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#TBT | Colton Facciotti at the AMA MX National at Pala in 2011

TBT | Colton Facciotti at the AMA MX National at Pala in 2011 By Billy Rainford Since we’re heading into the first round of the 2021 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships at Fox Raceway in Pala, California, what better way to celebrate it than with a Throwback Thursday to the time our 6-time Canadian MX Champion, Colton Facciotti, filled-in on the TLD Lucas Oil Honda team back in 2011?! I

ICYMI | Catching Up with Colton Facciotti

ICYMI | Catching Up with Colton Facciotti By Billy Rainford Colton Facciotti is the winningest Motocross rider one modern Canadian history. He did what few professional riders are able to do – he went out on top and on his own terms. Ask any retired racer and I bet they’ll all agree that that would be the ideal way to hang up the leathers. Colton is actually out here in

Frid’Eh Update #45 | Colton Facciotti | Presented by Fox Racing Canada

Frid’Eh Update #45 | Colton Facciotti | Presented by Fox Racing Canada By Billy Rainford Welcome to Frid’Eh Update #45 this week presented by Fox Racing Canada. It’s a big week because, as I’m sure you’ve already figured out, 6-time Canadian 450 MX champion Colton Facciotti is #45 for the final time in his illustrious career. Colton is the winningest Motocross rider one modern Canadian history. Now, I’m not even

PODCAST | Colton Facciotti | 1985 Honda CR500

PODCAST | Colton Facciotti | 1985 Honda CR500 By Billy Rainford I’ll admit I was pretty disappointed I didn’t make the drive over to Gopher Dunes this past Saturday afternoon for their Vintage racing when I found out 4-time Canadian national champion, Colton Facciotti, was lining up on a borrowed 1985 Honda CR500 2-stroke. GDR’s Derek Schuster posted a short video on Instagram, so if you haven’t had a chance

Arenacross Practice | Friday Afternoon | Gopher Dunes

Arenacross Practice | Friday Afternoon | Gopher Dunes By Billy Rainford As if Fridays aren’t busy enough around Direct Motocross, when we heard Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha rider, Matt Goerke, was going to be testing at the newly-built Arenacross track at Gopher Dunes, we had to be there to check it out. Yes, that’s why the Update was a tad on the ‘brief’ side this week. Not only was Matt there

Colton Facciotti | Gopher Dunes | Arenacross Laps

Colton Facciotti | Gopher Dunes | Arenacross Laps It was great to see #2 Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing rider Colton Facciotti back on the bike today at Gopher Dunes. Here is some raw video footage of him doing a couple laps on the new Arenacross track out at Gopher Dunes.

Taylor Ciampichini and Nathan Bles to Fill In at Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing at RJ’s

Taylor Ciampichini and Nathan Bles to Fill In at Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing at RJ’s By Billy Rainford Team GDR has posted on social media that #68 Taylor Ciampichini and #56 Nathan Bles will fill in at Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing this weekend at RJ’s in Barrie, Ontario, for the recuperating #2 Colton Facciotti. Colton is still getting back to 100% after injuring his shoulder in a crash

Video: Canadians at GPF|March 2016

Video: Canadians at GPF|March 2016 By Billy Rainford A short video featuring Canadian riders training down at GPF in Cairo, Georgia. Riders include: #527 Jake Tricco, #46 Marco Cannella, #818 Davin Grose, #64 Mitch Goheen, and #2 Colton Facciotti.