Prostate Cancer Canada the official charity of Motorama 2019

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

For the 2019 edition of Motorama – which runs March 8, 9 & 10 at Toronto’s International Centre – Prostate Cancer Canada will again be represented by the Brampton chapter of the Prostate Cancer Canada Network of peer support groups (PCCN).

The PCCN 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 8 car, truck and motorcycle show that provides free PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) blood tests to men 40 and over...

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Video: Misfit Garage co-star Tom Smith mildly enthused about coming to Motorama

Tom Smith of Misfit Garage will be at Motorama all three days (March 8, 9 & 10).

You might have to turn up your speakers to hear him discussing his appearance … 🙂

You can pre-purchase your tickets to meet Tom and our other celebrity guests, as well as seeing hundreds of incredible cars here

 

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Rust-Oleum presents NHRA Top Fuel Drag Racer TJ Zizzo at Toronto Motorama show

TJ Zizzo is one of those veteran drag racers who has come to realize that ‘quality over quantity’ will often produce the most satisfying results. The NHRA Top Fuel driver has run a partial schedule in recent years, driving the Rust-Oleum-sponsored dragster.

Courtesy of Rust-Oleum Canada, Zizzo will attend the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo on Friday and Saturday (March 8 & 9). While at the show, at Toronto’s International Centre, he’ll participate in various panel discussions and awards presentations on the Rust-Oleum Stage, including the Automotive Education session geared toward students interested in an automotive career, on Friday at 11:30 a.m.

Zizzo will also connect with fans at the Rust-Oleum Autograph Booth, signing autograph cards and taking pictures.

“Back when we...

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Canada’s Grant Schwartz, from Seasons 2 & 3 of Vegas Rat Rods, to appear at Motorama

Some people spend a lifetime trying to get on television. However, it was television that came calling on Bloomingdale, Ontario’s Grant Schwartz, a call that ultimately resulted in a two-year stint with the Las Vegas-based WelderUp gang and a role on the Vegas Rat Rods television show.

From Bloomingdale, to Las Vegas, and ultimately back to Elmira, Ontario, Schwartz has returned to his roots – both personally and professionally – and on March 8, 9 & 10, Schwartz will bring his skills, knowledge and stories to the 5th annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo. The show takes place at The International Centre, across from Toronto’s Pearson Airport.

“Working on the TV show was completely different from anything else I’ve ever done and it’s sure not the way things get done in ‘norm...

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Multimatic Motorsports to present huge Mustang tribute feature at Motorama

The fifth annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo will recognize and celebrate the 55th anniversary of the legendary Ford Mustang. Presented by Multimatic Motorsports, The Mustang Corral will feature an eye-catching assortment of street and racing versions of the iconic muscle car, from its introduction to the present.

Still reeling from the failure of the Ford Edsel, Henry Ford II was originally reluctant to approve Lee Iacocca’s concept for the new Mustang. Eventually, Ford relented, and production began, with the first example rolling off the assembly line on March 9, 1964. Over the ensuing 55 years, six generations of Mustangs – totalling over 10 million vehicles – have been produced.

Stated Motorama Show Car Co-ordinator Gary Challice, “It’s perfectly timed for the Mot...

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Three Rockabilly bands to be featured on the Zehr Stage on Saturday in the Mayhem room at Motorama

An exciting new feature of the fifth annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo is the Zehr Insurance Mayhem in the Backroom, a celebration of traditional custom cars and hot rods, and the rockabilly lifestyle.

Mayhem will fill the 30,000 square-foot Hall 3 at Toronto’s International Centre during the show, which takes place March 8, 9 & 10 at the massive venue across from Pearson Airport.

On Saturday (March 9), the Zehr Stage will come to life with the sounds of three incredible rockabilly bands.

Headlining the show will be WILD Records’ Los Angeles-based Rhythm Shakers; the most ‘in-demand’ band on the international rockabilly scene...

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Quaker State the Official Motor Oil of Motorama

New for this year’s edition of the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo, Quaker State motor oil will be the Official Motor Oil of Motorama. The show will take place March 8, 9 & 10 at The International Centre, across from the Toronto Pearson International Airport.

As part of the sponsorship, Quaker State will be a high-profile exhibitor at Motorama, showcasing their brand and full line of motor oil products. The company will also be celebrating its long-running, record-setting relationship with veteran Canadian Stock Car racer, Gary ‘The Ironman’ Elliott and Canadian Touring Car Championship driver, Bob Attrell.

Both Bob Attrell and Gary Elliott will have a presence in Quaker State’s footprint at Motorama...

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Kitchener’s Highwaymen Car Club to be this year’s ‘featured club’

Every year, Car Show co-ordinator Gary Challice and the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo team are tasked with determining which car club will be recognized as the ‘featured club’ at the show.

“We look to established clubs; the organizations with a history of supporting the car club culture,” explained Challice. “We want to put them in the spotlight to thank them for their contributions to the community.”

For this year’s show, which takes place March 8, 9 & 10 at Toronto’s International Centre, the Kitchener, Ontario-based Highwaymen Car Club will enjoy the designation of being the 2019’s featured club.

Reacting to the news, Highwaymen Car Club spokesman Clare Pomeroy said, “We’re a club that is made up of a bunch of pretty low-key guys, so this honour came as a bit ...

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Cherry Dollface returns to Motorama as featured guest in the new Mayhem ‘Rockabilly’ room

Although Cherry Dollface describes herself as ‘some broad who sits in front of a camera sometimes,’ and ‘loves dressing up, cupcakes and Tom Selleck,’ the Oregon-raised celebrity is actually much more than those things. She’s also a much sought-after magazine cover girl, a model, an actress, as well as a make-up and hair styling artist and instructor.

And on March 8, 9 &10, she will make a return visit to the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo as an invited celebrity guest.

“I’m looking forward to seeing all of the friends I made the last time at Motorama, and to making so many more new ones. I am also very much looking forward to seeing all of the cars,” exclaimed Cherry.

She continued, “The new Motorama Mayhem…in the Backroom sounds like so much fun! You are going...

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Tom Smith from Misfit Garage to appear all three days at Toronto Motorama show

Tom Smith, one of the stars of Discovery Channel’s Misfit Garage will be at the Toronto Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo all three days of the show, meeting fans, talking about cars and his television show, and participating in a variety of events. Motorama takes place March 8, 9 & 10 at the International Centre, across from the city’s Pearson Airport.

Undoubtedly the funniest of the ‘misfits’ who work at Dallas, Texas’ Fired Up Garage, Smith is very serious about his love of automobiles. Born in Ohio but raised in Georgia, he started working at his uncle’s salvage yard at a young age. Between that and other jobs and chores, he was able to save enough money to purchase his first car – a ’73 Pontiac Grand Ville two-door – at the age of 10.

Misfit Garage is currently ...

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