Tag "Photo Reports"

MXGP of Sardegna | Kate Kowalchuk Report

MXGP of Sardegna | Kate Kowalchuk Report Story and Photos by Kate Kowalchuk Sardegna Update MX2 With just a 6-point gap in the MX2 World Championship, Yamaha Factory rider #93 Jago Geerts was looking to keep the red plate heading into Sardegna and this round did not disappoint. In easily one of the best battles of the weekend, possibly even the season, Geerts went 1-2 for 2nd overall tying KTM

MXGP of Italy | Kate Checks in from Europe

MXGP of Italy | Kate Checks in from Europe Story and Photos by Kate Kowalchuck Round 7 in Maggiora, Italy: The track conditions were perfect for qualifying on day one until a sudden turn of events in weather resulted in a major mudder on Sunday for the races. MX2 As you know, a mudder can either go really good for points or go really bad, and for 250 Factory Yamaha

2022 Salt Lake City Supercross | Bigwave’s Photo Gallery and Words

2022 Salt Lake City Supercross | Bigwave’s Photo Gallery and Words Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford I made it out to the final round of the 2022 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series at Rice-Eccles Stadium on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. I lived there for 7 months back in 1994-95 and haven’t been back since I drove there with Jeff Mort in…2012(?),

Photo Report | AMO OPC/ANQ Round 1 at Gopher Dunes | Presented by Race Tech

Photo Report | AMO OPC/ANQ Round 1 at Gopher Dunes | Presented by Race Tech Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford Racing is firing up all across Canada and southwestern Ontario was no different as Round 1 of the AMO Ontario Provincial Championships (OPC)/Amateur National Qualifier (ANQ) took place at Gopher Dunes in Courtland, Ontario. Spring is taking longer than usual around here but riders and fans were treated to

Kate Kowalchuk in Europe | MXGP of Trentino

Kate Kowalchuk in Europe | MXGP of Trentino Canadian Kate Kowalchuk from Calgary, Alberta, checks in from the MXGP of Latvia at Kegums. It was a great weekend to jump into the MXGP series round 5 in Arco, Italy. There is not much that can compare to the scenery and atmosphere of this particular race in Italy. With the series being all over Europe, it is quite incredible some of

Indianapolis Supercross Photo Report from the Note Pad

Indianapolis Supercross Photo Report from the Note Pad By Billy Rainford Photos by Bigwave I always take heat for using actual pen and paper to keep track of what’s going on at the races. For me, it’s just the way I’d prefer to do it. Here are some thoughts of mine from trackside that I jotted down at the 2022 Indianapolis Supercross at Lucas Oil Stadium. As I headed to

2021 DMX Awards – The DMXies

2021 DMX Awards – The DMXies By Greg Poisson and Billy Rainford Photos by Billy Rainford It’s time for our annual DMX Awards – The DMXies. We fell a little behind on the presentation this year, and that’s completely my (Billy) fault. Thank you to Greg Poisson for his input. Now grab your gowns and tuxedoes and let’s get to it. Most Dominant Pro RiderĀ  Dylan Wright. Can anyone go

Viney Ranch with Cole Thompson and Noah Viney

Viney Ranch with Cole Thompson and Noah Viney By Billy Rainford Spent a great day at Viney Ranch in Murrieta, California, with Cole Thompson and Noah Viney as they put in some sprints. Cole is racing the 250 West Supercross series and Noah will move to the A class when amateur nationals start next month. Also riding today was #12 Parker Ross. Ryan Hughes was keeping a close eye and

Hully Gully Track 20 Years after it Shut Down

Hully Gully Track 20 Years after it Shut Down By Billy Rainford I posted these shots of what Hully Gully looks like now up a long time ago but since we lost a bunch of our archives a couple years ago due to crashing the entire server, I thought I’d post these up again for those who have a connection to the old track one-hour north of the city of