Wanna Race: P.A.C.E.R. Program unveils retrofitted Dodge Dart drag racer at PaintSource

Toronto, Ontario – Toronto’s PaintSource Automotive celebrated the relaunch of the Police and Community Educating Racers (P.A.C.E.R.) Program last Sunday, where companies and local organizations gathered for a barbeque and the unveiling of a police-themed drag racing car. According to Mathew John, co-owner of Paint Source, the program aims to educate the next generation of […]

Speedy Showcase: Cadillac Announces GTP Hypercar

Detroit, Michigan – The recently announced Cadillac Project GTP Hypercar is set to compete in next endurance driving competitions in Daytona and Le Mans, much to the excitement of Cadillac fans the world over. Beyond a marketing term, Hypercars are a category in the FIA World Endurance Championship, a yearly racing competition. According to the […]

Go-Karts Are Over: U.K. company selling supercar experiences to kids

Toronto, Ontario — With all the teens making headlines recently as would-be stunt drivers, a U.K.-based track experience company is opting for some exposure therapy, offering kids aged ten to 17 the opportunity to drive a supercar on a racetrack. You read that correctly. Track Days is charging £79 ($130CAD) per ticket, to allow young […]

Domestic Drift: New Zealand man turns driveway into drift track

Hamilton, New Zealand — A drift racing enthusiast has gone viral for living by a very simple ethos—if you can’t find a racetrack close to home, bring the racetrack home. Takeshi Teruya of Hamilton, New Zealand spent $10,500 converting his family’s driveway into a private drift course, as a way of battling boredom during the […]

Pit Pals: PPG renews sponsorship of Team Penske ahead of NTT INDYCAR SERIES

Toronto, Ontario — Automotive paint developer PPG is doubling down on its bond with the racing world, announcing that the company has renewed its sponsorship with Team Penske and two-time NTT INDYCAR SERIES champion Josef Newgarden. Newgarden is set to take the wheel of the No. 2 PPG Chevrolet in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES later […]

Plaid-Powered: Pfaff Motorsports finishes first at 24 Hours at Daytona race

Daytona, Florida — The Plaid Panther pounced into the winner’s circle this past weekend at the Daytona International Speedway, securing Pfaff Motorsport’s first win in the 60th running of the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona endurance race. Powered by a plaid-painted Porsche 991.2 GT3 R, Team Pfaff pushed for victory all the way up until […]

The Plaid Panther: Pfaff Motorsports headed to Daytona for 24-hour race

Vaughan, Ontario — The master repairers over at Pfaff Motorsports can practically see the palm trees in the distance as the Vaughan, Ont. shop loads up its plaid-painted Porsche 991.2 GT3 R race car for the journey to Daytona Beach. The team is on the way down to Florida to compete in a 24-hour endurance […]

Builds begin on Pfaff’s ‘8 Hours of Passion’ competition

Pfaff has launched its '8 Hours of Passion' builds. Various teams from Pfaff will go head-to-head both on builds and on the track.

By Barett Poley Toronto, Ontario — January 5, 2017 — Teams of Pfaff Automotive employees will be competing against one another in a budget track-car challenge this summer called “Pfaff 8 Hours of Passion.” Autocross, drag race and endurance race circuit will see teams competing to build a better track car, albeit with an interesting […]