Concours d’Lemons Michigan 2017 – Photos

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Posted August 2, 2017 by Alan Galbraith in Photos

The sun was out and so were the Lemons for the 4th annual Concours d’Lemons Michigan. Last year we filled the parking lot given to us at the Inn at St. John’s so we moved the show onto the hallowed green of the golf course. This is the first time a Concours d’Lemons took place on the same golf course as the major concours we team up with. A record number of clunkers showed up to vie for our famous dollar store sourced trophies. Hagerty Insurance and Grassroots Motorsports Magazine risked court orders and public hearings to sponsor the event, so show them some love. And lets face it, if you are reading this, you need all the insurance and tips on how to race on the cheap you can get. Gil Pepitone took home Worst of Show with his over-restored 1976 AMC Pacer, because who does that to a Pacer?

“Winners”
Worst of Show – Gil Pepitone, 1976 AMC Pacer
Rust Belt American Junk – Merry Beth Tacy, 1984 Hurst Olds
Unmitigated Gaul – Scott Sheridan, 1985 Renaut Encoure S
Der Self-SatisfiedKrauttenWagen – Rick Christian, 1985.5 Porsche 944
Soul-Sucking Japanese Appliance – Olivia Jeffs, 1986 Suzuki Samurai
Swedish Meatballs – Ryan Walch-Potter, 2001 Saab 9-3 Turbo Convertible
Rueful Britannia – Keith Price, 1975 Triumph TR7
Best Back Seat – 1975 Buick Electra Limited
Driving on a Prayer – Jerry Sarkozi, 1994 GMC Sierra (400k miles)
Slightly Better Than a Go-Kart – Martin Minton, 1975 Sebring-Vanguard CitiCar
Sight for Sour Eyes – 1975 Audi 50
Major Award – 1965 Corvair
WTF – Jacked up 1989 Volvo Wagon
Participation – Justin LaPointe, 1982 AMC Concord DL Wagon



Worst of Show Winner – Gil Pepitone’s 1976 AMC Pacer


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