The Beauty Of Night Wrenching

Reflecting on the recent South Carolina round of the 24 Hours of LeMons, one of the best parts of the whole weekend was walking around the pits during the night break, when all the teams were wrenching away on their cars. It was a strangely beautiful mix of frantic frenzy and drunken stupor. The big American ex-cop… » 8/05/08 6:20pm 8/05/08 6:20pm

And The Winner Is...

As the checkered flag dropped at the 2008 24 Hours of LeMons race here in South Carolina, the #2 Mazda RX-7 finished in first place overall. The fastest lap of 1:10.268 around the 0.96-mile road course from the Team She Got It All entry proved to be not quite as fast as some of the Miatas and BMWs, but apparently the… » 7/27/08 4:15pm 7/27/08 4:15pm

Destruction Action Of The Cursed BMW

Here it is, the moment of carnage for Team Salazar Racing's E30 BMW 3-Series. With an overwhelming display of hatred from the other LeMons racers, the people elected the blue and white Bimmer as "The People's Curse." Cheaters beware, this is the fate that awaits you! » 7/27/08 1:45pm 7/27/08 1:45pm

Chemical Ali Mustang Spins, Takes Out Innocent 6er

If this on-board footage from Team Schumacher Taxi Service's Toyota is any indication, the "Chemical Ali" punishment of a certain black-flagged Mustang was certainly effective. Apparently the dizzying aroma causes you to lose control and spin into unsuspecting racers. In this case, the victim was one of my personal… » 7/26/08 8:00pm 7/26/08 8:00pm

The Race Is On!

After the teams filed onto the track behind the Dodge Challenger SRT8 pace car (driven by our very own judges) the green flag waved and the race began! Early favorites are the E30 BMWs, as the Honorable Judge Murilee claims he was well bribed letting them all off too easy. Keep checking for more updates as the race… » 7/26/08 1:30pm 7/26/08 1:30pm

Paddle-Shifter Gearbox, LeMons Style

As the inspection and judging continues for the 24 Hours of LeMons South, there's been plenty of unique modifications showing up. One of our favorites so far has been this custom-fabricated paddle-shifter gearbox badminton paddle taped to the column shift handle on the entry from Team Punisher. » 7/26/08 10:00am 7/26/08 10:00am