34 races in, and a Nissan Z Car finally took an overall LeMons win! They said it could never happen, but then they also said that Saabs and Taurus SHOs couldn't win. Let's check out the competition!

With an Opel GT, a Daihatsu Charade, a Fiat 124 Spider, an E85-powered Civic, a huge purple Caddy DeVille, and the usual assortment of battered Altamont LeMons veterans, we saw a lot of nuts, bolts, connecting rods, bumpers, oil pans, and mannequins littering the race track over the weekend. The race for the win on laps was close from green to checkered, and the Charade-versus-Überbird battle for the Class Bad trophy was a true nail-biter.

Not enough LeMons action for you? Check out the top lemons of past races: Altamont '07Arse Freeze '07Altamont '08Ohio '08New England '08South '08Texas '08Arse Freeze '08Texas Spring '09South Spring '09Reno '09New Orleans '09New England '09Buttonwillow '09South Fall '09Ohio '09Texas Fall '09Arse Freeze '09Phoenix '10South Winter '10Texas Winter '10Sears Point '10Detroit '10New Orleans '10Goin' For Broken '10South Spring '10Dallas Summer '10Washington DC '10Colorado '10New England '10

To see the complete Arse Sweat-a-Palooza Über Gallery, with all my photos from the race, go here.

Disclosure: Murilee Martin Gets crazy baksheesh for his work on the LeMons Supreme Court

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

We saw the usual strong assortment of IOE and People's Choice contenders that we've come to expect from the West Coast events, and the race for the overall win stayed close all the way to the end.

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

1. Off Consistantly, Nissan 300ZX
Overall Winner
Winner, Z Cup

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

2. POSRacing.com, BMW E30
Winner, Class Good

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

3. B-Team—Kill Phil, BMW E30

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

4. Eyesore Racing, Mazda Miata
1 BS Penalty lap

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

5. Beyond Petroleum, BMW 533i

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

6. Team California Mille, Alfa Romeo Sprint Veloce

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

7. Spirit of Joe, Volkswagen Golf
Winner, Class Bad

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

8. Barbarian Motorworks, BMW E30
Photo by Shawn Rodgers

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

9. Team Apathy Blown Seal Racing, Saab 9000

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

10. Hit & Run, Mazda RX-7
2 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

11. Rice Rocket Racing, Datsun 240Z
Winner, Highest Placing 70s Contender award
Photo by Shawn Rodgers

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

12. R.A.T.S. Racing, Plymouth Neon
1 BS Penalty lap

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

13. Mazdarachis, Mazda RX-7

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

14. The Porsche Boyz 1, Porsche 924S

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

15. Eyesore Racing II, Honda Prelude

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

16. Filthy Tron, Ford Escort ZX2

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

17. Silly Dreams, Porsche 944

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

18. Priapism Racing, BMW E30

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

19. Team Bavarian Ranchero: Special Deliverance, BMW E30

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

20. Zoom-Zoom... BOOM, Ford Escort GT

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

21. Track to the Future II, Honda CRX

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

22. Reversed Darwinism IV - Sledgehammer Shitbreakers, Ford Crown Victoria

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

23. Communists R Us, BMW E21

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

24. Death Cab Do-Over, Volvo 244
Fastest Lap of Race (2:14.918)
30 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

25.Uber Vogel: Hans-Am, Mercedes-Benz 190E

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

26. Volcano Motorsports, Ford Crown Victoria
3 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

27. Faulknor Auto Racing Team, BMW E30

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

28. The Fat and The Furious, Mazda Miata

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

29. Team Red Bear, BMW E30

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

30. Haulin' Bass, Mazda RX-7

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

31. Cosmorita Chickens With Lady Godiva, Porsche 944
5 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

32. Faster Farms Chickens IV— Plumped and Ready to Bake, Plymouth Belvedere

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

33. BROverload Racing, Volkswagen Jetta

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

34. Dai Hard 2: Dai Another Day, Daihatsu Charade
Winner, Class Ugly

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

35. Budget Racing, BMW E30
3 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

36. Crazy Taxi, Honda Civic
11 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

37. Bird Brain Racing, Ford Probe

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

38. Animal House, Acura Legend

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

39. Bernal Dads Racing 2, Volvo 245

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

40. Ecurie Ecrappe, Alfa Romeo Spider
Photo by Shawn Rodgers

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

41. Fast Times @ Placer High, Mazda Miata
1 BS Penalty lap

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

42. PIT CREW REVENGE, Honda Civic

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

43. CajunCoonasses dba Spinal Tap, Nissan Sentra SE-R

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

44. Hans und Franz Racing, BMW E30
5 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

45. Excuse Me, Acura Integra

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

46. Caffeine Unlimited, BMW E30

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

47. Rascally Rabbit Racing, Fiat 124 Sport Spider

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

48. Team Überbird, BMW E24
Winner, I Got Screwed award

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

49. Smorgasborg, Porsche 944
7 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

50. Import Auto, BMW E24

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

51. Jammed-Up, Mazda RX-7
10 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

52. CajunCoonasses dba Def Leppard, Nissan Sentra SE-R
10 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

53. Frak This Racing, Datsun 280Z

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

54. The Cannonball Bandits— La Migra, Toyota Supra
Winner, Organizer's Choice award

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

55. TEAM HURLING MOSS, BMW 2002

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

56. SteamPunkaZoid Racing, Mazda Miata
2 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

57. Dirty Duck Racing, Volkswagen GTI
19 BS Penalty laps
Photo by Shawn Rodgers

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

58. SD Minis Team Bean, Austin Mini

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

59. Panting Polar Bear Racing, Ford Crown Victoria
10 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

60. More Cowbell, Toyota Celica

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

61. Hit & Run 2, Mazda RX-7

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

62. LaHonda Bandit Racing Grope, Porsche 914

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

63. Crash For Clunkers, BMW E30
30 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

64. Sin City LeMons, Volkswagen GTI

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

65. Grip Racing, Honda Civic

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

66. San Jose Scalawags, Mazda Miata

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

67. Team Tinyvette, Opel GT

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

68. CLERGY MC, Nissan NX2000

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

69. BBQ Rubber Chicken, Volvo 940

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

70. Racer X, Honda Prelude
1 BS Penalty lap

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

71. Fraidy Cat Racing, Jaguar XJ12

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

72. Snowspeeder Pilots Association
Winner, MR2 Cup

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

73. Gone In 60 Laps, Ford Mustang

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

74. MISHAT (My Idiot Son Hit A Tree) II: The Wagoning, Volvo 740 Wagon

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

75. Bernal Dads Racing, Mazda Miata

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

76. Nerd Herd, Toyota Celica

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

77. I Wanna Roc, Chevrolet Camaro

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

78. A-Team The Anarchy Edition, Porsche 944

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

79. King Henry V8th, Cadillac DeVille
Winner, Index of Effluency award

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

80. Dutch Touch Racing, Mercedes-Benz 300CE
Winner, Judges' Choice award

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

81. Chim Chim Racing, Volkswagen GTI

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

82. The Cannonball Bandits- Coyote, Toyota Corolla FX16
Winner, Organizer's Choice award

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

83. Mouse Trap Racing, BMW E30
20 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

84. LEMON DEMOLITION, Honda CRX

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

85. The Eager Beavers, Volkswagen GTI

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

86. Red Cross Relief, Porsche 944
150 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

87. Dead-Head Racing, Alfa Romeo Spider
10 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

88. GimpPimp, Cadillac SLS
Photo by Shawn Rodgers

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

89. Thundercock Racing Team #2, Mazda MX6

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

90. Far Too Fast, Acura Integra
Photo by Shawn Rodgers

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

91. Flamin' Rods, BMW E30

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

92. E=MCHAMMERED, BMW E30

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

93. Lipstick On A Pig, Nissan Sentra SE-R

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

94. Speed Racer, Honda Prelude
35 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

95. EASY 908/14, Porsche 914

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

96. Dust n Debris, Dodge Shadow

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

97. Dori Dori D'oh, Toyota Supra

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

98. Blood Drive, BMW 530i

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

99. Import Alloy Racing, Nissan 240SX
Photo by Shawn Rodgers

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

100. Rockin' Rollers, Mazda RX-7

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

101. Huey Newis and the Lose, Ford Mustang GT

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

102. Thundercock Racing Team #1, Mazda MX6

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

103. Team Cant Am, Volvo 242 Turbo

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

104. Cancer Fighters USA, Mazda Miata
100 BS Penalty laps
Photo by Shawn Rodgers

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

105. Team StimPack: Cornhuligans, Honda Civic
Winner, Heroic Fix award

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

106. Communists R Us 2, Austin Mini
10 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

107. Team Barney, Subaru Legacy Wagon
10 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

108. Boat Night Derelicts Racing, Honda CRX
6,658 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

109. MAXIMUS FORGIVENESS, Nissan Maxima
2,983 BS Penalty laps

The Top 110 Lemons of the Arse Sweat-A-Palooza 24 Hours of LeMons

110. My Car Is More Famous Than Your Car, Ford Escort
15,400 BS Penalty laps