24 Hours of LeMons New Hampshire Preview: Vermin Supreme!

I don’t really have time to give a full preview of the 24 Hours of LeMons’Halloween Hooptiefest” at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend, though you can get the official-ish entry list right here. It should be a typically chilly weekend, but we can tell you that the members of the 24 Hours of LeMons Supreme Court are ebullient because they have convinced head-booted presidential candidate Vermin Supreme to act as the race’s grand marshal for Saturday morning.

Vermin Supreme’s main grand marshal qualification is that he already owns a sash, but unless The Powers That Be realize his potential to win over America and prevent him from showing up, you can expect Vermin Supreme to hang around for a bite to give a stump speech on his main talking points: time travel research, ponies for everyone, and mandatory toothbrushing.
As I said, I don’t have time for a car-by-car preview, but you can look forward to a 1952 Chrysler, a ‘73 Beetle with a 250-horsepower Honda V6 in it, a Rover P6B, a Buick/Opel/Isuzu, a turbocharged three-cylinder Saab 96, more great 3 Peda Mafia-ness, the crazy homebuilt Subaru-powered Chevette, and one masochistic team running both a Porsche 928 and a Peugeot 405. Sadly, there will be no Hooniverse Park Bench Racing Buick, but even the world’s best race car needs a rest from time to time. Here’s the link to the entry list for a second time.
Here’s some more inane information if you want to follow along at home:

Friday Tech Inspection (EST) Noon to 5 p.m.
Saturday Session (EST) 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday Session (EST) 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
LeMons Lap Record 1:23.129 (Rust in the Wind, 2015)
Overall Winners 2011 – Goin’ Nuclear (Honda Civic)
2012 (1) – Bill Danger and the Road Hazards (Honda Accord
2012 (2) – Rust in the Wind (Nissan 300ZX, Turbo Saab swap)
2013 (1) – Bill Danger and the Road Hazards (Honda Accord
2014 – (TIE) Bar(F) Honda (Honda Accord) & Keystone Kops (Volvo 240)
2015 – Team Failken (Nissan 240SX)
Class B Winners 2011 – Vermont Volvocheros (Volvo 240)
2012 (1) – Bill Danger and the Road Hazards (Honda Accord
2012 (2) – Swedish Mafia Racing (Volvo 240)
2013 (1) – Team Apres Ski (Acura Integra)
2013 (2) – LEGENDary Racing (Acura Legend)
2014 – Magic School Bus Racing Team (Subaru Forester)
2015 – Electile Dysfunction (Volkwagen Jetta)
Class C Winners 2011 – Team Rob, His Loser Friends, and Stupid Brother (Volkswagen Golf)
2012 (1) – Punisher GP (Peugeot 405 Mi16)
2012 (2) – Interceptor Motorsports (Ford Thunderbird)
2013 (1) – 3 Pedal Mafia (Triumph TR7)
2013 (2) – Speedycop & the Gang of Outlaws (Ford Mustang)
2014 – 3 Pedal Mafia (Sea Sprite/Chevy S10)
2015 – Lemontarians (Chevy Citation X-11)
Index of Effluency Winners 2011 – Chev-Itte Where the Sun Don’t Shine (Chevy Chevette)
2012 (1) – Speedycop & the Gang of Outlaws (Suzuki X-90/Camper)
2012 (2) – Dirty Penny Racing Team (Datsun 210)
2013 (1) – 3 Pedal Mafia (Triumph TR7)
2013 (2) – 3 Pedal Mafia (Rolls Royce Silver Shadow)
2014 – Futility Motorsports (Dodge Daytona)
2015 – Lemontarians (Chevy Citation X-11)

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8 responses to “24 Hours of LeMons New Hampshire Preview: Vermin Supreme!”

  1. Fuhrman16 Avatar

    Looks like the Swedes are well represented at this race with all those Saab’s and Volvos.

  2. mdharrell Avatar

    “…a turbocharged three-cylinder Saab 96…”
    Now I see what I’m doing wrong.

      1. mdharrell Avatar

        I don’t see how the car is expected to get anywhere with the engine sitting in there sideways like that. It’s a 96, not a 92.
        That dealership sticker is amazing, though.

  3. Kamil K Avatar

    The Buick won’t be racing. Will explain why tomorrow.
    :sad face:

    1. jeepjeff Avatar

      I’m guessing it has something to do with the picture where it’s missing a cylinder head. 🙁

      1. Kamil K Avatar
  4. jeepjeff Avatar

    I’m on the West Coast, so not going to make the race, but this may be the wrap-up video I’ve most anticipated (and I knew I’d end up in two of them).