2016 Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame Induction a Sellout Success

  The five celebrated 2016 inductees into the Canadian Motorsport Hall Fame (CMHF) received their member medallions in front of a sellout crowd at Toronto’s Glenn Gould Studio on Saturday, Oct. 22. Joining the five new individual members — rallying’s Antoine L’Estage, stock car driver Peter Gibbons, drag racing’s John Edgar Petrie, motorcycle racer Jordan […]

CMHF News

2016 Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame Induction a Sellout Success

  The five celebrated 2016 inductees into the Canadian Motorsport Hall Fame (CMHF) received their member medallions in front of a sellout crowd at Toronto’s Glenn Gould Studio on Saturday, Oct. 22. Joining the five new individual members — rallying’s Antoine L’Estage, stock car driver Peter Gibbons, drag racing’s John Edgar Petrie, motorcycle racer Jordan […]

Motorsport innovator Multimatic to be inducted Into Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame

Ford GT win at Le Mans and James Bond’s Aston Martin DB10 highlight its successes   TORONTO ( August 16, 2016) – A major player in motorsport that quietly supplies high performance technology to winners in just about every racing series around the world, Canada’s Multimatic Motorsports Inc., is this years’ Canadian Motorsport Hall of […]

Tales from the paddock

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 […]

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 […]