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Faces at the Races | Deschambault National | Presented by OTSFF

Faces at the Races | Deschambault National | Presented by OTSFF By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Bigwave We were back in the town just west of Quebec City this past weekend. Motocross Deschambault can usually be found at or near the top of any rider’s list of favourite tracks on the Rockstar Energy MX National circuit. Unfortunately, Mother Nature didn’t cooperate and we had some pretty miserable

Rockstar Energy MX Nationals | Deschambault Podcasts

Rockstar Energy MX Nationals | Deschambault Podcasts By Jeff McConkey MX2 #805 Carlen Gardner 9th (12-12) #21 Davey Fraser 7th (16-5) #74 Guillaume St-Cyr 11th (15-11) #16 Jess Pettis 13th (30-3) #100 Jacob Hayes 16th (4-DNF) #184 Tanner Ward 2nd (2-2) #338 Ryan Surratt 1st (1-1) MX1 #38 Tim Tremblay 6th (7-6) #57 Derek Ouimet 17th (19-13) #41 Michael Fowler 13th 15-14) #262 Jesse Wentland 10th (9-11) #123 Ryan Batman

Dave Blanchet Injury Update

Dave Blanchet Injury Update By Billy Rainford When we heard how hard #727 Dave Blachet had crashed Saturday at Motocross Deschambault, we figured we’d give him a few days to start feeling a little better before we got in touch with him – it was a nasty crash! Dave was racing the final Youth moto of the Motovan Amateur Motocross Championships when the crash happened. It was just a few

McThoughts|Deschambault National|MX1 Class

McThoughts|Deschambault National|MX1 Class By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford The second-to-last round was a good one. Early on, it looked like it was going to be Mike Alessi‘s day as he threw down a heater in qualifying that was a full second faster than anyone. Unfortunately, Mike had a fuel pump issue in moto 1, then proceeded to hit the dirt hard twice in moto 2. Davi Millsaps was

McThoughts|Deschambault National|MX2 Class

McThoughts|Deschambault National|MX2 Class By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford Round 9 went off this past Sunday and we crowned our 2016 Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals MX2 champion a round early. Cole Thompson was the heavy favourite all season long, for good reason. He was simply the best guy and earned himself a championship. No disrespect to the others, it’s just that Cole was better this year. I don’t

Video: Kaven Benoit Wins Deschambault

Video: Kaven Benoit Wins Deschambault This video takes you through #11 KTM Canada Thor Racing rider Kaven Benoit‘s day as he goes on to win his first-ever MX1 moto and overall at round 9 of the 2016 Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals in Deschambault, Quebec.  

Photo Report|Deschambault National

Photo Report|Deschambault National By Billy Rainford We made our second of two stops in Quebec this past weekend at the rough sand track just west of Quebec City, on the north side of the St. Lawrence River in Deschambault. Most riders you spoke to on Saturday named it as one of their favourite tracks on the circuit. Unfortunately, the track came to life and bit a few of the riders

McThoughts|Women’s East Nationals|Deschambault Round 3

McThoughts|Women’s East Nationals|Deschambault Round 3 By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford Round 3 of the Women’s East MX Nationals had some great battles. Defending champion Eve Brodeur was very dominant and looks as close to perfect as possible. Behind her we had fellow Americans Shannon Fleming and Brittany Gagne fighting over the vacant spot left by Jacqueline Ross. The track looked good, but seem to have many square, sharp