We saw some great stuff at yesterday's Sears Pointless LeMons BS Inspection, including a Citroën DS and a bunch of don't-try-this-at-home V8 swaps, but the NASCAR Meyer Wienermobile Corolla may have made the strongest impression on us.
We might as well have gone ahead and called this category "FX16 Corolla," since that's mostly what we're looking at here. As you might have guessed, the screamin' 4A-powered FX16 has done quite well at LeMons, quite a bit better than the much-more-popular Supra.
Remember these guys? They're leading the race with their California-built Toyota, to nobody's surprise. So much could happen between now and tomorrow afternoon, of course! Jump away for complete standings.
They're back on the track this morning and the standings are getting interesting. The Team SCHWING Toyota FX16 started the day as the leader, with the Never Give Up BMW 1600 just two laps back.
Does that Corolla look familiar? It should! Yes, team Schwing (winner of the last Texas LeMons race) grabbed the lead early today and has hung on through the first few hours.
Too busy to post much now (you'll get more details about the day's action after the dust settles), but felt that the LeMons-loving world should know that Team Schwing's Corolla FX16 now sits at the top of the standings. Amazing quantities of penalties and broken cars- at last report, only 34 of the 76 that started are…
We loved the sound made by the Schumacher Taxi Service's howling 4AGE engine when we saw it at the 24 Hours of LeMons South last month, and now the team is in New England for more low-budget racing action. Not only that, they're fielding a two-car team this time around, with an Audi 90 added to the stable and in third…