WelderUp’s Steve Darnell to appear all three days of Motorama!

Steve Darnell

Steve Darnell has skyrocketed to prominence in the world of custom cars. In a relatively short period of time, his unique automotive creations have attracted huge crowds and acclaim at industry shows like SEMA. And in recent years, he’s garnered worldwide attention via the television show Vegas Rat Rods, which documents day-to-day life at Darnell’s busy Las Vegas-based WelderUp Hot Rod & Fab Shop.

Fans attending the upcoming Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo will have an opportunity to meet Steve Darnell in person as he participates in daily autograph sessions, on-stage discussions about WelderUp, and shares his passion for his ‘rolling works of art’ with fans who attend the show.

Darnell will be on hand for all three days of Toronto’s Motorama show, spending time with Canadia...

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SPRING FEVER: Traditional ‘Tuner’ Room Returning!

Spring Fever Full in Square

For many years, the ‘Tuner room’ was a significant and popular component of the annual spring custom car and racing show at Toronto’s International Centre. New for 2016 – when the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo returns to the massive venue across from Pearson International Airport – the Modified community will once again have its own dedicated space at the show!

On March 11, 12 & 13, 2016, the International Centre’s 30,000 square-foot Hall 4 will play host to ‘Spring Fever: Modified Cars & Culture.’ The high-profile showcase will feature the region’s top Modified vehicles in a setting that highlights the community’s unique lifestyle, sights and sounds.

Kristine Danton, the founder and organizer of the long-running ‘Summer Showdown’ in Simcoe, Ontario will work w...

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Vehicle Registration Application Forms Now Available

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Interested in displaying your vehicle at the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo? The show takes place March 11, 12 & 13, 2016 at Toronto’s International Centre.

We’re currently accepting registrations.

Click HERE to download a PDF version that you can save, print, fill out, and return to us.

Click HERE to download a PDF version – with built-in fields – that you can save, fill out and return to us.

You can send your completed form to us by:

MAIL TO: Motorama; P.O. Box 370; Bright’s Grove, ON  N0N 1C0

FAX TO: (416) 962-7208

EMAIL: info@MotoramaShow.com

NOTE: EMAILED FORMS: Include the car owner’s name (as listed on this form) and the ‘year and make’ of your vehicle in the SUBJECT line of all e-mail correspondence so we can match up / keep track of your applications and the associat...

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Targa Newfoundland to kick off its 2016 promo campaign at Motorama

Targa Newfoundland

TORONTO, ON • Just weeks after wrapping up another successful edition of Targa Newfoundland, organizers are already preparing for 2016, which will be the 15th anniversary of the event. That includes the announcement that the promotional campaign for Targa 2016 will kick into high gear at the 2nd annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo. The show takes place March 11, 12 & 13, 2016 at Toronto’s International Centre.

According to Targa Newfoundland president and founder Robert Giannou, Targa’s annual appearance in Toronto is a key component of Targa’s promotional campaign.


“It’s our biggest window in our biggest market,” said Giannou. “The Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo is a huge attraction for us...

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Motorama 2016 Dates Announced


The second annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo will return to Toronto’s International Centre March 11, 12 & 13, 2016.

Building upon the success of the inaugural show, held this past March, Motorama’s management team will remain intact for 2016. As well, the show will expand to fill all of Halls 1 & 2 at the popular venue, located across from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. The additional space will accommodate more vehicles and displays.

The inaugural Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo combined the traditional custom car and hot rod show at the International Centre with the long-running Canadian Motorsports Expo.

The result was an entertaining and interactive three-day celebration of incredible automobiles and Canadian racing that attracted almost 25,000 car an...

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Todd Bodine & Courtney Hansen ‘Meet & Greet’ Photos

Courtney Hansen and Todd Bodine spent some private time with Motorama showgoers, signing autographs, chatting and taking pictures. Thanks to everyone who participated and we hope you enjoyed your time at the show.

Feel free to grab the images below, by ‘right-clicking’ on the full-size versions of the ones you want and then choosing ‘save as.’ If you would like a full-size version of your photos, please send a note to greg@motoramashow.com with reduced-size images or descriptions of the ones you want, and we’ll email them to you.

Thank you again!

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Motorama 2015 Photo Gallery

A gallery of images from the 2015 Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo. The show took place March 13-15, 2015 at Toronto’s International Centre.

The images are courtesy of Paolo Pedicelli, Dave Franks, Hans Janzen and Greg MacPherson.

We thank everyone for coming to the show! A gallery of images from the VIP Meet & Greets with Courtney Hansen and Todd Bodine will be posted shortly.

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2015 Show Car Awards


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(Above: Motorama Grand Champion: Eric Boily’s 1971 El Camino)

NOTE: See bottom for a gallery of images from the on-stage presentations.



Winner: #253 Solomon Roxborough – 1999 Mustang

Runner-up: #204 Gerry Misko – 1999 Camaro


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Winner: #104 Tom Renzetti – 1941 Willys Coupe (above)

Runner-up: #228 Alex Smith – 1941 Chevy Truck


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Winner: #115 Scott Sinclair – 1928 Chevy (above)

Runner-up: #266 Greg Whaley – 1924 Ford Model T


Vaughan Speedster (Custom)

Winner: #280 William Vaughan – 1929 Ford Speedster (above)


Winner: #123 Frank Micoy – 1957 Chevy


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Thank you!!!

Day 3

The inaugural Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo is a wrap. A huge thank you to all of the car and racing enthusiasts who came! Thanks, too, to all of the volunteers and staff who worked so hard all weekend!

The cars were incredible and the exhibitors and displays were fantastic. Special thanks to Courtney Hansen, Todd Bodine, Ron Fellows, Jeff Lutz, Tom Bailey, David Tucci, Mitch Markowitz and all of our sponsors for being part of the show.

We’ll be posting photos and a listing of the car show award winners in the next few days.

Grand Champion (Custom)

Congratulations to Motorama Grand Champion Award Winner Eric Boily and his 1971 Chevy El Camino!

Have a great summer and we’ll see you next year!

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Official Motorama 2015 Show Program: Free Digital Flipbook

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Click HERE or on the cover image at right to view the Official 2015 Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo show program as a free digital flipbook.

The cover features a visual of Tom Bailey’s incredible Sick Seconds 1.0 that will be at Motorama. Inside, you’ll find a show map, Johnsonville Stage and seminar schedules, features and profiles highlighting some of the notable cars and personalities that will be at the show, and more.

Thank you to the many companies that supported the program. Be sure to grab a hard copy of the actual printed program when you’re at the show, but in the meantime, check out the digital edition and click on some of the ads, which will take you to their respective homepages.

Motorama 2015 Program Cover (Large)Support the companies that support the industry!

We’ll see you at the show! The Motorama Cu...

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