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BRAMPTON BATMAN AND THE BATMOBILE

Get your photo taken next to the Batmobile and meet the famous Brampton Batman.

Manufacturer Displays

Engage directly with automobile manufacturers and gain an appreciation of their craftsmanship, technology and history. See first-hand the newest models as you gain further insights and appreciation for their brand, and the right car for you. Some manufacturers will also offer test-drive opportunities and feature cars in our Dream Car Speed Run.
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Specialty car displays

Check out some of the rarest and most collectible cars in the world.

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AUTOCROSS HOT LAP DISPLAY

See professional drivers in race and sports cars negotiate an amazing autocross circuit.

Expo Area

Explore a wide range of automotive exhibitors, food trucks, products and services in our expansive expo area.

AUTOMOTIVE CLUB DISPLAYS

A number of local car clubs will be featured at Drive Festival showcasing their vehicles.

ONTARIO TECH UNIVERSITY - ACE INNOVATION ZONE

ACE is a solutions provider that drives innovation

ACE is owned and operated by Ontario Tech University and is a one-of-a-kind Core Research Facility that houses unique research infrastructure and technical expertise. ACE fosters market driven research and development and supports users from industry and academia. ACE originally was an acronym for “Automotive Centre of Excellence” but ACE has evolved to be so much more.

Differentiating ACE in the world is offering availability to a unique $125M Facility with world leading capabilities and dedicated research and testing support staff. This includes a signature Climatic Aerodynamic Wind Tunnel not found or duplicated anywhere in the world. ACE offers the wind tunnel, climatic chambers, anechoic structural durability chambers, and integrated research and training facilities to industry and researchers.

ACE has grown and diversified our base of innovative research to areas of: energy, automotive/transportation/mobility and infrastructure, autonomous and electric/zero emission/hydrogen vehicle technology, LIDAR/RADAR/camera and sensor technology, issues of climate change and climate resiliency, human factors, performance and climate physiology, defence, aerospace, and architectural/civil markets.

ADVANCED SIM RACING

Advanced SimRacing will be presenting two complete professional-grade racing simulators equipped with FIA-licensed D-BOX haptic & motion system. Hosting a hot lap contest in iRacing using the Porsche 911 GT3 on the official Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Grand Prix Circuit, the simulator will feature a replica wheel and button plate from the actual Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.  The competition will be divided in 2 categories : Pro & Amateur.  At the end of the event, a participation prize will be awarded among all participants and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finishers of both categories. (Prizing TBD).  Philippe Bouchard, driver & manager of Canada’s fastest iRacing Esports team “ASR x Able Esports” will be setting a reference time from his own simulator with the Porsche 911 GT3 to kick-off the event.

HIP MOTORSPORT

HIP Motorsports delivers:

  1. Advanced motion simulators – individual or group

  2. Amateur and professional race training programs

  3. eSports events, streaming and broadcast production

  4. Full business and marketing services for team and corporate events

  5. Motorsports industry support

MOTORCYCLE DISPLAYS

See vintage, modified and new motorcycles on display.

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OFFICIAL DETAILING PRODUCT OF DRIVE FESTIVAL

Our mission is to allow people to discover and master the art of taking care of their car. Through a friendly and educational approach, we make car care accessible, simple and appealing to everybody.

From beginners to experts, Silverwax is the name to remember when it comes to high quality products and professional advice.

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