It was a different feeling this year, waking up in Shannonville on the Saturday morning.
I stayed at the Salmon River Motel, just a stones throw away from the track.
When I stepped out of my room at 8:30 in the morning, I could hear the roaring of engines, the shifting of gears, the sounds that I love, the sounds of racing.
When I began my brief drive to the gates of the track, I left my radio off, and just listened out the window to the ever-louder hum of the bikes speeding down the front straight.
As I approached the gate to Shannonville Motorsport Park, I felt a rush of excitement. After almost exactly a year, I was faced with live racing once again.
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It has been a long time since motorcycle racing was really on my radar. I remember watching MotoGP at my grandmother’s house near the end of Valentino Rossi’s early 2000s dominance. I have grown up my entire life around motorcycles, mostly Harleys, yet I had never come to appreciate just how magnificent they are in a racing environment until I arrived at Shannonville on Saturday for the Super Series season finale.
Attention Canadian grassroots racers: Maxxis Canada and Corner2 Inc. are teaming up to launch the Maxxis Enduro, a new endurance road racing series for 2019!
The new series was announced at the 2019 Motorama Custom Cars and Motorsport Expo. Maxxis Enduro is committed to provide an affordable, unique and out of the box endurance racing experience to amateur racers.
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After finishing second place in the CASC Pirelli GT Sprints GT4 class at the BEMC Indian Summer Trophy race weekend, 771 Motorsports is back at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) for the last race of the year. The team looks to carry momentum from the previous race to finish the season and start out strong for 2019.
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