The Truth About Cars » North Dallas Hooptie http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:00:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » North Dallas Hooptie http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Tales of a Class B LeMons 944 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/tales-class-b-lemons-944/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/tales-class-b-lemons-944/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:30:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=877065 It feels as if it’s finally the Year of the Porsche 944 in the 24 Hours of LeMons. Several well-organized, knowledgeable teams such as Porch Racing and Floridiot Motorsports have made the 944 work reliably and well enough to contend for an overall win on laps. “Der Porschelump,” however, is not one of those teams. […]

The post Tales of a Class B LeMons 944 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
It feels as if it’s finally the Year of the Porsche 944 in the 24 Hours of LeMons. Several well-organized, knowledgeable teams such as Porch Racing and Floridiot Motorsports have made the 944 work reliably and well enough to contend for an overall win on laps. “Der Porschelump,” however, is not one of those teams. […]

The post Tales of a Class B LeMons 944 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/tales-class-b-lemons-944/feed/ 12
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 […]

The post And the Real Winner Is… appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
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 […]

The post And the Real Winner Is… appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/and-the-real-winner-is-8/feed/ 6
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 […]

The post And the Winner Is… appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
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 […]

The post And the Winner Is… appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/and-the-winner-is-9/feed/ 0
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 […]

The post In Spite of Texas Tornadoes, Miagra Miata Holds Lead In North Dallas Hooptie appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
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 […]

The post In Spite of Texas Tornadoes, Miagra Miata Holds Lead In North Dallas Hooptie appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/in-spite-of-texas-tornadoes-miagra-miata-holds-lead-in-north-dallas-hooptie/feed/ 41
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? […]

The post Huggy Bear, SHOs Galore, and a TR6: BS Inspections at the North Dallas Hooptie 24 Hours of LeMons appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
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? […]

The post Huggy Bear, SHOs Galore, and a TR6: BS Inspections at the North Dallas Hooptie 24 Hours of LeMons appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/huggy-bear-shos-galore-and-a-tr6-bs-inspections-at-the-north-dallas-hooptie-24-hours-of-lemons/feed/ 4