Posts Tagged: celebrity

2014 Dodge Demon Challenger SRT8

Stars in Cars: Dee Snider of Twisted Sister

Dee Snider gained fame as the lead singer of the heavy metal group, Twisted Sister. After 40 on-and-off years together, Twisted Sister officially called it quits in April 2015, but they’re still planning a final farewell tour in 2016 to commemorate the band’s forty years in the music biz. In the meantime, the flamboyant frontman…

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Cam Woolley with 1969 Chevrolet Corvette

Stars in Cars: Cam Woolley – CP24’s Traffic Correspondent

He’s a former OPP Sergeant who traded in his badge for a gig as a traffic and safety specialist on CP24, Toronto’s breaking news channel. But Cam Woolley isn’t just a car safety reporter, he’s also an avid car collector. During his 30-year career with the OPP, he also ran a film business, supplying cars…

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The NHL regular season begins Wednesday, October 7. As ever, a team's fortune can rise or fall on one player in particular: the goalie. A few extra saves in the coming months can mean the difference between missing the playoffs and making a run for the Cup. Don Cherry always says goalies are a little crazy – you'd have to be to choose to stand in front of 100-mph slapshots – but a look at their car choices show that perhaps they're saner than they might appear. Here are some of today's top goalies, plus five retired stars.

NHL Goalie Rides

The NHL regular season begins Wednesday, October 7. It’s always a special night because briefly, oh so briefly, all 30 teams are equal. All are tied for first place, all have equal potential, and fans of all 30 teams have equal dreams of winning the Stanley Cup. (Reality will barge in quickly and rudely, don’t…

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Mario Andretti 1978 F1 Win in Watkins Glen

Stars in Cars: Mario Andretti

Mario Andretti is a racing legend – one of the greatest race car drivers, ever. Over his multi-decade career, Andretti won 111 major events including the Formula 1 World Championship, the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500. He also captured four IndyCar National Championships, three 12 Hours of Sebring endurance races, and was named Driver…

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That's not to say that there weren't some lookers waiting to take to Sweden's well-maintained highways. I mean, could anyone really ignore a car like the McLaren 650S Spyder?

Gumball: Kidnap, Fire, Explosions and Pillow Fights

It’s been nearly 20 years since Maximillion Cooper and a small group of wealthy, yet somewhat unhinged friends organized their first rally that saw a pack of supercars and celebrities party their way from England to Italy. In the interim, the Gumball 3000 Rally has become a rare example of corporate-sponsored debauchery, with routes and…

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In 2012, while Carly Rae Jepsen was riding the top of the charts with her catchy international hit "Call Me Maybe", she rolled down the red carpet in this 1965 Ford Mustang convertible flanked by a couple of shirtless, ripped dudes. She's back this year as well, as both a nominee and performer.

Best Automotive Moments at the MuchMusic Video Awards

On Sunday, June 21, the annual MuchMusic Video Awards will take over a section of downtown Toronto for a night of party and music, blanketing the streets with screaming fans and the airwaves with some of today’s hottest music. As usual, the irreverent, unstructured, fun-loving spirit of the evening infects the red carpet too, as…

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Earth Day is an annual global event that occurs every April 22 to raise awareness and show support for the environment. During those 24 hours, everyone will be urged to monitor their carbon footprint and energy consumption, but for some celebrities, respecting the environment is an around-the-year commitment, as proven by their choice of vehicle. (Don't worry, on April 23 you can go back to dynamiting dolphins and burning coal by the shovel full.)

Earth Day: Celebrities Go Green

Earth Day is an annual global event that occurs every April 22 to raise awareness and show support for the environment. During those 24 hours, everyone will be urged to monitor their carbon footprint and energy consumption, but for some celebrities, respecting the environment is an around-the-year commitment, as proven by their choice of vehicle….

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Dean Brody in front of 1947 Spartan Coach

Stars in Cars: Country Singer-Songwriter Dean Brody

He’s one of Canada’s brightest country music stars. Dean Brody has topped the music charts with hit singles such as Brothers, Bounty, It’s Friday, and Canadian Girls. His last album, Crop Circles, swept the music scene and the awards circuit, winning a 2014 Juno for Country Recording of the Year and a 2014 Canadian Country…

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Deadmau5’s Partner Not Happy About Nyanborghini Purracan

Uh oh! Canadian DJ Deadmau5 has plans to replace his “Purrari” Ferrari 458 and his partner isn’t too pleased. Deadmau5’s Purrari hit the news last year when his sales listing was taken down by overzealous moderators, only to be picked up by autoTRADER.ca. Soon after that, Ferrari’s sense of humour department had a meltdown and…

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Aston Martin DB10

Aston Martin DB10 – Your New Bond Car

British spy hero James Bond returns in SPECTRE, once again commanding an Aston Martin. This time around, the filmmakers have collaborated with the luxury automobile firm to design a bespoke Bond car, the DB10. Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer announced the grand tourer today stating, “In the same year that we celebrate our 50-year relationship…

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Anthony Calvillo

Stars in Cars: CFL Legend Anthony Calvillo

Anthony Calvillo was one of the greatest quarterbacks in CFL history. With a rich and rewarding career spanning 2 decades – 16 seasons with the Montreal Alouettes – he racked up numerous honours including three Grey Cup championship wins, three CFL Most Outstanding Player awards, and the record as the league’s all-time leader in passing…

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