2-1 moto scores put him on the top step of the MX-1 Junior podium.
Branden Senchuck took a second moto win and the overall in MX-1 Intermediate over Tylor Plett and Michael Giesbrecht.
Branden Senchuck took a second moto win and the overall in MX-1 Intermediate over Tylor Plett and Michael Giesbrecht.
The victor of the 65cc 7-9 class, Adam Wiebe (shown on his 150r) used the 3-1 motos he scored for the overall win.
The victor of the 65cc 7-9 class, Adam Wiebe (shown on his 150r) used the 3-1 motos he scored for the overall win.
Brent Foote picked up a third overall in the Youth B class with 3-5 races.
Brent Foote picked up a third overall in the Youth B class with 3-5 races.
Marvin Penner scored a pair of firsts and an overall in Vet Junior.
Marvin Penner scored a pair of firsts and an overall in Vet Junior.
Marcus Giesbrecht going to get focused before a pro moto...
Marcus Giesbrecht going to get focused before a pro moto...
Tylor Plett's consistant 2-3 finishes in MX-2 Intermediate paid off as he scored the overall on the day.
Tylor Plett's consistant 2-3 finishes in MX-2 Intermediate paid off as he scored the overall on the day.
If you didn't see the second MX-3 Junior moto, you missed out on some good goon riding! Justin Jensen gives his front fender a few slaps during his last MX-3 moto of the day. Even after starting nearly dead last, Jensen turned the "Goon riding" switch ON while managing to catch up to seventh place by the end of the race.
If you didn't see the second MX-3 Junior moto, you missed out on some good goon riding! Justin Jensen gives his front fender a few slaps during his last MX-3 moto of the day. Even after starting nearly dead last, Jensen turned the "Goon riding" switch ON while managing to catch up to seventh place by the end of the race.
Ladies and gentlemen, the 'Two-Handed Fenderslap', by Justin Jensen. Next level goon manoeuvre.
Ladies and gentlemen, the 'Two-Handed Fenderslap', by Justin Jensen. Next level goon manoeuvre.
See you in Altona!
See you in Altona!
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