April 2010

Info About 'Sunday in the Park'

PDF of Sunday in the Park Entry Form is here...

The 28th running of the Lime Rock Park Historic Festival will take place on the traditional Labor Day Weekend... September 3 – 6, 2010. On the Friday, Saturday and Monday of the weekend, the track is teeming with exciting cars in full competition, but Sunday, glorious Sunday... That’s the day the Festival focus is on an automotive extravaganza of the highest level: Sunday in the Park.

Grand-Am DP Test Day

28909_389871059002_44115954002_4064604_5501817_nLAKEVILLE, CONN. (April 27, 2010) - The Grand-Am Road Racing Series is testing at the track today. The Rolex Sports Car Series featuring the Daytona Prototypes and the GT cars have taken to the track officially for the first time ever. Many of these drivers have never raced Lime Rock and on a day like today, rain, no rain, rain - they're going to get some good testing in.

Lime Rock Park, Metro-North Railroad to Announce Joint-Effort 'First'

LRP-MTA_InviteCome On Down to Grand Central April 28!
* Open event for Lime Rock Park Fans!
* Lime Rock Park, Metro-North Railroad to Announce a Joint-Effort ‘First’
* Meet Grand-Am drivers, see the real Daytona Prototypes, GTs and Continental Tire Challenge cars
* Try the ‘Virtual GT’ Lime Rock Simulator!

Through the lens...

throughthelensWe want to gauge interest among Lime Rock Park fans about something special and unique...
Are you a serious amateur photographer? Would you like “insider’s access” to the world of professional motorsports photography? We know that many Lime Rock Park fans are avid “shooters,” so we’re thinking of offering, in conjunction with Nikon Professional Services, a motorsports photography school during the Labor Day Historic Festival 28 race weekend.

Lime Rock and Royals' Garage Team Up for Veterans

Second Annual Veteran’s Memorial Car Show is Sunday, May 29 - This big, on-track car show is the result of a joint venture between Royals’ Garage in Torrington, Conn., and Lime Rock Park. The show date is the Sunday during Lime Rock’s traditional Memorial Day Grand-Am race weekend, which features the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race on Saturday and the Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype & GT race on Monday.

Lime Rock Park ‘Historic Festival 28’ to Build on 2009 Success

HistoricLogoFinalLAKEVILLE, Conn. - The Lime Rock Historic Festival will continue its well established pattern of three days of on-track activities on the Friday, Saturday and Monday of Labor Day weekend 2010 (September 3, 4 and 6), sandwiching the increasingly popular Sunday in the Park Concours & Car Show on Sunday the 5th.

We’ve got our first Monthly Mega-Prize Giveaway winner!

winner-themeYesterday (Thursday, March 31) at 3:32 p.m. Eastern Time, the Lime Rock Park Cray Supercomputer that we keep hidden in the office basement was programmed to randomly choose one name from the 11,506 entries we had received so far for the Monthly Mega-Prize Giveaway. Then, .0038 seconds later, the first winner of the year popped up on the monitor... Bob Boynton, of Derby, Conn.!

Join the Righthanders

RighthandersThis marks Lime Rock’s initial 2010 recruiting call for those who would like to join our famous volunteer group, The Righthanders. Righthanders are extremely important to the success of all four major spectator race weekends – we want people who want to help our race fans, in everything from golf cart shuttles and information stations to administering hot laps and pre race festivities.

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