Go Racing: Racing Schools and Series

Information for Beginner Racers and Club Racing Hobbyists

Are you an aspiring racecar driver, someone at a point in life where you’re looking to enjoy club racing as a hobby, or maybe a club racer that just moved to the Northeast?
 
If you prefer wheel-to-wheel racing over a controlled, non-competitive high performance driving event (HPDE,) then this section can help you find the right way for you to go racing at Lime Rock Park. If you’re here mistakenly and would prefer a program where you can drive a street car in a controlled, non-competitive environment, you can get to that information by clicking here.
 
For those of you still here, here are the basic ways to go racing at Lime Rock Park…
 
Do your research first! Here’s a helpful resource on the ins and outs of going club racing:
http://goaheadtakethewheel.com/racing-manuals/club-racing/
 
If you’re ready to get started, attend a racing school to qualify for a racing license:
 

Skip Barber Racing School
www.skipbarber.com

Bertil Roos Racing School
www.racenow.com

Lucas Oil School of Racing
www.lucasraceschool.com
 

If you’ve attended a racing school and you’re ready to go racing, here are the club and “arrive-and-drive” amateur road racing organizations that run at Lime Rock Park:
 

Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) New England Region
www.ner.org
 
Vintage Sports Car Club of America (VSCCA)
www.vscca.com
 
Historic Festival 36 (Lime Rock Park’s premier vintage racing event)
www.limerockhistorics.com
 
National Auto Sport Association (NASA) Northeast Region
http://nasane.com/
 
Porsche Club of America Connecticut Valley Region (PCA CVR) Club Racing
http://www.cvrpca.org/onthetrack.php?id=3
 
If you’re an experienced club racer and want to go professional road racing, here are the professional and semi-pro road racing organizations that have recently held events at Lime Rock Park:
 

International Motor Sports Association http://competitors.imsa.com/

  • Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge
  • WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

 
Pirelli World Challenge http://race.world-challenge.com/

  • GT Class
  • SprintX GT
  • GTA Class
  • SprintX GTS
  • GT Cup Class
  • SprintX GT Cup
  • GTS Class
  • TC Class
  • TCA Class
  • TCB Class

 

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