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

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    24 Hours of LeMons 2008: Part V - We finish in 9th place!
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of Team Tinkerbell Rosso at LeMons
    The "24 Hours of LeMons" is an event comprised of low-budget $500 race cars, i.e. lemons. The so-called "crap-car enduro" has enticed various members of the Autoblog team over the years into covering, and more recently ...

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    2008 25 Hours of LeMons at Thunderhill: In the pits and on the track
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    Click above for a massive high-res gallery from the 2008 24 Hours of LeMons at Thunderhill
    Imagine this: text-message updates on your favorite LeMons teams that includes their last lap time and overall position. Or real-time telemetry data streaming online. How about pictures and analysis, ...

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    2008 25 Hours of LeMons at Thunderhill: Auld Lang Syne penalty
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    With less than 30 minutes of racing complete, the first penalty was dolled out to the #43 BMW 325i after a bit of off-track farming. A spin of the Wheel of Misfortune delivered the Auld Lang Syne penalty, which involves a pair of adult diapers, a sash and commitment to be a better competitor in the ...

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    2008 24 Hours of LeMons Thunderhill: Let the madness commence
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    Over 100 racers have taken to the track for the 2008 24 Hours of LeMons at Thunderhill, and the field of competitors is as disturbing as it is vast, with every marque, drivetrain and criminally indecent act of automobiledom represented in spades.The green flag dropped about two minutes ago and ...

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

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    24 Hours of LeMons 2008: Part IV - Panic in the final stretch
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the "Tinkerbell Rosso" Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor
    The "24 Hours of LeMons" is an event comprised of low-budget $500 race cars, i.e. lemons. The so-called "crap-car enduro" has enticed various members of the Autoblog team over the years into ...

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    Autoblog coverage of the 25 Hours of Thunderhill starts tomorrow
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    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 ...

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    24 Hours of LeMons 2008: Part I - The donor vehicle
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of our LeMons contender
    Not to be confused with the "24 Hours of LeMans" (that zooty French endurance race), the "24 Hours of LeMons" is an event comprised of low-budget $500 race cars (yeah, "lemons"). The so-called "crap-car enduro" has enticed various ...

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    Honda S2000 CR campaigning in 25 Hours of Thunderhill
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    Click the image above for more high-res shots of the Honda S2000 CR.Honda has remained a formidable force at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill, an annual event held at the Thunderhill circuit between Sacramento and Redding, California. The automaker has campaigned a number of vehicles at the 25-hour ...

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    LeMons at Thunderhill raceway is on!
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    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 ...

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    The greatest Christmas present ever: 24 Hours of LeMons could be coming to Thunderhill
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    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.Currently, the race and the dates are tentative depending on the feedback he gets from ...

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