Willie Nelson's Big Tank of Gas

"No, don't see it, Willie. You sure you tossed it out the window?"
"No, don't see it, Willie. You sure you tossed it out the window?"
"No, don't see it, Willie. You sure you tossed it out the window?"

A Friend of Unfair Park who recalls my former obsession with any story dealing with Willie Nelson and his BioWillie fuel -- which, of course, is produced by Dallas-based Earth Biofuels, which is in the midst of restructuring as it's been a financial mess since jump -- sends two links this a.m. One's for the Willie Run 2008, which kicks off September 22 in midtown Manhattan, from which two drivers in a Volkswagen Diesel Jetta fueled by BioWillie will take off for Los Angeles -- and "they won’t stop to refuel or even for bathroom breaks," hot damn. Word is, it could become a full-fledged race come 2009.

The other link's for Jalopnik's take on the single-tank Cannonball Run redux. In short, the Gawker Media auto bloggers are not impressed. Interested, just not impressed. As in: "There may not be enough rolling paper in the world to support such an undertaking." --Robert Wilonsky


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