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32Paul Walker to race Mazda MX-5 at 25 Hours of Thunderhill

A handful of actors get bitten by the motorsports bug. Some have gone on to great success while others merely fizzled on the starting grid. One actor who likes to jump beneath the helmet and behind the wheel is Paul Walker. He's best known for his work as Brian O'Conner, main character of the Fast and the Furious film franchise that just went to post-production on its fifth installment. Walker is not happy merely pretending to push sports cars to the limits for the big screen and he is actually

1424 Hours of LeMons 2008: Part V - We finish in 9th place!

Click above for high-res image gallery of Team Tinkerbell Rosso at LeMons

102008 25 Hours of LeMons at Thunderhill: In the pits and on the track

Click above for a massive high-res gallery from the 2008 24 Hours of LeMons at Thunderhill

524 Hours of LeMons Arse-Freeze-Apalooza at Thunderhill: Coverage begins tomorrow

Our bags are packed, our women are sufficiently sated (thanks Zales!) and we're enjoying our last few hours of warmth before we head north for the 24 Hours of LeMons Arse-Freeze-Apalooza at Thunderhill. The fiendish Mr. Lieberman and the matronly Ms. Martin descended on Willows earlier today to exact their special blend of justice on the LeMons contenders, and judging by reports from the ground, the season-ender at T-Hill has all the makings of another epic crap-can battle.

1324 Hours of LeMons 2008: Part IV - Panic in the final stretch

Click above for a high-res gallery of the "Tinkerbell Rosso" Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor

6Autoblog coverage of the 25 Hours of Thunderhill starts tomorrow

Tomorrow morning at 11 am PST, the annual 25 Hours of Thunderhill will get underway at Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, CA. And for the first time, the Autoblog team (well, two of us) will be in attendance. We'll be departing at the crack of dawn tomorrow, with press passes, cameras, VitaminEnergy drinks and long underwear in tow, to bring you the action live throughout the weekend. Mazda is campaigning five 2006 MX-5s, Honda R&D South is bringing out a pair of RSX Type-Ss and we've already g

2724 Hours of LeMons 2008: Part I - The donor vehicle

Click above for high-res image gallery of our LeMons contender

5Honda S2000 CR campaigning in 25 Hours of Thunderhill

Click the image above for more high-res shots of the Honda S2000 CR.

6LeMons at Thunderhill raceway is on!

Mr. Lamm, the mad man behind the 24 Hours of LeMons, did a mass mailing to let all and sundry know that bad things do happen to good racetracks. The expansion of the 2007 LeMons series (yes, that's right, we've officially called it a "series") continues, with a fourth event schedule for the weekend of December 29 and 30.

5The greatest Christmas present ever: 24 Hours of LeMons could be coming to Thunderhill

We just got word from Jay Lamm, the organizer of the 24 Hours of LeMons, that his team is considering running a fourth LeMons race this year at one of our favorite venues in California, Thunderhill Raceway.

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