Monthly Archives: August 2009

Ron Fellows – Canadian Racing Icon

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Racing fans in Canada know the name Ron Fellows. In fact, racing fans around the world know the name Ron Fellows. Albeit with his successes in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, NASCAR or SCCA Trans-Am, Ron has made his mark in the motorsports world. In fact the terms icon or living legend are not that far off mark when talking about Mr Fellows’ accomplishments. Continue reading

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The Cars of MAZDASPEED North 2009

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Over 120 Mazda’s showed up. Race cars, custom cars, show cars and 40+ years of rotary powered vehicles were on hand. The event was Mazdaspeed North and it took place this past Sunday at Scarboro Mazda. The event was a huge success and rose over $2000 for The Hospital for Sick Children. Continue reading

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August 23 ALMS Race Team Meet and Greet

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It is rare that professional race teams take time out of their busy schedule for a meet and greet session. But for those of you lucky enough to be in the Toronto area this weekend, you have a great opportunity to meet a few race teams. Continue reading

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Life Experience – Camping Weekend at NASCAR

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It is 11:00PM Saturday night, 300 people have randomly gathered around a kicking sound system and video screen. Music videos are playing, disco balls are spinning and a full light show is blazing. A typical nightclub you say? Well not really, this is happening in front of two RVs sandwiched in amongst thousands of other tents, cars and RVs in a huge open field. Welcome to NASCAR camping. Continue reading

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NASCAR Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen

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It was like taking all the presents out from under the tree on December 25th and putting them back in your closet. That is the closest way I can describe the crushing disappointment felt when a NASCAR race is called off due to rain roughly 2 minutes from the start. To further this disappointment, imagine being 5 hours from home and knowing that there is no way you can stay an extra day to watch the race Monday. Continue reading

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NASCAR Nationwide Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen

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This past weekend I had the opportunity to head down to Watkins Glen International Raceway in New York State to witness the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen. It was a race filled weekend featuring the Grand-Am Rolex Series Crown Royal 200 on Friday, the NASCAR Nationwide Series Zippo 200 on Saturday and finally the NASCAR Sprint Cup Heluva Good Sour Cream Dips at the Glen on Sunday. Well, let’s make that last race Monday instead. Continue reading

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2009 Nissan Rogue SL FWD

The 2009 Nissan Rogue SL FWD is pretty much like the 2008 model and there’s nothing to complain about with that. When first introduced last year, I took a Rogue to Las Vegas and back, and enjoyed it. Continue reading

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Kia Shows First Renderings of Upcoming Flagship Sedan

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Kia has been very busy revising its lineup this year, and by so doing reinvigorating its brand with an entirely new image. An updated Rio is on the way, the outgoing Spectra has given way to the attractive new Forte sedan and Koup, the all-new Soul is mixing it up in the youth-oriented compact crossover segment, a new Sorento is due soon and, thank goodness, the frumpy albeit well-made Amanti will soon be replaced with this new flagship sedan. Continue reading

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