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Car Warriors is an intense 72-hour car customizing competition between two teams that's aired on the SPEED channel. On Wednesday April 13th at 9pm EST a 1976 Corvette will be built from scratch using quality Corvette Parts supplied from

Wednesday’s episode has two teams made up of today’s top talented, and fierce car builders that will face off against each other. Under the 72hr time pressure, we will see who has the skills to impress the industry legend judges and who is sent home packing.

Car Warriors’ judges have legendary industry backgrounds in the custom car world:

George Barris - Known as 'The King of the Customizers' George has been responsible for the original Batmobile, Green Hornet, The Munster Koach and The Beverly Hillbillies rides. He also built a Toyota Prius commissioned by The New York Times and a 2010 Camaro for General Motors.

"Mad Mike" Martin – Is the Customizing Supervisor for Southern California build shop Galpin Auto Sports, "Mad Mike" has more than 25 years of industry experience under his belt.

Jimmy Shine - Star of the television show Hard Shine and lead fabricator at the internationally known, Co-Cal Speed Shop. Jimmy's extensive work is featured in such works as: Popular Hot Rodding, Rod & Custom, and Speed Hunter magazines. Jimmy’s also a dedicated racer and supporter of Utah's Bonneville 200-mph Club.

Car Warriors: Corvette 76’ episode will premiere on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 9 pm ET on the SPEED network. Watch it!

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