On the Radar: Hunter Scott
By Jeff McConkey
Name: Hunter Scott
Hometown: Oro-Medonte, Ontario
School and Grade: East Oro Public School Grade 6
Bike: Ktm 65, 85, 105
Race Club: AMA M.M.R.S. CMRC
Classes: Supermini, 65 (10-11), 85 (7-11)
How did you get started in racing?
I got started racing on my dad’s snowcross track when I was 3 or 4.
What is your favourite track and why?
My favourite track is Motopark because I like the flow and big jumps.
Who is your favourite rider and why?
Jeremy McGrath because I liked his style and he was very fast.
What Canadian Pro do you look up to and why?
I look up to Kyle Keast because he works and rides without factory support and he talks to all the kids.
Who is your hero?
What were your goals for this season, and did you reach them?
My goals were to make it to Loretta Lynn’s 2015 and to get top three at Walton and I was glad to accomplish both of them.
What are your biggest accomplishments?
Making it to Loretta Lynn’s in 2015 and 2011 and winning Walton TransCan 2011 as well as all 50 classes at M.M.R.S.
What is your favourite part about going to the races?
Getting to ride and see my friends.
What do you like to do when you aren’t racing?
Skiing, Trials Biking, and Mountain Biking.
Who would you like to thank?
I’d like to thank my mom and dad, Brentwood Roofing, KTM Canada, Race Tech, Gamma Sales, Fly Racing, Dragon Alliance, Podium Graphics, Nihilo Canada, Dunlop Canada, Todd and Ange at Mission Cycle, Forma Boots, CORE Motorsports, Ryno Power, Paul Kates, Jeff Fullerton, Kenny bland, and Ryan Gauld.