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Join Lime Rock Park In Finding A Cure For Parkinson's

Michael J. Fox Foundation Fundraising Continues

Each year, Lime Rock Park selects an official charity to support throughout the year and we’re pleased to select The Michael J. Fox Foundation as this year’s benefactor.

As the world’s largest nonprofit funder of Parkinson’s research, the Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for the more than 6 million people worldwide who live with Parkinson’s disease. Since inception in 2000, this organization has funded more than $800 million in high-impact research around the world.

Beware Of Traffic For Memorial Day Parades

Lime Rock will be the place to be for Memorial Day Monday. On your way here, stop by to experience one of the many Memorial Day Parades happening in our area. These parades may also affect your travel to Lime Rock Park. For your convenience, we’ve put together a short list of some of the area towns surrounding Lime Rock Park that are having parades. Enjoy them - or avoid them!

Here are some Connecticut parades happening on Monday:

Driver To Watch Coming Into Memorial Day Weekend

Alvaro Parente, Winner At Lime Rock Last Year, Heads Into Memorial Day Weekend With Win In Canada
Former GT Champion Alvaro Parente of Portugal returned to the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) Winner’s Circle on May 20 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park with an impressive GT Sprint win over his K-PAX Racing teammate Rodrigo Baptista. Ferrari’s Vilander rounds out the top three followed by Porsche’s Christensen

Four Hands on the Wheel Movie Cancelled Due To Storm

On the 50th Anniversary of Mark Donohue’s unprecedented 1968 eight-win Trans-Am Championship season, New England Auto Museum (NEAM) is hosting an evening motorsports enthusiasts won’t want to exclusive screening of "​Four Hands on the Wheel" presented by NEAM.
The story of the legendary winning partnership between Mark Donohue & Roger Penske.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 7:30pm
Doors open at 6:45pm

Hear The Roar Of Aurora Straus At PWC

Aurora Straus
19-Year-Old To Race Here On Memorial Day Weekend

Aurora Straus is one of several female race car drivers participating in the Pirelli World Challenge here at Lime Rock Park on May 25-26 and Memorial Day Monday, May 27.

Originally from Cold Spring, NY, Aurora is sure to be a fan favorite at the event.

What's more, she is only 19 years old and will be attending Harvard after the racing series where she plans to study English and mechanical engineering.


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