Winner At Lime Rock Returns As Grand Marshal

Dorsey Schroeder Named Grand Marshal Of Trans Am Memorial Day Classic

The Grand Marshal of this year's Trans Am Memorial Day Classic is someone who knows what it take to win at Lime Rock Park, the Trans Am racing great Dorsey Schroeder. Over the course of his career in sports car racing, he has won 40 pro races in 242 starts, including 17 Trans Am series wins, three of which were here at Lime Rock.

In 1971, at the age of 19, he became the first person under the age of 21 to be issued an SCCA National competition license. In the 90s with Trans Am, he won the Trans Am series championship with Roush Racing as a rookie in 1989 with six wins. 
In 1990, he was named IMSA GT Championship GTO class champion with three wins. Between 1998 and 2002, he also competed in Grand-Am and American Le Mans series events, recording a win at Mid-Ohio in 1998 for Dyson Racing. 
Schroeder competed in IROC in 1990 representing the SCCA Trans-Am Series and 1991 representing IMSA Camel GT. He finished 7th in IROC XIV and 12th in IROC XV. 
He was also known as a NASCAR "road course ringer", who made nine Winston Cup series starts between 1991 and 2001. 
In recent years, Schroeder has competed in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship races at Daytona and Sebring in the Prototype class.
Learn more about the Memorial Day Classic HERE.

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