Tag Archives: Danny Brault

Northern Notes: Hill replacing Metcalfe?

By Danny Brault This edition of ‘Northern Notes’ is coming a little late, but with good reason! We were waiting for more details on an interesting rider development with the nationals and wanted to include the latest info. Some of you may have caught wind of an interesting rumour this week, which went viral after a picture of Brett Metcalfe ...

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Northern Notes: Long weekend EH

By Danny Brault Marge: “Homer, work called. They said if you don’t come in today, don’t bother coming in on Monday.” Homer: “Woohoo—four-day weekend!” I suppose this quote from The Simpsons refers more to Homer’s laziness and not a ‘true’ long weekend, but it popped into my head this morning as we anxiously enter a three day weekend, in which ...

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Sound Check with … Kyle Keast

By Danny Brault Photos by James Lissimore While working a full-time job and competing for podiums at the Canadian Nationals, Kyle Keast remains a fan favourite due to his down-to-earth attitude and old school approach to racing. This summer, we won’t see the Machine Racing Yamaha rider following the entire 10-round national series, but he still plans on smashing his ...

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Northern Notes: Out and about … to hire?

By Danny Brault Hey, everyone, and welcome to another edition of Northern Notes. Geez, Louise, you’d think a guy who spent the better part of his life working on deadlines would be much better at actually meeting them. Not so. The goal is to have these ‘Notes’ up online before dinner time on Thursdays, but so far I’m running about ...

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Sound Check with … Kaven Benoit

By Danny Brault Photos by James Lissimore Welcome to a new feature on mxpmag.com. In this first installment of ‘Sound Check,’ we check in with KTM Red Bull Royal Distributing Fox Racing’s Kaven Benoit who was on his way to buy groceries when we rang him up last night. Benoit has just returned to the Georgia Practice Facility after taking ...

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Northern Notes: Social Butterfly

By Danny Brault G’day everyone and welcome to Northern Notes Number 5. This issue is dedicated to Red Bull KTM’s Ryan Dungey, only because the best quote I heard at the Toronto Supercross was related to this strong and steady racer: “He is the Toyota Camry of Supercross,” said Yamaha Motor Canada’s National Marketing Manager, Bryan Hudgin. I agree with ...

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Northern Notes: Food for Thought

By Danny Brault It’s almost here, it’s almost here! In only one more sleep, the sole Canadian round of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series kicks off in the beautiful, concrete filled city of Toronto, Ontario. Since 2004, the biggest dirt bike racing series in the world has been visiting the Rogers Centre. Before that, the CMRC—and before them, the ...

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