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ICYMI | Catching Up with Shawn Maffenbeier

ICYMI | Catching Up with Shawn Maffenbeier By Billy Rainford Catching Up with Shawn Maffenbeier. | Bigwave photo Shawn Maffenbeier is the career #3 rider who had a good year in 2018. We did a pretty extensive interview with him not long ago, after it was announced officially that he would be taking his skills to the 450 class in 2019 and beyond on the Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha team –

Frid’Eh Update #3 Presented by Race Tech

Frid’Eh Update #3 Presented by Race Tech By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to the 3rd week of the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by Race Tech. Week #3 means we are also headed into the 3rd week of Monster Energy AMA Supercross out on the west coast. I’ve been out here for the first 2 rounds and the racing has been great. Unfortunately, the weather has not. They’ve been

Shawn Maffenbeier Talks about Moving to the 450 Class

Shawn Maffenbeier Talks about Moving to the 450 Class By Billy Rainford Swift Current, Saskatchewan, native, Shawn Maffenbeier, is actually no stranger to the 450 class. In fact, he was national #6 back in the day. However, since then he’s been a fixture in the 250 class and won the $10K Rockstar Triple Crown money in the class in 2018. Shawn moves back to the familiar Rockstar OTSFF FXR Yamaha

Shawn Maffenbeier Signs with Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha for 2019 and 2020

Shawn Maffenbeier Signs with Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha for 2019 and 2020 By Billy Rainford It was no secret that Shawn Maffenbeier was headed back to the team he called home a few years ago, but this Press Release makes it official. Shawn brings his vast experience back to the Rockstar Energy OTSFF Yamaha team to compete alongside American rider Phil Nicoletti in the 450 class. He has signed a 2-year

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

Podcast | Shawn Maffenbeier

Podcast | Shawn Maffenbeier By Billy Rainford We sit down and talk with the defending Canadian MX2 champion, Shawn Maffenbeier, while he was at Gopher Dunes getting ready for the final round of Rockstar Triple Crown Arenacross Tour in Barrie, Ontario. It was meant to be typed, but we’re just gonna run it!

Catching Up with…Shawn Maffenbeier

Catching Up with…Shawn Maffenbeier By Billy Rainford Due to circumstances beyond our control (man, I wish I could say that…), we messed up connecting with defending Canadian MX2 champion, Shawn Maffenbeier, last week before Frid’Eh Update #11. A lot of interviews are recorded on the phone or in person and then typed. Since I was traveling last week, I asked if I could email the questions. Shawn said yes and

Frid’Eh Update #11 Presented by Atlas Brace

Frid’Eh Update #11 Presented by Atlas Brace By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #11 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update presented by Atlas Brace. The 11th week is one of the most sought after weeks for the Update. It means you’re the defending MX2 champion. You get to run the big #1, if you’re racing the class again, and that’s what Shawn Maffenbeier will be doing when we