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Amateur racers feel pinch at pump

Every Friday and Saturday evening for the past six years, Dorothy Gerrow has changed from her office attire into a fire suit and gone racing.

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Looking for meaning in racing deaths

The deaths of Dino Crescentini at Mosport yesterday and drag racer Scott Kalitta in New Jersey on Saturday bring home the reason why people race -- and why people like to watch them.

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Driver killed at Mosport

A racecar driver and former Olympic athlete was killed this morning in a dramatic high-speed crash at Mosport International Raceway near Bowmanville.

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There's Can-Am thunder at Mosport again

The 1960s were a golden age of racing and the Can-Am cars were at its forefront. This weekend the Can-Am cars are featured at Mosport's annual vintage racing festival.

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The thrill of Mosport's first `lap'

It's quite possible that my friend Don and I held the first lap record at Mosport by simply being the first to drive around the 4 km track in anything sportier than a bulldozer – in this case it was

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High-powered reunion at Mosport this weekend

On Sept. 11, 1966, at Le Circuit-Mont Tremblant just outside the Laurentian village of St. Jovite, Que., John Surtees of England won the first race in a late-season, cobbled-together series of six rac

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Fitzpatrick wins a wild one at Mosport

In a wild finish to a NASCAR Canadian Tire Series race at Mosport yesterday, which started in brilliant sunshine and ended in a thunderstorm, J.R. Fitzpatrick of Cambridge edged D.J. Kennington of St.

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Questions about racing that don't go away

Before we get to this weekend's Celebration of Motorsport road racing season-ender at Mosport (today and tomorrow, then silence for seven months – yikes!), let's wrap up a couple of things: