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Shawn Maffenbeier and his KX250 win the Triple Crown Series

November 19, 2018

Monster Energy/ Alpinestars/ Pillar's/ Kawasaki rider, Shawn Maffenbeier, clinched the first ever Triple Crown Series Championship - which spanned Canadian Arenacross, Motocross and Supercross - in the 250 Pro. He earned the no.1 plate for his Kawasaki KX250 at the finals in Hamilton, Ontario.  Strong rides also came from other team members, AMA Supercross rider, Mike Alessi, who led for 4 laps in the 450 final until going down in a corner, fought back hard and climbed back up to 5th.  Fellow 450 class teammate, Tyler Medaglia, was also in the mix in the final until he was t-boned by a questionable pass attempt, which forced him into a 12th place finish.

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2018 Canadian Kawasaki Motors Racing Contingency Program

May 7, 2018

Canadian Kawasaki Motors is pleased to announce its 2018 on and off-road racing contingency program. Learn what's up for grabs for the 2018 season. Road Racing Contingency Off-road Racing Contingency...

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Shawn Maffenbeier clinches 250 AX Tour title at Barrie double-header

April 16, 2018

Team Monster Energy Alpinestars Piller’s Kawasaki’s Shawn Maffenbeier clinched the 250 Pro AX Tour Championship at the Molson Centre in Barrie, ON this past weekend. Maffenbeier cleared the task with a third-place finish in the main event on Friday night and a second place finish on night two of the double-header weekend. For Maffenbeier’s teammate in the 450 Pro class, Tyler Medaglia, the final two rounds of the AX Tour proved to be more or less anticlimactic, scoring less points than at the previous rounds. Sitting fourth on the scoreboard going into Barrie, Medaglia finished tenth in Friday’s 450 main and sixth on Saturday night. Despite these setbacks the Ottawa native still managed to wrap up the arenacross segment of the MRC Triple Crown series with a noteworthy fourth place. In his Friday night 250 Pro heat race, Maffenbeier got off to a promising start, taking his Kawasaki KX250F to a smooth win without working up a sweat. Although he would carry that...

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