Articles Written By Petrina Gentile

Team BMW’s 2016 Summer Olympics Athletes
By Petrina Gentile
January 28, 2016

BMW Canada sponsors the Canadian Olympic team, and provides cars for this select group of athletes hoping to make it to Rio for the 2016...

Stars in Cars: Trish Stratus
By Petrina Gentile
January 20, 2016

Beauty and Brawn

Stars in Cars: Dee Snider of Twisted Sister
By Petrina Gentile
October 30, 2015

Dee Snider gained fame as the lead singer of the heavy metal group, Twisted Sister.

Stars in Cars: Cam Woolley - CP24’s Traffic Correspondent
By Petrina Gentile
October 09, 2015

He’s a former OPP Sergeant who traded in his badge for a gig as a traffic and safety specialist on CP24, Toronto’s breaking news channel.

Stars in Cars: Roberto Alomar
By Petrina Gentile
August 19, 2015

Major League Baseball star Roberto Alomar is a truck guy.

Stars in Cars: Elvis Stojko
By Petrina Gentile
August 04, 2015

Elvis Stojko is one of Canada’s top figure skaters ever – a decorated athlete who captured two Olympic silver medals, one at the 1994...

Stars in Cars: Mario Andretti
By Petrina Gentile
July 10, 2015

Mario Andretti is a racing legend – one of the greatest race car drivers, ever.

Stars in Cars: Property Brothers
By Petrina Gentile
May 08, 2015

Property Brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott’s sibling rivalry extends to cars.

Stars in Cars: Country Singer-Songwriter Dean Brody
By Petrina Gentile
April 09, 2015

He’s one of Canada’s brightest country music stars. Dean Brody has topped the music charts with hit singles such as Brothers, Bounty...

Stars in Cars: Indy Race Car Driver James Hinchcliffe
By Petrina Gentile
March 27, 2015

The Mayor of Hinchtown takes a break from racing to talk about his Acura MDX and driving on the 401.

Stars in Cars: Amber Marshall aka Amy Fleming from Heartland
By Petrina Gentile
March 16, 2015

She’s best known for her role as Amy Fleming on CBC TV’s hit drama, Heartland – a part that garnered her a coveted 2013 Canadian Screen...

Stars in Cars: Comedian Ron James
By Petrina Gentile
December 17, 2014

Ron James, reliable in winter, fashionable in summer.

Stars in Cars: NHL Legend Theo Fleury
By Petrina Gentile
December 11, 2014

Theo Fleury was one of the smallest players in the NHL, but he was a force to be reckoned with – a fierce and aggressive competitor who...

Stars in Cars: Disaster DIY's Bryan Baeumler
By Petrina Gentile
November 28, 2014

Veteran contractor Bryan Baeumler has gained international fame with his hit TV shows Leave it to Bryan, House of Bryan and Disaster DIY.

Stars in Cars: CFL Legend Anthony Calvillo
By Petrina Gentile
November 21, 2014

Anthony Calvillo was one of the greatest quarterbacks in CFL history. With a rich and rewarding career spanning 2 decades – 16 seasons...

Petrina Gentile

Petrina Gentile

My world revolves around cars! I'm an award-winning automotive journalist who covers cars for the newspaper, online, and TV.