Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Crapcan weekend at a glance: March 15-17
24 Hours of LeMons - Carolina Motorsports Park (kershaw, SC)
The 24 Hours of LeMons opens its 2013 campaign at Carolina Motorsports Park with Southern Discomfort this weekend on the track's full course.
Racing will be broken up into the following sessions:
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with one hour mandatory quiet time from 11 a.m. to noon
Friday tech inspections (including driver gear inspection) take place from noon to 5 p.m.
Turn One Track Events hosts a track day Friday at CMP. Click here for more information.
The Rusty Hub looks forward to Speedycop's debut of the road-racing Cessna 310 at this event. Read and watch more on Speedycop's site.
Check out Team Drinking and Driving's walkthrough of the full course from the 2012 Southern Discomfort.
PAST CMP RACE WINNERS
September 2012: Hong Norrth, Mazda MX-3 (Overall); NSF Racing, 1945 Mercedes 170 (Index of Effluency
March 2012: Rbankracing.com, Saab 9-3 (Overall); Morrows Racing, Buick Reatta (Index of Effluency)
May 2011: Hong Norrth, Mazda MX-3 (Overall); Greene County Moving Co., Chevy S10 (Index of Effluency)
February 2011: Hong Norrth, Mazda MX-3 (Overall); NSF Racing, Plymouth Fury (Index of Effluency)
September 2010: Iron Lemon, BMW E30 (Overall); Dog Ciao Racing, Alfa Romeo Spider, (Index of Effluency)
May 2010: Super Troopers, BMW E30 (Overall); Schumacher Taxi Service, Chevy Citation X-11 (Index of Effluency)
February 2010: Rbankracing.com, Saab 900 (Overall); Track Pillagerz!, Buick LeSabre (Index of Effluency)
September 2009: White Lightning, Mazda RX-7 (Overall); Rusty Bolt Racing, BMW E12 (Index of Effluency)
April 2009: Dorifto Dogs, BMW E30 (Overall); Heavy Metal, Ford LTD (Index of Effluency)
June 2008: She Got It All, Mazda RX-7 (Overall); Tunachuckers, Volvo Amazon (Index of Effluency)
Official LeMons event page
CMP's official website
Trackpedia page for CMP
'Luck O' the Irish' St. Patty's Day Bash
Optima Batteries ChumpCar World Series - Hallett Motor Racing Circuit (Jennings, OK)
ChumpCar returns to Hallett this St. Patrick's Day weekend for a Double-7 event.
Both Saturday and Sunday will feature racing sessions from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST.
Friday will hold the customary inspection day with technical inspection beginning at 2 p.m. and driver registration and gear inspection beginning at 3 p.m. All inspections will finish at 7 p.m.
Novice school runs from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.
Hallett hosts a Tune and Test day on Friday, as well. Cost is $150 per car with a driver's meeting at 8:30 a.m. See the Hallett website for more information on the Test Day.
We've written about this video before, but it's a good capture from the Bare Metal Racing Nissan Sentra SE-R during 2010's 24-hour race at Hallett, just before the host of crapcans headed into the gloaming.
PAST HALLETT RACE WINNERS
October 2011 (Double 7): Team Operation, BMW E30 (Both Races)
August 2010 (24 Hours): Looney Tunes, Ford Mustang
Official ChumpCar Supplemental Rules and Event Information (PDF)
Hallett official website
Trackpedia page for Hallett