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Canada Heads Up will be back at the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors in a big way. The popular Ontario-based drag racing series is returning, once again, with a large footprint featuring a wide range of vehicles, in the Inside Track Racing Zone presented by Stoneridge Specialty Insurance.

Located in the northeast corner of Hall 1B, representatives from the series will be on-hand to talk about the 2023 Canada Heads Up season, which will feature five race weekends, beginning June 2, 3 and 4. All of the series’ events will take place at Toronto Motorsports Park in Cayuga, ON. There will be 14 classes of street-type cars and bikes in action, with qualifying on Saturdays and racing on Sundays.

“It’s pretty much a ‘one-size-fits-all’ for street-looking cars, eve...

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While most of the hot rods and racing vehicles at the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors are built for speed, Rick Kopp’s Jet Drag Truck dubbed Boneshaker will likely be the fastest machine in the building April 29, 30 & May 1 at the International Centre.

Capable of speeds in excess of 300 mph, the 18,000 horsepower beast is being presented at Motorama by Kicker. Driver Rick Kopp and his Co-Crew Chief Christine Palmer will be at the show all weekend, signing autographs, taking pictures and talking to showgoers about Boneshaker.

“Kicker is a new partner with our program and we’re excited to have them onboard at Motorama and as we prepare for our 2022 Livin’ Loud Tour around North America,” said Kopp...

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Canada Heads Up Drag Racing Series Heads to Motorama with an Eight-Vehicle Display

Ian Hill’s ‘Canada Heads Up’ (CHU) Drag Racing Series is returning to Motorama with another packed, eight-vehicle display. The large Racing Zone feature, in the northeast corner of Hall 1B, is part of the 7th annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors. The show takes place April 29, 30 and May 1 at Toronto’s International Centre.

According to Hill, each vehicle at the show will be appearing in the five Canada Heads Up – Shootout Series events this year, on the dragstrip at Toronto Motorsports Park – Cayuga. Ranging from Junior Dragsters, to quarter-mile motorcycles, to a collection of Detroit racing iron, each entry is either a race champion, a record holder, or both.

“We’ve been a regular participant at Motorama for several years and this year we wa...

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Fast Eddie Racewear Night of Champions set for Saturday, April 30

One of the most popular features of the Toronto Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by eBay Motors is the Fast Eddie Night of Champions.

Prior to the pandemic, upwards of 125 short track and drag racers who won season-long points championships – the summer before at their local track or in the touring series they participated in – were on hand to be honoured during the Night of Champions.

On Saturday, April 30, the Fast Eddie Night of Champions is returning to Motorama. Eligible champions from the 2020 and 2021 seasons can sign up to be celebrated on the Motorama Stage, in Hall 2. New for this year’s Night of Champions – and for the first time in the history of the event – Canadian road racing champions will also be included in the ceremonies.


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