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Autocrossing for all! Fun, safe & fast

It’s the moment many of you have been waiting for... the first-ever open-enrollment Autocross Competitions at Lime Rock Park!

AutoX 1 web  AutoX 2 web  AutoX 3 web

Click here for the full schedule!

Anyone with a fun car – and we’ll let you define that – can sign-up!

You’ll be driving the full autocross layout, which is eight turns and nearly a half-mile long.

Lime Rock racing instructors will be there to provide feedback, tips and techniques that will make anyone, experienced or not, smoother and faster. In other words, your lap times will drop! Not to mention how much fun this whole thing is...

Toward the end of each of these first three open-enrollment Autocross Competition days, there will be a hand-timed competition as part of our exciting **Fastest Laps of the Year championship.

Details:
- No experience necessary! This is safe, fast fun, with lots of run-off area
- If you are an experienced autocrosser, you will love this layout – elevation changes, all corner types, and the track is not a sea of cones
- Lime Rock Autocross Competitions are run Rain or Shine
- You do not need a helmet, though you may wear one if you wish
- For the March 22 event, your car cannot exceed 86 decibels. This should not be an issue if you’re running an essentially stock exhaust system
- For the April 9 and June 18 days, you can run un-muffled; there is no db limit for these days
- For food and drink, Lime Rock Catering will have concession stands open
- Restrooms are in the Infield Chalet
- We do not time every lap -- bring your own in-car timing devices if you wish -- but we do time the final sessions for the Fastest Laps of the Year championship (see below)
- Your car must pass a walk-around assessment by the instructors and/or Lime Rock personnel for reasons of safety and appropriateness, including working seatbelts
- You must have a valid drivers license
- The Drivers Meeting and “Chalk Talk” begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. on March 22, and 12:00 noon for the April and June days
- Enter the facility starting at 7:30 a.m. through Lime Rock Park’s Main Entrance, which is 60 White Hollow Road, Lakeville, 06039
 
Do not pass up these opportunities to drive your car at the limit!

Call 860.435.5000 and ask for Walter Swervin’ Irvine or Ryan Slideways McIntosh to enroll. Enrollment is limited, so it's first come, first served. Don't wait too long to give us a buzz. Their email addies are This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

The cost is $225 (non-refundable) per driver, not per car.
 
Hints: Empty your interior and trunk of all items that are not strongly secured... arrive with full fuel... Air-up your tires to 45 lbs., then bleed down as necessary... wear comfortable, non-bulky shoes and clothes... we are not snobby about the kind of car you bring, but please present a clean, safe automobile...
 
**Fastest Lap Run-offs All through the year, we will keep record of the fastest laps set at the end of the day at each open-enrollment Autocross Competition day. We will continually update the year's 20-fastest laps and post the times/drivers on the LRP website. At the end of the year, the final top 20 "Fastest Lappers" will be invited to enter, free of charge, the “Lime Rock Park Autocross Run-offs,” to crown a champion. The prizes will probably be cheap, tchotchke-esk racing trinkets – but you will have earned huge bragging rights!
 
Keep an eye on emails from Lime Rock Park for further details of the year-end Autocross Run-offs.

In the meantime... Think Fast!
Your Fellow Cone Killers at Lime Rock Park

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LRP's Online Store Has Opened



It's true... The Lime Rock Park Online Store is here!
   Just in time for the upcoming Christmas and holiday shopping season.
The website is limerockparkstore.com: Click here...

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What Happens Between the Big Race Events?

Want to know who uses the track in between all the major race weekends? To see the complete 2013 Lime Rock Park track schedule, click here...

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2013 Schedule

Trans-Am Championship, Memorial Day weekend, Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25
   Support races TBA
May 26, Fourth Annual Sunday ‘Royals Garage’ Car Show

American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix, Thursday through Saturday, July 4, 5 and 6
Support races TBA

Ferrari Challenge, Saturday, July 20

Historic Festival 31 & Sunday in the Park Concours, Labor Day weekend, Friday through Monday, August 30 through September 2
Honored Guest TBA

Grand-Am Rolex Championship Finale, Friday and Saturday, September 27 and 28
Also, Continental Tire Grand Sport & Street Tuner finales
Support races TBA

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Grand-Am finale in 2013 at LRP again

During Lime Rock Park’s Grand-Am Championship Weekend presented by BMW this past September 28-29 – which, by the way, was fantastic, if you weren’t here – Grand-Am released its 2013 race schedule.

We’re pleased to tell you that again, Lime Rock will host Grand-Am’s title-deciding weekend in 2013; September 27-28, to be exact.

We expect to announce our complete 2013 race schedule shortly – we’ll send you an e-mail when it’s ready – but in the meantime, here’s Grand-Am’s complete 2013 line-up.

2013 Grand-Am Rolex Series Schedule
Jan. 26-27           Daytona International Speedway, Fla.
March 2               Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas
April 6                  Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Ala.
April 20                Road Atlanta, Ga.
June 1                  Detroit Belle Isle, Mich.
June 15                Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington
June 30                Watkins Glen International, N.Y.
July 26                 Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Aug. 10 *              Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wis.
Aug. 17                Kansas Speedway, Kansas City
Sept. 8                 Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, Calif.
Sept. 28               Lime Rock Park, Lakeville, Conn.

*Combination event with American Le Mans Series

2012 Rolex LimeRock 3

 

 

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