Spring Fever: Modified Cars & Culture presented by Burning Rubber, set for Year #5

Celebrating its fifth anniversary as part of the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo, Spring Fever: Modified Cars and Culture, returns to Toronto’s International Centre on March 13, 14 & 15, 2020 to highlight the vehicles, attitude and lifestyle of the tuner, import and modern modified car hobby.

Presented by Oakville, Ontario’s Burning Rubber Tire & Speed, this year, Spring Fever will be moving into Hall 3 at the International Centre.

“We’re excited for the move,” expressed Spring Fever Director Kristine Hill. “It’s a new hall, with a new look and it brings a new energy to our part of the Motorama show.”

She continued, “One thing the move has done is force us to be slightly more selective in our choice of entries...

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Renowned Canadian Automotive Artist Ron Gibbs to present ‘Panel Jam’ feature at Motorama

The sixth annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo will feature a unique presentation by acclaimed automotive artists Ron Gibbs of Burlington, Ontario, Danno Drouin of Brantford, Ontario and Guelph, Ontario’s Rollie Guertin. The trio will be combining their skills to create three distinct panels – in real-time – at Motorama. The show takes place on March 13, 14 & 15 at the International Centre, across from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.

Dubbed, ‘Panel Jam,’ Gibbs, Drouin and Guertin will be pinstriping three black canvases on Saturday and Sunday in Gibbs’ booth near the Pinty’s Stage. Drouin and Guertin will also have their own individual booths featuring their award-winning artwork in the ‘Mayhem’ room (Hall 4).

“For the past 20 years, I’ve done demonstr...

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Brantford’s Piston Pushers to be this year’s Featured Car Club

In the lead-up to the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo, each year, car show co-ordinator Gary Challice and the Motorama team discuss and determine which car club will be recognized as the ‘Featured Club’ at the show.

“We consider all of the established clubs; the ones that have a reputation for supporting the car club culture,” explained Challice. “We also look at special anniversaries, the ages of the clubs and their contributions to their communities. And based on all the factors, we decide which one will be the Featured Club at Motorama.”

For this year’s show, which takes place March 13, 14 & 15 at Toronto’s International Centre, the Brantford Piston Pushers will enjoy the designation of being the 2020 Featured Club at Motorama.

Reacting to the news, the Brantford ...

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Motorama Mayhem… bigger and better for 2020!

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural Motorama Mayhem… in the Backroom, for 2020, the ‘show within a show’ at the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo will move to Hall 4 of Toronto’s International Centre in order to accommodate a significantly increased car count. The show takes place March 13, 14 & 15 at the venue across from Pearson Airport.

“In our first year, Mayhem… in the Backroom had 38 vehicles on display. This year we should have at least 60,” explained Brandon Roberts, coordinator of the Mayhem exhibit.

Roberts continued, “All the vehicles on display are traditionally-inspired hot rods and custom cars; vehicles you would have seen cruising the streets in the 1960s. Some of these cars would have cost $100,000 to build, others, only $3,000...

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Gearing up for Motorama… less than two months until showtime!

TORONTO, ON – The sixth annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo takes over Toronto’s International Centre March 13, 14 & 15, filling more than 330,000 square feet with incredible custom cars, hot rods, racing vehicles of all kinds, classics, tuners, car clubs, builders, parts and collectibles vendors, and more.

Chip Foose, star of the legendary TV show Overhaulin’, will appear Saturday and Sunday at Motorama, meeting fellow auto enthusiasts, posing for pictures and signing autographs. Foose has created four Ridler Award winners – the prestigious ‘best in show’ honour at the Detroit Autorama – and is a seven-time winner of the Goodguys Street Rod of the Year Award.
Foose’s appearance at Motorama is being co-presented, in part, by BASF Canada, Hagerty Insurance and Lincol...

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Chip Foose to appear at Toronto Motorama Show in March 2020

TORONTO, ON • The sixth annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo will feature a two-day appearance by Chip Foose, the pre-eminent star in the automotive design and fabrication industry.

Foose will be appearing on Saturday and Sunday (March 14 & 15) at Motorama, meeting fellow auto enthusiasts, signing autographs and posing for pictures. The show takes place March 13-15, 2020 at the International Centre, across from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.

A four-time winner of the prestigious Ridler Award, at the Detroit Autorama show, Foose is also a seven-time winner of the Goodguys Street Rod of the Year Award. At just 31 years of age, he became the youngest-ever member of the Hot Rod Hall of Fame, when he was inducted in 1997.

The second-generation designer / builder was born ...

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