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:
If you’re ready to get started, attend a racing school to qualify for a racing license:

 Lucas Oil School of Racing
Endurance Karting (School appropriate for their karting programs only)
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
Vintage Sports Car Club of America (VSCCA)
Historic Festival 35 (Lime Rock Park’s premier vintage racing event)
National Auto Sport Association (NASA) Northeast Region
Porsche Club of America Connecticut Valley Region (PCA CVR) Club Racing
Lucas Oil Formula Car Race Series (Arrive and Drive formula car racing)
Endurance Karting (Arrive and Drive kart racing)
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/

  • Mazda Prototype Lites
  • Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge
  • WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
  • Ferrari Challenge
  • Lamborghini Super Trofeo

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

SCCA Pro Racing www.sccaproracing.com

  • F4 United States Championship
  • Trans Am
  • Atlantic Championship Series
  • F2000 Championship Series
  • F1600 Championship Series

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