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Dan Woods from Chop Cut Rebuild and the Degrassi TV shows to appear at Motorama

Some people are well known for doing one thing really well. While others become famous for excelling at more than one thing. In the case of Dan Woods, he definitely falls into the latter category.

The TV host / actor / writer / radio broadcaster / TV and film producer will be appearing all three days of the upcoming Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers. The show takes place March 10, 11 & 12 at The International Centre, across from Toronto’s Pearson Airport.

Woods first came to be known to audiences, in 1987, playing the stern English teacher (and later principal), Mr. Raditch, on the Emmy Award-winning Degrassi television franchise (Degrassi Jr. High and Degrassi… The Next Generation), which continue to be broadcast around the globe.

In addition to acting, Woods...

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Prostate Cancer Canada the Official Charity of Motorama

A perennial supporter of the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by Mothers, Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) has been named as the official charity of the biggest car show of its kind in Canada.

For the 2017 edition of Motorama – which runs March 10, 11 & 12 at Toronto’s International Centre – Prostate Cancer Canada will again have a booth operated by the Brampton chapter of the Prostate Cancer Canada Network of peer support groups (PCCN).

The booth will be staffed by PCC and PCCN representatives – many of them cancer survivors – prepared to discuss and inform show visitors about the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Canadian men and about Cruisin’ for a Cure Canada, a September car show that provides free PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) blood tests to men 40 and o...

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Vintage Auto Insurance to crown its Championship Series winner at Motorama

Everyone wants to protect the things they love. And that can be especially true when it comes to classic car collectors. Unfortunately, no matter how cautious, careful or conscientious a car owner may be, things can go wrong.

It’s during those times when Jason Wilson and the staff of Vintage Auto Insurance step up to provide peace of mind during a stressful situation.

“There’s always some trepidation for the customers when they contact us to make a claim. They’d much rather have their car whole than be forced to deal with insurance,” explained Wilson. “Our concern at Vintage Auto Insurance is for the customer’s satisfaction. I want the same thing for them that I’d want for myself.”

Based in the town of Lindsay in the heart of Central Ontario’s Kawartha Lakes district, Vin...

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Johnsonville Sausage to serve as stage sponsor, and more, at Motorama

The third annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by Mothers will fill more than 300,000 square feet of Toronto’s International Centre. Once again, one of the main focal points of the show will be The Johnsonville Stage.

The show takes place March 10, 11 & 12, and for the third consecutive year, valued show sponsor Johnsonville Sausage will have its logo on the stage, which plays host to majority of the show’s awards presentations, autograph sessions, discussion panels, media announcements and more.

“We’re very proud to be a part of the Motorama show, and we’re excited to be, again this year, sponsoring The Johnsonville Stage at Motorama,” proclaimed Brad Martin, Managing Director for the Canadian branch of Johnsonville Sausage...

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Vintage Pin-Up Model Cherry Dollface to Appear All Three Days at Motorama

While you may not immediately recognize the name ‘Cherry Dollface,’ if you’ve ever read a copy of a Hot Rod or Tattoo magazine, you’ve undoubtedly noticed her face and/or body art.

A beauty in the classic pin-up genre, Cherry Dollface has been seen on the cover – or profiled in – more than 50 publications. She’s also appeared in multiple rock music videos and has been employed in innumerable advertising campaigns.

And on the weekend of March 10, 11 & 12, 2017, she will make her Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by Mothers debut, meeting fans, signing autographs, taking pictures and participating in some of the show’s awards presentations.

An avid auto-enthusiast herself, Cherry Dollface is looking forward to being part of the experience...

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Mothers Car Care Products returns as the presenting sponsor of Motorama

For the second year in a row, Canada’s biggest indoor automotive and motorsports show will have Mothers Car Care Products as its most prominent partner. The Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers takes place March 10, 11 & 12 at Toronto’s International Centre.

Known around the world as a leading developer and supplier of automotive car care products, Mothers made its Motorama debut in 2015 as an exhibitor and prize supplier, before stepping up to become the show’s presenting sponsor in 2016.

Motorama is a three-day event that brings together an awe-inspiring collection of hot rods, classic and custom cars, tuner and street rods and racing machinery of every variety under one roof.

“Mothers has been an enthusiastic supporter of the custom car and classic car hobby...

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Steve Darnell & ‘Barber’ Dave Lefler from WelderUp / Vegas Rat Rods to appear at Motorama

Fans in attendance at last year’s Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers had a great time meeting Steve Darnell, the owner of Las Vegas’ WelderUp Hot Rod & Fab Shop and star of the TV show Vegas Rat Rods.

The super-creative and personable builder is returning to Motorama again this year. And this time, he’s bringing one of the show’s other stars; ‘Barber’ Dave Lefler. The duo – who are also cousins – will be in attendance all three days of Motorama.

While at the show, they’ll be signing autographs, taking part in on-stage discussions, posing for pictures and chatting with fellow automotive enthusiasts about WelderUp’s incredible, unique creations and the television show that has earned them international attention.

Motorama takes place March 10, 11 ...

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Legendary builder Al Bergler to display his inaugural 1964 Ridler Award-winning dragster at Motorama

Every year at the Detroit Autorama, the hot rod world holds its collective breath, waiting to find out which vehicle will be awarded the prestigious Don Ridler Memorial Award, known affectionately as ‘The Ridler.’

In the time since Al Bergler’s bright yellow, front-engined ‘rail’ dragster dubbed ‘More Aggravation’ won the first Ridler Award, in 1964, many others have earned the same coveted honour. But there will only ever be one ‘first’ and visitors to the upcoming Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers will have a rare opportunity to meet the man and see this history-making vehicle in person.

Motorama takes place March 10, 11 & 12 at The International Centre across from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport...

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Jessi Combs to Appear at Toronto’s Motorama Show

@TheJessiCombs • Most times, you have to be moving pretty quickly to keep up with Jessi Combs. Known as the ‘Fastest Woman on Four Wheels,’ the California resident has converted her dreams into reality by turning her love of automobiles into an incredible career.

Fortunately for car and racing enthusiasts in attendance on March 11 & 12 (2017) at the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers, they’ll have no problem catching up with Combs during her time at Toronto’s International Centre.

At Motorama, Jessi will be signing autographs and taking pictures with show-goers, as well as participating in on-stage panel discussions and spending time at the Lincoln Electric booth.

A master automotive fabricator who has won many world-class off-road races, events and champ...

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Spring Fever set to return at Motorama!

Following up on the successful re-introduction of the traditional tuner / import / modified room at the 2016 edition of Toronto’s Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers, the show’s promoters are planning to make the second annual Spring Fever feature room even better.

Spring Fever: Modified Cars & Culture will once again take place in the 30,000+ square-foot Hall 4 at Toronto’s International Centre. The ‘show within a show’ is part of the March 10, 11 & 12 (2017) celebration of automobiles and racing spectacular at the venue, located across from Pearson International Airport.

After a fantastic debut for Spring Fever at the March 2016 show, Kristine Danton is returning as the organizer of Spring Fever...

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