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Future West Moto would like to announce it's plans for the 2014 Canadian Arenacross Championship have been put on hold effective immediately. Full and complete ownership of Future West Moto and it's Canadian Arenacross Championship property including all materials necessary to stage indoor motocross events are to be put out to tender to a perspective new owner.

Monday, 11 August 2014 15:15

Double Podium for KTM in Ulverton!

Royal Distributing Fox Canada KTM points leader Kaven Benoit rolled into Quebec with confidence of having his fans lining the picturesque track. The points leader qualified great on his KTM 250 SX. Benoit pulled a huge Royal Distributing holeshot in Moto 1 and laid down some unbelievably fast lap times which allowed the Fox Canada backed rider to stretch out a big lead over the entire field. The Quebec native settled into a comfortable pace and crossed the finish line with a convincing lead grabbing a ton of points towards the championship in the process. After that dominant performance Benoit lined up in the gate ready to battle for another win. Benoit raced off the start and was passed into the lead only to run into some on track drama from his competitor. Picking his race machine up quickly and getting back on the track Benoit proved he is an incredibly composed rider. Despite the atmosphere of adversity Kaven soldiered through and claimed 4th in the Moto earning him 2nd overall for the day. Royal Distributing Fox KTM's Benoit carries a 41 point lead going into the final round in Walton next weekend.

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.

Brian Hsu capped a fantastic week of achievement by comfortably claiming the FIM Junior Motocross World Championship on his RM125 in Belgium yesterday.

The 2014 European Champion was crowned over a week ago at the Grand Prix of Belgium at Lommel for the final round of seven in the EMX125 campaign and now ‘completed the set’ with a dominant outing at Lierneux to win at a meeting that saw almost three hundred of the world’s fastest racers descent on a wet and windy location in northern Europe.

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.

Factory Husqvarna's Andrew DeLong tasted victory once again, this time at the Snow Shoe National Enduro in Grand Junction, Colorado. DeLong started his day out strong, nearly sweeping the first four tests of the day. With a healthy lead, Andrew cruised in the final test of the day aboard his FE 350, capturing the overall win by 20 seconds.

Wednesday, 06 August 2014 15:04

ISDE School and Reunion

New for 2014 Team Canada ISDE host two riding schools to raise money for the Gold Fund, which goes towards getting the athletes to Argentina for the 2014 ISDE. The Ontario school was held on July 19, at the Head family property in Port Perry and the lead instructor was ISDE veteran and Ontario off-road racing champion Brian Wojnarowski. 

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.

Tuesday, 05 August 2014 09:58

Podium for Benoit in Moncton

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.

Friday, 01 August 2014 13:52

MX And Off-Road, Volume 13, Issue 3

Inside this issue… Over the last several years many of the smaller enduro brands have made a real push in both quality and marketing. We put the 2014 Gas Gas EC300 Racing paces and you can see what we thought about the Spanish import... One of the biggest names in off-road is without a doubt Chris Birch and we had the opportunity sit down with him for an exclusive Canadian interview. Birch is one of the nicest guys in off-road and he was very generous with his time. See what he had to say about racing, teaching, and the future... At the 2014 Erzbergrodeo we had a strong Canadian contingent attend and we talked to them to get their opinions of one of the hardest races on the planet... We also continue to bring you our regular columnists Steve Matthes, Shelby Turner, Jared Stock and Victoria Hett… Plus much more. Click here or call (416) 962-7223 to subscribe. 

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