What’s a Car Battle?

We move quickly from yesterday’s Sketchbattle report right into today’s Car Battle.  Of course, you may ask yourself what is a Car Battle?  Another of the recent Design in Motion events at the Detroit Design Festival that showcases what do people do with their own cars from their own garage, with their own equipment and finances….. that’s what!

Larry Erikson's

Even the Judges have nice rides – Larry Erickson’s Ford

The Car Battle was judged by a bevy of rather well-know Detroit Design talent.  Larry Erickson, of Ford Mustang and Cadzzilla fame joined forces with Camillo Pardo of Ford GT fame and Kyle Evans of “That House I am so Jealous Of” fame to pick the car that made their senses the happiest.

Camillo Pardo (left), Kyle Evans, Brook Middlecott and Larry Erikson (right)

Camillo Pardo (left), Kyle Evans, Brook Middlecott (of Sketcbattle fame) and Kip Ewing

1st place was awarded to Tony Siharath for his slammed Subaru STi.

472nd place went to to Ruby Qureshi for her BMW 3 Series

89Here are a bunch of other pictures of cars at the event


Kyle Evan’s Restomod Corvette

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About Frank Schwartz

Frank Schwartz is the founder of CarFriend.me and Advanced Automotive Consulting Services, partner in The Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment and serial entrepeneur. A long time automotive enthusiast, Frank started reading car magazines at the age of 8 and has spent 30+ years working inside the automotive industry. In his spare time Frank races with the Sports Car Club of America, spends time working on his numerous project cars and supports many local charities.
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