GALLERY: Images from Motorama 2017

This is a photo gallery from the 2017 edition of the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers. The images were taken by Alyssa Visneskie.

Next year’s Motorama show takes place March 9, 10 & 11, 2018 at the International Centre.

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Motorama 2017 Show Car Awards

SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017


Steve Darnell: #901 John Consentini – Rat Bike

‘Barber’ Dave Lefler: Cliff Watson – 1930 Ford

Jessi Combs: #104 Chantal Lafleur – 1932 Ford

Cherry Dollface: #207 Dwayne Cloes – 1958 Corvette

Dan Woods: #122 Al Buccella – 1968 Shelby

Linda Vaughn: #403 Jerry DaSilva – 1969 Oldsmobile

Bob Larivee Sr. Award: #109 Ron Caicco – 1967 Mustang


Canadian Street Rodd Hall of Fame Heritage Award: 2016 Grand Champion David Dadd – 1948 Anglia

Canadian Cancer Presidents Award: Rick McWhinnie – 1932 Ford

Vintage Insurance Championship Tournament $5,000 Winner: Gord Gibbs – 1936 Ford 3 Window Coupe

Mothers Shine Award: TBA


Street Rod: #...

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Motorama 2017 Gallery: By Derek Smith /

Thank you to Derek Smith of for sending in some pics that he took at the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo on the weekend!

Derek will have thousands of additional images on his site shortly (if not already), so be sure to check it out. His page is also incredibly busy during the racing season.

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Sunday at Motorama… thank you!

The third and final day of the 2017 Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by Mothers took place Sunday at Toronto’s International Centre. Enzo Covello won the Motorama Grand Champion Award and was presented with the $5,000 cheque on The Johnsonville Stage.

His ‘Viper Red’ 1936 Ford ‘three window’ Coupe (above) was located in The Stoli Grand Hall at Motorama and came out on top, in the judges’ minds. It features a 427 Big Block Chev topped with a 671 blower, a Turbo 400 transmission, Italian leather interior and American Racing Wheels. Congratulations Enzo, all of The Canadian 10 finalists and everyone who brought a car to the show!

Thank you to everyone who attended or was part of Motorama, especially the car owners (competitors and feature car owners) who brought their incredib...

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Incredible Saturday at Motorama. We’ll see you on Sunday!

Saturday was a day of news and incredible cars and crowds at the third annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by Mothers. The show is taking place at The International Centre across from Toronto’s Pearson Airport.

In the morni...

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The Canadian 10 revealed at Motorama

Today at the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by Mothers, the show’s judging staff identified the 10 incredible vehicles that will be in contention for the Motorama Grand Champion Award that will be given away – along with a cheque for $5,000 – on Sunday afternoon starting at 3 p.m. on The Johnsonville Stage.

The Motorama show takes place at The International Centre on Airport Road. For show info, visit

In no particular order, The Canadian 10 are:

Marty Reath: 1969 Chev COPO Camaro Tribute Car

Eric Latino: 1968 Hemi Dodge Dart

Louis Lafleur: 1923 Ford T Bucket

John Westcott: 1967 Ford Mustang Stallion

Al McDonald: 1960 Chevrolet Corvette

David Gravelle: 1951 Chevrolet Belair

Jason Rinaldi: 1923 Ford Truck

Enzo Covello: 1936 Ford 3 Window Coupe

Ron ...

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Motorama: Day One in the books… we’ll see you on the weekend!

It was a fantastic start to the 2017 edition of the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers.

On tap for tomorrow:

  • At 10:30, our Celebrity VIP Meet & Greet takes place...
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Tagliani Autosport to reveal major new partners for its NASCAR Pinty’s Series program on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Motorama

Over the years, the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers has played host to several major Canadian racing sponsorship announcements.

And this Saturday at 11 a.m. at Toronto’s International Centre, Alex Tagliani and his partners will pull the wraps off Tagliani Autosport’s new car livery and introduce the principals of their new major partners.

Tagliani is one of Canada’s most successful and popular professional racers and is excited about having another major company join EpiPen as a sponsor on the team’s 22 Racing-prepared NASCAR Pinty’s Series car. Everyone is welcome to witness as ‘Tag’ and his new sponsors pull the cover off their new NASCAR, in the NASCAR booth (#2717).

WHAT: Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo

WHERE: The International Centre // 6...

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Motorama 2017 Show Program: Free Digital Download

The digital edition of the 2017 Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers Official Show Program is available now.

It includes the show schedule, the floorplan, exhibitor lists and profiles on our featured vehicles, cars and show sponsors.

15,000 copies of the program will be distributed at the show, so be sure to grab your copy when you’re there.

Thank you to all of the exhibitors and sponsors who supported the program!

You can check it out here. We’ll see you this weekend at the International Centre!

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Mothers to promote and distribute its new Mtech car-care line at Motorama

Showgoers and car owners at the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers will be among the first anywhere to see – and get their hands on – a brand new product line of car care products.

The new five-item line, dubbed Mtech, is the result of a collaboration between Mothers and retail giant Canadian Tire. According to Mothers’ Cliff Waller, the Mtech concept and products have been in development for a few years, in concert with the company’s buyer at Canadian Tire.

“It’s a line of products exclusively available at Canadian Tire stores,” said Waller. “Mtech consists of: Synthetic Wax, Wash and Wax, Instant Detailer, Interior Detailer and All-In-One Leather Care...

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