The 24 Hours of Lemons from Road America's Canada corner
24 Hours of Lemons, sitting at Road America's Canada corner. The sound on my camera is pretty weak, so I figured I'd try some audio recording with my phone. This is the result. The cars just THUNDERED through the woods. Also, the first time with this video editor. Sorry the overall quality isn't better.
Road America LeMons, August 2012, Ryan Roberson, Skid Marks Racing
Day two, 1st stint. Lots of wheel-to-wheel racing with Launcha Splatos, Dirty Rat Trap Racing, and Shitbox Racing. 11:55 first catch of Launcha Splatos (we race back and forth through the 1st 75 minutes of the stint, usually catching them exiting the carousel, and then getting passed on the back straight!) 31:00 first run-in with Dirty Rat Trap (spent the next eight laps trying to keep them behind me; fast car in a straight line, needed help in the braking zones/corners; someone eventually figured it out as their quickest lap killed SMR's) 43:10 into T1; contact with DRTR. Watch the carousel for the next 8-10 laps..... 53:40 first wheel-to-wheel with Shitbox Racing; DRTR still around! 57:55 finally pass DRTR for good 59:59 around Shitbox Racing (good/clean driving by the way!) L17 1:02:16 SMR's quickest lap of the race L22 T1: Launcha Splatos around us again, and then us around them again in the carousel! L23 main straight, LS around us again and stay just ahead of us for the rest of the stint (I think we pitted within a lap of each other...) L25: 1:27:25 what about the blend line coming out of the pits!!! L27: running on fumes and taking it easy (last lap)
How to drive Road America: tips from Porsche Factory Driver Patrick Long
We recently visited Patrick Long, Porsche Factory Racing Driver, at Wisconsin's Road America for the track's first Tudor United SportsCar Championship race. Road America is fast, exhilarating, challenging, and four miles long — a combination that makes it a favorite venue for professional and amateur drivers alike. Armed with in-car footage of one of Patrick's practice laps in the #912 Porsche 911 RSR, we sat down with him to find out how to drive a fast, safe lap. Fortunately, he was happy to help us out!
$500 for Glory - A LeMons Story
An amateur race team from Wyoming finds out what it's like to race the 24 hours of LeMons. They will build and race a busted Toyota mr2 at High Plains Raceway near Denver, CO.