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Free Vehicle Inspections for Winnipeg Auto Enthusiasts

By David Klassen Sunday night cruisers have been targeted unfairly this season by the long arm of the law, they say. Vehicles were pulled over in July after leaving a charity car show event and ticketed for everything from dark tint, noisy mufflers and illegal...

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Cruz-In-Downtown Charity Car Show August 7

Cruz-In-Downtown Charity Car Show August 7

The 11th Annual Cruz-In-Downtown car show is set for Saturday, August 7 at the Pony Corral downtown. Organizers held a press conference on Wednesday, where they unveiled details of this year's event. All the action will be located at St. Mary Avenue and Kennedy...

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Price of Vehicle Inspection Going Up August 1

By Brian Schultz The cost of having a vehicle inspected in the province will increase as of August 1. Manitoba Public Insurance is raising the fee for a government-authorized vehicle safety inspection to $55, up from $45. The increase applies to safety inspections for...

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Ideal Summer Day for Stanley Cup Parade, Free Slurpees

Ideal Summer Day for Stanley Cup Parade, Free Slurpees

That's not a dealership lot you're looking at above, but the parking situation at the Winnipeg Folk Festival on Saturday. Hopefully no one forgot which aisle they were in. A brief spurt of rain in the afternoon didn't bother the festival-goers at Birds Hill Park....

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Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!

Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!

Photographer Ted Grant ventured south of the border to Grand Forks over the weekend for the Outlaws Sprint Car Series at River Cities Speedway. The 1/4 mile track is a huge draw for Manitobans in the summer, which makes up for 35% of the speedway's business. In fact,...

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Nice Weekend for a Show ‘n’ Shine

Nice Weekend for a Show ‘n’ Shine

The weather couldn't have been better this weekend for car enthusiasts to show off their rides. The Manitoba Mustang and Ford Association held a meetup Saturday in the parking lot of KP. Dale Hickey (left) -- a manager at Gimli Dragway -- was all smiles as he spent...

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Wet Roads Can’t Be Good for These Hot Wheels

Wet Roads Can’t Be Good for These Hot Wheels

Paul Mohagen of North Dakota (above) poses next to his beautiful '32 Ford Roadster at the 11th annual Rondex Rodarama Car Show on Friday. The Manitoba Street Rod Association is presenting the event, which runs today from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5...

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Audi Selling the Next Best Thing to a Real Car

By Brian Schultz If an Audi sports car is out of your price range -- which it is for the majority of people -- you can still pretend that you own one. Audi is offering visitors to its website the chance to purchase a "GarageArt" poster this week. The life-sized...

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Manitoba’s Largest Free Car Show (PHOTOS)

Manitoba’s Largest Free Car Show (PHOTOS)

By Brian Schultz Manitoba's Largest Free Car Show took place this past Sunday. Classic car lovers from all walks of life came out to gawk at the beautiful rides. View the photo gallery below. Submitted photos by Ernest Cucheron

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Stonewall Quarry Days Celebrates 25 Years

By Brian Schultz It's the second day of Stonewall Quarry Days, as the annual event is celebrating 25 years. Today's main event is the show and shine car show, which takes place at 10 a.m. on South Main Street. There's also a pancake breakfast available at 8 a.m. until...

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10th Annual Cruz-In-Downtown (PHOTOS)

10th Annual Cruz-In-Downtown (PHOTOS)

Car lovers from all over made their way to downtown Winnipeg on Saturday for the 10th annual Cruz-In-Downtown car show. The one-day event was in support of The Rainbow Society and featured dozens of vehicles, both new and old. View the photo gallery below....

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