The Canadian Automotive Collection, Canada's largest collection of motorsport memorabilia, announces Brock Yates as feature speaker at the 8th Annual Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame Gala Black-Tie Induction Dinner which honours individuals and organisations who have made outstanding contributions to motorsport in Canada.
Brock Yates, writer, racer and raconteur is one most respected automotive journalists in the world. Viewing the world from his post at "Car and Driver" he has delighted the motoring world with his wit and wild projects. From the "Cannonball Baker From Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash" to the somewhat more sanitized "One Lap of America", various project cars and causes such as the "Dan Gurney for President" campaign, Brock Yates has always promoted outrageous concepts.
Dick Baker, Chair of the Board of Directors, said, "We are delighted that Brock Yates has agreed to join us. His experiences have given him unparalleled material to create wonderful stories that have long enthralled and entertained audiences whenever he has been asked to speak."
The Gala will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2001 at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in the Frontenac Ballroom. Cocktails are to take place at 6:00 p.m. with the Induction ceremony, dinner and auction to follow.
The Annual Gala Black-Tie Induction Dinner is the main fund raising activity in support of the Canadian MotorSport Hall of Fame. In addition to our guest speaker, the Induction ceremonies will feature special recognition of this years inductees, the team of Gordie Bonin, Ron Hodgson and Gordon Jenner, Jacques Couture, Junior Hanley, Bob Hayward, Ludwig Heimrath, Ernie McLean, Greg Moore, Earl Ross and Dr. Hugh Scully.
There will also be a memorabilia auction, which will give attendees an opportunity to acquire include unique pieces to add for personal collections. For more information contact: www.cmhf.net