TORONTO, ON // FEBRUARY 28, 2020 • Following a two-year stint as a member of Steve Darnell’s WelderUp / Vegas Rat Rods fabricating staff, Grant Schwartz returned home to Elmira, Ontario to concentrate on “doing my own thing.”
Friday, 28 February 2020 17:34 Published in Press Releases
TORONTO, ON // FEBRUARY 21, 2020 • 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.
Friday, 21 February 2020 16:21 Published in Press Releases
TORONTO, ON // FEBRUARY 20, 2020 • 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.
Thursday, 20 February 2020 17:09 Published in Press Releases
TORONTO, ON // FEBRUARY 18, 2020 • 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.
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 15:38 Published in Press Releases
TORONTO, ON // JANUARY 27, 2020 • 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.
Monday, 27 January 2020 15:29 Published in Press Releases
TORONTO, ON // OCTOBER 30, 2019 • The sixth annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo will feature a two-day appearance by Chip Foose, the preeminent star in the automotive design and fabrication industry.
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 15:53 Published in Press Releases
TORONTO, ON (March 7, 2019)- With the 2019 racing season around the corner, fans are itching to get a taste of what to expect this summer, with many planning to attend the Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Expo.
Thursday, 07 March 2019 17:38 Published in Press Releases
CAISTOR CENTRE, Ont. (March 7, 2019) – On the heels of a successful trip to Florida and an A-Main appearance in the Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Fla., Cory Turner is kicking off the Canadian portion of his schedule this weekend with an appearance at the Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Expo in Toronto, Ont.
Turner’s new Burger Barn/Ace 1 Construction/Mobil 1 No.13 Sprint Car will be on display in the Mobil 1 booth at Toronto’s International Centre this weekend from March 8-10.
“I’m really happy that Mobil 1 returned to our team this year,” Turner said. “We have an exciting new Burger Barn Racing team and I’m thrilled that we will have Mobil 1 on board again for our 2019 season.”
Turner is certainly upbeat to have his car on display this weekend after a successful trip to the Sunshine State that culminated in an 18th-place finish in the Ronald Laney Memorial. The trip saw Turner’s No.13 in action for five nights, including two nights of action at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. and three nights at East Bay. The weeklong trip proved beneficial to Cory and the entire Burger Barn Racing team.
“It was definitely helpful,” Turner said. “We got a lot of laps over five days and really got to shake things down. It’s always good to get seat time. I have to thank Jay and Celeste for taking us down there.”
The track and racing were challenging on the sandy Florida surfaces which kept Turner and his team on their toes. However, the team was relentless and finally found the success they had earned on the fifth night of action.
“On the final night, we started fifth in the heat and ran third,” Turner recounted. “That put us on the front row of the B-Main and, the way it worked, there were three Bs, 10 cars apiece and they took two from each and I ran second to Phil Gressman. There were a lot of good guys that didn’t make the show. It was a tough deal.”
With five nights of racing already in the bank, Turner plans to start the Canadian portion of his on track schedule with a trip to Outlaw Speedway in Dundee, NY on April 19 to race with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints before returning home to Ontario to battle with the Southern Ontario Sprints at Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ont. on April 20.
“We’re hoping we can be good out of the gate because we’re a little ahead of past years,” Turner said. “Our car is ready and we’re chomping at the bit for April now.”
For ticket information on the Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Expo and to view the full list of hours and events, visit www.motoramashow.com.
CORY TURNER 2019 SEASON STATS
13 Cory Turner – 5 Starts: 0 Wins, 0 Top-5s, 0 Top-10s
CORY TURNER MEDIA
Thursday, 07 March 2019 14:18 Published in Driver and Team Releases
TORONTO, ON // MARCH 7, 2019 • David Grainger – co-principal of Bradford, Ontario’s Guild of Automotive Restorers and star of TV’s Restoration Garage – will be in the Hagerty Insurance booth (#204) this Saturday (March 9) during the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo.
Thursday, 07 March 2019 10:20 Published in Press Releases
TORONTO, ON // MARCH 6, 2019 • Launched nationally in 2018, MAVTV Canada was created to fill a void. While there is no shortage of grassroots and professional racing content on TV in the US, Canadian racing fans weren’t as fortunate. Until now.
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 22:44 Published in Press Releases