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Hall of Fame

 Thursday, October 19, 2017     unknown   

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On Oct 14, 2017, Legendary Motorcar was inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame.

"Legendary Motorcar has worked tirelessly over the past three decades to support and promote the sport and restore some of its most cherished automobiles to pristine condition.”

Legendary Motorcar has also restored several significant racing automobiles back to their full glory over the years. For example, in 2016 it unveiled a 1966 Ford GT40 used as a support car for the famous Canadian Comstock Racing Team at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park during the CMHF’s 2016 Celebration of Speed.

More recently, visitors to the 2017 Canadian International Auto Show's Castrol Alley saw Legendary Motorcar's handiwork with many fully restored classic muscle cars from the ’60s and ’70s on display.

Peter Klutt has also raced competitively for 20 years in SVRA and TransAm and has 29 NASCAR Canada starts.

Legendary Motorcar also has racing run in the family with Peter's son Gary competing in the NASCAR Pinty's Series. Gary Klutt was NASCAR Pinty’s Rookie of the Year in 2015, was named one of NASCAR Next Class in 2016 and recently made his NASCAR Monster Series debut at Watkins Glen International.

Legendary Motorcar also helps to promote the motorsport and automobiles through the TV show "Legendary Motorcar”, hosted by Peter and Gary Klutt which airs on Discovery's Velocity and BNN. Peter previously appeared on the television program Dream Car Garage.

For more information see links below:

https://cmhf.ca/

https://www.facebook.com/CanadianMotorsportHallOfFame/

 


Watkins Glen Vintage Racing

 Wednesday, September 6, 2017     unknown     LMC News

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SVRA’s U.S. Vintage Grand Prix returns to the historic road course located in the heart of the Finger Lakes region of New York. More than 400 vintage and historic race cars will compete in 11 vintage race groups. The race groups showcase many well-known marques, including Lotus, Porsche, Shelby, Alfa, Ferrari, Corvette, MG and Jaguar. Running as a part of this event this year is the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli.

Peter Klutt will race the LMC 1969 Corvette #42 in the group six races this weekend.

Come and see this beautiful track and the many attractions in the area .  See the links below

https://svra.com/events/2017-us-vintage-grand-prix/

https://www.watkinsglenchamber.com/

http://www.racingarchives.org/

 


LMC Is Headed To Monterey Car Week!

 Monday, August 14, 2017     unknown     LMC News

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LMC will be headed to Monterey, California for the upcoming car week from August 15th to the 21st.We will be attending several auctions and shows during the week. Legendary Motorcar offers a large variety of auction and collection services see here.

If you are in the area and want to sell a single car or a collection, please call us immediately at (905)-875-4700 or email us at info@legendarymotorcar.com

Here are some of the auctions and events LMC will be attending:

http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/23977/

http://www.rmsothebys.com/mo17/monterey

http://www.goodingco.com/auction/pebble-beach-2017/

http://www.mazdaraceway.com/race-entries/2017-rolex-monterey-motorsports-reunion-entry-list

 


Gary's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Debut

 Monday, July 31, 2017     unknown     NASCAR Pinty's Series

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Premium Motorsports announced today that Canada native Gary Klutt will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut August 6 at Watkins Glen behind the wheel of the No. 15 Color Compass Chevrolet.

Klutt is currently in his third season driving in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series (NPS), and enjoyed his first start in a National series at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, last summer driving the #51 KBM Tundra, coming back from a mid-race incident finish 11th.

Color Compass, will be Klutt’s largest partner for the event, a Canadian paint distributor, that is excited to get involved in Klutt’s blossoming career and he makes his debut at the pinnacle of the sport. The #15 Chevy will also feature Fusillo Construction, and continued support from Pioneer Family Pools for Klutt’s Cup Series Debut.

To read more please follow link below:

http://www.insidetracknews.com/news/breaking-news/item/7302-canadian-nascar-next-alumni-driver-klutt-to-make-cup-series-debut-at-watkins-glen.html

For other information about our sponsors and NASCAR news please follow the links below:

http://www.nascar.com/en_us/monster-energy-nascar-cup-series.html

http://hometracks.nascar.com/series/KN-Pro-Series-East

http://hometracks.nascar.com/series/pintys-series

http://www.colorcompass.com/

https://www.pioneerfamilypools.ca/


Racing In The Street

 Friday, July 14, 2017     unknown     NASCAR Pinty's Series

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Peter and Gary will be racing a closed road course in Toronto this weekend. They will be driving in the Pinty's Nascar Race as part of the Honda Indy. With hot pink number stickers , Gary will stand out in his #59 Pioneer Family Pools Dodge . The pink theme is part a of summer-long "Spas for a Cause" contest to win a hot pink hot tub. Pioneer Family Pools is running the contest to raise funds and awareness for The Canadian Cancer Society and they will have the pink hot tub on display at the race. Peter, who has competed in the series since 2007 will be campaigning the #42 Epic Racewear car. For more information please visit :
https://www.pioneerfamilypools.ca/spas-for-a-cause/ and http://www.hondaindytoronto.com/  and http://www.epicracewear.ca/


LMC Racing

 Monday, June 19, 2017     unknown     LMC News

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Photo: On the Podium at Indy with Al Unser, Bobby Unser, Peter Klutt and Al Unser Jr.

Team LMC had another great weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 4th annual SVRA BRICKYARD VINTAGE RACING INVITATIONAL.

Peter and Al Unser Jr finished 2nd in the Indy Legends Charity Vintage Pro/Am and, after starting 29th,  the #46 LMC Corvette with Robby Unser finished 6th.

Peter won the group 6 Feature Race in his 350CI,  1969 Corvette.

SVRA puts on a fabulous event at Indy with 4 days of non-stop action and  a Saturday night party with The Guess Who. The Indy Legends Fan walk and race are a real highlight for the crowd with an opportunity for fans to meet such racing greats as : Al Unser, Al Unser Jr, Bill Elliott, Robby Unser, Will T Ribbs. Paul Tracy, Max Papis, … and many more- then watch all 30 of them race each other in cool vintage race cars. See the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association webpage at: https://svra.com/

Check out Al Unser Jr and Robby Unser at Team Speedway:

http://www.teamspeedway.com/