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Brainstorm | A Look at the Racing in Calgary | 450 Class

Brainstorm | A Look at the Racing in Calgary | 450 Class By Billy Rainford Photos by John Meaney (@meandawg15) It seems like this Arenacros series is going to come down to a battle between the three riders we see in this podium shot. With a good start, it looks like any of them can win. Unfortunately, we lost #197 Brock Leitner to injury after he messed up, went down, 

Brainstorm | A Look at the Racing in Calgary | 250 Class

Brainstorm | A Look at the Racing in Calgary | 250 Class By Billy Rainford Photos by John Meany (@meandawg15) We’re now two races into the 2019 Rockstar Triple Crown Arenacross Series; Abbotsford and Calgary are now in the books. We’ve had 4 different winners in 4 different main events, and that’s good for the fans. Here’s a look at what I thought of the 250 racing in Calgary. 250

Brainstorm | Nashville SX | 250 East

Brainstorm | Nashville SX| 250 East Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford Jeff McConkey was too busy having fun and ripping around on his brand new 450 in his new Fox gear to do his usual ‘McThoughts,’ so I’ll take over his gig for this week and give it the old ‘Brainstorm‘ treatment. I was at the race down on the track, and this was a weird one from start

Brainstorm | Indy SX – 450 Class

Brainstorm | Indy SX – 450 Class By Billy Rainford It was round 11 of 17 of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series for the 450 boys this past Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. #2 Cooper Webb went in with the red plate and all the confidence. 4 riders have separated themselves from the rest and Indy was no different. The great thing about the

Brainstorm | Indy SX – 250 East

Brainstorm | Indy SX – 250 East By BillyRainford Jeff McConkey is away on vacation, so I’ll give his usual ‘McThoughts’ column a shot in something we call ‘Brainstorm.’ Round 11 of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series headed to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, this past Saturday night. It was round 11 for the 450 riders, but it was only round 6 for the 250 East riders. #24

Brainstorm | What Happened at A2 | Strikt

Brainstorm | What Happened at A2 By Billy Rainford With all the rain the Los Angeles area received this past week, it’s lucky we were even able to hold round 3 at all! Traveling from Ontario to spend 4 weeks in Southern California, I didn’t bring anything that would be useful in rain. Fortunately, the Dirt Wurx guys did a great job getting the track built and covered before the

Brainstorm | Top 11 Teams at the 2018 MXON

Brainstorm | Top 11 Teams at the 2018 MXON By Billy Rainford MXON 2018 at Red Bud has come and gone. Team France were champions for the 5th time in a row — that’s a dynasty! In this column, I’ll give my thoughts on the performances of the top 10 teams, as well as Team Canada. 10. Germany (78 Points) – Ken Roczen (MXGP), Henry Jacobi (MX2), Max Nagl (Open).

Brainstorm | London SX | 450 Class | Strikt

Brainstorm | London SX | 450 Class | Strikt By Billy Rainford With Jeff McConkey unable to make it to this last round of Supercross, his McThoughts-style column rests with me this week. Here’s what I thought of the top 10 in the 450 Pro class at the London Supercross at Delaware Speedway this past Saturday night. 1. #16 Cole Thompson KTM – Cole is definitely in his wheelhouse. Take

Brainstorm | London Supercross | 250 Class | Strikt

Brainstorm | London Supercross | 250 Class | Strikt By Billy Rainford With Jeff McConkey unable to make it to this last round of Supercross, his McThoughts-style column rests with me this week. Here’s what I thought of the top 10 in the 250 Pro class at the London Supercross at Delaware Speedway this past Saturday night. 1. #15 Jess Pettis YAM – What more can we say about Jess,

Brainstorm | Women’s West MX Nationals | Top 10

Brainstorm | Women’s West MX Nationals | Top 10 By Billy Rainford The 2018 Women’s West MX Nationals are done and we now move our attention over to the east series. Looking back over the west, there were some great stories and rides put in by the women. From Tara Gieger showing up to race at Round 2 at Popkum to Kennedy Lutz book-ending the Canadian series with a West