4 Options For Displaying Your Car During Historic Festival 37
Aug. 29 - Sept. 2, 2019
Polish up your wheels and shine your hood, because Labor Day Weekend is coming up and it's time to show off what you've worked so hard for — your car!
Lime Rock's Historic Festival is a prime opportunity to display your prized possesion and to meet other car enthusiasts and owners of similar makes and models. Whether it's new or old, the weekend has various opportunities to feature your ride like parking in a special Car Corral during Race Days, participating in a Touring Group or the Thursday Parad, or parking with your brand during the Gathering of the Marques displays on Sunday. Here's what you need to know to be part of the car culture tribe during Lime Rock's Historic Festival weekend.
During Race Days (Saturday and Monday), receive Guaranteed Infield Parking all while showcasing your car in special Car Corral displays. The Corrals provide special designated parking for specific vehicle brands allowing you to take part in the comraderie of fellow automotive owners as well as take part in special parade laps. The low-speed parade laps give you the opportunity to drive around Lime Rock's historic road course during down-time's in the racing schedule. For large Car Corrals, parade lap participants are selected on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once your purchase your Car Corral ticket, you'll be mailed a special hang tag and emailed information about the parade laps. Basic Car Corral passes are $30 per car, not including General Admission; certain corrals are sometimes at a higher price point should they include hospitality or other special items. CLICK HERE to purchase your Car Corral passes.
|Saturday, Aug. 31, Car Corrals:
♦ Classic American
|Monday, Sept. 2 Car Corrals:
♦ American Muscle
New Touring Group
Historic Festival now offers a special Touring Group for owners of sports cars up to the late 1970s. This special opportunity allows you to showcase your early model machine in a Car Corral as well as on track without a racing license. Participants of the the Touring Group receive two weekend tickets, two tickets to the Friday Night Participant's Dinner, 2 lapping sessions on either Saturday or Monday, Car Corral parking throughout the weekend, and preference during the selection for the Thursday parade. To learn more about the Touring Group and to register, visit www.limerock.com/touringgroup2019
Vintage Race & Sports Car Parade presented by Salisbury Bank
Now it its 10th year, the Festival Vintage Race & Sports Car Parade presented by Salisbury Bank is one of the most popular events that surround each year's Historic Festival. The parade is open to sports cars up to 1975 or vintage race cars. Rally with more than 100 other distinguished cars and at 4pm depart on a 17-mile route through the towns of Lakeville and Salisbury, CT. Here, parade-watchers will be waiting in anticipation. From there, park around the Falls Village Town Green to display your car during the Street Fair with live music, entertainment and great food. Participation fees are donated to a local charity. Visit www.limerock.com/historicfestivalparade for more information and to register.
Gathering of the Marques
Historic Festival's Sunday in the Park not only offers a Concours d'Elegance, but also features the Gathering of the Marques. Open to anyone with a special car they would like to display, the Gathering of the Marques is an incredibly diverse car show with nearly 800 cars lining the track. Grouped by make, model or country of origin. You'll see huge displays of Shelbys and BMWs and Corvettes and Jaguars and MGs... Astons, Rolls and Loti... Porsches, Peugeots and Panteras... Volvos and Saabs, Minis, Mercurys, Mercedes and Mopars, Fiats and Lambos. If you have an interesting and fun car, park next to its brethren during Sunday in the Park.
|2019 Gathering of the Marques Groups:
♦ Electric Cars
♦ Rolls Royce & Bentley
♦ Caffeine and Carburetors
♦ Gullwing Group
♦ Italian Marques
♦ Ferrari Club
♦ Driving Force Club
♦ Hayfields Touring Group
|♦ Miller Motorcars
♦ Ford + Related Brands
♦ Chrysler + Related Brands
♦ BMW 2002
♦ Volvo & Saab
|♦ General Motors + Related Brands
♦ Japanese Marques
♦ French Marques
♦ British Marques
♦ Silver Birch Car Club
Pre-registration is not required. To participate in the Gathering of the Marques, each person attending must simply purchase an admission ticket, which can be done at the gate or in advance by clicking here, and register on site. Early arrival suggested. Load in begins at 7:00am at Lime Rock's Main Gate at 60 White Hollow Road. Check-in at registration booth near the Will Call booth. Parking attendants will direct participants to their designated parking area. Load in closes at 10:00am when the show begins. Load out starts shortly after 3:00 p.m. For more information on Gathering of the Marques, contact Mitch Conroy at Mitch@limerock.com or call at 860.435.5000, ext. 113.