Street Sarafari did a nice write up of our Lancia MR2 build. These guys run a "Banger Rally" which reads much like a 24 Hours of Lemons race. This is the last part of their about us page over at streetsafari.com
So the bottom line is simple: a crap car, a crack team, a crazy challenge almost every day, and cash to be won. Toss in a bit of foreign roadway, including but not limited to some of the best driving in at least two continents, limitless camaraderie and stories to last a lifetime, and you have a small idea of what it's all about.
So, as you can see... you can probably ship your $500 lemons car overseas and still race it!
Sometimes there's a star that aligns just right with Neptune that reflects off the rings of Saturn and looks fantastic on a NASA telescope. In this case, it's not as good as a '77 Lancia Beta Scorpion body with a '93 Toyota MR2 chassis. It's glorious...