Category: History

Hella Sweet Lemons Car of the Week: The Brown Rubber Soul Racing 1981 Mazda 626 Coupe

Posted October 30, 2019

We at Lemons HQ spend a great deal of time arguing with one another about what vehicles we most want to see in a future race. Every so often, this debate results in a public proclamation with our latest Wish List— weird GM hatchbacks, say— and many of the more masochistic creative racers have stepped up and raced cars from our lists. As your patrician and refined Chief Justice of the Lemons Supreme Court, though, I’ve spent years pushing for a certain car that just about nobody else seems to remember: the original rear-wheel-drive Mazda 626. Finally, the goofy Midwesterners…

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Hella Sweet Lemons Car of the Week: The Ho Ho Ho Racing 1993 Honda Civic

Posted October 5, 2019

Some Lemons teams get a lot of attention because they build ridiculous stuff, while others catch our eye— not in a good way— because they get a lot of black flags. One team from Des Moines, Iowa, has been competing in the series since 2013, and they’ve managed to stay under the radar for 14 races in seven states: Ho Ho Ho Racing and their 1993 Honda Civic sedan. We think it’s time that Ho Ho Ho got noticed, so their Civic is this week’s Hella Sweet Lemons Car.

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