Current Conditions

  Weather MenAtWorkThursday, June 30
 
Lime Rock Weather...  Broken record, but in a good way: Today will be beautiful, temps in the low 80ss
  What's on the Autocross... Maintenance
 
What's on the Track...   Maintenance
  In the Racing World...  IMSA WeatherTech goes for its famous 6 Hours at the Glen this "July 4" weekend, F1 is in Austria, Trans-Am is at Brainerd (Minn.) and NASCAR Sprint Cup is, of course, at Daytona for what used to be called the Firecracker 400

Lime Rock president Skip Barber, born in the Philly area, is tonight’s guest on the “Racing Wrap with Skip Clayton” radio show, WBCB-AM 1490, Philadelphia. Go to http://wbcb1490.com/ between 5:00 and 6:00 this evening for the live stream. Also this evening starting at 6:00, Lime Rock’s Rick Roso is one of the guests on “Speedway Line Report, WATR-AM 1320. Go to http://watr.com/ for the live stream.

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LRP Rotary Club Fireworks This Saturday, July 2

LRP Rotary Club Fireworks This Saturday, July 2

Come one, come all, Saturday, July 2! Gates open at 6:30 p.m., fireworks begin around 9:30. Food, fun and more at one of the prettiest places in the world to watch Independence Day Fireworks, Lime Rock Park! $20 per carload, $5 for walk-ins. Bring your lawn chairs, coolers and picnic blankets. All proceeds benefit th...

IMSA Northeast GP July 23

IMSA Northeast GP July 23

Friday and Saturday, July 22 & 23, it’s the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Northeast Grand Prix  The GT Le Mans category, with the new, Le Mans-winning Ford GTs, the always competitive Chevy Corvettes and Porsche 911s, plus the new – and fast – BMW M6, are looking to be the stars of the show, not to mention Prot...

Muddy Chef Returns to LRP July 28-29

Muddy Chef Returns to LRP July 28-29

The Muddy Chef Challenge combines safari style camping, fancy dress cocktail parties, visits to local farm markets, and craft spirit providers, off-road driving, sporting field events (sporting clays, etc.) and two world class vehicle-based gourmet cooking contests. As the name suggests, this event is open only to La...

2016 Schedule

2016 Schedule

Lime Rock Park Announces 2016 Schedule  This posting provides the 2016 Event Schedule (below) and a link to the online Lime Rock Merchandise Store. The 2016 Schedule: Four big events, not three like last year, and includes the return of the wildly popular Pirelli World Challenge and Ferrari Challenge series...

Photo Album, 2015 AxIS Shoot-out

Photo Album, 2015 AxIS Shoot-out

With perfect weather and great cars and drivers, the third AxIS -- AutoX Invitational Shoot-out -- presented by Wells Fargo Advisors, L.L.C., was, as always, a boatload of run-whatcha-brung fun. From race cars to pure street-stock rides, just 4.4 seconds separated the top 18 drivers on Lime Rock's 1/2-mile autocross ...

The Photos: 2015 Sunday in the Park Concours Winners

The Photos: 2015 Sunday in the Park Concours Winners

Just uploaded (Oct. 19), photos of the class winners, 2015's Historic Festival 33 Sunday in the Park Concours d'Elegance Click here    

Lime Rock Drivers Club Coach Wins Spec Miata/SM National Title

Lime Rock Drivers Club Coach Wins Spec Miata/SM National Title

Jonathan Goring, a driver coach for the Lime Rock Drivers Club, is this year’s National Champion in Spec Miata SM thanks to his exciting and superbly driven win at Daytona in the SCCA Run-Offs in late September. Another LRDC coach, Elivan Goulart (who’s already a multi-time SCCA Spec Miata National Champion) finished...

Historic Festival Concours Results

Historic Festival Concours Results

Click on the photo to open the PDF with the complete (including the Special Awards) Sunday in the Park Concours d'Elegance results.

Historic Festival Racing Results

Historic Festival Racing Results

Click here for all Historic Festival 33 practice, qualifying and race results

Sam Posey's Interview at the Mahaiwe Theater is online

Sam Posey's Interview at the Mahaiwe Theater is online

  If you weren't able to attend... Listen to Sam and Ellen Posey, along with Trans Am president John Clagett, as they talked about Paul Newman before the screening of the Adam Carolla film “Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman,” at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington Mass., a day before th...

Royals Car Show Re-Cap

Royals Car Show Re-Cap

A Royal Turnout at Lime Rock’s Sunday Royals Car Show  Earth-shaking muscle cars, supercharged Sprites, pristine pickups and unrestored “survivors” were just some of the more than 400 cars, trucks and motorcycles that lined the track at Sunday’s sixth annual Royals Garage Car Show at historic Lime Rock Park.(Cli...

For You, the Fans

For You, the Fans

Lime Rock spending millions as it builds a better fan experience. "Road to 60" is underway -- you'll love all the changes! Late last year, Lime Rock Park Track President Skip Barber committed more than $3 million to a wide variety of projects to rebuild, refine and renew Lime Rock’s infrastructure. The goal of ...

Moss, Mass & M-B to Star at Historic Festival 33

Moss, Mass & M-B to Star at Historic Festival 33

Mille Miglia-winning 300 SLR Mercedes to star at Lime Rock Historic Festival Murray Smith, chairman of Lime Rock Park’s Labor Day Weekend historic festival, announced that Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that the factory will send to Connecticut’s Northwest Corner “722,” the 300SLR sports car with which Stirling Moss and...

WFSB-TV Also Gets Slideways

WFSB-TV Also Gets Slideways

Hartford’s CBS network affiliate, WFSB-TV, broadcast its take on Lime Rock’s Winter Autocross Days Monday, February 9. Here’s the link to anchor Dennis House’s news segment. Dennis also uploaded a slightly different take on his blog...

Fox TV's Winter Autocross Segment

Fox TV's Winter Autocross Segment

Reporter Jim Altman says, "It wasn’t just fun to shoot, I actually drove away learning some tricks of the trade!"  “Daytrippers,” the popular feature news segment on Connecticut’s Fox TV (ch. 61), aired a Lime Rock Winter Autocross piece produced and hosted by Emmy Award-winning reporter Jim Altman. The broadca...

We Have the New AxIS Champion

We Have the New AxIS Champion

Ladies and gentleman, your 2014 champion of the Lime Rock Autocross Series presented by Wells Fargo Advisors is... Tom Venturino, of Weston, Conn. Tom drove his 2012 Honda FF to the win in the AxIS Shootout with a best-lap of 18.100 on Lime Rock’s 1,220-foot original autocross course.A new electronic timing system, cou...

The 2015 Major Event Schedule

The 2015 Major Event Schedule

Here’s the 2015 Major Event Schedule... Lime Rock’s Traditional Memorial Day Weekend Season Opener Featuring the Trans Am Series, LRDC Miata Races & the Sunday Royals Car Show Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May 22-24 Trans Am cars are big, bad ass and brutal – and really fast at Lime Rock. With Dodge coming o...

65. It's the new 35...

65. It's the new 35...

65. It’s the new 35     When Paul Newman was 65, he was scoring top-10 results in Trans-Am. At 70, he was third in GT in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. When he was 78, PLN finished second-in-class (8th overall) at the  Grand-Am Watkins Glen race. Morgan Shepherd, Jim Fitzgerald and Hershel McGriff all w...

Short & Sweet & Cool LRDC Race Video

Short & Sweet & Cool LRDC Race Video

The Lime Rock Drivers Club (LRDC) is many things. It's not just private track days and world-class coaching, as cool as that is. One of those many things are race days. Including Member Miata Races. Take a look at this Jim Perry-shot-and-produced video of a recent LRDC Miata race.  You're we...

blipshift's LRP T-Shirt Contest: We have a winner

blipshift's LRP T-Shirt Contest: We have a winner

The blipshift.com Lime Rock Park “crowd-sourced” t-shirt design contest: We have a winner!There were almost 90 entries, some amazing artwork – you guys made it really hard for the judges – and a lot of great ideas. We just think it’s so cool that a Lime Rock fan has designed a shirt that the whole world can buy.First...

Jeff Gordon "Hot Laps" Video

Jeff Gordon "Hot Laps" Video

Lime Rock's video ace Jim Perry shot and edited some of the fun everybody had getting Camaro Z/28 hot laps from NASCAR star Jeff Gordon as part of the AARP Drive to End Hunger fundraiser this past Thursday. Great stuff, take a look!

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...

LRDC Director Showed Gordon the Ropes

LRDC Director Showed Gordon the Ropes

No matter how good of a race car driver you are, you don't just blast out on to a track you haven't driven before. You get coaching first: the line, references, braking points, turn-ins, the tricky nuances, etc. Simon Kirkby, the director and head coach of the Lime Rock Drivers Club, was Jeff Gordon's coach. Simon spen...

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...

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