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            APRIL 2007                     April 28                                                          MAY 2007
                                           Street Stock Special at the Red River
April 21                                   Co-op Speedway at 3:00pm. For more                  May 2
Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Autocross                                                           Kenora Classic Car Club Poker Derby
                                           info, visit www.victorylane.mb.ca
Event #1 at the Red River Exhibition                                                           at Passion Pit at 6:00pm. Prize for win-
grounds. For more info, visit              April 29                                            ner! For more info, visit www.kenoraclas-
www.wscc.mb.ca                             Manitoba Motocross Association Race                 siccarclub.ca
April 22                                   in Melita. Directions: travel south on              May 5
Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Autocross       Hwy. #21, turn west onto Hwy. #345, and             Super Stock Special Race at the Red
Event #2 at the Red River Exhibition       then turn north at the sign. Follow the             River Co-op Speedway at 3:00pm (4
grounds. For more info, visit              signs to the track. For more info, go to            cylinders). For more info, visit www.victo-
www.wscc.mb.ca                             www.manitobamotocross.com                           rylane.mb.ca
April 27, 28, & 28                         Please Note: Event dates, details and informa-
                                                                                               May 5 & 6
Rodarama Car Show at the East End          tion listed in Speed & Sport may be subject to      Manitoba Karting Association Race #1
Arena in Winnipeg. For more info, visit    change without notice. Please contact the asso-     at Gimli Motorsports Park. For more info,
www.msra.mb.ca                             ciated club(s) for confirmation of event details.   visit www.gimlimotorsportspark.com



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Winnipeg Sports Car Club High                Manitoba Mustang and Ford                    May 14
Performance Driving Experience /             Association’s “ALL FORD Spring               BMW Test Ride at Wildwood Motorsports
Race School at Gimli Motorsports Park.       Breakout” Show N’ Shine from noon to         at 1143 Pembina Hwy with 12 different
Sold out for 2007! For more info, visit      4:00pm in Winnipeg at the Kildonan Place     models to choose from for rides which
www.gimlimotorsportspark.com                 Shopping Centre Parking Lot. Open to all     commence every hour. Registration: $20.
May 6                                        MMFA members and non-members with            Pre-registration starts April 14th.
Manitoba Motocross Association ATV           Ford and Ford-powered vehicles. All          Helmets and possession of a valid class 6
Race in Gimli at the Gimli Motorsports       spectators welcome. No admission fees        driver’s license are mandatory.
Park. For more info, visit www.manito-       for entrants or spectators. For more info    Registration cost donated to “Ride for
bamotocross.com or                           and updates, call (204) 981-PONY or visit    Sight”. Phone for pre-registration at,
www.gimlimotorsportspark.com                 www.manitobamustang.com                      (204) 477-1701.
Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Test &            Red River Region Porsche Club of             May 16
Tune Day at the Red River Exhibition         America’s Mother’s Day Autocross at          Kenora Classic Car Club Cruise to
grounds. For more info, visit                Springs Church at 595 Lagimodiere. For       Rushing River and possible Drive-In
www.wscc.mb.ca                               more info contact:                           Movie night at Canadian Tire Centre.
                                             events@redriverpca.org                       Gather at Passion Pit at 6:00pm. For
May 9
                                             Winnipeg Sports Car Club Mini HPDE /         more info, visit
Kenora Classic Car Club Cruise to
                                             Solo Sprint School at Gimli Motorsports      www.kenoraclassiccarclub.ca
Redditt. Gather at Passion Pit to start at
6:00pm. There’s a prize every cruise         Park. For more info, visit www.gimlimo-      May 17
night, so be sure to come on out! For        torsportspark.com or www.wscc.mb.ca          Late Models Race at the Red River Co-
more info, visit                             May 12 & 13                                  op Speedway at 7:30pm. For more info,
www.kenoraclassiccarclub.ca                  Manitoba Karting Association Race #2         visit www.victorylane.mb.ca
May 10                                       at Gimli Motorsports Park. For more info,    Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly          visit www.gimlimotorsportspark.com           Winnipeg Group Ride. We will leave
Winnipeg Group Ride. We will leave           May 13                                       Tim Horton’s on Portage Avenue Unicity at
Tim Horton’s on Portage Avenue Unicity at    Manitoba Classic and Antique Auto            7:00pm. Membership is free to all who
7:00pm. Membership is free to all who        Club’s 10th Annual Red River Valley          join. For more info, visit http://manito-
join. For more info, visit http://manito-    Swap Meet at Red River Exhibition Park,      ba.northernstarsrider.ca
ba.northernstarsrider.ca                     3977 Portage Ave. Admission: $3.00 per       Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly          person. Children 12 years and under get      Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim
Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim        in for free when accompanied by an           Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.
Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.              adult. Set up starts at 6:30am and gates     Membership is free to all who join. For
Membership is free to all who join. For      open from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Show and         more info, visit
more info, visit                             Shine is open to all vehicles 25 years and   http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca
http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca        older, street rods, modified and special     May 18
                                             interest vehicles. Vehicles and driver are   Harley Davidson Winnipeg’s “Test Our
May 12
                                             admitted for free. Car Corral is $10.00      Metal” Test Drive at 1377 Niakwa Rd. E.
Kenora Classic Car Club Show & Shine
                                             per vehicle for sale. Vehicles must be 25    For more info, visit www.harleydavidson-
at Piston Ring from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
                                             years and older or special interest.         winnipeg.ca or call (204) 254-3974.
For more info, visit
                                             Vendor space rentals for $10.00. All
www.kenoraclassiccarclub.ca                                                               May 19
                                             space is outside (rain or shine). Vendors
Kustom Klassics Season Opener Show                                                        Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Autocross
                                             to supply their own tables. Please bring
& Shine from noon to 4:00pm in Richer                                                     Event #3 at the Red River Exhibition
                                             a donation for Winnipeg Harvest. For
Manitoba (25 miles east of Winnipeg on                                                    grounds. For more info, visit
                                             more info, contact Gord Brunette at (204)
#1 Hwy East). There will be a BBQ,                                                        www.wscc.mb.ca
                                             222-2298 or Mort McKechnie at (204)
awards, etc. Open to all. Registration is    889-9970.                                    May 19, 20, & 21
$10. Spectators are free. For more info,                                                  Drag Racing Season Opener Weekend
                                             Manitoba Motocross Association Race
visit www.kustomklassics.com or call                                                      at Gimli Motorsports Park with a Test and
                                             in Melita. Directions: travel South on
388-6258.                                                                                 Tune on the 19th. For more info, visit
                                             Hwy. #21, turn west onto Hwy. #345, and
Modified Special Race at the Red River                                                    www.gimlimotorsportspark.com
                                             then turn north at the sign. Follow the
Co-op Speedway at 3:00pm. For more           signs to the track. For more info, go to     May 20
info, visit www.victorylane.mb.ca            www.manitobamotocross.com                    Kenora Classic Car Club Show & Shine
                                                                                          in Pellat from 9:00am to 1:00pm. For
                                             Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Autocross
                                                                                          more info, visit
                                             Solo Sprint at Gimli Motorsports Park.
                                                                                          www.kenoraclassiccarclub.ca
                                             For more info, visit www.wscc.mb.ca
                                                                                          Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Autocross
                                                                                          Event #4 at the Red River Exhibition
                                                                                          grounds. For more info, visit
                                                                                          www.wscc.mb.ca
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May 23                                      Red River Region Porsche Club of            May 30
Kenora Classic Car Club Show & Shine        America’s Autocross at Springs Church       Kenora Classic Car Club Poker Derby.
at Casey’s Restaurant in Kenora at          at 595 Lagimodiere. For more info con-      Gather at Passion Pit to start at 6:00pm.
6:00pm. For more info, visit                tact: events@redriverpca.org                Prize for winner! For more info, visit
www.kenoraclassiccarclub.ca                 May 26 & 27                                 www.kenoraclassiccarclub.ca
May 24                                      Manitoba Road Racers at Gimli               May 31
Super Truck Special Race at the Red         Motorsports Park. For more info, visit      Street Stock Special Race at the Red
River Co-op Speedway at 7:30pm. For         www.gimlimotorsportspark.com                River Co-op Speedway at 7:30pm. For
more info, visit www.victorylane.mb.ca      Manitoba Karting Association Race #3        more info, visit www.victorylane.mb.ca
Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly         at Gimli Motorsports Park. For more info,   Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
Winnipeg Group Ride. We will leave          visit www.gimlimotorsportspark.com          Winnipeg Group Ride. We will leave
Tim Horton’s on Portage Avenue Unicity at   May 27                                      Tim Horton’s on Portage Avenue Unicity at
7:00pm. Membership is free to all who       Manitoba Motocross Association ATV          7:00pm. Membership is free to all who
join. For more info, visit                  Race in Beausejour at the CPTC snow-        join. For more info, visit
http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca       mobile oval racing complex. For more        http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca
Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly         info, go to www.manitobamotocross.com       Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim       or http://mybeausejour.com/cptc/            Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim
Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.             Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Autocross        Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.
Membership is free to all who join. For     School at The Red River Exhibition          Membership is free to all who join. For
more info, visit                            Grounds. For more info, visit               more info, visit
http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca       www.wscc.mb.ca                              http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca
May 26                                      May 29                                                  JUNE 2007
Stock Car Challenge Series at the Red       Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Autocross
River Co-op Speedway at 3:00pm. For                                                     June 2
                                            Event #5 at the Red River Exhibition
more info, visit www.victorylane.mb.ca                                                  Red River Region Porsche Club of
                                            grounds. For more info, visit
                                                                                        America’s Auto Haus Autocross Multi
                                            www.wscc.mb.ca
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June 2 & 3                                                                  June 6                                       Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
Drag Racing Weekend at Gimli                                                Kenora Classic Car Club Bergman’s            Winnipeg Group Ride. We will leave
Motorsports Park with a Test and Tune on                                    Mini Golf Night at 6:00pm. Gather at         Tim Horton’s on Portage Avenue Unicity at
the 2nd. For more info, visit                                               Passion Pit. Win a prize! For more info,     7:00pm. Membership is free to all who
www.gimlimotorsportspark.com                                                visit www.kenoraclassiccarclub.ca            join. For more info, visit
June 3                                                                      The Fabulous 50’s City Lights Cruise         http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca
Red River Region Porsche Club of                                            Nights at the Pony Corral Restaurant at      Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
America’s Auto Haus Porsche / VW                                            444 St. Mary Avenue from 6:00pm to           Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim
Show & Shine at Auto Haus Porsche. All                                      10:00pm every Wednesday night.               Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.
Porsche and VW’s welcome. For more                                          Presented by the Fabulous 50’s Ford Club     Membership is free to all who join. For
info contact events@redriverpca.org                                         of Manitoba and Downtown Winnipeg Biz.       more info, visit
Manitoba Motocross Association ATV                                          All antique, classic, and special interest   http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca
Race at the Farm Boys Raceway in                                            vehicles are welcome. Everyone wel-          June 9
Brandon. For more info, go to                                               come. For more info, visit                   Roseau Minnesota Rod Run, Car Show,
www.manitobamotocross.com                                                   www.fabulous50sford.com                      & Parade hosted by Roseau Cruise-In
June 5                                                                      June 7                                       Car Committee. For more info, contact
“Cruisin’ at the Dub and A&W Car                                            Super Stock Special Race at the Red          Larry Hosaluk at (218) 463-2259 or
Hoppin’” at A&W in Winnipeg at                                              River Co-op Speedway at 7:30pm. For          hotrods@wiktel.com or
Henderson Hwy, Keewatin, Kirkfield Park,                                    more info, visit www.victorylane.mb.ca       john.lundgren2@polarisind.com
Main & Inkster, Maples Market, Nairn,
                                                                            Brandon & Area Car Enthusiasts               June 9 & 10
Pembina Hwy, Polo Park & Portage,
                                                                            (BACE) Cruise presents the Downtown          Winnipeg Sports Car Club Race #1 at
Rivergrove Shopping Centre, Southdale
                                                                            Brandon Cruise Nights on Rosser Avenue       Gimli Motorsports Park. Admission is
Square, St. Mary’s Road, Whyteridge, and
Wilkes & Waverley, as well, in the sur-                                     in Brandon. No charge. For more info,        “members only”. Weekend membership
rounding cities of Dugald, Lockport, Trans                                  contact Garry Antonation at                  is $10.00 per person at the gate. For
Canada Hwy in Brandon, Portage la                                           (204) 727-6965.                              more info, visit www.wscc.mb.ca
Prairie, Selkirk, Steinbach, and Virden. For                                                                             Manitoba Karting Association Race #4
more info and directions to these loca-                                                                                  at Gimli Motorsports Park. For more info,
tions visit www.aw.ca                                                                                                    visit www.gimlimotorsportspark.com
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June 10                                       Northern Stars of Manitoba’s “Ride the       Ducati Test Ride at Wildwood
Motocross ATV Race at the Red River           Narrows”. East meets West, West meets        Motorsports at 1143 Pembina Hwy for a
Co-op Speedway at 10:00am. For more           East. Where you ask…At the Narrows for       40min. drive, which commence every
info, visit www.manitobamotocross.com         a lunch at the lodge and then travel back    hour. Registration: $20. Pre-registration
or www.victorylane.mb.ca                      to the Big City where we part again.         starts April 14th. Helmets and posses-
“Cruizin’ Club Regent” Car Show at the        Membership is free to all who join. For      sion of a valid class 6 driver’s license are
Club Regent Casino north parking lot.         more info, visit http://manitoba.northern-   mandatory. Registration cost donated to
Show time is from noon to 4:00pm.             starsrider.ca                                “Ride for Sight”. Phone for pre-registra-
Registration starts at 10:00am.               June 12                                      tion at (204) 477-1701.
Registration is open to all makes of spe-     “Cruisin’ at the Dub and A&W Car             June 13
cial interest vehicles. Judging awards will   Hoppin’” at A&W in Winnipeg and sur-         Kenora Classic Car Club at 6:00pm.
be done for categories: Best of Show          rounding areas. See June 5th for a list of   Possible Fish Fry night in Redditt. Gather
(Peoples Choice), Best GM, Ford, Mopar,       participating locations. For more info and   at Passion Pit. For more info, visit
AMC & others. Winners & runners up will       directions to these locations, visit         www.kenoraclassiccarclub.ca
receive cash awards for each of the cate-     www.aw.ca                                    June 14
gories ($300 for People’s Choice, $150        June 13                                      Modified Special Race at the Red River
for each judged category & $50 for run-       The Fabulous 50’s City Lights Cruise         Co-op Speedway at 7:30pm. (4 cylinders)
ner ups.). Included at this show are          Nights at the Pony Corral Restaurant at      For more info, visit
goody bags for all entrants and dash          444 St. Mary Avenue from 6:00pm to           www.victorylane.mb.ca
plaques for the first 100 vehicles. We will   10:00pm every Wednesday night.               Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
have on site vendors, music, food and         Presented by the Fabulous 50’s Ford Club     Winnipeg Group Ride. We will leave
vehicle security for overnight stays at the   of Manitoba and Downtown Winnipeg Biz.       Tim Horton’s on Portage Avenue Unicity at
on site Canad Inn. Registration is $5 per     All antique, classic, and special interest   7:00pm. Membership is free to all who
vehicle, spectators free. Donations will be   vehicles are welcome. Everyone wel-          join. For more info, visit http://manito-
accepted at the gate for our charity -        come. For more info, visit www.fabu-         ba.northernstarsrider.ca
Muscular Dystrophy Manitoba. For info,        lous50sford.com
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Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly         Red River Region Porsche Club of                        June 19
Brandon Group Ride. We will leave           America’s Father’s Day Autocross at                     “Cruisin’ at the Dub and A&W Car
Tim Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.         Springs Church at 595 Lagimodiere. For                  Hoppin’” at A&W in Winnipeg and sur-
Membership is free to all who join. For     more info, contact                                      rounding areas. See June 5th for a list of
more info, visit                            events@redriverpca.org                                  participating locations. For more info and
http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca       Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Killarney                  directions to these locations, visit
June16                                      Show & Shine. Sponsored by Northern                     www.aw.ca
Kustom Klassics Show & Shine Run to         Lights. Possible ride to be incorporated                June 20
The Lake from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. No          with this event. Membership is free to all              The Fabulous 50’s City Lights Cruise
admission fee. Open to all. Located at      who join. For more info, visit                          Nights at the Pony Corral Restaurant at
Traverse Bay Manitoba (70 miles north       http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca                   444 St. Mary Avenue from 6:00pm to
of Winnipeg on Hwy 59). For more info,      June16 & 17                                             10:00pm every Wednesday night.
visit www.kustomklassics.com or call        Drag Racing Weekend at Gimli                            Presented by the Fabulous 50’s Ford
388-6258.                                   Motorsports Park with a Test and Tune                   Club of Manitoba and Downtown
Wheels Car Club Show & Shine at             on the 16th. For more info, visit                       Winnipeg Biz. All antique, classic, and
Syl’s Drive Inn on Hwy. #3 East -           www.gimlimotorsportspark.com                            special interest vehicles are welcome.
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Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.              June 23                                        www.aw.ca
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more info, visit                             Red River Co-op Speedway at 3:00pm.            The Fabulous 50’s City Lights Cruise
http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca        For more info, visit                           Nights at the Pony Corral Restaurant at
June 22 & 23                                 www.victorylane.mb.ca                          444 St. Mary Avenue from 6:00pm to
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including a charity run to Yorkton, a Show   visit www.gimlimotorsportspark.com             All antique, classic, and special interest
& Shine, a dance, and a campfire.            June 24                                        vehicles are welcome. Everyone wel-
Membership is free to all who join. For      7th Annual Cruisin’ Manitoba for               come. For more info, visit www.fabu-
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June 28                                      Ron Phillips Memorial Gambler’s Race        June 30, July 1 & 2
Super Truck Special Race at the Red          and Racer’s BBQ at Gimli Motorsports        Drag Racing Weekend at Gimli
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Winnipeg Group Ride. We will leave           June 29, 30, and July 1                                 JULY 2007
Tim Horton’s on Portage Avenue Unicity at    2nd Annual Ride the Turtle Mountains
7:00pm. Membership is free to all who        Motorcycle Rally Weekend at the             July 1
join. For more info, visit                   International Peace Garden. Admission       Winnipeg River Car Club’s 2nd Annual
http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca        is $35 per person which includes two        Car Show and Shine from 1:00pm to
                                             nights un-serviced camping, admission to    4:00pm on 2nd Street in downtown Lac
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Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim
                                             entertainment and Ride the Mountain.        info, contact Dale at (204) 345-8590 or
Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.
                                             Everyone is welcome to join the weekend     Allan at (204) 345-2377.
Membership is free to all who join. For
more info, visit                             extravaganza with food available on loca-   Red River Region Porsche Club of
http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca        tion, a Scavenger Hunt through the Turtle   America’s Social Meeting and Drive to
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June 29
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parade, Show & Shine, games and a
                                             Breakfast- $3.00 per person                 and directions to the location visit
dance. All are welcome. Membership is
                                             10:00 a.m. Ride the Turtle Mountains        www.aw.ca
free to all who join. For more info, visit
                                             6:00 p.m. Spaghetti Feed and Classic
http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca or                                                 Harley Owners Group (HOG) Pancake
                                             Rock Concert to Follow
email tracychapman926@msn.com                                                            Breakfast and Poker Derby at 1377
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June 30                                                                                  Niakwa Rd. E. For more info, visit
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July 3                                             July 5                                                July 7
Motocross Non Points Night Race at                 Street Stock Special Race at the Red                  Kustom Klassics Car Show from noon
the Red River Co-op Speedway at                    River Co-op Speedway at 7:30pm. (4                    to 3:00pm in Dominion City (60 miles
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www.victorylane.mb.ca                              Brandon & Area Car Enthusiasts’                       awards, swimming, etc. There is nearby
“Cruisin’ at the Dub and A&W Car                   (BACE) Cruise in downtown Brandon on                  fishing and camping. For more info, visit
Hoppin’” at A&W in Winnipeg and sur-               Rosser Avenue. No charge. For more info,              www.kustomklassics.com or call
rounding areas. See June 5th for a list of         contact Garry Antonation at                           388-6258.
participating locations. For more info and         (204) 727-6965.                                       July 7 & 8
directions to these locations, visit               Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly                   Winnipeg Sports Car Club Race #2 at
www.aw.ca                                          Winnipeg Group Ride. We will leave                    Gimli Motorsports Park. Admission is
Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Autocross               Tim Horton’s on Portage Avenue Unicity at             “members only”. Weekend membership
Event #6 at the Red River Exhibition               7:00pm. Membership is free to all who                 is $10.00 per person at the gate. For
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www.wscc.mb.ca                                     http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca                 Manitoba Karting Association Race #5
July 4                                             Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly                   at Gimli Motorsports Park. For more info,
The Fabulous 50’s City Lights Cruise               Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim                 visit www.gimlimotorsportspark.com
Nights at the Pony Corral Restaurant at            Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.                       Continues on page 18
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July 8                                      Brandon & Area Car Enthusiasts’                                July 11
Gimli Car Club’s “Cruisin’ Gimli Beach      (BACE) 9th Annual Assiniboine Valley                           The Fabulous 50’s City Lights Cruise
V” Fifth Annual Power Run and Car           Run at the Riverbank Discovery Centre at                       Nights at the Pony Corral Restaurant at
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cake breakfast provided. An optional        Show N’ Shine from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.                           vehicles are welcome. Everyone wel-
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Rockin’ Tonight Band. For more info, con-   July 10                                                        Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
tact John Hykawy at (204) 642-7554 /        “Cruisin’ at the Dub and A&W Car                               Winnipeg Group Ride. We will leave
JTCB@mts.net or Bob Forzley at (204)        Hoppin’” at A&W in Winnipeg and sur-                           Tim Horton’s on Portage Avenue Unicity at
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park which is approximately 2 miles         Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Autocross                           Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim
south of the Co-op gas station on the       Event #7 at the Red River Exhibition                           Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.
west side of town. For more info, go to     grounds. For more info, visit                                  Membership is free to all who join. For
www.manitobamotocross.com                   www.wscc.mb.ca                                                 more info, visit
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July 14                                                         July 15                                     July 17
28th Annual International Antique                               Manitoba Mustang and Ford                   “Cruisin’ at the Dub and A&W Car
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Guided Tours, Scavenger Hunt, Vintage                           makes of cars and trucks. Vehicle regis-    July 18
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Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly       Manitoba Karting Association Race #6           July 26
Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim     at Gimli Motorsports Park. For more info,      Modified Special Race at the Red River
Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.           visit www.gimlimotorsportspark.com             Co-op Speedway at 7:30pm. For more
Membership is free to all who join. For   July 22                                        info, visit www.victorylane.mb.ca
more info, visit                          Manitoba Motocross Association Race            Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
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www.wscc.mb.ca                            July 24                                        Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
July 21                                   “Cruisin’ at the Dub and A&W Car               Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim
Stock Car Challenge Series Race at the    Hoppin’” at A&W in Winnipeg and sur-           Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.
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Nineteen twenty-eight was a momentous year for the Chrysler       DeSoto's fortunes, like the economy, gradually improved
Corporation that had been formed by Walter P. Chrysler from       through the 1930s, and were given a considerable boost
the Maxwell Motor Corporation only three years earlier. In        when DeSotos proved to be very good taxis. Many New
1928 Chrysler scored a triple play by purchasing the Dodge        York City DeSoto cabs were driven over a million miles dur-
Brothers Company, and introducing the low-priced Plymouth         ing the interruption of car production during the Second
and the mid-market DeSoto. It was a momentous undertaking         World War.
for a young corporation.                                          In the face of a squeeze on mid-priced cars, DeSoto contin-
The DeSoto could be called almost an accident that was cre-       ued to lose market share through the 1950s. It always
ated by Walter Chrysler as a medium priced car when the           seemed to suffer in Chrysler's shadow, and even the introduc-
banks refused to let him buy the Dodge company. By the time       tion of the high performance Adventurer series in 1957 did-
the banks changed their minds and decided to sell Dodge to        n't turn the tide.
him, the DeSoto was already on the assembly line. Whether         For the restyled 1960 models, now with unit construction,
this was the real reason for the birth of DeSoto or not, it had   only two series were offered, the Fireflite and the Adventurer.
a remarkably successful first year.                               And the Adventurer had lost its performance car fangs; horse-
DeSoto was introduced in August, 1928 as a 1929 model,            power was down from 350 to 305.
and within a year Chrysler had sold 81,065 of them. It was        New DeSoto models were introduced for 1961, but the writ-
an industry record for a first-year model that would stand for    ing was well and truly on the wall. Production ceased in
more than 30 years.                                               November, 1960 after only about 3,000 1961s had been
The Depression saw DeSoto's 1930 sales fall to 34,889, in         built. They were not marketed in Canada.
spite of the introduction of a straight-eight engine to go with   DeSotos were known as solid if unspectacular cars that pro-
the six. But the eight was discontinued 1932, although            vided good value for conservative buyers. Except for the
DeSoto did get free-wheeling (it allowed the car to coast with-   short-lived "real" Adventurer models, they never did have a
out compression braking when the accelerator was released)        strong performance reputation.
and the "Floating Power" engine mounts that Plymouth pio-
neered in 1931.For 1933 the DeSoto was moved into a               During the DeSoto's 30-plus years existence just over two mil-
higher price bracket, closer to Chrysler and away from            lion were built. Ironically, the year in which it was killed,
Dodge. Then for 1934, DeSoto and Chrysler introduced their        1960, was the year its first-year sales record would be bro-
controversial streamlined Airflow models. DeSoto went over        ken. It was a sign of the changing times that the car that did
totally to the Airflow styling, but Chrysler wisely hedged its    it was the compact Ford Falcon.
bet and continued the model, designated as the Airstream.
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July 29                                                                       Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Autocross                               August 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5
Club 215’s Show & Shine at The Royal                                          Event #9 at the Red River Exhibition                               5th Annual NSRA Appreciation Cruise
Canadian Legion at 3600 DeVries St. in                                        grounds. For more info, visit                                      to The “Super Run”. Cruise starts in
East St. Paul. Open to all vehicles 25                                        www.wscc.mb.ca                                                     Grand Forks, to Devils Lake, Minot,
years or older and all special interest or                                    July 31                                                            Williston, Regina, and into Brandon to the
race vehicles. Registration is $10 per                                        “Cruisin’ at the Dub and A&W Car                                   Super Run. Fee: $5.00. For more info,
vehicle and driver and it includes one                                        Hoppin’” at A&W in Winnipeg and sur-                               contact Lanny Moore at (701) 746-6644.
steak dinner and beverage. Registration                                       rounding areas. See June 5th for a list of                         August 2
opens at 7:00am. Proceeds go to the                                           participating locations. For more info and                         Super Truck Special Race at the Red
Lions Club of East St. Paul, supporting                                       directions to these locations, visit                               River Co-op Speedway at 7:30pm. (4
The Lions Eye Bank, and to the                                                www.aw.ca                                                          cylinders). For more info,
Cavalcade for Diabetes. First 200 regis-                                                                                                         visit www.victorylane.mb.ca
tered vehicles receive dash plaques and                                                       AUGUST 2007
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grab bags. Trophy awards are voted by                                         August 1                                                           Winnipeg Group Ride. We will leave
registered competitors – Best Mopar,                                          The Fabulous 50’s City Lights Cruise                               Tim Horton’s on Portage Avenue Unicity at
Ford, GM, Import, and Open (includes all                                      Nights at the Pony Corral Restaurant at                            7:00pm. Membership is free to all who
other specialty and race vehicles).                                           444 St. Mary Avenue from 6:00pm to                                 join. For more info, visit
Voting ends at 3:15pm. Public admission                                       10:00pm every Wednesday night.                                     http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca
is free and there will be children’s activi-                                  Presented by the Fabulous 50’s Ford Club
ties, pony rides, and a petting zoo. For                                                                                                         Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
                                                                              of Manitoba and Downtown Winnipeg Biz.
more info, contact Len Deren at                                                                                                                  Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim
                                                                              All antique, classic, and special interest
lderen@mts.net                                                                                                                                   Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.
                                                                              vehicles are welcome. Everyone wel-
                                                                                                                                                 Membership is free to all who join. For
Manitoba Motocross Association Race                                           come. For more info, visit
                                                                                                                                                 more info, visit
in Altona at the Moto Park X. The track is                                    www.fabulous50sford.com
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YEAR IN 2007 AND OFFERS AUTOMOBILE ENTHUSIASTS
MANY WAYS TO PARTICIPATE.
Road Racing: Closed wheel sedan and open wheel
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Gimli Motorsports Park.
Ice Racing: Affordable and exciting racing in both studded
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TSD Rally: Time, speed, distance rallies test your navigation
skills and precision in reaching checkpoints on schedule.
Family friendly, ending with a social gathering at a local
restaurant.                                                           beginners, and the Evolution School is an acclaimed
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competition for any street car.                                       Rallycross: Autocross on dirt.
Schools: The High Performance Driving Experience offers               SoloSprint: single car time trial on the road course at Gimli
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August 3                                                                                                    August 5                                          Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
Brandon & Area Car Enthusiasts’                                                                             13th Annual Kenora Classic Car Show               Winnipeg Group Ride. We will leave
(BACE) Cruise in downtown Brandon on                                                                        at the Harbourfront from noon to                  Tim Horton’s on Portage Avenue Unicity at
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August 3, 4, & 5                                                                                            www.kenoraclassiccarclub.ca                       Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
Super Run 2007 Western Canadian                                                                             August 7                                          Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim
Nationals in Brandon. For more info,                                                                        “Cruisin’ at the Dub and A&W Car                  Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.
visit www.brandonfairs.com                                                                                  Hoppin’” at A&W in Winnipeg and sur-              Membership is free to all who join. For
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Northern Stars of Manitoba’s                                                                                participating locations. For more info and        http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca
Kamloops Cruise In. Check out this                                                                          directions to these locations, visit              August 11
party! It should be a blast! Nice country,                                                                  www.aw.ca                                         8th Annual Cruz In Downtown in
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Membership is free to all who join. For                                                                     The Fabulous 50’s City Lights Cruise              www.cruz-in-downtown.com
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August 4                                                                                                    10:00pm every Wednesday night.                    For more info, visit www.harleydavidson-
Yellowhead Road Runners Auto Club’s                                                                         Presented by the Fabulous 50’s Ford Club          winnipeg.ca or call (204) 254-3974.
6th Annual Runway Drags at Neepawa                                                                          of Manitoba and Downtown Winnipeg Biz.
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www.dragraceneepawa.com                                                                                     vehicles are welcome. Everyone wel-
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Drag Racing Weekend at Gimli                                                                                                                                  low. For more info, contact Kelvin at
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the 4th. For more info, visit                                                                               Street Stock Special Race at the Red
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August 11 & 12                               Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Autocross                              Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
Manitoba Road Racers Weekend at              Event #10 at the Red River Exhibition                             Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim
Gimli Motorsports Park. For more info,       grounds. For more info, visit                                     Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.
visit www.gimlimotorsportspark.com           www.wscc.mb.ca                                                    Membership is free to all who join. For
August 12                                    August 15                                                         more info, visit
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in Selkirk at the waterfront docks from      Nights at the Pony Corral Restaurant at                           August 18
noon to 5:00pm. The show is being held       444 St. Mary Avenue from 6:00pm to                                Tailgate Association of Manitoba’s 4th
to commemorate the loss of Candace           10:00pm every Wednesday night.                                    Annual Tailgate Swap & Show Meet at
Morgoch. All contributions made go to        Presented by the Fabulous 50’s Ford Club                          the Headingley Community Centre from
The Compassionate Friends. All classics,     of Manitoba and Downtown Winnipeg Biz.                            9:00am to 4:00pm (Trans Canada
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special interest vehicles are welcome.       vehicles are welcome. Everyone wel-                               Free admission. All are welcome. For
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10:00am to noon. Rain date: August 19,       op Speedway at 7:30pm. For more info,                             grounds. For more info, visit
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August 19                                        August 23                                   August 25 & 26
Motocross ATV Non Points Race                    Super Stock Special Race at the Red         Winnipeg Sports Car Club Race #4 at
(Walton) at the Red River Co-op                  River Co-op Speedway at 7:30pm. For         Gimli Motorsports Park. Admission is
Speedway at 10:00am. For more info,              more info, visit www.victorylane.mb.ca      “members only”. Weekend membership
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Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Autocross             Tim Horton’s on Portage Avenue Unicity at   Winnipeg Sports Car Club Evolution
Event #12 at the Red River Exhibition            7:00pm. Membership is free to all who       School Phase 1 & 2 at Gimli Motorsports
grounds. For more info, visit                    join. For more info, visit http://manito-   Park. For more info, visit
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August 21                                        Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly         Manitoba Karting Association Race #8
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Hoppin’” at A&W in Winnipeg and sur-             Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.             info, visit www.gimlimotorsportspark.com
rounding areas. See June 5th for a list of       Membership is free to all who join. For     August 26
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directions to these locations, visit             http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca       in Grunthal. The track is located at the
www.aw.ca                                        August 25                                   park which is approximately 2 miles
August 22                                        Stock Car Challenge Series Race at the      south of the Co-op gas station on the
The Fabulous 50’s City Lights Cruise             Red River Co-op Speedway at 3:00pm.         west side of town. For more info, go to
Nights at the Pony Corral Restaurant at          For more info, visit                        www.manitobamotocross.com
444 St. Mary Avenue from 6:00pm to               www.victorylane.mb.ca                       August 28
10:00pm every Wednesday night.                   Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Trip to        “Cruisin’ at the Dub and A&W Car
Presented by the Fabulous 50’s Ford Club         Grand Forks. This is the proposed date      Hoppin’” at A&W in Winnipeg and sur-
of Manitoba and Downtown Winnipeg Biz.           for our trip to meet up with some of our    rounding areas. See June 5th for a list of
All antique, classic, and special interest       Southern ISRA neighbours. Planning is       participating locations. For more info and
vehicles are welcome. Everyone wel-              still in the works. Membership is free to   directions to these locations, visit
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August 29                                              SEPTEMBER 2007                        September 6
The Fabulous 50’s City Lights Cruise                                                         Brandon & Area Car Enthusiasts’
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Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly           The Fabulous 50’s City Lights Cruise           Membership is free to all who join. For
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Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly                                                          Weekend.
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Friday: Sock-Hop Social at the                Sunday: “Manitoba’s Largest Free Car          Sunday: Fabulous 50’s Show Meet N
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starting at 2:00pm at the Garden City Inn     plaques, jacket draw, lots of good food, t-
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                                                                                            #10 at Gimli Motorsports Park. For more
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                                                                                            info, visit www.gimlimotorsportspark.com
and special interest vehicles are wel-        of The Rehabilitation Centre for Children
                                              Foundation. Fun for the whole family. The     Manitoba Road Racers at Gimli
come.
                                              rain date will be September 16th, 2007.       Motorsports Park. For more info, visit
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                                              www.fabulous50sford.com or call               September 9
                                              (204) 453-FORD.                               Manitoba Motocross Association Race
                                              Paint Seminar Extravaganza Weekend            in Altona at the Moto Park X. The track is
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                                              car builder and craftsman Gene Winfield.      mile east. For more info, go to
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                                              in Winnipeg.                                  Continues on page 38
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September 12                                      September 15                                Manitoba Mustang and Ford
The Fabulous 50’s City Lights Cruise              Stock Car Challenge Series Race at the      Association’s “Farewell to Summer”
Nights at the Pony Corral Restaurant at           Red River Co-op Speedway at 3:00pm.         Car Show N’ Shine from 10:00am to
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Presented by the Fabulous 50’s Ford Club          Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s WCMA             all makes of cars and trucks. No admis-
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                                                  September 15 & 16
www.fabulous50sford.com                                                                       Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly
                                                  Drag Racing Weekend at Gimli
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Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly               the 15th. For more info, visit              Tim Horton’s on Portage Avenue Unicity at
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7:00pm. Membership is free to all who                                                         http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca
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http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca                                                         Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim
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Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly                                                           Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.
                                                  Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s WCMA
Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim                                                         Membership is free to all who join. For
                                                  Regional Autocross Event #13b at the
Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.                                                               more info, visit
                                                  Red River Exhibition grounds. For more
Membership is free to all who join. For                                                       http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca
                                                  info, visit www.wscc.mb.ca
more info, visit                                                                              September 22
http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca                                                         Super Truck Special Race at the Red
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September 22 & 23                           Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly                OCTOBER 2007
Winnipeg Sports Car Club Race #5 at         Brandon Group Ride. We will leave Tim
                                                                                      October 7
Gimli Motorsports Park. Admission is        Horton’s at Carberry at 7:00pm.
                                                                                      Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Autocross
“members only”. Weekend membership          Membership is free to all who join. For
                                                                                      Event #15 at the Red River Exhibition
is $10.00 per person at the gate. For       more info, visit
                                                                                      grounds. For more info, visit
more info, visit www.wscc.mb.ca             http://manitoba.northernstarsrider.ca
                                                                                      www.wscc.mb.ca
Manitoba Karting Association’s Enduro       September 29
                                                                                      October 20
/ Cancer Race at Gimli Motorsports Park.    Cheaters Night Race at the Red River
                                                                                      Red River Region Porsche Club of
For more info, visit                        Co-op Speedway at 2:00pm. For more
                                                                                      America’s TSD Rally. Venue TBA. For
www.gimlimotorsportspark.com                info, visit www.victorylane.mb.ca
                                                                                      more info contact
September 23                                September 29 & 30                         events@redriverpca.org
Manitoba Motocross Association Race         Drag Racing Season Finale Weekend at
at the Poplar Grove Raceway in Killarney.   Gimli Motorsports Park with a Test and            NOVEBER 2007
This a high speed track with a mix of       Tune on the 29th. For more info, visit    November 17Red River Region Porsche
cambers, jumps, and technical sections.     www.gimlimotorsportspark.com              Club of America’s TSD Rally. Venue
For more info, go to                        Septmber 30                               TBA. For more info contact
www.manitobamotocross.com                   Winnipeg Sports Car Club’s Autocross      events@redriverpca.org
September 27                                Event #14 at the Red River Exhibition
Northern Stars of Manitoba’s Weekly         grounds. For more info, visit
Winnipeg Group Ride. We will leave          www.wscc.mb.ca
Tim Horton’s on Portage Avenue Unicity at
7:00pm. Membership is free to all who
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                MOTORING MEMORIES
                           Oldsmobile F-85 Jetfire Turbo               Story and photo by Bill Vance




Turbocharging has an alluring charm for engineers because it      line-haul diesel trucks. Turbos were also used in a few auto-
enables the recovery of "free" power from the engine's            mobile racing engines, but it wasn't until 1962 that they
exhaust flow: by inserting a gas turbine into the exhaust         found their way onto production passenger cars.
stream and using it to turn a compressor, the engine can be       Oldsmobile pioneered the use of turbochargers in production
supercharged with more air than it would breathe normally.        cars with the introduction of the 1962 F-85 Jetfire Sport
And the more air that can be packed into an engine, the           Coupe in April of that year. It beat Chevrolet's turbocharged
more power it produces.                                           Corvair Monza Spyder to market by about a month.
Like so many things automotive, turbocharging has a long his-     The F-85 had been introduced as a trim and attractive com-
tory, dating back to the early twentieth century. In 1905         pact Oldsmobile in 1961, powered by an overhead valve,
Alfred Buchi, a Swiss engineer, patented an exhaust-driven        3.5-litre aluminum V-8 that developed 155 horsepower. For
supercharger for use on a diesel engine. Buchi planned to         1962 an optional 185-horsepower version of the same
use pressure as high as 30 pounds per square inch (psi), a        engine was offered, although still naturally aspirated.
high pressure even today.
                                                                  The internal components of the engine, such as pistons and
As 1920 approached, research on turbocharging was also            bearings, were strengthened to withstand the higher operat-
under way in the United States in the hope of maintaining         ing pressures due to turbocharging. A larger radiator was
sea-level performance in aircraft engines in the thinner air of   also fitted. In the interest of engine durability, maximum turbo
high altitudes. Dr. Sanford Moss of the General Electric Co.      boost pressure was limited to a conservative five psi.
spearheaded this work, and eventually became known as the
"Father of Turbocharging."                                        The Jetfire proved much quicker than the normally aspirated
                                                                  models. The zero to 96 km/h (60 mph) acceleration time
In 1918 Dr. Moss fitted a GE turbo to a V12 Liberty aircraft      dropped from 10.9 seconds in the 185 horsepower model (it
engine and tested it at Pikes Peak, an altitude of 14,000 feet.   was 14.0 for the 155 horsepower) to a very respectable 8.5,
At this altitude it developed 230 horsepower in naturally aspi-   as reported by Car Life magazine's testers (5/62). The
rated form, but with the turbo installed the power jumped to      Jetfire's zero to 80 mph time was improved to 16.4 seconds
356. It was a dramatic demonstration of the effectiveness of      from the 185's 20.2.
turbocharging.
                                                                  General Motors got back into turbos in 1978. This time it
Turbocharging gradually gained acceptance in aircraft - the       was in response to fuel economy concerns; Buick was seeking
turbocharged 1937 Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" bomber            eight-cylinder performance from a six-cylinder engine.
was a landmark - and really flowered during the Second            Turbochargers went on to enjoy wide use in the 1980s and
World War. They were also used in heavy-duty engine appli-        they are still being used, particularly on diesel engines for
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    UPDATE ON SATELLITE RADIO
                                                          By Jim Kerr - Canadainadriver.com
                                                          "Canada's largest network of strategically     As of December 2006, XM Canada

X
      M or Sirius. The battle is on for
      satellite radio supremacy. Is it as                 positioned repeaters." Sirius claims to        claimed they now have 80% of factory
      good as they say? Will it replace                   have the "highest quality of satellite cov-    installed satellite radios (this will quickly
local broadcasting? Who uses it? Which                    erage among all satellite radio providers      change with the increase in vehicles with
service is better?                                        in Canada." You can hear the boasting          Sirius systems) and with 147,000 sub-
                                                          come through as loud and clear as their        scribers. XM radio boasts a two-million
It began in Canada in June of 2005,
                                                          radio signals but is there really a differ-    song playlist and growing.
when the CRTC gave approval for
                                                          ence in sound quality? I can't hear it in
Canadian Satellite radio service. Before                                                                 Sirius satellite radio is offered in Aston
                                                          the vehicles I test.
then, there were a few listeners who were                                                                Martin, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford,
using U.S. addresses to subscribe to satel-               Both systems offer excellent reception in      Jaguar, Jeep, Land Rover, Lincoln, Pana-
lite radio service broadcast from south of                the open country, but pull into the shad-      Pacific, Subaru, Volkswagen and Volvo.
the border, but use was not widespread.                   ow of a tall building, under dense trees       With 110 stations and a total of 65 com-
There are differences between Canadian                    or into a parkade and the signal drops         mercial-free music channels, the most in
and U.S. satellite radio. Canadian regula-                out. Delayed playback in the receiver          Canada, SIRIUS claims to be the original
tions require a certain percentage of                     allows the radio to keep on playing if you     and only home of 100% commercial-free
Canadian and French language content.                     are driving through a short area of            music.
With over 100 channels to listen to, there                blocked reception but stop and the signal
                                                                                                         According to Al McCormick, Director of
is something for everyone.                                will fade out in a few seconds. The driv-
                                                                                                         brand management for Ford of Canada,
                                                          ers that really appreciate satellite radio
Satellite radio uses digital broadcasting                                                                by the end of 2007, nearly every new
                                                          are those who drive mostly outside of
technology to transmit line-of-sight signals                                                             Ford and Lincoln vehicle sold in Canada
                                                          larger urban centres. I found the system
from orbiting satellites to receivers on the                                                             will come with SIRIUS Satellite Radio.
                                                          worked well in the mountains, where
earth. Right now, most of those receivers                                                                According to McCormick, local radio sta-
                                                          local broadcasts were non-existent.
are mounted in vehicles, but home, boat                                                                  tions will still have an important role as
and hand held satellite receivers are                     XM satellite radio is offered in more than     drivers want to listen about local events,
becoming more popular. Even here, XM                      80 vehicle models from GM, Suzuki,             weather and driving conditions. Satellite
and Sirius claim differences. XM com-                     Subaru, Acura, Nissan, Infiniti, Lexus,        radio will complement the local broad-
bines satellite transmission with                         Toyota, Harley Davidson and Hyundai.           casts.
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   BE THERE AND FEEL THE THUNDER
 As the 2007 Stock Car season is just around the corner, Red River Co-op Speedway is revving up their engines!




As the 2007 Stock Car season is just around the corner, Red      Motocross Association. There will be extra excitement this
River Co-op Speedway is revving up their engines! The            year - a “One Night Only Race” on Tuesday July 3rd at
action packed, 30 event schedule starts on April 28th!           7:00pm. The Saturday Stock Car Challenge Series is back
Red River Speedway’s Director of Race Operations, Guy            with a buzz as we raffle off a “ride along” to our fans to feel
Budel, states with great excitement, “This sure to be one of     first hand the excitement of doing laps on our fast dirt oval.
our biggest and best years ever! We have an action packed        There will also be a media race in conjunction with our
line up this summer with growth in all the classes and many      Challenge Series.
new teams and cars.”                                             Everyone is invited to experience Winnipeg’s Best Kept
Red River Co-op Speedway will be hosting four Late Model         Secret, Red River Co-op Speedway. For further details, go to
Specials this summer with the Late Model’s being the             redrivercoopspeedway.ca
NASCAR’s on dirt. Returning for the third year in a row          Be There and Feel the Thunder
will be the 3rd Annual NAPA Mid Canada Sprint Car
Challenge. Our goal is to tie in with the Alberta Sprint Tour
with many new faces from Alberta as well as drivers from
several states.
Red River Co-op Speedway will be having three days of
exciting wheel-to-wheel action with the return of the Manitoba
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                MOTORING MEMORIES
          Honda S500, S600, S800, 1963-1970                          Story by Bill Vance Photo by Graeme Fletcher


                                                                 usual manner. Rather than a conventional rear axle unit,
                                                                 Honda chose to mount the differential solidly on the ladder-
                                                                 type frame, well ahead of the rear-wheel centreline.
                                                                 This differential drove two jackshafts with sprockets on their
                                                                 outer ends which transferred the power to the rear wheels
                                                                 through chains enclosed in cases. This layout allowed rear
                                                                 wheel coil spring independent suspension using the enclosed
                                                                 chain cases as trailing arms. Front suspension was by A-arms
                                                                 and torsion bars, and steering by rack-and-pinion.
                                                                 The Honda was a little car even by small sports car standards
                                                                 of the day. It had a 2,006 mm (79 in.) wheelbase, which
                                                                 was 38 mm (1.5 in.) shorter than the diminutive Austin-
                                                                 Healey Sprite's. And its over-all length of just 3,302 mm (130
                                                                 in.) was 203 mm (8 in.) shorter than the Sprite's.
                                                                 Engine displacement was soon increased to 606 cc for the
                                                                 S600, which put out 57 horsepower at 8500 rpm. A coupe
The Honda Motor Co. is relatively new in the automobile
                                                                 was added to the line in 1965.
business. The company showed its first car, a tiny two-seater
roadster, at the 1962 Tokyo auto show. Production began in       Performance was respectable for its class. Road & Track
1963.                                                            (4/65) recorded a zero to 60 mph (96 km/h) time of 17.8
                                                                 seconds for the 744 kg (1640 lb) S600 roadster, which was
Honda had reached this point from modest beginnings. After
                                                                 a half second faster than the 1.1-litre BMC Sprite. Top speed
the Second World War, an ingenious automobile mechanic
                                                                 was 145 km/h (90 mph) compared with the Sprite's 137
named Soichiro Honda began fitting war surplus gasoline
                                                                 (85).
engines to bicycles. He formed the Honda Motor Co. in
1948, and since transportation was desperately scarce in         The Honda's performance came from its high revs, with very
Japan, his little Hamamatsu-based company grew and pros-         little power available below 3,500 rpm. Although the Sprite,
pered. It was soon manufacturing its own engines, and            with its engine buzzing along at 4,000 rpm at 100 km/h
launched its first motorcycle, the Dream, in 1949. Honda         (62 mph), wasn't exactly an easy high-speed cruiser, it sound-
would go on to become the world's largest motorcycle maker.      ed absolutely relaxed compared with the Honda. The S-600's
                                                                 little four had to spin at an extremely high 6,100 rpm at 100
By the early 1960s Honda's small displacement motorcycle
                                                                 km/h (62 mph). At its 145- km/h (90 mph) top speed, it was
engines were the equal of the best in the world, which it
                                                                 turning an astronomical 9,100! The banshee wail of the
proved by winning the famed Isle of Man T.T. (Tourist Trophy)
                                                                 engine announced the approach of the little Honda Sport
race in 1961.
                                                                 long before it appeared.
When Honda entered the four-wheel field its motorcycle her-
                                                                 Production of the S800 continued through to 1970 when
itage was readily apparent in the first Honda car. The little
                                                                 other priorities took over at Honda. The company had soon
roadster was powered by an aluminum, four-stroke, double
                                                                 realized that it needed to get into more mainstream cars and
overhead camshaft, inline four-cylinder engine breathing
                                                                 in 1966 it added a little two-door sedan, the N-360. This
through four side-draft carburetors. The crankshaft ran in
                                                                 grew to the N-500 and N-600. Other family models followed
roller bearings, common motorcycle practice but unusual in
                                                                 quickly, culminating in the watershed Civic in 1972, the car
cars, and required an intricate built-up crankshaft. The spark
                                                                 that established Honda on the world market.
plugs were in the centre of the hemispherical combustion
chambers.                                                        Although its first automobile was a sports car, Honda didn't
                                                                 get back into the real sports car business for a long time. It
Engine displacements were 360 cc and 492 cc, and the
                                                                 had its sporty Prelude, of course, but its return to a genuine
roadsters were known as the S360 (S for Sport) and S500;
                                                                 sports car was the 1989 introduction of the high-tech NSX
the smaller engine was intended for the home market. The
                                                                 from its up-scale Acura division.
492 cc S500 spun out 40 horsepower at 8,000, and by the
time it went into production it had grown to the 531 cc and      For 2000, Honda introduced the car that recaptured the spirit
44 horsepower. Its 84 horsepower per litre was a heady fig-      of the original S-series, the Honda S2000. It is light and nim-
ure for an automobile engine at that time.                       ble, and its 2.0 litre, twin overhead cam four developed 240
                                                                 horsepower at 8300 rpm, or 120 per litre. It harks back to
Power was fed to the rear wheels through a five-speed manu-
                                                                 the essence of that high-revving original.
al transmission (a four-speed was later used), but not in the
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                                                                              97 Winnipeg’s Rock Station.
                                                                               Team #97 Awards, Accomplishments &
                                                                               Career Summary:
                                                                               1989 Received The Rookie of the Year Award.
                                                                               Leo started his race career at age 16, driving a
                                                                               68 Chevelle in Hobby Stock out at Winnipeg
                                                                               Speedway. He then moved to Modified in 1987.
     TEAM #97                                                     In 1988, 89 and 90, he ran Late Model where he finished
                                                                  4th in points. When they built the Direct Auto on Wall Street
     Team #97 Driver Information
                                                                  in 1991 he returned to Super Stock car racing and is there
     Leo Feeleus, Born June 14th, 1958 in Sassenhiem,
                                                                  today.
     Netherlands & immigrated to Canada in 1966. Married to
     Shannon with three kids, Kyla, Tara and Erin.                Other Interesting Team #12 & #97 Information:
                                                                  The Feeleus guys are cousins and each believes in sharing
     Team #97 Car Information:
                                                                  their knowledge and expertise with the other, making them
     Leo races a 2005 Fegers packed with a 360 S.B. Dodge,
                                                                  a strong team to contend with. As one told me, watch for
     Bert Trany, weighing 2800 Lbs and putting out 400 H.P.
                                                                  them this summer!
     Larry Stacker and Eric Carlson are his Pit Crew.




     TEAM #12
     Team #12 Co-Drivers Information
     Leo Feeleus Jr. (goes by Jr.) was born on May
     4th, 1966 in Winnipeg, is married to Patricia,
     and they have two kids, Tyler & Amanda.
     Gary Feeleus was born on January 31st, 1964,
     in Winnipeg, is married to Denise, and they also
     have two kids, Stephanie and Courtney.
     Team # 12 Car Information:
                                                                  accomplishment is just getting everything all together to
     Team # 12 Car is a 2004 Fegers, Pontiac GTO with a Chevy
                                                                  race. There is no doubt that his endless enthusiasm makes
     S.B. 355. It puts out 375 horse, runs a Bert trany and
                                                                  it happen. Both fellas are Rookie Drivers and although Gary
     weighs just 2800 Lbs. Joint Owners & Crew Chiefs are both
                                                                  runs par with Jr. in points, says he’s confident they’ll climb
     Leo & Gary Feeleus and Tyler Feeleus and Jeff Pubben are
                                                                  the Top Five this year. Both guys admit their inspiration is
     the pit crew.
                                                                  their older cousin Leo Feeleus (Team#97 Car) who first
     Team # 12 Sponsors & Support: Direct Auto Parts,             established the racing program with Direct Auto Parts.
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                                                                  Team # 12 Racing Goals: Jr. knows being a Rookie driver,
     Honda Polaris, Canadian Fleet Service, and Auto Extreme.
                                                                  he has a lot to learn and could always improve. Though his
     Team# 12 Awards, Accomplishments & Career                    first race season was exciting, he felt they were robbed of
     Summary: Jr. received his WISSOTA Licence and placed 6th     many victories and intends to change all that. This year Jr.
     his very first time out. In 2006 he racked up 9th in place   and Gary anticipate racing every Thursday at Red River Co-
     with 730 points. They took 3 Heat wins last year and had a   Op Speedway and now that they handle all their own
     second place in the Feature. Gary admits his biggest         mechanical, they’re determined to run Top 5 in Points.
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