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Catching Up with…Colton Facciotti

Catching Up with…Colton Facciotti By Billy Rainford 2017 will see the Aldergrove, BC native, Ontario resident, Colton Facciotti, run the double digit #10. Colton is a 4-time Canadian MX champion and someone who has raced all over the world. He’s had more than his fair share of injuries over the years and, believe it or not, turned Pro at the ripe old age of 14. Think about that for a

Frid’Eh Update #10 Presented by Loudmouth MX

Frid’Eh Update #10 Presented by Loudmouth┬áMX By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #10 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update, this week presented by Loudmouth MX. We’ve gotten used to talking with this year’s #10 rider earlier in the calendar year, but 2017 will see the Aldergrove, BC native, Ontario resident, Colton Facciotti, run the double digit. Colton is a 4-time Canadian MX champion and someone who has raced

PODCAST | Colton Facciotti | 1985 Honda CR500

PODCAST | Colton Facciotti | 1985 Honda CR500 By Billy Rainford I’ll admit I was pretty disappointed I didn’t make the drive over to Gopher Dunes this past Saturday afternoon for their Vintage racing when I found out 4-time Canadian national champion, Colton Facciotti, was lining up on a borrowed 1985 Honda CR500 2-stroke. GDR’s Derek Schuster posted a short video on Instagram, so if you haven’t had a chance

Arenacross Practice | Friday Afternoon | Gopher Dunes

Arenacross Practice | Friday Afternoon | Gopher Dunes By Billy Rainford As if Fridays aren’t busy enough around Direct Motocross, when we heard Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha rider, Matt Goerke, was going to be testing at the newly-built Arenacross track at Gopher Dunes, we had to be there to check it out. Yes, that’s why the Update was a tad on the ‘brief’ side this week. Not only was Matt there

Colton Facciotti | Gopher Dunes | Arenacross Laps

Colton Facciotti | Gopher Dunes | Arenacross Laps It was great to see #2 Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing rider Colton Facciotti back on the bike today at Gopher Dunes. Here is some raw video footage of him doing a couple laps on the new Arenacross track out at Gopher Dunes.

Taylor Ciampichini and Nathan Bles to Fill In at Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing at RJ’s

Taylor Ciampichini and Nathan Bles to Fill In at Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing at RJ’s By Billy Rainford Team GDR has posted on social media that #68 Taylor Ciampichini and #56 Nathan Bles will fill in at Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing this weekend at RJ’s in Barrie, Ontario, for the recuperating #2 Colton Facciotti. Colton is still getting back to 100% after injuring his shoulder in a crash

Video: Canadians at GPF|March 2016

Video: Canadians at GPF|March 2016 By Billy Rainford A short video featuring Canadian riders training down at GPF in Cairo, Georgia. Riders include: #527 Jake Tricco, #46 Marco Cannella, #818 Davin Grose, #64 Mitch Goheen, and #2 Colton Facciotti.

$2 Tuesday – “On This Particular Wednesday” | Colton Facciotti 2010

$2 Tuesday – “On This Particular Wednesday” | Colton Facciotti 2010 By Billy Rainford Wow, it’s hard to believe this was almost 6 years ago! I hopped in the van with then #1 MX1 rider, Colton Facciotti, and headed to an undisclosed practice track to watch Colton spin a few laps and catch up with him. Check out this video from July 2010 I sarcastically called “On This Particular Wednesday.”

Frid’Eh Update #2 Presented by DS Moto Customs

Frid’Eh Update #2 Presented by DS Moto Customs By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #2 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update this week presented by DS Moto Customs in San Diego, California. Week #2 belongs to a rider who has graced the Update many times in his career, covering a wide range of different weeks of the year. After what came down to the last moto of the