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CMHF to induct Carter, Magill, Maxwell, McDonald and Tracy

Scott Maxwell and Paul Tracy were fierce rivals as rookies, but they’re sharing the checkered flag as both are inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame. Now 50 and 45 respectively, they’re to be honored along with road racer Diana Carter and builders John Magill and Norris McDonald, Sept. 27 in the hall’s 20th […]

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2014 CMHF Celebration of Speed in pictures

Easter Monday couldn’t have provided better weather for the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame’s annual charity track day at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. I was excited to join Canadian racing legends Bill Brack and Ludwig Heimrath on track, representing Wheels at the event at the helm of a stunning new Jaguar F-Type V8S roadster. 300 […]

Cordts finished 3rd at the USRRC race at Bridgehampton on May 19, 1968,. Robert G. White photo.

John Cordts: Man of talent and passion

This interview by Allan de la Plante originally appeared in the Toronto Star Wheels and has been reprinted with permission. VICTORIA, B.C.—“Do you happen to know where I could find the home of John and Linda Cordts?” I had pulled off the rural road well lost. The woman walking her dog was full of smiles […]

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Motorsport marshalling in the early days

By the late Leighton Irwin, originally published in The Garage Blog in 2010. Mosport was a different place in the beginning. To start with it was 10 feet narrower. The top of 7 was ten feet higher and back flips were a real danger. Only run off, if you could call it that, was bottom […]