Tag Archives: Danny Brault

NORTHERN NOTES: ROCKIN’ REGINA

  By Danny Brault Photos by James Lissimore We’re back to Regina. Darryl Murphy can rest easy now. Yes folks, after a six year drought of Canadian National Motocross, Regina is back on the schedule in 2014, getting another helping this Saturday—yes SATURDAY—of the big show—plus some live rock ‘n’ roll music following the final moto. Not a bad way ...

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Cowtown Breakdown: Calgary Photo Report

Photos by James Lissimore Time flies by. It’s hard to believe that we’re already three rounds into the Rockstar Energy Drink Motocross Nationals. Weren’t we only just in Nanaimo? This past weekend the series made its annual stop in downtown Calgary, at the Wild Rose MX Park. A fast, technical circuit, Wild Rose develops some wild ruts and this year ...

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Northern Notes: Tony says Canada

  By Danny Brault Photos by James Lissimore I had an interesting conversation with Tony Alessi two nights ago, around ten o’clock at night my time (7pm Tony’s time). Tony, his son Mike and the MotoConcepts team had finished up another day of testing, training and trying to be better than the next guy and his bike, and Tony was ...

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Northern Notes: Schedule of Events

By Danny Brault Photos by James Lissimore In only two more sleeps the 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Motocross Nationals begin at The Wastelands in beautiful Nanaimo, BC. Before we know it, August will be here and everyone will be in Walton, anxiously waiting for time away from a dirty and dusty dirt bike track. But right now, we’re fresh, hungry ...

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Sound Check with … Mitch Cooke

By Danny Brault Photos by James Lissimore From “racers to riches,” Brookfield, Nova Scotia’s Mitch Cooke is one rider who has made a successful transition from pro racing to real life. At 30-years-old, Cooke still rides and races when he feels like it, but his focus now is on maintaining and developing his H.A.F. skateboard and tattoo shops, instead of ...

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Northern Notes: Pre-Game Headliners

By Danny Brault Hey there folks and welcome to another edition of Northern Notes – the best damn column ever written in the history of Canadian motocross journalism. Well, maybe top 448, but a guy can dream, can’t he? Speaking of best damn things, are we on the verge of watching one of the most dramatic racing seasons yet in ...

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Northern Notes: Let’s get serious

By Danny Brault Switching things up a bit this week, I’m going to share something I’ve learned at the rip old age of 30. Of course, we do have the big news  this week of Josh Hill filling in for Brett Metcalfe on the Monster Energy Leading Edge Kawasaki. It’s a fact, and to be sure, I lazily texted Team ...

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