Lefko, Perry


Toronto Star Wheels, Canadian Auto Dealer Magazine


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Perry Lefko is a multiple award-winning writer and multiple best-selling author. He worked in the Toronto Sun sports department for 21 years and later worked at Sportsnet for five years. He has been writing automotive-related articles since 2014 and credits Norris McDonald for being a good friend and mentor. Perry is a regular writer for Canadian auto dealer and the Toronto Star. He has been affiliated with the Canadian International Autoshow since 2015 in various capacities, including writing and organizing panel discussions. In addition to his automotive stories, Perry has written books about or with hockey players Eddie Olczyk and Nick Kypreos, wrestler Bret Hart, football players Doug Flutie and Pinball Clemons, jockey Sandy Hawley and curlers Sandra Schmirler and Colleen Jones. Perry has won five Sovereign Awards for writing on Canadian thoroughbred horse racing. In 2022, he won an AJAC award for a feature story in the Toronto Star about David Suzuki. Perry's interests are music, especially from the '70s, and occasionally singing. More than anything, however, he loves to write stories.

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