Rockstar Energy Drink/OTSFF/Yamaha is pleased to announce the signing of Florida native Matt Goerke to their MX1 team for the 2015 CMRC Motocross Nationals. Goerke will make his debut with the team, however, at the MEC Supercross in Las Vegas on October 18, 2014 alongside Bobby Kiniry and Kyle Chisholm.
“We’re excited to have a rider of Matt’s calibre joining our team. We reached out to him at the end of the season and when he said he was interested in returning to Canada, it was pretty well a done deal, other than going through the formalities and reaching an amicable agreement,” team owner Andre Laurin said.
Monday, 06 October 2014 17:21 Published in News
Marco Cannella ripped his YZ125 through the Walton Transcan in Walton, ON to take home a Yamaha Factory Ride for the 2015 race season!
The 14 year-old from Waterdown, ON dominated by going 1-1-1 in Schoolboy 1, Schoolboy 2 and MX2 JR. Cannella won an impressive eight out of nine motos. His only hiccup was a second place in the final moto of the day.
Friday, 22 August 2014 19:56 Published in News
Raphael Lemieux powered his Yamaha YZ125 to top finishes at the ECAN in Deschambault to claim back-to-back Factory Rides!
The 14 year-old, Terrebonne, QC native collected the most points of any amateur Yamaha rider. For his efforts, Lemieux will get the use of a YZ of his choice along with $2500 in parts and accessories for the 2015 season.
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 14:42 Published in News
After holding the consecutive starts record at 44 straight main events in Monster Energy AMA Supercross Justin Brayton was unable to compete last Saturday in Houston, Texas due to a spectacular crash in the first timed practice resulting in an injury to his hand and knee. Brayton had sustained a broken bone to his foot during his heat race the week prior in St. Louis but was able to race.
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 18:15 Published in News
Canadian pro motocrosser Brock Hoyer found a great way to pass the winter months out in BC by throwing a turbo on his YZ450F and a Timbersled conversion. Watch him rip the mountains, it might almost have you dreaming about winter.
Friday, 04 April 2014 13:16 Published in Multimedia
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 5, 2014) – Phillip Nicoletti will substitute for Josh Grant this Saturday Feb. 8 in San Diego Calif. at Qualcomm Stadium for round six of the 2014 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship. Grant suffered a torn muscle in his shoulder during the Phoenix, Ariz. event on Jan.11. Always a determined competitor Grant has tried to race through the pain since then but it has proven to be very difficult. He and the team feel that resting and healing so he can regain his speed and strength before racing again is the best decision.
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 20:24 Published in Industry News
Team Rockstar Energy/OTSFF/Yamaha/Motovan.com’s Bobby Kiniry and Shawn Maffenbeier rocked at the final round of the CMRC Motocross Nationals in Walton, Ontario on Sunday.
Kiniry wrapped up another banner MX1 season with a second moto victory, which combined with a sixth in the first moto saw him nail down a noteworthy second overall on the day. Kiniry, who consistently recorded podium finishes this season, was rewarded for his efforts with a second consecutive MX1 Championship runner-up ranking.
Tuesday, 20 August 2013 14:08 Published in Race Reports
Yamaha Motor Canada is pleased to announce the return of the popular ‘Win a Factory Ride’ award. Last year’s big winners were Daniel McNaughton (WCAN), Dylan Wright (ECAN), Tanner Ward and Steven Anderson (TransCan). Each won a ‘Factory Ride’ in addition to a $2500 parts
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 20:26 Published in Industry News
Raphaël Lemieux of Terrebonne, QC, and Tommy Dallaire of Laterrière, QC both received Factory Rides at the Deschambault Amateur Motorcross Nationals on July 26-27.
Initially, it appeared as though Dallaire was the award winner by putting up top finishes in all three classes he raced in. However, Lemieux methodically picked up points as amateur races continued through Sunday and eventually was the top point getter.
Tuesday, 06 August 2013 18:20 Published in News