HISTORIC FESTIVAL 40 – DRIVER INFORMATION
Check below for important info for drivers at Historic Festival 40
Skip’s Driver Bulletin – Please Read
Schedule and Entry List Coming Soon!
The final schedule and updated entry will be posted on the Lime Rock website and on Motorsportreg.
Drivers will be sent via email final instruction, along with final entry list and schedule prior to the event.
Printed materials will be available at driver registration, and in the Drivers Lounge which is located behind the Lime Rock Park store.
Tuesday, August 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – See Test & Tune, paddock camping, and load-in below
Thursday, September 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Test and Tune, Load-in, and Paddock Camping
Those attending Test & Tune and/or loading in on Tuesday, August 30 may leave their rigs and trailers in the paddock in their assigned parking spot for the remainder of the week. If you anticipate leaving your rigs on Tuesday afternoon, please leave ample time to set up and be out of the park by 6:30pm. There will be no Paddock Camping on Tuesday and Wednesday.
All non-paddock camping spaces must be assigned and purchased through the track office in advance. Please contact (860) 435-5000 to make your arrangements. Paddock event camping for participants and crew begins Thursday, September 1.
Transponders and Timing and Scoring
Live Timing and Scoring data will be available on the Race Monitor app.
Cars without transponders will not be timed and will be gridded at the back accordingly.
Drivers will need to present their current racing license.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed on Sunday
Monday: 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
YOU WILL BE PADDOCKED BASED ON THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDED ON YOUR ENTRY FORM. The ONLY vehicles allowed in either A or B Paddock are your TOW vehicle. All other vehicles are to be parked in Competitor Parking. Drivers will be assigned parking based on the information provided on their entry form. If your information has changed, please let us know in advance so we can adjust.
Parts deliveries can be sent to the below address during the event. Once the person needing the parts confirms with the shipper that parts have been delivered, they may pick them up at Guest services, there will be no deliveries into the paddocks by either shippers or Guest Services. Please remember Monday is a Holiday there are no deliveries.
Lime Rock Park Guest Services
Attn: (Customer’s Name)
60 White Hollow Rd.
Lakeville, CT 06039
Un-muffled engines cannot be started before 10:00 a.m. on Friday, nor before 9:00 a.m. on Saturday and Monday. No race engine can be run on Sunday.
The Historic Festival Parade
Race Cars and Older Sports Cars. Eighteen miles through local towns. Ends in Falls Village with a Street Fair. A great opportunity to give your girlfriend, friend, wife, etc., a ride in your race car at modest speeds. Limited to 125 so you need to register early. It fills up quickly. If you did not register for the parade on your entry form, but would like to sign up, contact Historics@limerock.com. The $40 entry fee goes to the two local charities that help with traffic control and parking.
Drivers Lounge in Media Center behind the LRP Store in A Paddock
Open Friday, Saturday, and Monday. Coffee. Snacks. Cappuccino in the mornings. Drivers can collect their swag, timing and scoring sheets, and meet friends.
Friday Evening Competitor Dinner and Cocktail Party
Two tickets per entrant. Panel focused on but not limited to the Trans Am Series. Featured speakers will include Chuck Cantwell, Project Manager of all Trans Am projects at Shelby through 1968, as well as team engineer and test driver, before leaving to become the General Manager of Penske Racing. We also have Trans Am Champion Dorsey Schroeder, and longtime Penske timer Judy Stropus.
Saturday Night Dinner and Cocktail Party Presented by Corvette
We have twelve of GM’s most significant Corvette Concept Cars and twenty (20) important race cars coming for the weekend, plus a large display of significant production Corvettes on Sunday. The head of design at General Motors worldwide and his predecessor will be part of a panel focused on Corvette design. Cost $100 per person. Reservations will be required, information to follow.
Sunday Concours and Gathering of the Marques
Pick of the Paddock is a Concours class for interesting or beautiful or significant race cars. If your car is accepted, the Lime Rock Sunday in the Park team will reach out to you.
Lime Rock’s Historic Festival Swap Meet will be located in a new location at the back of B Paddock through the weekend.
We have some local rooms available. Contact Jen Murphy in the track office at (860) 435-5000 x 116. All have four-day minimums.
Load-in & registration times, along with other useful driver information can be found on the Lime Rock Park Website. Contact Historics@limerock.com with any questions.