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Historic Festival 37 Labor Day Weekend at Lime Rock Park

Historic Festival 37 Labor Day Weekend at Lime Rock Park will be held Thursday, August 29 – Monday, September 2, 2019 at Lime Rock Park, 60 White Hollow Road, Lakeville, CT 06039.

The event opens on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, with the Vintage Race Car & Sports Car Parade through the local towns culminating in a free street fair in the charming town of Falls Village. Then, enjoy three days of fantastic, authentic vintage car racing on Friday, Aug. 30, Saturday, Aug. 31 and Labor Day Monday, Sept. 2.

Sunday in the Park Concours d’Elegance, Gathering of the Marques and Lime Rock Auction presented by Dragone, held on Sept. 1, is a time when car enthusiast gather to admire historic and vintage cars, and possibly take one home. Held in the main tent in hospitality village overlooking the front straight, the Saturday Night Dinner & A Panel is an entertaining charity event open to competitors, VIPs and fans alike.

This year’s featured race group will be Formula Ford, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the single-seater class which launched the careers of so many Formula 1, Indy Car and sports car drivers. Learn more at www.limerock.com/formulaford. A special tribute will be made to the Morgan, which is celebrating the marque’s 110 year history. Italian Masterpieces such a Ferrari and Lamborghini will be the stars Sunday’s Concours d’ Elegance.

Stefan Johansson, the popular Swedish former Ferrari Formula 1 driver, who started his career in Formula Ford, will be the honored Grand Marshal.

Along with watching the races and strolling the action in the paddocks, there’s plenty to see and do during Historic Festival 37. Fan experiences include three concession stands, book and poster signings, vintage hat showcases, the Harpoon beer tent, food trucks and vendors on The Midway, the Kids Club area, the Lime Rock Store and the Swap Meet with car parts and unique automotive collectibles.

General admission entry fees:

Friday   $30 at the gate only

Race Day Flex (Sat. or Mon.)  $50 advance,  $65 at the gate

Sunday  $25 advance,  $40 at the gate

Weekend  $125 advance, $165 at the gate

Advance tickets end August 23rd.

There are a variety of admission options including weekend, camping, VIP and season passes. 16 year olds and under are admitted free as well as active military and veterans.

For more information visit limerock.com.

2019 events will support the Michael J Fox Foundation, Lime Rock Park’s signature charity.

To learn more about the Michael J. Fox Foundation visit michaeljfox.org.Lime Rock Park

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IMSA Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park

The IMSA Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park will be held Friday and Saturday, July 19 – 20, 2019 at Lime Rock Park, 60 White Hollow Road, Lakeville, CT 06039.

The IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship is one of the premier sports car racing series in the United States and Canada organized by the International Motor Sports Association  (IMSA). The series competes at some of North America’s most recognized sports car venues, including Lime Rock Park for a summer showdown called the Northeast Grand Prix.

The WeatherTech Sports Car Championship features multiple classes of awe-inspiring sports cars racing on the track at the same time, making for seemingly endless passing throughout the race. The majority of the races are timed races of 2 hours and 40 minutes. Here are the classes:

GT Le Mans featuring factory teams from Ford, Porsche, Ferrari and BMW.

GT Daytona featuring Lamborghinis, McLarens, Porsches, Ferraris and more.

Grand Sport including Porsches, Mustangs, Camaros and more.

TCR  class featuring front wheel drive vehicles from mainstream auto manufacturers.

Weekend Schedule:

Thursday, July 18th – Camping opens at noon.

Friday, July 19th – Practice and Qualifying

Saturday, July 20th – Racing

Sunday, July 21st – Camping closes at noon

Online advance tickets available through July 12th.

General admission entry fees:

Friday (at the gate only)  $40

Saturday –  $65 in Advance, $80 at the gate

Weekend – $85 Advance,  $110 at the gate

Advance online tickets end June 12th.

There are a variety of admission options including weekend, camping, VIP and season passes. 16 year olds and under are admitted free as well as active military and veterans.

For more information visit limerock.com.

2019 events will support the Michael J Fox Foundation, Lime Rock Park’s signature charity.

To learn more about the Michael J. Fox Foundation visit michaeljfox.org.

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Lime Rock Park SCCA New England Regional Races

The Lime Rock Park SCCA New England Regional Races will be held Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15, 2019 at Lime Rock Park, 60 White Hollow Road, Lakeville, CT 06039.

The Sports Car Club of America represents top quality amateur racing encompassing car classes ranging from stock sedans to sports and formula cars.

Racing is non- stop from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Paddock are is family friendly.

Tickets are $15 advance (ends June 7th) and $20 at the gate. Children 16 years and under as well as both active and veteran military enter for free.

To learn more visit limerock.com

2019 events will support the Michael J Fox Foundation, Lime Rock Park’s signature charity.

To learn more about the Michael J. Fox Foundation visit michaeljfox.org.

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Lime Rock Park Trans Am and Royals Memorial Day Classic

The Lime Rock Park Trans Am and Royals Memorial Day Classic will be held Friday, May 24 – Monday, May 27, 2019, at Lime Rock Park, 60 White Hollow Road, Lakeville, CT 06039.

This is a new event for 2019 featuring  the Trans Am Series by Pirelli, the Sportscar Vintage Racing  Association (SVRA) and International GT. Get event details at limerock.com.

Entry fees (general admission):

Friday (at the gate only)  $30

Race Day Flex (Sat or Mon)  $45 advance,  $60 at the gate

Sunday  $5 advance, $10 at the gate

Weekend (Fri-Mon)  $65 advance, $80  at the gate

Advance online tickets end June 17th.

 

Activities for each day:

Friday – Trans Am and SVRA practice and qualifying

Saturday – Racing all day

Sunday –  The Royals Car Show presented by Hagerty featuring nearly 300 cars

Monday –  Racing resumes

There are a variety of admission options including weekend, camping, VIP and season passes. 16 year olds and under are admitted free as well as active military and veterans. For Memorial Day only, immediate military family members will also be admitted for free.

To order tickets or for more information visit limerock.com.

Advance sale online ticket discounts are available through May 17, 2019.

2019 events will support the Michael J Fox Foundation, Lime Rock Park’s signature charity.

To learn more about the Michael J. Fox Foundation visit michaeljfox.org.

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Lime Rock Park 2019 Season Kickoff Celebration

The Lime Rock Park 2019 Season Kickoff Celebration will be held Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Lime Rock Park, 60 White Hollow Road, Lakeville, CT 06039.

The public is invited to this family-friendly event which celebrates the new racing season at Lime Rock Park. The day will feature cars on the track all day, music, local craft breweries, food trucks, local vendors, face painting, games bounce house, giveaways and more.

The event runs from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Entry to this event is free, but visitors are asked to bring a canned food or pet food item to support both The Corner Food Pantry and The Little Guild. Other non-profits like the Sharon Bargain Barn will be offering their vintage clothing line.

The Kickoff Celebration is sponsored by the Tri-State Chamber of Commerce, the Northwest CT Chamber of Commerce, CPTV Kids and Wheels of Time Auto Restoration.

For more information call (860) 435-5000. or email limerock.com@limerock.

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Ride 1 Rally

The Ride 1 Rally will be held Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Lime Rock Park, 60 White Hollow Road, Lakeville, CT 06039.

The Rally is presented by Spectro Oils and Lime Rock Park.

The multi-stage event actually starts with rides from several locations including Spectro Oils headquarters in Brookfield, CT.  The rides will begin with coffee and site tours from 8:00 – 10:00 am followed by group rides to Lime Rock Park where the Rally will begin.

The second stage is at Lime Rock Park where the Rally, which is modeled after the well-known rallies at Daytona and Sturgis, will be held. There will be vendors. great food, stunt and bike shows, a motorcycle museum and much more. The track itself will not be available for use.

Entry to the Rally is free, but donations are encouraged to support Autism Speaks, which promotes solutions for individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support. April is World Autism Month.

The Lime Rock Park gates will be open 11:00 am – 6:00 pm.

To learn more about starting locations and other information visit ride1rally.com or email info@ride1rally.com.

To learn more about Autism Speaks visit autismspeaks.org.

To learn more about events at Lime Rock Park visit limerock.com.

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