Jonathan Goring, a driver coach for the Lime Rock Drivers Club, is this year’s National Champion in Spec Miata SM thanks to his exciting and superbly driven win at Daytona in the SCCA Run-Offs in late September. Another LRDC coach, Elivan Goulart (who’s already a multi-time SCCA Spec Miata National Champion) finished seventh.
We won’t spoil what happened on the last laps, but if you click on this link (or the photo), it’ll take you to that point of the broadcast.
The race was called by LRP friends Greg Creamer and Dorsey Schroeder, who admitted on-air that they messed up which drivers were in which cars – the rain and darkness certainly didn’t help in that regard – and when Greg says “Haldeman,” he really means “Goring.”
Regardless, just keep an eye on the yellow and black no. 118.
And yes, that's his Lime Rock Drivers Club coaching patch on the left sleeve of his Sparco...
Click on the photo to open the PDF with the complete (including the Special Awards) Sunday in the Park Concours d'Elegance results.
Click here for all Historic Festival 33 practice, qualifying and race results
If you weren't able to attend... Listen to Sam and Ellen Posey, along with Trans Am president John Clagett, as they talked about Paul Newman before the screening of the Adam Carolla film “Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman,” at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington Mass., a day before the Lime Rock Park Trans Am Memorial Day race weekend. We recorded the audio, plus we added a number of old and new photos to this 29-minute "video." Great stuff, click here!