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A Slice Of Japan In Canada 

During the Driven Show in Calgary I was running around at full speed as usual, seeing friends and meeting new ones, all while trying to fill my appetite for photos. To be honest, I actually walked by this car twice not even realizing what was there. After a quick discussion with Chan, he led me […]

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2017 Canadian International AutoShow Recap

I’m going to be completely honest with you; it’s been six years since my last auto show. In those days, if I remember correctly, there were a few more shops and aftermarket companies with displays. This offered a nice contrast to the vastness of the big manufacturer booths. Since then, Canada has seen some big […]

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2016 Drift Union Invitational

I had the chance this year to attend the 3rd annual Drift Union Invitational Run by Shawn Brown in Penticton, British Columbia. I’ve watched a lot of Drifting videos on YouTube and loved how drifting brings so many people together, also who would turn down a drift event? So I decided to hit the road […]

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CSCS Round 2 TMP Cayuga

  Sunday June 26th Mario and myself headed to Toronto Motorsports Park for the second round of the Canadian Sport Compact Series. Unlike the freezing temperatures and blowing snow we saw at Mosport DDT, this day the track felt like an absolute oven and any available shade was a luxury. We arrived nice and early […]

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About Us

  The other day I realized that in three years of doing this there has been no explanation of the blog name and no information about how or why we do this. Let me start by clarifying that AutoRealist is not an alias or a name. Sometimes I hear and see Mario or myself referred to […]

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CSCS 2016 Season Opener

This past weekend marked the beginning of the 2016 Canadian Sport Compact Series season at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Excitement was running high and the scene looked more like a December day than a Spring weekend with rain, sleet, snow and frigid winds pommeling the track. Nevertheless, many cars and fans turned out eager to take in some […]

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Thank You YYC

(click any of the images to enlarge to their full resolution) As I am heading back to school and the car season is slowly coming to an end, I took some time to reflect on what turned out to be an unforgettable summer… Four months ago I bought tickets to this car show I had […]

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