NOW TWO DAYS: MEET DAVE KINDIG MARCH 11 & 12 AT MOTORAMA!

UPDATED: Dave Kindig is coming for two days! On Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12, Dave Kindig – the President, owner and lead designer at Utah’s Kindig-It Design – will be at the eBay Motors Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo, at Toronto’s International Centre.

The star of the popular Bitchin’ Rides TV show, Kindig is respected all around the world for his unique vision and skills, which combine to produce incredible, one-of-a-kind custom vehicles. And beyond just the cars, Kindig’s positivity, sense of humour and friendly demeanour have endeared him to millions of custom car-loving viewers.

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From concept, to design and ‘the build,’ Kindig honours classic lines and works with his clients and the Kindig-It Design team to restore, improve ...

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Bad Chad and his ‘Queen’ Jolene to participate in a Roof Chop

‘Bad Chad’ Hiltz is one of Canada’s most creative, talented and entertaining custom car builders. At the upcoming eBay Motors Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo – in addition to meeting fellow auto enthusiasts – Bad Chad and his fiancée Jolene MacIntyre will be taking part in a ‘Roof Chop’ at the show.

The eighth annual Toronto Motorama show takes place March 10, 11 & 12, 2023 at The International Centre, across from Pearson Airport.

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Bad Chad first came to international prominence on his TV show, ‘Bad Chad Customs,’ which was filmed at the Hiltz Auto Co. shop, in his hometown, Canning, Nova Scotia...

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WAYFARER INSURANCE TO SPONSOR CLASS AND SPECIAL AWARDS

While there are many things happening throughout the three days of the eBay Motors Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo, at it’s heart, it’s still a competitive car show. And with almost 400 vehicles expected to be on display and in contention for cash prizes and awards, the show’s organizers are excited to welcome Wayfarer Insurance as the presenting sponsor of the Class and Special Awards at this year’s show.

The eighth annual Toronto Motorama show takes place March 10, 11 & 12, 2023 at The International Centre, across from Pearson Airport.

The Class Awards will take place on Saturday, March 11 on the main Motorama Stage, in Hall 2. The Special Awards – including the Motorama Grand Champion Award presentation, is scheduled for Sunday, March 12, in the same location...

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FAST EDDIE SPEEDWEAR NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS

Road Racing, Drag Racing & Short Track Champs to be Honoured on Saturday, March 11th

On Saturday, March 11 (2023) Canadian racers who won season-long track or series road racing, drag racing and short track championships, in 2022, will be honoured during the Fast Eddie Speedwear Night of Champions. The annual event takes place on the Main Stage at the Toronto Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors.

With more than 150 champions representing the entire spectrum of Canadian racing expected to participate, the Fast Eddie Night of Champions is unique in the world of motorsports. Nowhere else are so many current champions assembled in one place, at one time, to celebrate their achievements and be honoured by their families, teams, peers, and fans.

During the three-part c...

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LINCOLN ELECTRIC TO SPONSOR THE CANADIAN 10 AWARDS, PRESENT A ‘ROOF CHOP’ WITH BAD CHAD

Visitors to the 2023 eBay Motors Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo will notice that long-time show partner Lincoln Electric has a high-profile at this year’s show.

The company is returning as the presenting sponsor of the Lincoln Electric Canadian 10 Awards. This program recognizes the top ten finalist vehicles that are in the running for the Motorama Grand Champion Award.

Lincoln Electric will also be the presenting sponsor of the Roof Chop, featuring Canadian car builder ‘Bad’ Chad Hiltz. Located on the north wall, in Hall 2, Hiltz and a team of custom car enthusiasts will ‘chop’ a 1933 Plymouth. During the three days of the show, the team will cut the roof off the car, remove segments of the pillars, and weld the ‘chopped’ roof back onto the car with Lincoln Electric’s products...

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PURPLE SKULL THE OFFICIAL BEER OF MOTORAMA

The Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors is pleased to announce that Purple Skull Brewing Company is the Official Beer of Motorama 2023. The show takes place March 10, 11 & 12 at The International Centre, across from Toronto’s Pearson Airport.

Purple Skull Brewing Company will have an action-packed booth at the show, near the Hall 2 Food & Beverage area, the details of which will be announced in the coming weeks.

Shawn LePage, who co-founded the company with his daughter, Billie-Jo, has been a motorhead his entire life and is excited to have Purple Skull become the Official Beer of Motorama 2023...

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EBAY MOTORS TO BE THE PRIMARY SPONSOR OF THE TORONTO MOTORAMA SHOW THROUGH 2024

The promoters of the Toronto Motorama show are pleased to announce an expanded, multi-year agreement that will see eBay Motors serve as the primary sponsor of Canada’s largest indoor auto-enthusiast and racing show through 2024. Effective immediately, the three-day event will be known as the eBay Motors Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo.

At the most recent Motorama show, this past April, eBay Motors came on board as the presenting sponsor. The relationship was a ‘perfect fit,’ and the show – which returned after a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus – was a great success.

The 8th annual edition of the long-running show – which has existed under several names since 1974 at the same venue – takes place March 10, 11 & 12, 2023 at The International Centre, across from Toronto’s Pea...

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MOTORAMA TO RETURN TO TRADITIONAL MID-MARCH DATE

On March 10, 11 & 12, 2023, the Toronto Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo will once again fill The International Centre with incredible custom cars, hot rods, racing vehicles of all kinds, classics, trucks, tuners, car clubs, builders, parts, retail product and collectibles vendors, and more.

The show is also expanding back to its pre-pandemic size of more than 330,000 square feet, filling all of Halls 1, 2, 3 & 4 at the popular event centre located across from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.

The show’s promoters are extremely excited about returning to Motorama’s traditional mid-March timeslot, where it has been successfully held – under various names – for all but one year of its almost 50-year existence.

“We polled our exhibitors and showgoers, and the overwhelm...

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GALLERY: Special Awards – Motorama 2022

On Sunday, May 1, the Special  Awards took place at 3 p.m., not long before the end of the 2022 edition of the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors.

Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to everyone who participated. It was great having everyone back at the show!

And thank you to all of the sponsors who supported the awards and took part in the presentations.

See below for a gallery from the awards presentations, and thank you to Paolo Pedicelli for the images.

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GALLERY: Motorama 2022 Class Awards Presented by Graeme Kirkland, CIM

On Saturday, April 30 (2022), the Class Awards were presented on the Main Stage at the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by eBay Motors.

They were presented by Graeme Kirkland, who – along with his associate Jessica Williams – took part in the awards presentations.

See below for a gallery of the recipients, followed by a listing of the winners and runners-up, by category.

Thank you to everyone who participated at the show, and congratulations to the winners.

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MOTORAMA 2022 CLASS AWARDS

Presented by Graeme Kirkland, CIM

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