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Old 09-21-2009, 11:25 AM   #1
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Thumbs up 2010 Camaro SS Enters Formula DRIFT Championship

As reported on Homepage.

Custom 2010 Camaro Constructed for Competition in 2010 Formula DRIFT Championship

LOS GATOS, CA – BR Racing by Luke Lonberger in partnership with Conrad Grunewald Racing reveal they are in the process of building a 2010 Camaro SS in preparation for the 2010 Formula DRIFT Championship competition.

“I am very excited to be able to drive such an iconic American muscle car in the Formula DRIFT Championship,” said Conrad Grunewald, driver and owner of Conrad Grunewald Racing. “Our main goal is to have the Camaro ready for the 2009 SEMA show but our preseason testing should start immediately after the show. I have a great amount of confidence that BR Racing and Luke Lonberger can build this Camaro into a highly competitive car and I look forward to getting back out on the track.”

Hankook Tire Corporation will provide tire sponsorship for the 2010 Formula DRIFT season. Grunewald announced the Camaro will use Hankook Ventus R-S3 tires on custom Forgeline aluminum 3-piece wheels. The car is to be controlled by Eibach’s Multi-Pro-R2 two-way adjustable dampers and coilovers. A GM Performance LS-A supercharged 6.2 liter V8 controlled by the AEM Universal EMS and expected to make over 600 RWHP will power the Camaro. All body work will be constructed with carbon fiber from Seibon Carbon.

The car will also be on display the 2009 SEMA Show at Las Vegas Convention Center, Nov. 3 to Nov. 6, 2009. The Camaro build can be followed at www.conradgrunewald.com.

Entering its sixth season, Formula DRIFT is recognized as the North American professional drifting championship. Established on the streets of Japan, drifting has evolved into a worldwide competitive sport that challenges each driver’s driving ability and vehicle control. Formula DRIFT provides a forum for professional drifters to compete in 7 events nationwide for the coveted Formula DRIFT Championship crown. As the first official series in North America, Formula DRIFT has taken competitive motorsports to the extreme attracting fans and car enthusiasts from all walks of life and establishes itself as the global focal point for the Sport.


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Old 09-21-2009, 11:51 AM   #2
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ohhh nice. I've been waiting to see something like this.
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Old 09-21-2009, 11:54 AM   #3
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Old 09-21-2009, 12:15 PM   #4
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I thought drifting started on dirt? Not the street.

Anywho, that's a badass Camaro, I can't wait to see the results.
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Old 09-21-2009, 12:17 PM   #5
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Im not into the whole drift scene.... But thats still pretty sweet!
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Old 09-21-2009, 12:19 PM   #6
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This "drifting" is more my style.......



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Old 09-21-2009, 12:19 PM   #7
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Old 09-21-2009, 12:56 PM   #8
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sweet!!!
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Old 09-21-2009, 01:00 PM   #9
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great news!
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Old 09-21-2009, 01:02 PM   #10
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Old 09-21-2009, 01:03 PM   #11
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WICKED!!! this will be the best looking car on the drifter circuit lol.
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Old 09-21-2009, 01:04 PM   #12
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I like it. let's beat 'em on their own turf!
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Old 09-21-2009, 01:08 PM   #13
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My big question is...WHERE THE &*(^(@#! did they get that spoiler?!?!!?!?

Man, I want one so bad.
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Old 09-21-2009, 01:23 PM   #14
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Looking forward to seeing it built.

I did cringe a bit at the pictures showing it being chopped up...
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