Team: Corny Street Motors (or Team CSM for short)
Driver: Charlie “Guile” Nash
Team Chief: Walter “Wayward” Nash
Who are these madmen? If you followed the American motor scene throughly, you are bound to having seen one of CSM’s mental cars. With a business motto like “we put everything on the roads”, and ad slogans like “We put the “gravel” in “grocery getter””, it’s already impressive that company hasn’t gone under from its own insanity-driven ways.
Still, even a bonkers company like CSM can benefit from racing prowless. However, they’re not fielding a car of their own. Why? Well, chalk it up to painful memories. Company founder Walter Nash’s memories, to be precise. During the 1986 edition of the Dakar rally, Walter was forced to employ evasive maneuvers to avoid a wild turkey (yes, a turkey. Don’t ask), putting his Nash S-F through several houses in an African village in the process.
So when eager racing fan and Walter’s son Charlie approached him to enter a CSM-backed team in the prestigious Automation Sunday Cup, Walter answered with “you can race anything you like, so as long as it doesn’t come from our production lines”. Lord have mercy on this fool, trying to prove Daddy wrong when he’s already more than a few screws loose…