Despite its clever name, the 24 Hours of LeMons seldom holds actual 24-hour races, but this coming weekend brings out this rarest LeMons race configurations at Autobahn Country Club near Chicago. Indeed, “Doing Time in Joliet” will span 24 hours of racing, beginning Saturday at 10 a.m. on Autobahn’s South Course and ending Sunday at the same time. This is the first 24-hour race since “Gator-O-Rama” at MSR Houston in September 2013 (which was won by humidity). As with most LeMons races at Autobahn since they started visiting Joliet in 2010, there’s a solid chance of rain, which would throw the race into utter chaos especially in the overnight hours.
That will surely create a war of attrition for the 98-car field and if you, the reader, are curious to know how it goes, fret not. I, your not-at-all-humble LeMons correspondent will be working a good chunk of the race as an honorary guest judge on the LeMons Supreme Court and will have a liveblog running right here on Hooniverse (Check the features at the top of the main page Saturday morning and then check back for updates). I may even try this fancy thing I keep hearing about called Periscope so you can watch snippets of the race live from my phone, but that depends heavily on my inability to use technology. Follow the jump for more preview!