24 Hours of Lemons

Der Truffel-Jager von Zuffenhausen

Press release from Porsche:

In order to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Porsche 917, Zuffenhausen has restored one of their most famous vintage race cars for one final race. The “Truffle-Hunter from Zuffenhausen” a.k.a. the Porsche 917/20 will take one last shot at glory by entering the 24 Hours of Lemons before being permanently enshrined in the new Porsche Museum.

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Photo by Michael Schrock

Originally built to take part in the 1971 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 917/20 had a unique aerodynamic body that combined the handling of the short-tail 917Ks with the high speed stability of the long-tail 917Ls.… Read the rest

24 Hours of Lemons cars motorsport

We’re in!

I am a huge fan of the 24 Hours of Lemons and am glad to announce that Team SFF1 has officially been accepted into the Arse-Freeze-Apalooza race to be held in Alatamont on 20-21 October. My co-drivers will be Guy Argo, Rob Dietsch, Gabriel Matus and Jyri Virkki. Since we are going to be racing an 1986 MW 325E we decided to go for a BMW F1 based team concept. Check out our accepted team concept and application:

Team Name
SFF1 BMW Sauber

Vechicle Make & model:
2008 BMW Sauber F1.08 aka renovated 1986 BMW 325 E with a broken timing belt and bent valves

Team Concept
After a fast, though unreliable, start to the 2007 Formula 1 championship, the BMW Sauber F1 team has decided that they need additional preseason testing to properly prepare the 2008 F1 car.… Read the rest