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The Top 122 Lemons of the 24 Hours of LeMons Texas

The third race of the '10 LeMons season took place at MSR Houston last weekend, and we witnessed an impossible Taurus SHO victory, four rollovers, two MGBs, and our first Renault Le Car racer.

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Those of you who want to geek out on lap times and such should go to the MyLaps results for the race.
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 '10.

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Thanks to Nick Pon, Awesome Shots, and Cafe Photo for photographic help. Thanks also to the Tetanus Neon and Property Devaluation II Fairmont teams for letting me mount the BumperCam timelapse still camera on their cars.

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Not only was the winning car a Taurus SHO, it was a SHO that drove to and from the track under its own power!

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1. Red Rocket Ratnest Revival, Ford Taurus SHO
Overall Winner

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2. Team Blue Ball, Dodge Neon

Winner, Class Good
Winner, Least Horrible Yank Tank

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3. Team JB-Weld, Pontiac Grand Prix

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4. Never Give Up, BMW 1600

Winner, Class Bad
Winner, Highest Placing 70s Contender

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5. Prancing Donkeys, Acura Integra

Fastest lap of race (1:57.928)

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6. Swine Flew Raycing, Infiniti J30

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7. Track Knights, Toyota Paseo

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8. Team Blue Goose 2, Volkswagen Rabbit

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9. Team Racecar, Nissan 240SX

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10. Live Oak Nudist Resort II, BMW 320i

Winner, Organizer's Choice

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11. Team Flying Wrench, Nissan 300ZX

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12. The Hazardous Dukes, BMW 318

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13. Cajun Coonasses dba Speed Racer y'all, Saturn SC2

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14. BFS Black Flag Society, Toyota Celica

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15. Team Festivus, Ford Festiva

Winner, Grassroots Motorsports Most From The Least Award

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16. Haul Ass Racing, Toyota MR2

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17. Rolling Chicane Racing, Honda Civic

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18. Lost In The Dark, Mazda Miata

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19. Rust Pirates Racing, Chevrolet Camaro

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20. Euro Trash Revenge Of The Cone Killers, BMW E30

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21. Z Wrecks Again, Datsun 280ZX

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22. Sheila and the Sheikhs, Ford Mustang

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23. Tetanus Neon, Dodge Neon

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24. Race Hard Race Ugly #94, BMW 325

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25. State Pooper, Ford Mustang

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26. Stick Pony Racing, Ford Mustang

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27. WEEZER RACING, Ford Escort

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28. LRE: Lemons Racing Experiment, Datsun 240Z

Winner, Index of Effluency

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29. Team Sour Puss, Acura Integra

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30. Little Buckadillo (Team Petty Racing Celebrity what ever...), Volkswagen Beetle

Winner, Class Ugly

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31. Harris Hill Road LMP (OS), Triumph TR7

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32. HOV-Wreckers, Mazda Miata

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33. Team SLAP (Shifts Like A Porsche), Ford Mustang

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34. Team Sensory Assault, Mazda RX-7

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35. The Rolling Barricades, Toyota Celica

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36. Team FatCat Racing, Jaguar XJ6

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37. Apex Vinyl Driving Then Drinking, Isuzu Impulse

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38. Prison Break Racing #27, BMW 325e

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39. Zebra Racing, Toyota Pickup

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40. Ludicrous Speed!, Volkswagen Jetta

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41. Home Repo Racing CrapcanOfTomorrow, Ford Mustang

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42. Hoosier Daddy, Mitsubishi Galant ES

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43. Team JDL - Swamp Jews From Hell, BMW 2002

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44. Rust Bucket Racers, Chevrolet Cavalier

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45. Mostly Harmless Racing, Volkswagen Karmann Ghia

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46. Kentucky Fried Racing, Honda Civic

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47. Team Petty Racing (Celebrity Team Impersonated), Dodge Daytona

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48. Team Miagra, Mazda Miata

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49. OxyMorons, Toyota Celica GT

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50. Brass Burro, Mustang II

Winner, Mustang That Made Us Say DANG!

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51. They ain't right racin, Toyota MR2

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52. Summer's Eve Racing, BMW 325i

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53. smilin' bob racing, Honda Accord

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54. INGLORIOUS BASTERDS RACING-LRE, Datsun 240Z

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55. Team Operation, BMW 318

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56. Swedish Turbo Slaabs, Saab 900 Turbo

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57. Fall Guy Stuntman Association, Ford Escort

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58. Live Oak Nudist Resort, Inc., Ford Taurus SHO

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59. French Revolution, Toyota Camry

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60. TSOL - Totally Shit Outa Luck (again), Saab 9000 Turbo

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61. Roadkill Racing, Mazda RX-7

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62. Starsky and Hooch, Nissan Sentra

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63. Property Devaluation Racing II, Ford Fairmont Wagon

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64. Theissen's Revenge, BMW 325eS

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65. City Of Bats Racing, Toyota MR2

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66. Pistols For Pandas, Mazda RX-7

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67. Projecct Yellow Racing, Honda CRX

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68. Donkey Punch, BMW 535

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69. Green Piece, Volvo 740 Diesel

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70. Pucker Factor Racing, Nissan Sentra SE-R

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71. TiredBird Racing, Pontiac Firebird

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72. Bastardos de LeMons, Lincoln Mark VIII

Winner, Judges' Choice Award

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73. Apex Vinyl TX Racing, Toyota Hilux

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74. Speed Racer & the Racing RedneX, Ford Mustang

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75. WARTHOG RACING, BMW 325e

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76. Kopi Luwak Katz, Toyota Celica

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77. El Toro Loco, Ford Taurus SHO

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78. Team Oil Is Optional, BMW 325e

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79. Cupcake Racing, Ford Thunderbird

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80. TnT Racing, Volkswagen Golf

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81. Trouble & Mayhem, BMW 325

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82. Austin Torque: Team Mid-Drive Crisis, Mitsubishi Mirage

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83. Los Cucaroches, Ford Mustang

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84. Team RSC, Eagle Talon

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85. Days of Blunder, Mazda RX-7

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86. TAYLOR ROTOSPORTS ROTARDS - BIKINIRACER ROTORHEADS, Mazda RX-7

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87. Boehm Racing, Saab 900S

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88. Reel 'Em In Racing, Toyota Celica

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89. Secret Society of Skanks and Bitches, BMW 525

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90. Red Mist Racing, BMW 325i

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91. A-Team, Mazda RX-7

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92. Dinoco Lightning Storm, Eagle Talon

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93. Petty Cash Motorsports, Pontiac Grand Prix

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94. Crewe Le Pew, Renault Le Car

Photo credit: Awesome Shots

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95. Done Gone Rogue Racing, Datsun 260Z

Winner, Heroic Fix

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96. Exhibition of Slow (EOS), Toyota Tercel

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97. POOPRA, Toyota Supra

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98. PreLube Racing, Honda Prelude

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99. Gashole Motorsports, Nissan Sentra

Winner, Dangerous Homemade Technology Award

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100. Junkpunch Racing, Ford Mustang

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101. Serious Business Motorsports, BMW 325e

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102. WTFAWDT Racing, Mazda Miata

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103. NASCAR Rejects, Chevrolet Monte Carlo

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104. MetroSexual, Geo Metro

Winner, I Got Screwed Award

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105. Flying Hoondai, Merkur XR4Ti

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106. Lost In The Dark II, Mazda MX-6

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107. Dogged Racing, Ford Probe

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108. FROGMASTERS, MG MGB-GT

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109. Vow of Celicacy, Toyota Celica

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110. Chupa Cabras Raicing Team, Honda Civic

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111. Team Zip Tie, Ford Taurus SHO

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112. Union Jack Racing, MG MGB

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113. www.team8racing.com, Chevrolet Caprice

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114. G&H Diversified Bavarian Racing, BMW 325

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115. Team Blue Goose I, Honda CRX

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116. Race Hard Race Ugly #93

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117. Substandard Racing, AMC Gremlin

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118. monstaRX-7, Mazda RX-7

Photo credit: Cafe Photo

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119. FUBAR Racing, Ford Escort

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120. Team Kamikazda, Mazda Protege

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121. Lambacher Foles Racing sponsored by the Greek Orthodox Church, Acura Integra

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122. Bucket of Rust, Nissan Sentra SE-R

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DISCUSSION

Guys, let's not forget that not only did the SHO win, but it was driven to the track... and driven back from the track as well! It also had no mechanical breakdowns whatsoever, its only problem being that it chewed through pads pretty quick.