IDS – April 29, 2017 @ Canadian Tire Motorsports Park
Apr 29 all-day

Driver Education

Introductory Driving School

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South Muskoka Spring Fun Run
Apr 29 all-day

For our 9th annual Muskoka Spring Fun Run hosted by Peter Hoffman and Humberto Duarte, we will meet at Tim Horton’s (naturally) just north of Orillia, then travel along the winding roads of Muskoka in several “Run Groups” enjoying the crisp spring air and lakeside views. Along the route, there will be several stops including lunch. Our route starts by Lake Couchinching and takes us past Lakes Muskoka, Joseph and Rosseau. We will pass through the towns of Severn Bridge, Rosseau, Bracebridge and several Muskoka landmarks. We will conclude with a mid-afternoon get together in Gravenhurst.

Maximum Cars: 25 – SOLD OUT

Please contact event hosts for more information:

Registration Opens: 9 PM, Sunday, March 12, 2017

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UCR Spring Rally @ The Meadowvale Club
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am

Event Name:            UCR Spring Rally

Event Date:              Sun, April 30, 2016    Time:   8:00 – 11:30am

Starting Point:         The Meadowvale Club, 6750 Mississauga Rd, Mississauga, ON L5N 2L3 (located behind the Hilton Hotel on Mississauga Rd at Argentia Drive, just south of 401)

Ending Point:           427 Auto Collision, 395 Evans Ave, Etobicoke, ON M8Z 1K8

Register At:        Register Opens:     Sun, March 12th, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Rally Registration: $20 (per car)

Come join UCR members on a half-day journey through some of the most thrilling roads to drive on, surrounded by scenic sights of the countryside and cityscapes to end at the 2017 UCR Open House at 427 Auto Collision.

There will be lots of prizes and the Rally entry fee is a nominal $20 per car. Lunch is not included in the registration fee, but available at the end of the rally at the UCR Open House for a charitable donation by purchasing meal tickets.

Participants must be at the Meadowvale Club, 6750 Mississauga Rd, Mississauga, ON L5N 2L3 (located behind the Hilton Hotel on Mississauga Rd at Argentia Drive, just south of 401) at 8:00 sharp to register and attend the drivers briefing while snacking on coffee and donuts. Cars will depart at 8:30 a.m.

A Rally is a technical driving event. Multiple checkpoints time the cars and penalize early or late arrivals at checkpoints. Trip odometers are set to zero at the calibration point after a short drive from the starting point to get drivers and navigators accustomed to the written instructions of the route. From the calibration point forward, there will be no information about road names. Navigators must pay careful attention to the way points, landmarks and constantly check with drivers for odometer readings. Driving directions forward of the calibration point are provided in Kilometres and Miles, such as “Drive 3km (1.86 Miles) and turn right” followed by step-by-step distance to each way point for navigation of the entire rally. The route instruction sheet will also have questions about significant landmarks to score points for observation, so familiarize yourself with the questions before you drive off and keep eyes open to recognize and record the landmarks.

Shift into Spring @ 427 Auto Collision
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm


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DE Spring Fling – May 2017 @ Canadian Tire Motorsports Park
May 6 – May 7 all-day

Driver Education

Spring Fling Event

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Spring Port-to-Port-to-Port Fun Run
May 7 all-day

Sun, May 7, 2017: Spring Port to Port to Port Fun Run

This event starts in Grimsby at 9:30am sharp, so we can be on the road for 10am, driving from Port to Port to Port along the Lake Erie coastline on a spectacular lake-view drive. We’ll pass through many towns that start with the word “Port”, hence our event name. We’ll stop a few times along the way to refill and empty our coffee, and have some great photo opportunities. Our final Port of the day will be Port Stanley, where we can walk the beaches and have a great meal together to end our day.

Maximum Cars: 20 – SOLD OUT

Please contact event hosts for more information:

Registration Opens: 9 PM, Sunday, March 12, 2017

Registration via email to host


May Social @ The Musket Restaurant
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

May 2017 Social @ The Musket Restaurant

Dinner starts at 7:00 pm

Venue:  The Musket Restaurant, 40 Advance Road, Etobicoke, ON M8Z 2T4

Guest Speaker: Brian Master – Jewel 88.5 Radio

Brian has celebrated being in Toronto radio for over 35 years.

Born in England, he moved to St. Catharines as a young boy.  His late father was one of the founding members of the St. Catharines Motor Club. Brian wanted to become a professional photographer, then radio came calling.

He started his radio career in a few medium sized markets including Chatham, Welland and St. Catharines.  He then went to CHUM FM, Q 107 and most notably for 20 years at CHFI where he was the top rated afternoon drive host in Canada for over a decade.  In 2009, Brian joined Jewel 88.5 as the afternoon drive host and Assistant Program Director for Jewel Radio 

In 2005, Brian received his Real Estate licence and is a member of the Toronto and Mississauga Real Estate Boards.

In 2014 Brian became a Certified Trainer for a personal growth program called: Infinite Possibilities -The Art of Changing Your Life.

In his spare time Brian’s interests include: almost anything with a motor and wheels, Toastmasters, playing drums, golf, aviation, cooking, travel, the arts and fitness.

Brian has owned a Porsche 914 and a 924 and tested both the first Tiptronic Porsche and the first Turbo in the ’70’s. He has been around Mosport many times both off and on the track and attended races at Watkins Glen as well as other tracks.

The 2017 Zone 1 48 Hours
May 19 – May 21 all-day

The 2017 Zone 1 48 Hours will be Friday, May 19, – Sunday, May 21. Mark your calendars!

Registration will open on April 1, 2017.

You can log into and set a reminder.

I will send out additional reminders.

Lou Dauerer

Frank Lloyd Wright – Fallingwater Tour, PA @ Fallingwater Tour, PA
May 19 @ 9:00 am – May 21 @ 10:00 am

If you wanted to visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpiece Fallingwater in Mill Run, PA, then May 19 – 21, 2017 is your date. This tour will commence from the Historic Prince of Whales Hotel located in the beautiful town of Niagara On The Lake. From here, you’ll navigate to and through the Allegheny mountain range to arrive in the vibrant city of Pittsburgh, PA. You’ll check into a historic and luxurious hotel in downtown for two nights and walking distance to the downtown historic cultural district. We’ll come together that evening to enjoy a fine dining meal.

On our second day, we’ll drive to Fallingwater to experience the in-depth tour which last 2 hours. This tour is given once per day. Then, we drive through the Laurel Highland Region of southwestern Pennsylvania on our return to Pittsburgh, and for another evening of fine dining.

On the final day, you’ll visit and tour another historical landmark that is unique to the western hemisphere and engage in a private 2 hour tour before cruising along another historic driving route to Ontario.

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Maximum Cars: 10 – SOLD OUT

Please contact event host for more information:

Registration Opens: 9 PM, Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Registration via email to host

Niagara River, Niagara-On-The-Lake Fun Run
May 28 all-day

Offering scenic views and great driving along the Niagara River, the twisty road of the Niagara Parkway begins on Lake Erie and wraps up in Niagara-On-The-Lake on Lake Ontario – passing by the mighty Niagara Falls, Whirlpool rapids, picturesque Queenston Heights on the Niagara Escarpment, as well as many wineries, golf courses and other attractions, with several opportunities to stop, chat and snap some photos. The fun run ends with a mini parade of our Porsches down Niagara-On-The-Lake’s quaint and popular Queen Street (we’re sure to have a good audience in this tourist town), as we head to the waterfront Ryerson Park (great photo-op!), where we can see Toronto’s skyline on a clear day, after which we proceed to nearby Peller Estates winery for a tour of the vineyard and impressive barrel cellar (optional, $15 per guest, payable on the day) and then a wonderful dinner at a great local eatery. Our meeting point at 11 a.m. is the large carpool parking lot, exit the QEW at Victoria Avenue, after which we convoy down the QEW to the Lake Erie starting point.

Maximum Cars: 20

Please contact event host for more information:

Registration Opens: 9 PM, Sunday, April 2, 2017

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