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Thank you… congratulations… and see you next March!

A huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who was part of and/or came to the 2022 edition of the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Canada!

It was a fantastic weekend and it was great having everyone back.

Over the next few days and weeks, we’ll be posting galleries, videos and award-winner lists, so watch for those.

In the meantime, congratulations to Jim & Sue Carnegie for having their 1949 Chevy Pick-Up selected as the Motorama Grand Champion.

Built by Hot Nights Hot Rods, the truck features an LS-3 Corvette engine with a 4L65E Transmission.

Stay tuned for more info, and we look forward to doing it all again, next March!

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LINCOLN ELECTRIC CANADIAN 10 FINALISTS IDENTIFIED AT THE TORONTO MOTORAMA SHOW

TORONTO, ON // APRIL 30, 2022 • Judged to be the best of the over 400 eligible vehicles on display at this year’s Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by eBay Motors, ten amazing vehicles have been identified as the Lincoln Electric Canadian 10 finalists.

And on Sunday afternoon during the Special Awards presentations at 3 p.m., one of them will be named the 2022 Motorama Grand Champion and receive the $5,000 winner’s cheque.

The Motorama show takes place all weekend at The International Centre, across from Toronto’s Pearson Airport.

In no particular order, the Lincoln Electric Canadian 10 finalist vehicles are:

1967 Twin Turbo Mustang

Owner: Frank Pompilio

Specs: M & M Transmission

Precision Turbos

Fabrication by Gary Naughton Furl Tech Wiring

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1968 Camaro

Owner: ...

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IT’S BACK…. AND IT’S SHOWTIME!

TORONTO, ON – After two long years, Canada’s biggest indoor automotive enthusiast and motorsports show returns to Toronto’s International Centre this Friday, Saturday and Sunday!

The Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors will fill more than 300,000 square feet of the venue with incredible vehicles, displays, car clubs, exhibitors and more.

Motorama is the continuation of an almost 50-year tradition of Hot Rod shows at the International Centre (6900 Airport Road, in Mississauga), across from Pearson Airport.

Custom Cars, Hot Rods, Classic Cars, Trucks, Exotics, Tuners, Rat Rods and racing vehicles of all kinds – including Stock Cars, Drag Cars, Road Racing cars, Sprint Cars and more – are spread throughout four big halls.

In addition to the almost 400 veh...

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VIDEO: Nick’s Garage Presented by Motul … The Keeper

One of the special features at this year’s show is an extensive collection of incredible vehicles presented by Nick Panaritis of Indy Auto, in Laval, Quebec.

In addition to his shop, Nick Panaritis also hosts the ‘Nick’s Garage’ YouTube channel that features many of the machines that he’s worked on over the years.

The guys who raced him in the streets, back in the day, knew him as one of those brothers with the unbeatable Hemi. People hearing about him today are usually being given some very good advice on who to see for their engine rebuild project. Nick was bitten by the power bug early and was wrenching on cars in the alley behind his family’s home before the ink was dry on his first driver’s license.

Today, he has speed violations in every province and state… and operates one...

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LINCOLN ELECTRIC CANADIAN 10 AWARDS TO HONOUR TOP-10 FINALISTS

Lincoln Electric has been a high-profile fixture at the Toronto Motorama show since the Expo’s inception. And that will continue in 2022, albeit in a different capacity.

New for this year, the company will serve as the presenting sponsor of the Lincoln Electric Canadian 10 Awards recognizing the top ten finalists in the running for the Motorama Grand Champion Award.

The Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by eBay Motors takes place April 29, 30 & May 1 at The International Centre, across from Toronto’s Pearson Airport.

In the mold of the long-running Great 8 awards at the Detroit Autorama show, the Lincoln Electric Canadian 10 will see the Motorama judging team identify the top ten cars in competition by placing large teardrop banners beside the vehicles, in the early hour...

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RAMS OF ONTARIO CLUB PRESENTS TRUCK-O-RAMA AT MOTORAMA

Dedicated to all things from the RAM line of Dodge products, RAMS of Ontario is the new presenting sponsor of the Truck-O-Rama feature area display at the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors.

Truck-O-Rama presented by RAMS of Ontario will fill the southwest corner of Hall 2 at Toronto’s International Centre. The show takes place April 29, 30 & May 1.

In just its second year of existence, RAMS of Ontario now boasts over 10 province-wide chapters, with a growing membership of over 5,700 RAM aficionados. Based in Burlington, Ontario, RAMS of Ontario is a family-oriented fraternity that attends and organizes truck cruise events and ‘meets’ throughout the summer months.

They work closely alongside the Chapter ‘leads’ on different forms of charity events...

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BRAMPTON STREET RODS TO BE THE FEATURED CAR CLUB AT MOTORAMA

For the members of the Brampton Street Rods car club, it will be just a short cruise down Airport Road to Toronto’s International Centre where, for the first time, these local hobbyists will be recognized as the Featured Club for the 7th Annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors Canada. The show takes place April 29, 30 & May 1.

Started by a group of friends and custom car hobbyists in 1987, the Gateway Cinema complex was the weekly meeting place for what was than called Brampton Rod and Custom.

“We had to change our name because people thought we were a speed shop,” laughed original club member Brian Sargeson. “That’s when we became the Brampton Street Rods.”

Shifting locations for their weekly cruise-ins over the years, most recently, the hobbyist...

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eBay Motors Becomes Presenting Sponsor of the Toronto Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo

Peanut Butter and Jelly. Batman and Robin. Some things were just made for each other. New for 2022, you can add eBay Motors and Motorama to the list of things that go great together, as eBay Motors becomes the presenting sponsor of the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo. The show takes place April 29, 30 & May 1 at Toronto’s International Centre.

For owners of custom and classic cars – and many in the racing community – eBay Motors is well-known as an invaluable one-stop shop, offering easy access to a vast range of trusted parts for every vehicle, no matter how niche. The site connects buyers with top-rated sellers across Canada and around the world for hard-to-find parts, while offering worry-free buying with the eBay Money Back Guarantee.

In addition to being the presenting sp...

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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.

ARE YOU A CHAMPION? CLI...

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NEW MOTORAMA DATE SET FOR APRIL 29 – MAY 1, 2022

The organizers of the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by eBay Motors are very happy to announce that the dates for the upcoming show have been pushed back seven full weeks. The show will now take place April 29, 30 & May 1, 2022, at The International Centre.

On Wednesday, Ontario health officials reported that the peak of the current Omicron wave has likely passed. In response to that, the province’s leaders announced that Ontario will soon begin the process of reopening.

“We’ve been working with our partners at The International Centre, and we think we’ve settled on an ideal situation,” said Motorama’s David Weber. “Through the cooperation of the venue and their suppliers, we’ve come up with a one-time plan to reschedule Motorama to a late April date...

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