A 'Grand' Day in New York City

Lime Rock Park, Metro-North Railroad, Grand-Am, and four front-running race teams were at Grand Central Terminal all day Wednesday, April 29. We had a big public display in the Vanderbilt Taxi Stand to promote the first-ever Metro-North “Getaway Package” and to familiarize autoless New Yorkers to the wonders of Lime Rock Park.

Here was our pitch... have you ever imagined what it would be like if you saw race cars driving full chat in Central Park? Okay, that’s what Lime Rock is like...

The event was cool... Thousands of people streaming in and out of Grand Central, many doing double-takes as they spotted about 2,000 horsepower worth of Grand-Am race cars in the Vandy Taxi Stand. More than 1,500 LRP ticket brochures and an equal number of Metro-North “Getaway” brochures were picked up. Oh, we wanted to make people’s ears bleed by firing up the Mazda, but that plan got ix-nayed...

Yep, we’ve got photos! Click here.

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