LeMelons is how Canadians do crapcan-car racing

Get a dirt track cut into a field. Take $300 beaters and race them for 3 hours, or until they all fail. That’s the Three Hours of LeMelons, Canada’s take on the epic beater race. Holy crap, this looks like fun.

They’ve got the 24 Hours of LeMons down there in the States, but that runs at faster speeds on tarmac, and requires all kinds of fancy safety gear.

Cars run hilarious, beater-worthy themes and “paint transfer happens” is their attitude on contact. You can even take passengers along!

It all starts off with an old-school Le Mans-style start, where competitors run to their cars. I daresay a few of them can run faster than their cars can drive.

Hmm, can this be Picton Regional half-time entertainment or the elusive club championship that Curtis has been dreaming about..?

Now if you’ll excuse me, I have to look up beaters on Kijiji.

(Source:  https://jalopnik.com/the-three-hours-of-lemelons-is-the-300-crapcan-dirt-ra-1794508956)
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