Topic: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

Now that the season is over, and I can leisurely procrastinate all my repairs till next Spring, I just looked up all the various Lemons videos that I really liked, and here are my favorites, in case you are bored.  Not any "Race recaps", long GoPro videos, or "How we got our car ready for Lemons", but documentary, news types of videos that, I feel, really do a good job of describing what the whole Lemons culture is about....and I enjoy watching....

Feel free to add to the list.  Or comment....nothing personal....opinions...no offense taken...to each his own....I just thought there may be people who would enjoy watching them, especially people who are thinking of wasting money on this hobby and starting or joining a team...to know what to expect.

There may be a better way to post these links....so if you can clean it up, help yourself to make it more user friendly....I am not the most computer savvy person...

Enjoy!
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Trailer: 1 min to $500 for Glory
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbC76So … e=youtu.be

General intro: 5 min
Halloween Meets Gasoline - The 24 Hours Of Lemons
https://vimeo.com/136061500

Quick Intro: 2 minutes
24 Hours of Lemons 101
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sioLHj2C9PQ

GoPro Lemons
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaJW7d4ZRgw

Short intro: 4 min (Deathrace!)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc_G4XFaa-E

Short intro: 4 min. (Gluesticks)
http://www.vocativ.com/video/culture/fu … of-lemons/

French news wrap up: 5 min.
http://www.turbo.fr/emission-turbo/4222 … -2012.html

Roadkill Hot Rod magazine: 19 minutes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6mYh5Ao-UU

Roadkill: 52 minutes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbcyi_r … 16CECEA3BC

Documentary: 34 minutes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMuu3Q2O17g

New team overview: 7 min.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31rx37Wl5YY

Older ad for the race
https://vimeo.com/84491337

CNBC article and video
http://www.cnbc.com/2016/06/19/how-an-a … nkers.html

Excellent 20 minute documentary style video about Lemons and starting a team
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEjBMcHhYMw

And one from down-under
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNB1VZDqGlY

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

I was really bored back in like 2012 and made this music video of my team at the time

https://youtu.be/f_XnlZchxTk

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

this one.

But I'm biased.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXLqNp-3tgA

Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

Also biased but I think Andrew did a really nice job wrapping up our Gingerman race here
https://youtu.be/81qWyzfjDJ8

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

I hadn't seen the french one before. It immediately became my favorite Lemons related video.

To see and hear Tsog making bacon and discussing the racing chops of the SIMCA AND for his words to then be translated into the french?
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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

Another decent one I came across from Charlotte Motor Speedway from 2011

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvBuFWXLFVU

in case you have not seen it....

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

MZAVARIN wrote:

Another decent one I came across from Charlotte Motor Speedway from 2011

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvBuFWXLFVU

in case you have not seen it....

I had not seen this and I suddenly feel transported back t the eighties...not sure whose voice it reminds me of but the narrator had a very specific cadence and delivery method.  Interesting that he was more fascinated by the weather than a Midwesterner.

And Lemons needs more slide guitar as much as it need more cowbell so I approve of the music at the beginning.

Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

Spank wrote:

this one.

But I'm biased.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXLqNp-3tgA

Thanks!
Nice addition to my collection!

Wish you could bring your show out here to the East coast..!

Z

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

Here is Lucas Oils On the Edge episode from back in 2010

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLBCgn6cS28
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNHVuRBZgbM

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

The guys at GoWesty Team Westafari did a nice job with their video version...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8j1pX52ZNU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-WflgesVvM



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z

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

Another doozy!

Hitler trying to buy a car on Craigslist to race in Lemons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cTin8zvWvc


(I need to get a life....)

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

MZAVARIN wrote:

Another doozy!

Hitler trying to buy a car on Craigslist to race in Lemons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cTin8zvWvc


(I need to get a life....)

hahahah

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

I just found another one I really liked to add to the collection....!

Nice job...!!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN6_HL0VJ3g



anybody thinking of doing Lemons should watch some of these videos...

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14 (edited by MZAVARIN 2017-10-15 06:03 PM)

Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

here's another:

Interview with Randy Pobst who talks about his old cars, how he loves Volvos, and budget endurance race leagues....like our Lemons league

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8teV5nuEEI

And

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3J6kWig5FgM

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

a ..."different"... perspective...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhhM4cfKJQ4

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

Definitely Not a documentary but still one of my favs...
https://www.youtube.com/watchv=KQffUtIC … OdjQcEgqIu

Tired Iron Racing, Winner of the Hooptie-Con Engine heat Cooking Competition, otherwise just a 34x loser which is somehow able to finish 11x in the top ten.

17 (edited by chaase 2017-11-15 03:20 PM)

Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

MikeZilla wrote:

Definitely Not a documentary but still one of my favs...
https://www.youtube.com/watchv=KQffUtIC … OdjQcEgqIu

Seems like its a person that doesn't like Lemons any more and is looking for excuses to leave the series. The series has changed and I think it is for the better. If Lemons didn't evolve it probably would've died. Only so many people can tolerate having a car broken all weekend. We lived that for about two seasons. You can still race on a budget and have a lot of fun. That is what Lemons is about .If this person does get into club racing, I suspect he'll be spending more money and end up being just as frustrated.

This is coming a person that is driving one of the real $500.00 cars (it was a nice clip of Super Grover in there)

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18 (edited by MZAVARIN 2017-11-15 06:26 PM)

Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

MikeZilla wrote:

Definitely Not a documentary but still one of my favs...
https://www.youtube.com/watchv=KQffUtIC … OdjQcEgqIu


shoot...that link does not seem to work...I get some kind of error message "video not available"

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19 (edited by MZAVARIN 2017-11-15 06:40 PM)

Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

chaase wrote:
MikeZilla wrote:

Definitely Not a documentary but still one of my favs...
https://www.youtube.com/watchv=KQffUtIC … OdjQcEgqIu

Seems like its a person that doesn't like Lemons any more and is looking for excuses to leave the series. The series has changed and I think it is for the better. If Lemons didn't evolve it probably would've died. Only so many people can tolerate having a car broken all weekend. We lived that for about two seasons. You can still race on a budget and have a lot of fun. That is what Lemons is about .If this person does get into club racing, I suspect he'll be spending more money and end up being just as frustrated.

This is coming a person that is driving one of the real $500.00 cars (it was a nice clip of Super Grover in there)

Very true.
Sure, there is room for improvement and the series is not perfect...and not for everyone...
There is speed creep, fewer C cars, more expensive, too few races, too few penalty laps given out with overly "new" cars and "cheety" cars, and not $500 cars (although in 2006 dollars, adjusted for inflation, it is probably closer to $700 now...), etc.

Moral of the story....if you are like the guy in the video, you might be disappointed, and might want to look at doing something else....

For me....best 3 weekends of the year....

z

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

Oh, I'll add that one too....nice "real" news report!!!

http://www.wmur.com/article/tuesday-nov … s/13510656

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21 (edited by MZAVARIN 2017-11-18 07:19 PM)

Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

WOW!
I did not know that Jay and Lemons actually advertised and ran commercials for the race!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANioQSchvGw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9C1D1KBKzU

Fantastic!

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22 (edited by MZAVARIN 2017-11-18 08:29 PM)

Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

More cool stuff:

Death Race: Part II

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gE2xLmfQMWc

and

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSF-TCnyATk

Lemons Movie Trailers:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Z4i5d59lX0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbcRf4RgLCM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vV6IhGy4TE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9bPn-ySTwY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAIDwnzx-ao

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

ok lets try this...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQffUtICtWo

MZAVARIN wrote:
MikeZilla wrote:

Definitely Not a documentary but still one of my favs...
https://www.youtube.com/watchv=KQffUtIC … OdjQcEgqIu


shoot...that link does not seem to work...I get some kind of error message "video not available"

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

and another "commercial?" for Lemons...I don't think I have seen (or posted) yet...nicely done..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lId6iQ80wnE

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Re: Best of: Lemons documentary videos!

Here are two from our team.  The first was from a news company called Vocativ and the second is our movie trailer a guy made.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGguxjEKAdI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuXp9uH … b_r-VAJ122

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