The Truth About Cars » 24 Hours of LeMons Dallas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:11:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 And the Real Winner Is… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/and-the-real-winner-is-25/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/and-the-real-winner-is-25/#comments Mon, 19 Dec 2011 02:59:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=422759 The Index of Effluency, LeMons racing’s top prize, gets handed to the team that accomplishes a lap total far beyond what any sane person would have imagined possible for such a terrible, terrible car. Sometimes that means getting 10th overall in a Toyota Tercel EZ, and other times it means taking 36th out of 57 […]

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The Index of Effluency, LeMons racing’s top prize, gets handed to the team that accomplishes a lap total far beyond what any sane person would have imagined possible for such a terrible, terrible car. Sometimes that means getting 10th overall in a Toyota Tercel EZ, and other times it means taking 36th out of 57 […]

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And the Winner Is… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/and-the-winner-is-26/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/and-the-winner-is-26/#comments Mon, 19 Dec 2011 02:37:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=422751 This year, the Hong Norrth Mazda MX-3 won the Showroom-Schlock Shootout in Charlotte, the Cain’t Git Bayou in Lousiana, the ‘Shine Country Classic in South Carolina, and the Southern Discomfort, also in South Carolina. Today, Hong Norrth won their fifth race in the 2011 24 Hours of LeMons season, by taking the Heaps In The […]

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This year, the Hong Norrth Mazda MX-3 won the Showroom-Schlock Shootout in Charlotte, the Cain’t Git Bayou in Lousiana, the ‘Shine Country Classic in South Carolina, and the Southern Discomfort, also in South Carolina. Today, Hong Norrth won their fifth race in the 2011 24 Hours of LeMons season, by taking the Heaps In The […]

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Heaps In The Heart Of Texas LeMons Day One: MX-3 Leads, Index of Effluency Battle Heating Up http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/heaps-in-the-heart-of-texas-lemons-day-one-mx-3-leads-index-of-effluency-battle-heating-up/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/heaps-in-the-heart-of-texas-lemons-day-one-mx-3-leads-index-of-effluency-battle-heating-up/#comments Sun, 18 Dec 2011 01:19:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=422702 It’s not much of a shock to find that the most dominant team of the 2011 24 Hours of LeMons season, the seemingly black-flag-proof Hong Norrth Mazda MX-3, ended today’s race session at Eagles Canyon in P1. A lot can happen tomorrow, though, so unhatched chickens aren’t being counted yet. The day’s events featured plenty […]

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It’s not much of a shock to find that the most dominant team of the 2011 24 Hours of LeMons season, the seemingly black-flag-proof Hong Norrth Mazda MX-3, ended today’s race session at Eagles Canyon in P1. A lot can happen tomorrow, though, so unhatched chickens aren’t being counted yet. The day’s events featured plenty […]

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A Barracuda, Speedy Monzales, and a Luxurious W126 Benz: BS Inspections of the Heaps In The Heart Of Texas 24 Hours of LeMons http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/a-barracuda-speedy-monzales-and-a-luxurious-w126-benz-bs-inspections-of-the-heaps-in-the-heart-of-texas-24-hours-of-lemons/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/a-barracuda-speedy-monzales-and-a-luxurious-w126-benz-bs-inspections-of-the-heaps-in-the-heart-of-texas-24-hours-of-lemons/#comments Sat, 17 Dec 2011 07:42:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=422672 I’m still recovering from having my tonsils hacked out with pinking shears, so I couldn’t get to Texas to judge at the 2011 season-ending 24 Hours of LeMons race at Eagles Canyon Raceway. Fortunately, the LeMons Supreme Court has tentacles everywhere, and they’ve sent in some photos showing how Friday’s prerace BS Inspection went down. […]

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I’m still recovering from having my tonsils hacked out with pinking shears, so I couldn’t get to Texas to judge at the 2011 season-ending 24 Hours of LeMons race at Eagles Canyon Raceway. Fortunately, the LeMons Supreme Court has tentacles everywhere, and they’ve sent in some photos showing how Friday’s prerace BS Inspection went down. […]

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And the Real Winner Is… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/and-the-real-winner-is-8/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/and-the-real-winner-is-8/#comments Mon, 25 Apr 2011 07:50:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=392876 The Index of Effluency, 24 Hours of LeMons racing’s top prize, goes to the team that achieves beyond all expectations in an unspeakably terrible car. That means, most of the time, something like an MGB-GT or Chevy S10. A 1987 Mazda RX-7, a pretty quick and reliable car in most cases, wouldn’t qualify for IOE […]

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The Index of Effluency, 24 Hours of LeMons racing’s top prize, goes to the team that achieves beyond all expectations in an unspeakably terrible car. That means, most of the time, something like an MGB-GT or Chevy S10. A 1987 Mazda RX-7, a pretty quick and reliable car in most cases, wouldn’t qualify for IOE […]

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And the Winner Is… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/and-the-winner-is-9/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/and-the-winner-is-9/#comments Mon, 25 Apr 2011 07:31:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=392870 The North Dallas Hooptie 24 Hours of LeMons is over, tornadoes, lightning, and all, and a most improbable team has taken the win on laps. We’d been seeing the Miagra Miata for many races and had written the team off as a bunch of hapless black-flag magnets with a car that somehow managed to get […]

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The North Dallas Hooptie 24 Hours of LeMons is over, tornadoes, lightning, and all, and a most improbable team has taken the win on laps. We’d been seeing the Miagra Miata for many races and had written the team off as a bunch of hapless black-flag magnets with a car that somehow managed to get […]

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In Spite of Texas Tornadoes, Miagra Miata Holds Lead In North Dallas Hooptie http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/in-spite-of-texas-tornadoes-miagra-miata-holds-lead-in-north-dallas-hooptie/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/in-spite-of-texas-tornadoes-miagra-miata-holds-lead-in-north-dallas-hooptie/#comments Sun, 24 Apr 2011 03:32:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=392833 You get some crazy weather when your traveling race series holds events in April; last weekend, we had to throw the checkered flag early on Saturday’s race session because blowing Michigan snow knocked visibility down to zero. Today, we had to end the session an hour early because a wild lightning storm swooped in and […]

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You get some crazy weather when your traveling race series holds events in April; last weekend, we had to throw the checkered flag early on Saturday’s race session because blowing Michigan snow knocked visibility down to zero. Today, we had to end the session an hour early because a wild lightning storm swooped in and […]

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Huggy Bear, SHOs Galore, and a TR6: BS Inspections at the North Dallas Hooptie 24 Hours of LeMons http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/huggy-bear-shos-galore-and-a-tr6-bs-inspections-at-the-north-dallas-hooptie-24-hours-of-lemons/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/huggy-bear-shos-galore-and-a-tr6-bs-inspections-at-the-north-dallas-hooptie-24-hours-of-lemons/#comments Sat, 23 Apr 2011 03:33:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=392649 I’m on my third LeMons race in as many weekends— New Jersey to Michigan to Texas— and the regional differences that make one region of the country stand out from another have become quite clear: East Coast racers like BMW E30s and VW Golfs and Midwestern racers are partial to Neons and Camaros. The Texans? […]

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I’m on my third LeMons race in as many weekends— New Jersey to Michigan to Texas— and the regional differences that make one region of the country stand out from another have become quite clear: East Coast racers like BMW E30s and VW Golfs and Midwestern racers are partial to Neons and Camaros. The Texans? […]

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