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Dream Car Speed Run

The World's greatest cars at speed

The wide variety of cars from most of the brands including Classic, Muscle, Sports, Exotics, Race, Hyper Cars and New Manufacturer Models.  Our Dream Car Speed Run provides attendees with a visceral experience to see, hear and watch these cars in motion on our 2 Km track.  Every car has a clean run and the safety of a closed racetrack as many of these vehicles are irreplaceable.

Drive Festival is providing owners and manufacturers with a safe place to show them.  Please note that attendees will not be driving these vehicles on our Dream Car Speed Run. These iconic cars are being driven by their experienced owners, or professional performance drivers, individually at the speed they choose. If you like attending static car shows you will LOVE Drive Festival. 

Currently our application process is closed.

We will have many unique cars DRIVEN AT SPEED on our Dream Car Speed Run each day. Here are a few of our featured cars:

Aviva Ovation Driver's Lounge

Drivers on the Dream Car Speed Run will be invited to visit the exclusive Driver’s Lounge for food and non-alcoholic beverages.

Aviva Ovation Paddock

The Dream Car Speed Run Paddock is one of the most anticipated features of the event. All weekend long, exotic and iconic cars will be on display and staged in this area before/after their turn on The Dream Car Speed Run.

Pininfarina Battista

The Italian designed Battista will be Automobili Pininfarina’s first pure-electric luxury car. Electric power facilitates incredible performance targets. The Battista’s 120 kWh battery provides power to four electric motors – one at each wheel – that combine to produce 1,900 hp and 2,300 Nm (1,696 lb/ft) torque. Faster than a Formula 1 car – the Battista redefines automotive motion and brings a new reality to electric car desirability. No more than 150 editions of the Battista will be hand built by the world’s newest car brand Automobili Pininfarina.Automobili Pininfarina Design Director Luca Borgogno, designed the Battista to be aesthetically beautiful, unprecedented in its performance and pure in its output, with classic supercar proportions and a 300-mile electric range on a single charge.

McLaren 620R

The McLaren 620R is the first car in its class to offer true motorsport credentials in a fully road-legal package. The limited-edition coupé evolves the competition specification of the McLaren 570S GT4 to deliver a race-car experience on either track or road.

“The McLaren 570S GT4 is a first-class GT race car that, having won races in every championship it has competed in since its first appearance in 2017, is attracting an increasing number of customer racing teams. In response to repeated customer requests, we have homologated that class-leading package for the road in the McLaren 620R, a limited-edition, 620PS superlight coupé that is the perfect choice for an enthusiast wanting an authentic motorsport driving sensation – and performance to match – on both track and road.”

Mike Flewitt, Chief Executive Officer, McLaren Automotive.

McLaren has enjoyed significant GT race success with Customer Racing teams and in recent seasons

Porsche 935 - Plaid

“This spectacular car is a birthday present from Porsche Motorsport to fans all over the world,” says Dr Frank-Steffen Walliser, Vice President Motorsport and GT Cars. “Because the car isn’t homologated, engineers and designers didn’t have to follow the usual rules and thus had freedom in the development.”

The race car’s technology for clubsport events and private training on racetracks is based on the 911 GT2 RS high-performance sports car. Like its historic predecessor, most of the body has been replaced or supplemented by carbon-fibre composite parts (CFRP). With its streamlined extended rear, the 935 reaches a length of 4.87 metres. The width of the exclusive clubsport racer measures 2.03 metres.

Ferrari F40

The Ferrari F40 is a poster car and race car for the street for a generation of automotive enthusiasts. Powered by a 3 Litre Twin Turbo V8, the F40 exudes pure excitement as the turbos kick in.

As the successor to the 288 GTO, the F40 was designed to celebrate Ferrari’s 40th anniversary and was the last Ferrari automobile personally approved by Enzo Ferrari. At the time it was Ferrari’s fastest, most powerful, and most expensive car for sale.

The car debuted with a planned production total of 400 units and a factory suggested retail price of approximately US $400,000 (fivefold the price of its predecessor, the 288 GTO) in 1987 ($910,000 today). A total of 1,315 cars were manufactured with 213 units destined for the United States.

Special thanks to www.vintagemotorsports.ca for the vehicle.

Ford GT

The Ford GT is a mid-engine two-seater sports car manufactured and marketed by American automobile manufacturer Ford for the 2005 model year in conjunction with the company’s 2003 centenary. The second generation Ford GT became available for the 2017 model year.

The GT recalls Ford’s historically significant GT40, a consecutive four-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1966–1969), including a 1-2-3 finish in 1966.

McLaren 675LT

A lightweight, track-focused evolution of the McLaren 650S

It was announced in February 2015 and introduced at the 2015 Geneva Motorshow. McLaren only made 500 675LT Coupe (without counting the special editions such as the MSO HS).

The 675LT can accelerate from 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 2.9 seconds, 0.1 seconds faster than the 650S. 0–200 km/h (124 mph) in 7.9 seconds, 0–300 km/h (186 mph) in 25.9 seconds, 0–322 km/h (200 mph) in 31.2 seconds, and do the 1⁄4 mile (402 m) sprint in 10.3 seconds at 227.1 km/h (141.1 mph), continuing on to a claimed top speed of 330 km/h (205 mph).

Ferrari F8

The Ferrari F8 (Type F142MFL) is a mid-engine sports car produced by the Italian automobile manufacturer Ferrari. The car is the successor to the Ferrari 488, with notable exterior and performance changes. It was unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show

1966 Original GT40

The GT40 effort was launched by Ford Motor Company to win long-distance sports car races against Ferrari, which won every 24 Hours of Le Mans race from 1960 to 1965. The GT40 broke Ferrari’s streak in 1966 and went on to win the next three annual races. The Mk II’s victory in 1966 was the first win for an American manufacturer in a major European race since Jimmy Murphy’s triumph with Duesenberg at the 1921 French Grand Prix. In 1967, the Mk IV became the only car designed and built entirely in the United States to achieve the overall win at Le Mans.

The Mk 1, the oldest of the cars, won in 1968 and 1969, the second chassis to win Le Mans more than once. (This Ford/Shelby chassis #P-1075 was believed to have been the first until the Ferrari 275P chassis 0816 was revealed to have won the 1964 race after winning the 1963 race in 250P configuration and with a 0814 chassis plate). Using an American Ford V8 engine, originally of 4.7-liter displacement capacity (289 cubic inches), it was later enlarged to the 4.9-liter engine (302 cubic inches), with custom alloy Gurney–Weslake cylinder heads.

From Wikipedia. Thank you to https://www.legendarymotorcar.com/ for the vehicle.

1967 Ferrari Dino 206SP

One of the most beautiful Ferraris

The Dino has become one of the most coveted, desirable and significant cars built by Ferrari throughout the builder’s history. Named after Enzo Ferrari’s son, who passed in 1956, the Dino is unique in its design, history and inspiration alike. When racing in its heyday this car was top of its class and is recognized as one of the most beautiful cars Ferrari or any other company has built.

This particular Dino was featured on the cover of Issue 182 of Cavallino, a magazine dedicated to Ferrari history, in 2011. It has been verified as authentic by Ferrari, and its original owner is traced back to the iconic racing team Scuderia Filipinetti. Originally 50 were slated to be built, but only 18 of these beautiful race cars were constructed due to civil unrest in Italy and labour problems. Vehicle courtesy of vintagemotorsports.ca and photos courtesy of The Pit Stop Magazine.

2021 Pagani Huayra Roadster BC

Pagani’s newest model, the result of a continuous and meticulous improvement work that sees the light after years of study and development. Roadster BC embodies the quintessence of Pagani Automobili’s artistic and scientific research, combined with unprecedented research on every aspects of the design. A completely new engine that boasts 800 hp, with one of the best weight-power ratios in the category, the Pagani V12 features a set of innovations, including two new turbos, a revolutionary hydroformed manifold, twin throttle bodies and four water- air intercoolers. The Roadster also BC features new, exclusive composite technologies based on carbon fibre and carbon-titanium that offer an increase of 12% in torsional rigidity and 20% in flexional rigidity compared to Pagani Automobili’s state of the art technology.  Vehicle courtesy of Pagani.

2021 McLaren Artura

Underpinned by the McLaren philosophy of super-lightweight engineering, the all-new Artura is the distillation of every attribute inherent in a McLaren – distinctive design, unrivalled performance, dynamic excellence and engineering innovation – with electrification now bringing the additional benefits of even faster throttle response, lower emissions and being able to run in pure EV mode for emissions-free journeys of up to 30km. This is the debut of the new McLaren Carbon Lightweight Architecture (MCLA). At the heart of the Artura’s powertrain is McLaren’s all-new, 2,993cc twin-turbocharged V6 petrol engine, working in harmony with the Artura’s compact axial flux E-motor. Smaller and more power-dense than a conventional radial flux E-motor. Exhilarating off-the-line’ performance sees the Artura achieve 0-100km/h in just 3.0 seconds, with 0-200km/h taking 8.3 seconds and 0-300km/h just 21.5 seconds. Vehicle courtesy of Pfaff McLaren.

1956 Mercedes Gullwing

The Fastest Production Car of Its Era!

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (W198) was the first iteration of the SL-Class grand tourer and the. fastest production car of its day. Introduced in 1954 as a two-seat coupe with distinctive gull-wing doors, it was later offered as an open roadster. Built by Daimler-Benz AG, the direct fuel injected production model was based on the company’s highly successful yet somewhat less powerful carbureted overhead camstraight 6 1952 racer, the W194.

A 300 SL coupe with its race-winning heritage and Gullwing doors is the essential anchor to any complete collection of classic Mercedes-Benz cars. Displayed at the New York Auto Show in 1954, the Gullwing prototype became the headliner, attracting more than enough orders to justify production. In its enclosed aerodynamic coupe form, the Le Mans-winning 300 SL could only be entered from the top, requiring the innovative doors that were immediately christened “Gullwing.”  Vehicle courtesy of vintagemotorsports.ca.

1972 McLaren M8E/F Papaya Factory Livery

The Canadian American Challenge Cup series was a unique experiment in almost complete freedom of design. So often in motorsports, strict limitations are imposed, but in the case of Can Am, just about anything went. Engines could be any displacement or design, with forced induction, outlandish aerodynamic aids, and even four-wheel drive permitted. The resulting cars. were very wild, and very fast, faster than even the contemporary Formula One cars, in fact McLaren`s own efforts were very successful in the series, amassing more victories than any other manufacturer (43) by the time the series ended in 1974. Their tremendous success began with their first monocoque car, the M6A of 1967. This car evolved into the M8A with the addition of a big block motor for 1968, and the M8B and M8D with further refinements for 1969 and 1970 respectively. The M8F was the ultimate development (aside from a pair of M20`s which were factory cars only and not available to the public) of McLaren`s successful Can Am cars, and featured a lengthened and strengthened chassis, 17 inch wide rear wheels, and revised aerodynamics. The intake stacks were staggered to smooth out the power delivery, and the combined effect of the 1520 pound curb weight and 8.3 liter engine were nothing short of spectacular, earning the moniker of “the ultimate laxative” as coined by the folks at Trojan Cars.