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First in Formula 1 World Championship. 129 points. Three wins. Six starts.
Counting the cost of crashing.
Secret lairs and mad scientists
A lot of love, a lot of spice, and a lot of elegance
Hellcat chief engineer a Canadian woman who oversees all Brampton products
The Edmonton star of Vegas Rat Rods
Ford of Canada’s new CEO goes big on Lincoln optimism
Pucks and Trucks
A sit-down with GM Canada CEO Steve Carlisle
It’s about much more than styling
Canada outpaces United States in attracting first-time luxury shoppers
Leafs legend loves trucks
Host of Canada’s Worst Driver is a truck guy, through and through
Miata is always the electric answer?
Pritch interviews Tom Teknos, the magnificent gentleman responsible for the latest Shelby Mustang’s Ferrari-inspired soundtrack.
Like most race fans, Latifi’s dream is to compete in the F1 one day. Unlike most fans, he stands a very good chance of doing it.
The father of modern automotive design.
“Have you ever read Cinderella?”
Game of Homes with a garage.
We get Ralph to talk about his career, his place in the company and the cars he loves and drives.
Legendary designer Ian Callum talks about the cars that inspire him.
For Darcy Tucker, the best car is a truck.
Beauty and Brawn
We sit down with Lexus Engineer Yukihiko Yaguchi to hear what makes the GS F special.
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…
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…
Major League Baseball star Roberto Alomar is a truck guy.
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…
When your dad’s a mechanic and you’re growing up in the rural town of Goderich, ON, well, let’s just say you will learn a few things and come across some pretty skookum cars. Take Saginaw Spirit defenceman Jake Ringuette, for example. “Since my dad’s a mechanic, I grew up around cars and I like the…
It’s beige. It’s Japanese. It’s a compact. It’s a sedan. No, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles forward (and Carolina Hurricanes draft pick) Clark Bishop’s car is not a Toyota Corolla; his car is up a notch on Toyota’s wheeled appliance for the masses, even if it is a 2004 example of Canada’s bestselling family car, the…
Property Brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott’s sibling rivalry extends to cars.
If there’s one thing that can be said about the nightmare of the neverending winter the folks in Eastern Canada and the Maritimes had this year, it’s that it’s a fantastic realization of why AWD crossovers and SUVs do so well in our markets. If you asked Saint John Sea Dogs defenceman Braydon Blight, it’s…
While referees at the NHL level get paid in the hundreds of thousands, it’s not quite the same case for the zebras that patrol the ice at the Canadian Hockey League Major Junior level. Derek Zalaski, an 18-year veteran of the CHL, also works as a regional Dealer Sales Manager for Ford Motor Company, in…
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…
For Calgary Hitmen d-man Keegan Kanzig, pickup trucks have made up a large part of his automotive history. “When I was young, I remember being pumped when my dad came home with a new Ram,” Kanzig, 20, says. Indeed, when you’re growing up in pickup country about 150 km North of Edmonton, you’re probably going…
The Mayor of Hinchtown takes a break from racing to talk about his Acura MDX and driving on the 401.
She’s best known for her role as Amy Fleming on CBC TV’s hit drama, Heartland – a part that garnered her a coveted 2013 Canadian Screen Award. But actress Amber Marshall has a long list of TV and film credits to her name including The Power Strikers, Resident Evil, Mutant World, and a made-for-TV-movie with…
Here are four women who’ve worked their way to the top in the automotive industry.
Ron James, reliable in winter, fashionable in summer.
Theo Fleury was one of the smallest players in the NHL, but he was a force to be reckoned with – a fierce and aggressive competitor who won a Stanley Cup with the Calgary Flames in 1989 and a gold medal with the Canadian men’s hockey team at the 2002 Olympics. The former NHL star…
Veteran contractor Bryan Baeumler has gained international fame with his hit TV shows Leave it to Bryan, House of Bryan and Disaster DIY. It’s no surprise the Gemini-award winning host is the handyman of home renos, but he’s also a car guy who isn’t afraid to get his hands dirty tinkering with wheels. Baeumler owns…
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…
When JP isn’t on set, you might catch him speeding through the streets – not in an old clunker – but in a high-performance car. He drives a 2005 Porsche 911 Turbo and a 2010 Porsche Cayenne Turbo. And in real life, JP can’t always shake that bad-boy image of his Trailer Park days.
He’s best known as “Bubbles” from the hit cult TV series, Trailer Park Boys. But now, actor Mike Smith is dumping his trademark Coke-bottle eyeglasses to play himself in the new flick, Swearnet, which chronicles his adventures with cohorts-in-crime Robb Wells and JP Tremblay – aka Ricky and Julian of the Trailer Park Boys – as they launch a profanity-riddled internet channel. When Smith isn’t on set performing his wild antics, he’s on the road driving a car that is anything but trailer trash. It’s an Italian exotic: a 2007 Maserati Quattroporte.