Current Conditions

  KK JG 120Wednesday, September 17
  Track Weather... Beautiful, high-60s, sunny day
  What's on track... Busy week: Jeff Gordon here tomorrow, Trans Am Friday and Saturday
  In the Racing World... Coming up Thursday the 18th is Jeff Gordon's "Drive to End Hunger" fundraiser, followed immediately by our big Trans-Am race Sept. 20... Gordon finished second to Brad Kesolowski in Chicagoland in the first of the playoff races... Tudor United is at COTA and Singapore F1 are both this coming weekend


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Gordon & Kahne Hot Lapping Lime Rock Sept. 18

Gordon & Kahne Hot Lapping Lime Rock Sept. 18

Kasey Kahne and Jeff Gordon are both giving "hot laps" September 18 at Lime Rock (photo by NASCAR) Click on image to watch exclusive video of Jeff Gordon talking about his trip to LRP Who can[e]?  Kasey Kahne! It’s been confirmed: Kasey Kahne, Jeff Gordon’s Hendrick Motorsports teammate, is joining Jeff for the...

Highlights and class winners, Sunday in the Park Concours

Highlights and class winners, Sunday in the Park Concours

At Lime Rock Park’s 32nd Sunday in the Park Concours d’ Elegance presented by Bentley, September 1, 224 vehicles in 29 classes were presented and judged. When the results were tabulated, a 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 owned by Peter Sachs of Stamford, Conn., won Best of Show. The stellar yellow-cream car had been entere...

Racing to End Senior Hunger: Meal Pack Event Was Major Success

Racing to End Senior Hunger: Meal Pack Event Was Major Success

AARP "Drive to End Hunger" Meal Pack Event was a major success   On Saturday, July 5, 266 volunteers from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York came to Lime Rock Park and packed 24,000 “primary meal” food boxes for area senior citizens in need. The effort was the kick-off event for the track’s 2014 charit...

"I Test-Drove the Lime Rock Drivers Club"

"I Test-Drove the Lime Rock Drivers Club"

  The Lime Rock Drivers Club is the track’s private membership group for enthusiasts to fully enjoy, on a world-famous and historic race track, the cars they normally drive on the street. But anyone can experience a “test drive” of the Lime Rock Drivers Club.  The following story is one enthusiast’s recounti...

Phoenix Lands in Very Safe Hands

Phoenix Lands in Very Safe Hands

Thanks to the concerted efforts of Wayne Carini (Velocity’s “Chasing Classic Cars”), journalist Don Klein, and the Fitch Family, the late John Fitch’s pride and joy – the one and only Fitch Phoenix -- went to the Bonham’s auction at the Greenwich Concours Sunday, June 1. Given appropriate display space just feet from ...

News: Lime Rock, Jeff Gordon and AARP Foundation

News: Lime Rock, Jeff Gordon and AARP Foundation

Lime Rock Park Joins Drive to End Hunger, Names AARP Foundation its 2014 Charity NASCAR’s Jeff Gordon, AARP Foundation and Lime Rock together help the fight against older adult hunger... LAKEVILLE, Conn. (April 2) – Lime Rock Park today announced its selection of AARP Foundation to be its 2014 official charity to ...

Guess Who's Coming to the Historic Festival?

Guess Who's Coming to the Historic Festival?

  photo from celebritynetworth.com Historic Festival 32 Gathers Big ‘Heads’ of Steam Guess who and what are coming to the Festival? Lime Rock Park’s Historic Festival 32 – Friday, August 29 through Labor Day Monday, September 1 – will see Stirling Moss and wife Lady Susie are reprising their popular 2012 Fes...

A Call to [Volunteer] Arms!

A Call to [Volunteer] Arms!

                    Send an email to TheEsses@limerock.com to let us know you’re interested. Okay, who wants to raise their hand and be a volunteer staffer at Lime Rock Park during our big spectator weekends? Would you like to join Lime Rock’s “The Esse...

Make Your Campsite Reservation

Make Your Campsite Reservation

Let's go racing! Let's go camping! The IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge/Porsche GT3 Cup Memorial Day race weekend at Lime Rock Park is coming up, May 23-25. The Reserved Camping Reservation ticket system is now up and running. You can now select a specific site-number from the “seating” map on the campin...

Teen "Driving Safety" Seminars in March and April

Teen "Driving Safety" Seminars in March and April

“Survive the Drive,” one of the leading teen driving-safety organizations in the country and headquartered in Lakeville, Conn., has scheduled three programs and presentations at the top karting facilities in the area. Enrollees also have a chance to win valuable driving programs (see poster).  Bob Green, Survive...

Lime Rock Drivers Club: Fun in the Snow!

Lime Rock Drivers Club: Fun in the Snow!

This week’s crazily snowy conditions up and down the East Coast calls for a brand-new video, one that we shot just six days ago.And by “we,” we mean Casey Keil, one of Lime Rock’s two brilliant photographers.Casey is not afraid of the drone. Hold that thought...The Lime Rock Drivers Club (LRDC) is the exclusive club ...

29 Reasons to Buy an AX Day at LRP

29 Reasons to Buy an AX Day at LRP

(Heads up! Secret contest inside!)  Besides being a whole tub o' fun, an Open Autocross Day at Lime Rock Park lets you learn and practice car-control skills. Something the drivers of these cars may have wished they had a tiny bit more of, right?Anyway, because you were smart enough to click on the link that brough...

Mythbusting!

Mythbusting!

    Sometimes, running a race track is like being in a reality TV show… you just can’t make up some of the stuff you see and hear. For example, on January 14, Skip Barber was at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit when a race fan came up and said, “Since ALMS and Grand-Am aren’t ...

2014 Autocross Dates Published

2014 Autocross Dates Published

Lime Rock Park announced that it has scheduled 15 "Open Enrollment Autocross Days" for 2014, with the first one coming up Friday, January 17. Anyone can sign up for the popular program, no matter the experience or type of car.Click here to see all the Autocross Days for 2014.

2014 Race Schedule Announced

2014 Race Schedule Announced

Lime Rock Park’s 2014 event schedule was just greenlit by Skip Barber. Here it is!The Season Opener: IMSA Continental Tire Challenge, Porsche GT3 Cup, Sunday Royals Car ShowMemorial Day Weekend: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May 23 – 25The “Conti Tire” Challenge – some of the best stock car road racing in the world ...

Farmington Business Owner Wins First AxIS Shoot-Out

Farmington Business Owner Wins First AxIS Shoot-Out

Dean Cusano drove his special 1984 Jaguar XJS to victory in the First Annual Wells Fargo Advisors Presents the Lime Rock Park Autocross Invitational Shoot-out (AxIS) Saturday, November 16, beating 17 other drivers to take the inaugural championship.   Cusano’s fastest lap was a :38.333 (seconds), nipping John...

LRDC Member Wins Tough Race at VIR

LRDC Member Wins Tough Race at VIR

Lime Rock Drivers Club member Rob Nimkoff and teammates Tim Bell, Al Davis and Dillon Machavern drove their Car Guy Nation Aston Martin Vantage GT4 to the win in the SCCA North Carolina Region’s annual “13 Hour Charge of the Headlight Brigade” at Virginia International Raceway on Saturday, Oct. 26. The Region bills t...

It was a TaylorFest in Final Grand-Am Race

It was a TaylorFest in Final Grand-Am Race

Photo by Gary GoldClick here for the Saturday photos by Greg Clark and Casey Keil.When it comes to Daytona Prototype racing at Lime Rock Park, there are just two names you have to know, now and forever:Taylor and Angelelli.Grand-Am’s Rolex Sports Car Series has been to Lime Rock three times prior to today. This year wa...

Prototype & GT Racing at LRP

Prototype & GT Racing at LRP

Prototype and GT Racing at Lime Rock    Names, Numbers & Whatnot...With the last-ever Grand-Am race coming up in a couple days -- the Grand-Am Championship Weekend Presented by BMW -- we thought you would enjoy a mini-rehash of this kind of racing at LRP.Here are some interesting facts for you to p...

Free Concert Friday, Sept. 27

Free Concert Friday, Sept. 27

Lime Rock Park has organized a free concert the evening of Friday, Sept. 27, showcasing the talents of British blues-jazz-rock guitarist Davy Knowles. The show is 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., to be held in the big concert tent located on Lime Rock’s Upper Infield Midway.The Davy Knowles show is part of the Grand-Am Championshi...

BMW Sponsors LRP's Championship Weekend Sept. 27-28

BMW Sponsors LRP's Championship Weekend Sept. 27-28

With BMW announcing that they are again the presenting sponsor of Lime Rock's Grand-Am season finale, we thought you would like to see some very good videos of BMWs in racing action. We have the click-throughs at the bottom, after you read this short update about the title fights coming up September 27 and 28. Ganas...

Rare Appearance of Auriana's Cars at HF31

Rare Appearance of Auriana's Cars at HF31

Lawrence Auriana, a very successful businessman who is also very well-regarded in the historic racing community, is not one to show off his cars in static displays. Mr. Auriana collects vehicles that embody living, breathing history, and he has a deep respect for wheeled competition, sports cars and motorcycles alike. ...

We Want You in the Sports & Race Car Parade

We Want You in the Sports & Race Car Parade

Everyone, from the drivers to the fans, keeps telling us how much they like the Thursday Vintage & Historic Race Car Parade, which officially kicks-off Lime Rock’s Labor Day weekend Historic Festival.The Parade is a hundred or more cars that leave Lime Rock Park at 4:00 p.m., then travel a 17-mile route through...

ESPN Radio Party at Max Burger in West Hartford

ESPN Radio Party at Max Burger in West Hartford

Hartford’s ESPN Sports Radio 97.9 is doing a live broadcast of The Bower Show from the Max Burger restaurant on LaSalle Road in West Hartford, next Tuesday, August 27, 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., promoting Lime Rock Park’s Historic Festival 31 and Sunday in the Park Concours.It’s a party!ESPN has asked us to wrangle cool, old...

True Story

True Story

True story. After Saturday’s first of two Ferrari Challenge races, and before the start of the second, I took Onofrio Triarsi, the overall and Trofeo Pirelli class winner, and Brent Lawrence, the Coppa Shell class victor, up to the Lime Rock Fan Hospitality compound. We wanted them to talk a bit about the race they h...

Hot Milk

Hot Milk

Saturday, July 6, ALMS Northeast Grand Prix - Jiminy Crickets it was hot as the dickens. On the track and at the track. And the racing action was even hotter. Four races, a zillion classes, lots of deserving winners.In the big race, the two hour, 45-minute ALMS Northeast Grand Prix – greenflagged by Connecticut Gover...

America's Brands Hatch

America's Brands Hatch

The hard-core Formula 1 fans who get these emails will find this pretty cool... Ben Edwards, the longtime F1, BTTC and F3 television commentator and currently BBC’s voice of F1, visited Lime Rock Park Monday, June 3, a guest of the Lime Rock Drivers Club.Edwards and his wife Belinda (above) were on their way to Montrea...

The Autocross: Lime Rock’s 1/2-mile technology classroom

The Autocross: Lime Rock’s 1/2-mile technology classroom

More photos at end of story As many of our fans are coming to realize, Lime Rock Park is very, very busy between the big racing events. Everybody from car clubs, drifting groups and bicycling organizations to driving clubs and people signing up for LRP’s open-enrollment autocross days keep us quite busy. Heck, we even...

Royals Garage Show Winners

Royals Garage Show Winners

Sunday Royals Garage Car Show Award WinnersLIME ROCK PARK (May 26) - The Fourth Annual Sunday Royals’ Garage Car Show to Benefit the Wounded Warrior Project saw an astounding variety of cars and trucks parked proudly on Sam Posey Straight. The show is gaining a reputation for drawing a uniquely eclectic blend of cars.T...

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