• May 24, 2009
Click above to view the video after the jump

As of noon PST today, the inaugural Goin' for Broken 24 Hours of LeMons race at Reno-Fernley has been one of the cleanest events to date. Car-to-car contact has been kept to a minimum, penalties are normally for small infractions and the competitors haven't have been nearly as bitchy as in previous years. So after voting ended, there wasn't a clear winner/loser for People's Curse. Entries ranged from LeMons' founder Jay Lamm's Volvo wagon to... nobody. So the consensus was there was no consensus. With that, hit the jump to watch a video to see which iconic LeMons vehicle met its demise in the Nevada desert and check out our Twitter feed of the proceedings from the penalty box.



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      • 5 Years Ago
      Isn't the VW bus the "penalty car"?
      • 5 Years Ago
      If they didn't have a clear "winner", why didn't they just run over the Bobcat?
      • 5 Years Ago
      Somewhere, a tree hugging animal loving grass smoking hippie is crying...

      At least the hubcaps look salvageable!
      • 5 Years Ago
      Exciting, cheap form of racing with a good sense of humor = WIN

      Blatant wasteful destruction of a perfectly good racecar = FAIL.

      I hate it when shows destroy decent vehicles just to generate ratings. This kind of crap is lame.
        • 5 Years Ago
        It is not a show though.

        It is LeMons tradition to smash any car they choose fit, and the people who enter the race know this quite well.
        • 5 Years Ago
        #1, Not a race car. A VW Micro-bus. Probably saved a few lives by crushing that death trap.

        #2, The people's curse is another cheating deterrent. If your car can be crushed at any time, for any reason, then you are less likely to go above and beyond the acceptable fudge factor. Thus, the event STAYS the, "Exciting, cheap form of racing with a good sense of humor = WIN".
        • 5 Years Ago
        meh. if i wanted to race with risk of having my car crushed id just do it on street.
        • 5 Years Ago
        VW bus does not = racecar
      • 5 Years Ago
      SWEET PICKLE!!!!!!!