CAMARO FEST PHOENIX, AZ 5 II APRIL 2011PHOTOGRAPHY BY MARCUS UBUNGEN AND LUKE PARTRIDGE
I 5TSEF ORAMACAMARO FEST C 5 II On April 15th, 2011, we followed a caravan of 150 fifth-Generation Camaros to Camaro5 Fest in Phoenix, Arizona. An 800-mile pilgrimage to the heart of the Camaro world to better understand its drivers. The following is a collection of photos gathered from the experience.1102 LIRPA ZA ,XINEOHP PHOENIX, AZ APRIL 2011
THE DRIVE ITHE VENUE IITHE PEOPLE IIITHE EVENT IIII THE CARS IIIII
The Desert’s early morning silence is broken by the sounds of 40 rumbling engines. Organized by an off duty California Highway Patrol officer, blockades give us free reign to openCALIFORNIA HIGH DESERT up and take the road.
Anticipation fills the air as vendorsSETTING UP VENDOR ROW begin their early morning setup. In less than two hours, 1,000 fans and 500 Camaros will descend on Firebird International Raceway to take in the sites and sounds of Camaro culture.
A fan favorite, the 855-HP Lingenfelter supercharged LS9 waits at the staging line. With a history of running deep 9’s in the quarter mile, this car promises to entertain thePURPOSE-BUILT DRAGSTER fans in the bleachers.
AUTOCROSS TIMING AND SCORING A jack-of-all-trades, John Hotchkis takes a minute out of his racing day to call out the times and scores of his fellow autocrossers.
A household name in the racing community,Hotchkis has a reputation for building thehighest quality parts. Their F-11 Camaro, fittedwith a Magnus supercharger, JBA exhaust and afull suspension package, can silence any skeptic.
Sun glints off the windshield of this freshly detailed 2012 ZL1. Debuting to the public for the first time, the ZL1 is the pinnacle of performance within the Camaro family.ZL1 PREVIEW
Nothing draws crowdsbetter than loud enginesand smoke clouds andformula D cars do justthat. Piloted by ConradGrunewald, the HankookCamaro SS closes out thetwo day event with a seriesof spectacular drifts. HANKOOK FORMULA D CAR