Lemons 9-Hour Race

The Lemons 9-Hour Race is set to make history in Cape Town as Africa’s largest motorsport happening holds its inaugural mother city event, the Mischief Garage 9-Hour, on July 5-6 at Killarney International Raceway. Building on the success of the 9- and 24-Hour races in Johannesburg, the Lemons Series has established itself as a powerhouse in the African motorsport scene. There was an impressive 76 entries to the 24-Hour race in Johannesburg.


Since its inception, the series has introduced over 220 new drivers to motorsport over the last three years, including hosting the first all-female team in 2023. With its unique blend of accessibility, affordability and sheer excitement, the Lemons Series has become the country’s largest race incubator, attracting drivers from all walks of life and backgrounds.

“From humble beginnings to Africa’s largest motorsport event in just three years, we are thrilled to bring this excitement to Cape Town and showcase the incredible talent and passion of our drivers,” said event organiser Mark Castel. “We are incredibly proud of what has been achieved in such a short time.”


“We are excited to be a part of this inaugural event,” said Sean O’Connel, CEO of Mischief Garage, the title sponsor of the event. “The Lemons Series has done an incredible job of promoting motorsport and bringing new drivers into the fold. We are proud to support an event that is not only thrilling but also inclusive and welcoming to all.”


Spectators can look forward to a weekend of exhilarating racing action, entertainment, and a showcase of some of the most innovative racing machines ever seen. The series is proudly supported by Dunlop Tyres, Eezi parts, Bumblebee and GSV (Global Specialized Vehicles).


For more information about the Lemons 9-Hour Race and to stay updated on the latest news and announcements, visit the iLamuna endurance series social media pages or contact Mark on +27 82 969 9129, mark@doepicshitadventures.com or joy@doepicshitadventures.com.