2011 Photo Contest, Sports, Stories, 2nd prize

Mexico’s Car Frenzy

Photographer

Tomasz Gudzowaty

08 December, 2010

A small community of motor enthusiasts in Mexico devote much of their spare time to restoring, fine-tuning and customizing their cars before meeting for informal races.

About

Tomasz Gudzowaty

Tomasz Gudzowaty was born in 1971 and studied law at the University of Warsaw. He began his photographic career with nature photography, later turning to social documentary. For ...

Background story

Laguna de Sayula, Mexico The even, hard surface of Laguna de Sayula, a dried-up salt lake in western Mexico, proves an ideal location for a spontaneous high-speed race between amateurs. A small community of motor enthusiasts in Mexico devote much of their spare time to restoring, fine-tuning and customizing their cars before meeting for informal races. City streets, highways, parking lots and even indoor spaces become locations for spontaneous races.

Photo credit:
Yours Gallery / Focus Photo und Presse Agentur

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