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
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A Few Photos from Gully Mor Today with Shawn Maffenbeier and Josh Snider By Billy Rainford It’s that time of year when the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals are finished and I find myself looking for some racing or riding to cover. By random chance, I bumped into Josh Snider and Shawn Maffenbeier at a burrito shop last night and they told me they were heading to Gully Mor for a
Faces at the Races | MMRS Madoc National By Jeff McConkey Photos by Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford It’s time for our favourite column – Faces at the Races! Last weekend we made it over to the 6th Annual (man, time flies!) MMRS Madoc National. These events are always a great time. With 654 entries Sunday, there were lots of people and faces to snap photos of. Here’s our look
Photo Report | MMRS Madoc National By Billy Rainford The 6th Annual MMRS Madoc National took place in the small town northeast of Toronto over the weekend. This is one of the rare events on the calendar that sees the township actually get behind it because they understand how great the sport is and how much business it brings to them. Entries on Sunday were 654 (I added up the
FXR | Behind the Fence | Walton TransCan Check out all these great shots and stories of the FXR riders at the 2016 Parts Canada TransCan GNC at Walton Raceway. Click the link: Behind the Fence | Walton TransCan GNC
Photo Report | Parts Canada TransCan | The Champions By Billy Rainford Well, that’s another Parts Canada TransCan GNC at Walton Raceway in the bag. It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years! Chris Lee and the gang took the successful Loretta Lynn’s template and brought it north to Canada and it worked. All summer long, amateur riders across Canada and the US think about this one week in Southwestern
Walton TransCan|Friday Photo Report By Billy Rainford What started out as a normal, warm SWO day at the Parts Canada TransCan ended with a huge windstorm that brought torrential rain for about 20 minutes. It was the kind of storm that can only last a short time. The MX3 Jr. B riders were out on the track when it hit and the race got red flagged for pretty obvious reasons.
Walton TransCan|Thursday Photo Report By Billy Rainford The first full day of racing took place today at the 25th Anniversary Parts Canada TransCan GNC at Walton Raceway. Although there may be a few empty gates in several classes, the level of competition seems to be higher than ever. Because the threat of a severe storm late Wednesday, 4 motos were canceled and were to be run at the end of
Photo Report|Women’s East Nationals|RJ’s Round 4 By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford The 2016 Women’s East MX Nationals came to an end this past Saturday at RJ Motosport Park just north of Barrie, Ontario. The series was taken to 4 rounds instead of the previous 3 and the action was good at each round, with women showing up from all over eastern Canada and south of
Photo Report|Deschambault National By Billy Rainford We made our second of two stops in Quebec this past weekend at the rough sand track just west of Quebec City, on the north side of the St. Lawrence River in Deschambault. Most riders you spoke to on Saturday named it as one of their favourite tracks on the circuit. Unfortunately, the track came to life and bit a few of the riders