Miss Motorama Pinup Pageant to take place Saturday, March 9 in the Mayhem vintage room

Fashion and classic cars collide in the Miss Motorama Pinup Pageant, which is part of Motorama Mayhem… in the Backroom presented by Zehr Insurance. The fifth annual pageant will take place Saturday, March 9, 2024, on the Mayhem room stage.

From a Marilyn Monroe ‘bombshell’ look to everyday styles worn by women in the ‘40s and ‘50s, pinup fashion includes clothing with a sassy element to it, that can also be used more practically. Judging criteria for the pageant will look at a range of elements, including hair and make-up, originality and accuracy of clothing, and a contestant’s poise and personality.

Suzie Newbold, who owns Suzie’s Bombshell Boutique in Port Dover, ON, will return as host of the pageant...

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The Oldies will be the Featured Car Club at this year’s Toronto Motorama show

The Toronto chapter of the Oldies Car Club will be highlighted as the Featured Club at this year’s Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors. The group will have six classic lowriders on display during the show, which takes place March 8, 9 & 10 at The International Centre.

The Toronto chapter was started by Jesus David Garcia after the California-based club reached out, when they saw photos of a 1948 Chevy Fleetline that Garcia built. While the chapter has just a handful of members, it’s display caught the attention of showgoers and staff at last year’s Motorama show.

“We never expected to get anything, and we actually walked out with all kinds of awards and recognition,” said Garcia. “I know myself and the guys worked really hard to put on the display...

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ZEHR Insurance Returns as Presenting Sponsor of Mayhem Vintage Room at Motorama

For the fifth consecutive show, both Zehr Insurance and Mayhem… in the Backroom return to Hall 3, as the insurance broker renews its role of presenting sponsor for the vintage-inspired lifestyle room. The show-within-a-show at the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors will feature vintage cars, art and fashion.

The Zehr Insurance Mayhem room boasts a large assortment of vehicles from the 1930s to 1970s, headlined by an all-aluminum gasser Batmobile. There will also be tattoo artists, pinstripers and photographers in the artist’s alley, while the annual Miss Motorama Pinup Pageant returns on Saturday, March 9.

“The Mayhem Room is really key to our customer base,” said Corey Finkelstein, manager of Vintage C.A.R.S. at Zehr Insurance...

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The Rust Bros to appear at Toronto Motorama show courtesy of eBay Motors

TORONTO, ON – The Rust Bros, a dynamic trio consisting of Mike Hall, Avery Shoaf, and Connor Hall, are the charismatic stars of the hit series Rust Valley Restorers on The HISTORY Channel. Hailing from Tappen, BC, the entertaining and creative auto enthusiasts breathe new life into tired and rusty relics, transforming them into stunning classic cars via their passion, creativity, and expertise.

The Rust Bros will be at the Toronto Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo on Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10 courtesy of eBay Motors. The show takes place at The International Centre, across from Pearson Airport. Mike, Avery and Connor will – for most of their time at the show – be located in the eBay Motors booth, at the east end of Hall 1...

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Toronto Motorama Presented by eBay Motors 2024: March 8, 9 & 10 at the International Centre

The promoters of the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by eBay Motors are pleased to announce that the 2024 edition of Canada’s biggest and best automotive and racing enthusiast show will take place March 8, 9 & 10 at the International Centre, across from Toronto’s Pearson Airport.

Coming off a show that attracted record-setting crowds, in 2023, the 2024 show is looking to be even better. Celebrity guests for this year’s show include The Rust Bros, courtesy of eBay Motors. They’re the stars of Rust Valley Restorers on History. Also appearing will be Farmtruck & Azn, from Street Outlaws, and Constance Nunes from the Netflix series Car Masters, Rust to Riches. She’ll be there all three days, while the Rust Bros and Farmtruck & Azn will be there Saturday and Sunday.

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Dozens of motorsports tracks, series and vendors kick-off the racing season at Motorama

The Gulf Race Fuels Racing Zone presented by Stoneridge Specialty Insurance will be a hive of activity for the motorsports community, where it will serve as the unofficial kickoff to the racing season during the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors.

Tracks, series and businesses will fill the space in Hall 1B and nearby portions of Hall 2, where they’ll have a chance to connect with fans, promote products and share information, including schedules.

The newly re-branded NASCAR Canada Series will showcase the No. 47 car of three-time champion L.P. Dumoulin, while the four-tour United Racing Series will return for the second year since its merger with OSCAAR...

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Lots of variety in the Truck-O-Rama feature area

There’s much more than ‘just’ cars at the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors. This fact is evidenced, once again, in the fourth annual edition of the Truck-O-Rama special section of the show, which showcases a large assortment of ‘decked-out’ trucks, in Hall 2.

With a prominent role in the last two editions of Truck-O-Rama, RAMs of Ontario returns as the largest group in the space. RAMs of Ontario’s Sam Fakhoury says that the club, which has over 10,000 members and counting, will be bringing stock, lifted, slammed, special show trucks and daily driver RAMs.

“You name it, our group has it,” said Fakhoury. “RAMs of Ontario is the largest RAM exclusive group in Ontario...

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Spring Fever: Tuners, Imports and Modern Modifieds

Spring Fever will be home to the tuner, import and modern modified car hobby at the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors, as the Hall 2 feature returns for the eighth time.

There will be roughly 40 vehicles on display in this year’s Spring Fever, showcasing the creativity and uniqueness found in tuners, imports and modern modifieds. This type of vehicle has become known for personalization, ranging from common changes, such as rim and exhaust switches, to more extreme changes, such as carbon fibre overlays and air-ride suspensions.

“We’re kind of looking for everything,” said Motorama’s Brandon Hamid, who is helping organize Spring Fever...

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More than a dozen different car clubs taking part in this year’s Motorama show

Car clubs and feature vehicles will once again be at the heart of the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors. There will be at least 13 car clubs represented at this year’s show, including the Oldies Car Club, the London Auto Modifiers and the Corvettes of Durham. The variety of vehicles and club history are things that stand out to Motorama Show Car Coordinator Gary Challice.

“The Oldies, they haven’t been going for a long time, but they’re young guys and they’re enthusiastic,” said Challice. “You get people like the Ontario Camaro Club and the Corvettes of Durham, they’re well-established clubs that have been around for quite a while, and same with the Brampton Street Rods, they’ve been around since the late 1960s.”

The Oldies Car Club is the ...

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Binbrook Speed & Custom is the Featured Builder at Motorama 2024

Binbrook Speed and Custom will be the Featured Builder at this year’s Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by eBay Motors. The Hamilton, Ontario-area shop focuses on traditional hot rods and customs, largely from the 1920s and 1920s, but will be flexing their muscles with a 1968 Chevelle, which will be on display at Motorama.

Binbrook owner Keith MacIntyre became interested in old cars as a late teen; while he has a passion for the creative designs of late-20s to mid-50s hot rods, he decided to work on something that’s ‘not the norm’ for his shop.

“It’s not your typical ’68 Chevelle to say the least, I think it’s going to be a real head-turner,” said MacIntyre...

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