October 8, 2014- For fans of the sport of motocross in Canada, there is less than a week left to support the ambitious Legends of Canadian Motocross project via its Kickstarter fundraising campaign. Legendary Canadian motorcycle photographer Bill Petro created the historical project as well as the Kickstarter campaign, which has a hefty $20,000 fundraising goal.
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 00:00 Published in News
Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Jeffrey Herlings has been cleared by his doctors to race in the final round of the MX2 World Championship in Leon, Mexico this weekend, Pit Beirer, Head of KTM Motorsport has confirmed.
The Dutch rider, A Red Bull athlete who celebrates his twentieth birthday on Friday, holds a 23-point lead over his factory teammate Jordi Tixier of France going into the final round.
Thursday, 11 September 2014 13:56 Published in News
The Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team has left for Brazil and later Mexico for the final two rounds of the 2014 MXGP and MX2 World Championship. Fresh from the long summer break, the factory riders have re-charged their energy and their motivation and intend to wrap up the season on a high note.
Thursday, 04 September 2014 14:23 Published in News
Red Bull KTM Factory rider Ken Roczen was crowned the 450 Pro Motocross Champion at the final round of the US Pro MX Championship Series in Tooele, Utah, a remarkable achievement in his rookie year. Teammate Ryan Dungey was a fighting close second overall in what was a landmark result for the KTM factory team.
Monday, 25 August 2014 15:40 Published in Race Reports
Royal Distributing Fox Head Canada KTM rider Kaven Benoit clinches the MX2 CMRC Canadian Championship aboard his KTM 250SX two-stroke! Kaven was the points leader and red plate holder heading into the final round of the championship at Walton Raceway in Ontario. Kaven arrived at Walton Raceway with a 42 point lead over 2nd place. In order for Kaven to clinch the championship, he needed to earn 9 points. Not only did he do so, but he earned a solid 2nd place overall finish on the day. Tyler Medaglia was impressive all season holding onto 3rd place round after round. The MX1 class was jam packed with talent as Medaglia battled for race wins each weekend. Going into the final race of the series at Walton, Tyler had an 8 point lead over 4th place. Tyler earned an impressive 4th overall on the day at Walton which secured his 3rd place championship finish. Track conditions were not ideal, but both riders persevered. The weather started out Cloudy Sunday morning but later cleared as the sun came out. The track conditions proved to be challenging Sunday as it had rained the day before. The track builders at Walton worked extremely hard to make sure the track was in the best possible condition for racing. They could not have done a better job of prepping the race track.
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 17:20 Published in Race Reports
The amateur days at Walton have drawn to a close and Mother Nature ended things with a soaker. Here are some of the overall winners. For a complete list of winners check out the full results at www.waltontranscan.ca
Sunday, 17 August 2014 02:03 Published in Feature Stories
Another motocross season is drawing to a close and the Parts Canada TransCan is the unofficial end and this year it feels like it is the end of fall, with cold temperatures and strong winds greating the riders. But fear not, the racing is heating things up.
Friday, 15 August 2014 01:39 Published in Feature Stories
Another national championship season – one of the most dramatic and volatile in years – is drawing to a close with the traditional final showdown at Walton Raceway in Walton, ON, a venue that has been on the CMRC Nationals schedule since 1992.
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 16:35 Published in News
Red Bull KTM Factory rider Ryan Dungey took the overall win at the tenth round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Series at Unadilla Raceway in New Berlin, New York on Saturday to close the gap to teammate Ken Roczen to just seven points with two rounds still to go. Both Dungey and Roczen ride the KTM 450 SX-F machine.
Monday, 11 August 2014 14:02 Published in Race Reports