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Story & Photos by Jover Papag • Action Photos by Jeremy Alan Glover

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axim Lemoine, 21, likes to ride BMX bikes and skateboards. Like any other young man his age looking to find his identity in this world of high expectations, he might not care now, but these days he’s a big deal. As 2012 Drift Mania (DMCC) Pro-Am Champ, Maxim is well on his way to having a successful 2013 PRO season. He would probably like you to know that he is still the same kid who likes to ride bikes and go around with a huge smile on his face. Lately, he’s taken to having his hair cut in a mullet, to which his English-

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speaking friends stated, “Business in the front/Party in the back,” just like his Chevy S10 pickup truck. Pickup trucks have always been man’s best vehicular companion. Everyone knows how useful and how enjoyable it can be to drive a pickup and customize it to suit particular needs. From lifted monster trucks to slammed-down mini-trucks, pickups have saved some of the automakers from going completely bankrupt. As the most accessorized vehicles out there today, they keep our performance aftermarket industry thriving.

A product of great parenting, Maxim’s parents took him to racing events such as drag racing, mud drags, stock car racing, Grand Prix Trois-Rivieres, and boat racing at Valleyfield Regatta. All of which had shaped the young man to become a tireslayer at just 21 years old. Although not a competitive extreme sportsman, Maxim is an avid skateboarder and BMX rider, all of which give him an adrenaline-fed natural instinct for winning. In 2012, he captured the DMCC Pro-Am Championship title, and at this time of writing, he is the current points

Performance in Motion Magazine Vol. 13 No. 4  

This issue features: Dave Thomas Road Trips to Summer Events: CSCS, Eurokracy, Truck & Tuner EXPO; Turning 50 in Palookaville; Maxim Lemoine...

Performance in Motion Magazine Vol. 13 No. 4  

This issue features: Dave Thomas Road Trips to Summer Events: CSCS, Eurokracy, Truck & Tuner EXPO; Turning 50 in Palookaville; Maxim Lemoine...