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5 Lap Sprint | Christmas Edition | Part 2

5 Lap Sprint | Christmas Edition | Part 2 By Jeff McConkey Since the Holidays are just around the corner, I figured it was time for some “5 Lap Sprints.” With so many great people in the industry, I couldn’t do just one, so here is Part 2 of the Holiday Edition. I  reached out to everyone – racers, mechanics, and industry – so I hope you all enjoy this

Catching Up with…Jess Pettis

Catching Up with…Jess Pettis By Billy Rainford We grabbed the new champion for a chat as he was dropping MX101’s Kevin Tyler off at the Vancouver Airport before heading south to California. Jess Pettis is the 2016 Future West AX Champion and we grabbed him for a chat | John Meaney photo Direct Motocross: Hey, Jess. How are you doing? Are you actually driving toward the border right now? Jess

Catching Up with…Jess Pettis

Catching Up with…Jess Pettis By Billy Rainford Prince George, BC native, Jess Pettis, has been steadily improving and has had the eyes of the motocross industry on his since he was quite young. His rise to prominence at the Pro level almost looked to have stalled a couple years ago and it left some of us wondering how far he would go. And then 2016 happened… Jess showed up, seemingly

Frid’Eh Update #20 Presented by

Frid’Eh Update #20 Presented by By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford We’ve regained control of the calendar and are back on schedule. Sorry for the confusion the last couple weeks, our abacus has been on the fritz here at DMX HQ. Week #20 belongs to the rider who we’ve all watched flourish into a podium threat in the MX2 class. Prince George, BC’s Jess Pettis has had the eyes of

5-Lap Sprint: Bles, Savage, Burger, Pronovost, Pettis, and Rarick

5-Lap Sprint: Bles, Savage, Burger, Pronovost, Pettis, and Rarick By Jeff McConkey Photos by Bigwave Jeff grabs 6 riders and asks them the same 5 questions in another installment of 5-Lap Sprint. Lap 1) What was the best National of 2015, and why?   Nathan Bles I was only able to attend a few rounds this year, but I would have to say Ulverton. The track is a true test

Frid’Eh Update #39 Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada

Frid’Eh Update #39 Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Hello and welcome to Week #39 of the Frid’Eh Update this week presented by Yamaha Canada. In 2015, #39 was the rider out of Prince George, BC who turned a lot of heads as a young amateur rider just a few short years ago. In a sport the defines the old cliché, “What have you done

Video: Hometown Digs – Jess Pettis

Hometown Digs – Jess Pettis Check out this nice edit by Conor Sproull we found lurking Facebook. It’s week #39 for the DMX Frid’Eh Update tomorrow so look for more on the Prince George, BC rider, Jess Pettis, here on the site.

Jess Pettis to Yamaha for 2015

Prince George, BC’s Jess Pettis has announced he will be making the switch over to Yamaha for the 2015 season. With help from Vernon Motorsports, Prince George Motorsports, and Yamaha Canada, the 2nd-year Pro rider will travel the entire 10-round Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals in the family’s motorhome and says he’s “looking forward to a fresh start and a good year.” In 3 weeks, #39 Pettis will head to