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.
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.
Rockstar Energy Drink OTSFF Yamaha teammates Kyle Chisholm and Shawn Maffenbeier snagged the overalls at Round 9 of the Rockstar Energy Drink Motocross Nationals in Ulverton, Quebec on Sunday. Chisholm accomplished the task with 3-2 motos in MX1 while Maffenbeier won the MX2 class on the strength of 3-1 motos.
Royal Distributing Fox KTM Team rider Kaven Benoit finished a solid 2nd overall. He went 1-4 for 2nd Overall in Moncton. Kaven was able to pull the Royal Holeshot in Moto 1 and rounded the first turn in 3rd in Moto 2. MX1Team rider Tyler Medaglia obtained two 7th place finishes in both MX1 Moto’s and finished inside the top 10 with a 7th place overall finish. Sunday’s racing proved to be extremely challenging as the track conditions were less than ideal. The track was extremely dry, hard packed and littered with rocks. Passing was no easy task as large rocks sprayed the riders attempting to make a pass. Aside from the track conditions, the weather could not have been better. It was a beautiful sunny August day without a cloud in the sky. There were a tremendous amount of spectators on hand to witness their favorite pro riders. Without question, Moncton had the largest amount of spectators.
The Rockstar Energy Drink Motocross Nationals head to Sand Del Lee in Richmond, ON near the nation’s capital this Sunday, July 20th, for Round 6 of the MX1and MX2 title hunt. One of the oldest motocross tracks in Canada, Sand Del Lee ran its first event in 1970 and has hosted CMRC Nationals since 2006.
We are only a couple weeks away before the gate drops at Gopher Dunes for the 2014 Canadian Women’s East National Series! This year will be a three round series at Gopher Dunes, Sand Del Lee, and Deschambeault. CMRC will be giving %100 payback from all of the race entries, so the more girls that race, the bigger the payback!
The Pleasant Valley Motosport Park in Brookefield, Nova Scotia hosted the Atlantic CMRC MX community on June 29th as the fourth stop on the Atlantic Spring Series.
Round 4 of the Rockstar Energy Drink Motocross Nationals in Regina, SK this past Saturday succumbed to heavy rains, thunder, and strong winds, which saw the second half of the event cancelled. But there was plenty of action in both the first and only MX1 and MX2 motos, with Bobby Kiniry and Jeremy Medaglia recording their first wins of the season.
Grey skies, a threat of rain and temperatures that stayed below 16º C were the hallmark of Round 3 of the Rockstar Energy Drink Motocross Nationals in Calgary, AB on Sunday.
With the two British Columbia rounds of the Rockstar Energy Drink Motocross Nationals in the history books, the Pro MX1 and MX2 Tour heads east to Alberta, where Wild Rose MX Park in Calgary will host Round 3 of the points chase this Sunday, June 15th.
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