Innovations In The 24 Hours Of LeMons Penal System: The Chemical Ali!

One of the things that sets the 24 Hours of LeMons apart from other races is the system of penalties for on-track misbehavior; you pass on a yellow or run someone into a tire wall, you get black-flagged straight to the punishment area. Once there, you can spin the Wheel of Misfortune to get your punishment (in addition … » 7/26/08 3:00pm 7/26/08 3:00pm

24 Hours Of LeMons Veteran Awaits Crusher In Long Beach Junkyard

Is it better for a car to go out in a blaze of glory on the racetrack than to die an ignominious death of a thousand minor failures? We can all ponder that question as we study the corpse of the Team Come From Behind Probe, which didn't finish in the top 50 at Altamont but hung in there for most of the race despite… » 7/09/08 3:00pm 7/09/08 3:00pm

When You Want Your Car To Smell REALLY Fresh

Soon after we posted the Junkyard Air Freshener Extravaganza Gallery, reader Toby sent us these photos of a car with eighteen "Royal Pine" Little Tree air fresheners hanging from the mirror. Toby owns a detailing shop in Massachusetts and this car was brought in for cleaning; in his words: "You could smell it from across … » 11/29/07 10:45am 11/29/07 10:45am