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Performance World car show – Toronto, ON

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

This year, I was given the unique opportunity to travel to Toronto, Ontario, Canada over the weekend of my birthday to visit a client of mine as well as hang out with some friends. My trip just so happened to fall on the same weekend as the annual Performance World event in Toronto. After a few phone calls, I arranged a media pass to check out the show and cover it for

The first thing I noticed walking into the event was the variety of cars. The front hall was filled with a dozen or two hot rods and top-notch vehicles. While I’m not much of a hot rod guy, these cars were awesome to look at.

The imports I’m used to were in the back of the show, clearly showing their place in the priority of the show management. None the less, the cars were pretty well done overall. This NSX shows a bit of the ‘new’, while the Civic is a taste of the ‘old’ I’m used to.

A Mercedes SLK is the polar opposite of many of the hotrods there, but I can’t help myself to be drawn to the lines of this sexy automobile. Of course, the flat gold wrap helped make this particular car stand out.

Once I got home, I sorted photos and threw together a quick article for the UrbanRacer site.

Performance World coverage on UrbanRacer

UNPUBLISHED Redline Time Attack Fontana

Monday, February 12th, 2007

In order to shoot the Chris Rado Hero Card, I had to attend the first Redline Time Attack event of the season at California Speedway in Fontana. Since I was already at the track, I shot some stuff. I only shot the track from two different locations, which at the time seemed like two more than I needed since my paying assignment of the day required me to be away from the track for awhile. The coverage never went anywhere but my hard drive, so this is the first anyone is seeing these images.

All wasn’t for naught, as I used an image or two from this event in my motorsports portfolio to show my ability to shoot a variety of subjects.

Tyler McQuarrie pilots the JIC Magic / Hankook Nissan Silvia S15 to a blistering time of 1:08.861 in the Unlimited RWD Class.

James Sofranos narrowly edged out McQuarrie in the GMG Porsche GT3 with a time of 1:08.656.

Chris Rado’s pit setup.

Joey Redmond shooting some video for Redline Time Attack.