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The LeMons Supreme Court is nothing if not culturally sensitive, so we like to honor regional traditions when we come to town. For the first state to secede from the Union in 1860, we decided to educate miscreant drivers with a penalty inspired by Southern nuptial customs: the Shotgun Wedding Penalty!  

When you bring a Super Beetle to a 24 Hours of LeMons race, you really don’t need a good theme; in such a case, the car itself is theme enough. That didn’t stop Cold Source Racing at the ‘Shine Country Classic last weekend.  

With the six-races-in-seven-weeks madness I just finished, I haven’t been able to keep up with some of the new approaches used by the LeMons Supreme Court to keep miscreant racers from killing themselves and each other in their so-called race cars. The LeMons Supreme Court likes to incorporate current events into penalties (e.g. The Hosni [...]

This weekend, the 50th race in the 24 Hours of LeMons’ illustrious history will take place. I’ve been present at 41 of those races, which qualifies me for the coveted “41-Time Loser” patch. The second-ever Goin’ For Broken LeMons features an Opel Ascona, a twin-engined Corolla/MR2, and (allegedly) Jaguar XKE. We’ll believe the last one [...]

It’s happened before: Spec Miata racers build a super-cheaty Miata for 24 Hours of LeMons race, using “free” parts that were “just lying around the shop.” Said racers, usually well-known by the locals, get a bunch of BS laps from the LeMons Supreme Court. At that point, rather than relaxing and enjoying a long weekend [...]

When doing business in the Garden State, it may become necessary to eliminate troublesome rivals and bury the evidence. That’s just tradition, and the LeMons Supreme Court likes to bring local flavor to the Penalty Box when it travels to a new region.

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