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Real Driving

IS THIS, LIKE, REAL RACING?

Yeah, it’s pretty close. That said you’re not going to set any speed records. It’s kinda like a loud, hot, noisy version of driving to work. For a really, really long time. Without actually getting anywhere. And it’s a lot harder to drink coffee through the helmet. Oh, and, you know, it’s more exciting.

IS IT SAFE?

It has to be ! read the “Rules and Regs” we are “FIRM ON SAFETY” ..Safety equipment isn’t included in the $999 car-purchase price, so get the good gear as it will last you years and years and you know you are a safe as you can be. All race gear is available from 24 Hours of Lemons Australia and our drivers will receive a discount.

DO I HAVE TO BE A RACEDRIVER?

While these are wheel-to-wheel track events, drivers include total non-racers, amateur racers, and pros, we welcome all.

WHAT IF I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I’M DOING?

Ah, we don’t either. Don’t sweat it as most have not done this either, so be cool and ease into things. Its just like driving in Bangkok, but without the horns.

WHADDABOUT BUMPIN’ AND DRAFTIN’ AND ALL THAT THERE HILLBILLY STUFF?

While some minor incidental contact may occur, poor driving, lack of car control, intentional contact, chopping, and bumping are subject to punishment by pit penalties, tarring & feathering (honest), and/or expulsion.

DO I NEED TO DRAG THE PATHETIC HEAP HOME AGAIN?

Take your crap home with you and get it ready for the next race. If your car did the job and made it, repeat the first sentence!!!

DO I NEED TO RUN THE WHOLE RACE?

It ain’t like we’re going to drag you out of bed Sunday morning hung. You can run as much or as little of it as you want. The reason you have a team is to give five of your friends and you a go at real racing. It is taxing and a hell of a lot of fun for 2 days. It is social, very social, all will help and you will be amazed at how many people will come to your aid to fix something…

TIMING TRANSPONDERS

24 Hours of Lemons (or the track) will supply timing transponders for you on the day at a cost, and cover you if it fails with another one, cost about $50.