The Baer Brakes Speed Stop Challenge was the third event, which basically means hammer the gas till you hit 60 mph and then stomp the brakes until you stop. This event should have been called the burnout and skid as most competitors smoked the tires off the line and locked them up at the end. The driver who could do this in the quickest time won a complete Baer brake system. The final part was the Speed by Spectre Design/Build Challenge. This is where the cars are judged on style and craftsmanship of the build. The judges ranged from past magazine editors to industry people. This score was added to the total times of the performance events to find the overall winner. The two cars that scored the lowest in this category would walk away with a bunch of product from Spectre. This '69 Camaro (known as Jackass) is powered by an LS9 crate engine and features an Art Morrison front subframe with C6 Corvette front suspension. It uses carbon-ceramic Brembo ZR1 Corvette disc brakes to stop and was piloted by Mark Stielow. The car turned in a 1.49.30 lap on the road course, 00:07.8 on the speed stop challenge and 00:45.1 on the autocross. These times combined with his design/build placed the car third in the overall competition. This '69 Camaro (known as Jackass) is powered by an LS9 crate engine and features an Art M Mary Pozzi, an SCCA national autocross champion and one of the test drivers in Super Chevy's Nitto-sponsored Suspension & Handling Challenge, came to run in her 383-equipped '70 Camaro. The car has a full line of Hotchkis components and had to be the only Bow Tie in the competition with leaf springs in the rear. Forgeline wheels, Hoosier tires and Baer brakes all help Mary click off the second fastest time on the autocross at 00:43.4. Mary Pozzi, an SCCA national autocross champion and one of the test drivers in Super Chevy Optima Larry Callahan brought out his "motiv8r" '68 Camaro and really put the 14-inch Wilwood brakes, Forgeline wheels, and BFG tires to the test. The car has a twin-turbo'd 406 small-block with Richmond six-speed trans. It was built by Prodigy Customs and features an Art Morrison subframe up front and a Prodigy Bar 4-link out back with dual adjustable Shockwaves at all four corners. Optima Larry Callahan brought out his "motiv8r" '68 Camaro and really put the 14-inch Wil The winner of the Speed by Spectre design/build Challenge was Barry Blomquist's "C1RS" '62 Corvette. The slick black Vette has a 618hp LS7 by Turnkey Engines that produces 640 lb-ft of torque. With a time of 01:58.0 on the road course this car is no show queen. It has a full Roadster Shop chassis with Detroit Speed and Engineering suspension components, Brembo 14.5-inch, six-piston brakes and one-off custom spindle mount Forgeline wheels. A stellar look combined with great performance is what this event is all about. The winner of the Speed by Spectre design/build Challenge was Barry Blomquist's "C1RS" '62 Coming in fifth-place overall was Kyle Tucker in the Detroit Speed and Engineering test mule. An all-aluminum 6.3L L92 engine powers the '70 Camaro. This is the car DSE uses for engineering design and development of suspension parts for second-gen Camaros. With lap times of 01:53.0 on the track and 00:45.2 on the autocross the car is obviously well-balanced. Coming in fifth-place overall was Kyle Tucker in the Detroit Speed and Engineering test mu The second car from the Ridetech camp was the Velocity Camaro. The suspension is the complete Street Challenge air suspension package from Ridetech. Driven by Bret Voelkel, the car turned in 02:00.5 on the track and 00:46.0 on the autocross. You can see a full write up about this bitchin Camaro in the January '10 issue. The second car from the Ridetech camp was the Velocity Camaro. The suspension is the compl This '63 Impala known as Corpala features a Magnuson-supercharged LS7 backed by a 6-speed manual transmission. The car has a one-off frame structure to house an entire C5 Corvette suspension. This bad boy was built by Eckert's Rod and Custom and turned in a 02:14.7 on the track and came in third in the design/build challenge. This '63 Impala known as Corpala features a Magnuson-supercharged LS7 backed by a 6-speed This '10 Camaro was a joint venture between Jon Moss and Fesler Built and was driven by Champ Car driver Paul Tracy. The car has a supercharged LS9 stuffed under the hood and with the hired gun behind the wheel ended up finishing the big track with a time of 01:50.2, the autocross in 00:43.9 and the speed stop in 00:08.5. Those are some impressive numbers from a car you can purchase already modified. This '10 Camaro was a joint venture between Jon Moss and Fesler Built and was driven by Ch Another Detroit Speed and Engineering test car was this '69 owned by Stacy Tucker and driven by Ryan Mathews. Ryan ended up turning in the second fastest lap time on the track (01:47.5) and took home second place overall. Not bad for a car that gets driven to the grocery store in its off time. Another Detroit Speed and Engineering test car was this '69 owned by Stacy Tucker and driv « | 1 | 2 | View Full Article By Calin Head Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!