Category: Winners & Losers

The Tommy Salami 1989 Pontiac/Daewoo/Vauxhall/Opel/Asüna LeMans/Racer/Kadett/Optima SuperBoss

Posted June 24, 2019

Those of us in the 24 Hours of Lemons world who try to be Bad Influencers™ often use our sinister power to induce teams to make terrible choices in race cars. Sometimes those choices cause endless misery character-building, while others lead to unalloyed glory. We’d been pleading for a 1988-1993 Pontiac LeMans, the Daewoo-made crapboxian commuter based on the Opel Kadett E, since the earliest days of the series, and finally a team had the ignorance guts, magical thinking creativity, and bad taste appreciation for engineering superiority to campaign one: Tommy Salami and the Meat Wagon.

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