Hella Sweet Lemons Car of the Week: The Pink Panzer

Welcome back to the Hella Sweet Lemons Car of the Week series, in which we honor the 24 Hours of Lemons cars that deserve respect for their terrible goodness or good terribleness. Today’s HSLCOTW offers vivid proof of the off-a-cliff value depreciation that tends to afflict European luxury cars, once they reach their third or […]

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24 Hours of Lemons Alabama: The Winners

The 24 Hours of Lemons series keeps getting invited back to the upscale Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, for reasons we don’t claim to understand, and last weekend the fifth annual ‘Shine Country Classic was held there. We watched the three racing classes won by a Camaro-turned-Seville, a Ford-badged-Mazda-turned-Cougar, and a diesel-engined Porsche 911, […]

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Lemons Rally, Retreat From Moscow 2018: The Winners!

We’re a few days past the finish of the 2018 Retreat From Moscow edition of the Lemons Rally and aside from maybe one car, everybody seems to have returned home with their hoopties safe. Or sent to the Crusher. We’ll cover many of those stories soon, but because the Lemons Rally can loosely be considered […]

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Lemons Rally, Retreat From Moscow 2018: Day 3, Let’s Make a Deal’s

The Lemons Rally has now covered more than 1,400 miles this week and the end is nigh. The second annual Retreat From Moscow has included all kinds of awesome: Lemons Rally’s first mid-rally engine swap, a full run with four grown men in a convertible, and 66 more of the hooptiest cars still on the […]

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Lemons Rally, Retreat From Moscow 2018: Day 2 in North Carolina

A surprising number of Lemons Rally stragglers have arrived in Cornelius, North Carolina, after Day 2 of the Retreat From Moscow Rally. The first day found teams traveling to Virginia Beach from the start at Moscow, Pennsylvania. For the second day, teams spent nearly the whole day driving around the surprisingly large state of North […]

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Lemons Rally Retreat From Moscow 2018: Day 1

The fourth Lemons Rally—the roadgoing complement to the crapcan 24 Hours of Lemons racing series—has begun. This Retreat From Moscow Rally started in Moscow, Pennsylvania, and undertook its first day through Pennyslvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia to the end point in Virginia Beach. Along the way was a Polar Bear Plunge for added points scoring, wherein […]

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24 Hours of Lemons to Host Inaugural Hooptie-Con With Radwood, Billetproof, Gambler 500, and More

The 24 Hours of Lemons has depreciated values near visited Sonoma Raceway many, many times since 2011, but this year’s annual Sears Pointless race March 24 will be more special than most. Sonoma Raceway and Lemons will host the first-ever Hooptie-Con, a celebration of not-yet-classics, forgotten flops, and hopeless hoopties. In addition to a full […]

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Lemons Rally: A Quick Preview of the 2018 Retreat From Moscow Rally

The Lemons Rally didn’t totally starve or freeze everyone last year on the Retreat From Moscow Rally—not even Roadkill and the Missing Linc. It was so fun, in fact, that the 24 Hours of Lemons staff has scheduled a second Retreat From Moscow Rally for January 30 to February 2, 2018. You can read the […]

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Lemons Rally: A Quick Preview of the 2018 Retreat From Moscow Rally

The Lemons Rally didn’t totally starve or freeze everyone last year on the Retreat From Moscow Rally—not even Roadkill and the Missing Linc. It was so fun, in fact, that the 24 Hours of Lemons staff has scheduled a second Retreat From Moscow Rally for January 30 to February 2, 2018. You can read the […]

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The Greatest New Lemons Cars of the 2017 Season

The twelfth 24 Hours of Lemons season is in the books, with 21 races in 14 states. We endured 111° heat in California, heavy snow in Georgia, dust storms in Arizona, torrential rain in New Jersey, and electricity-maddened fire ants in South Carolina. During our nationwide hooptie campaign of lowering race-track property values, dozens of […]

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