On the Radar | Kyle Sheppard | Presented by Gamma Powersports By Jeff McConkey Name: Kyle Sheppard Age: 27 Hometown: Copetown, Ontario Occupation: Flat Track Canada Employee and Owner of Outlaw Productions (action sports video and photography) Number: 69 Bike: 2005 KBR Built Honda 450cc Race Club: Flat Track Canada Classes: Intermediate DTX (Dirt Track Cross) and Open Intermediate How did you get started in racing? Well, it really all started in
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On the Radar | Kyle Brown | Two Wheel Motorsport By Jeff McConkey Name: Kyle Brown Age: 17 Hometown: Carlisle, Ontario School and Grade: Waterdown District High School – Grade 12 Number: 14 Bike: Yamaha YZ 250F Race Club: AMO, MMRS, TVR, WNY Racing Classes: 250 Int., Open Int., 250 Amateur (U.S.A.) How did you get started in racing? My first bike was an XR80 that I got when I
On the Radar | Christopher DaSilva By Billy Rainford Age: 15 Hometown: St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Quebec School and Grade: Grade 11 (Sec 5) — St John’s high school Race Number: 118 Bike: Yamaha YZ250F Race Club: FMSQ, CMRC, AMO Classes: MX2 Intermediate, MX3 Intermediate, Schoolboy 2 How did you get started in racing? Well, when I was a 1 year old we were going to the races for my brother every weekend,
On the Radar: Sam Matthews By Jeff McConkey Name: Sam Matthews Age: 15 Hometown: Clifford, Ontario School and Grade: Grade 9 St.James Catholic Highschool Guelph Number: 33 Bike: KTM 250 2-stroke Race Club: MMRS Classes: 250 Junior, Open Junior, 450 Junior How did you get started in racing? I saw a video when I was 4 years old and I wanted to race. My mom said NO even though I
On the Radar: Ryan Lyras By Billy Rainford Name: Ryan Lyras Age: 8 Hometown: London, ON School and Grade: Going into Grade 3, Ste. Jeanne D’Arc Bike: KTM SX50 Number: 5 Class: Tyke Beginner Race Club: TVR How did you get started in riding/racing? My dad bought me a dirt bike to go on trails and then my mom found that there aren’t many trails and found TVR and motocross.
On the Radar: Tucker Doiron By Jeff McConkey Photos by Paul Jordan Photography Name: Tucker Emmett Doiron Age: 8 Hometown: Stewiacke, Nova Scotia School and Grade: Ecole Acadienne de Truro, Grade 2 Number: 23 Bike: KTM 50 Race Club: None Classes: 50cc (7-8) How did you get started in racing? Both my older brothers and dad were racing so I wanted to start racing too. What is your favourite track and why? Pleasant Valley MX and
On the Radar: Quinn Amyotte By Jeff McConkey Name: Quinn Amyotte Age: 15 Hometown: Blackstock, Ontario School and Grade: Grade 10, Clarington Central Secondary School Number: 114 Bike: Yamaha 250f Race Club: MMRS, AMO Classes: 250 Junior, Open Junior, Schoolboy 2 How did you get started in racing? My dad and all my older siblings rode motocross, so I was bound to race dirt bikes! What is your favourite track
On the Radar: Gavin Forsbrey By Jeff McConkey Name: Gavin Forsbrey Age: 6 Hometown: Whitby, Ontario Grade: Grade 1 (A student) Number: 111 Bike: 2016 Cobra King/Kawasaki KX 65 Race Club: MMRS/AMO Classes: 50 (4-6) /50 GP / 50 Open /65 (7-9) How did you get started in racing? Just before I turned 4 years old, my dad taught me how to ride in the schoolyard near my house. In
On the Radar: Kyle Jones By Jeff McConkey Name: Kyle Jones Age: 15 Hometown: Fraserville, Ontario School and Grade: Crestwood S.S Grade 10 Number: 183 Bike: KTM Race Club: MMRS, CMRC Classes: 85 (12-16) and Supermini How did you get started in racing? My dad bought me a four-wheeler when I was 2! I raced at Cochrane’s for the very first time. Then he bought me a PW 50 .
On the Radar: Max Filipek By Jeff McConkey Name: Max Filipek Age: 17 Hometown: Grimsby, Ontario School and Grade: Blessed Trinity, Grade 11 Number: 343 Bike: KTM 250 sxf and 450 sxf Race Club: AMO, WNY Racing, AMA Classes: 250, 450 Intermediate and 250 and 450 B in the USA How did you get started in racing? My dad got me a bike for Christmas when I was 7 but