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Gopher Dunes SX Track | Practice Photos

Gopher Dunes SX Track | Practice Photos By Billy Rainford Since we’re here in London, ON this week at Delaware Speedway just southwest of the city, we knew riders would be taking advantage of the Gopher Dunes Supercross/Arenacross practice track, so James Lissimore and I headed over to see who was putting in the laps. I shot photos and some video. We were joking about how everyone uses slow motion

Gopher Dunes Montreal SX Practice Day Photos

Gopher Dunes Montreal SX Practice Day Photos By Billy Rainford When I saw on Instagram that the Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha guys were out at the Gopher Dunes Arenacross/Supercross practice track on Tuesday, I quickly gave team manager, Steve Simms, and Gopher Dunes owner, Derek Schuster, a call to see if they’d be back on Wednesday. Fortunately, the heavy rain we’ve gotten lately meant they really couldn’t ride the track and

Jess Pettis Out 4-6 Weeks

Jess Pettis Out 4-6 Weeks By Billy Rainford We have learned that Canadian #160 Jess Pettis will be out for 5-6 weeks with a broken scapula (shoulder blade). Jess crashed at the Oakland round of the 2018 Monster Energy Supercross Series but still tried to race the following weekend in San Diego before being forced off the track in pain. Jess saw the Alpinestars medical crew in San Diego but

#66 Marco Cannella Signs with MX101 FXR Yamaha

#66 Marco Cannella Signs with MX101 FXR Yamaha By Billy Rainford In a move that is really no surprise to anyone, MX101 has made the announcement official that hot young prospect #66 Marco Cannella from Waterdown, Ontario, has signed with the MX101 FXR Yamaha team for 2018. Marco joins returning riders #15 Jess Pettis, and #19 Hayden Halstead competing in the 2018 Rockstar Triple Crown Series. Marco brings along his

6 Questions with #46 Marco Cannella and #424 Austin Watling

6 Questions with #46 Marco Cannella and #424 Austin Watling By Billy Rainford With both Marco Cannella and Austin Watling about to join their ‘Fab 3’ counterpart, #184 Tanner Ward, in the Pro ranks this weekend, we wanted to check in with the pair to get a quick look inside their heads as they make this next big step. We asked them the same 6 questions to see what they

What Are Our Top 3 Intermediate Riders Doing in 2017?

What Are Our Top 3 Intermediate Riders Doing in 2017? By Billy Rainford We always like to keep up on what the top Intermediate riders are doing in Canada. However, this year it seems to be a little more interesting due to the recent announcements of rule changes and eligibility. In Canada, there are rules in place that force top riders in the skill classes to continue to move up. For

Video | 2016 Mini O’s | 250B MX Final Moto | 5 Canadians

Video | 2016 Mini O’s | 250B MX Final Moto | 5 Canadians By Billy Rainford Some raw video of the 250B MX final at the 2016 Mini O’s. This race had 5 Canadians racing: #424 Austin Watling, #46 Marco Cannella, #327 Brandon Gourlay, #317 Cooper Larche, and #184 Tanner Ward. Saturday, Nov 26, 2016 Gatorback Cycle Park Gainesville, Florida

Video | 2016 Mini O’s | 450B Heat 1

Video | 2016 Mini O’s | 450B Heat 1 By Billy Rainford Some raw video footage of 450B MX Heat 1 from the 2016 Mini O’s at Gatorback Cycle Park in Gainesville, Florida. This video focuses on Canadian riders #184 Tanner Ward, #46 Marco Cannella, and #317 Cooper Larche.