Tag Archive: Lime Rock Park

Jul 27

Statement from Lime Rock Park racing school

Skip Barber (the person) Releases Statement Regarding the Skip Barber Racing School Bankruptcy

Skip BarberWith significant legal decisions being handed down this Friday, July 28, in a State of New York courtroom regarding the bankruptcy filing of the Skip Barber Racing School, Skip Barber the person (president of Lime Rock Park) has issued a statement. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 23

New Porsche goes 1-2 in caution-free WeatherTech Championship Race at Lime Rock

Pilet crossed the stripe 14.5 seconds ahead of Laurens Vanthoor in the No. 912 Porsche

The two-car Porsche GT Team has come on strong since returning from the traditional midseason break for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and both cars delivered on Saturday afternoon at Lime Rock Park, when the team finished 1-2 in the two-hour and 40-minute Northeast Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 23

Stevenson Camaro, Freedom Autosport Mazda keep winning streaks alive at Lime Rock Park

“The decision to come in when we did under that first caution was really what gave us the win”

Forty-five minutes into Saturday’s two-hour IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at Lime Rock Park, Matt Bell in the No. 57 Stevenson Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R passed TOTAL Pole Award winner Trent Hindman to take the lead in the Grand Sport (GS) class. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Bruni Gives Porsche 450th Major North American Sports Car Pole at Lime Rock

Extending the German manufacturer’s lead to 100 over Chevrolet, its next closest competitor

Italian racer Gianmaria “Gimmi” Bruni spent quite a few years battling against Porsches in top-level sports car racing around the world while driving for another manufacturer, but it hasn’t taken him long to get used to his new job as a Porsche works driver.

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Jul 22

Hindman’s Porsche, McCumbee’s Mazda on Continental Tire Challenge Class Poles at Lime Rock

Driving the No. 12 Bodymotion Racing Porsche Cayman GT4

Trent Hindman claimed the fourth IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge TOTAL Pole Award of his career and will lead the field to the green flag for Saturday’s two-hour Lime Rock 120 at Lime Rock Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

Change Racing confident heading to Lime Rock Park

Change Racing looks to build on sixth place finish in previous outing at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2017-07-09_10105After CTMP, Mul traveled back to Europe to be a part of the Waldorf Astoria Driving Experience in Versailles, France. Mul took VIP guests of the Trianon Palace Versailles on rides to fully experience the capabilities of the Lamborghini.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

IMSA Prototype Challenge Racing returns to Lime Rock after Six year hiatus

This doesn’t mean that there’s anything dated about the tight, twisting 1.5-mile track

Kenton KochIf there’s a track on the 2017 IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda schedule that seems absolutely made for the series, it’s probably Lime Rock Park in Connecticut, billed as the country’s oldest continuously-operating road racing course. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Audi takes 2nd GT Daytona Victory at Lime Rock Park

Lally worked his way to the front in a tight battle

Andy Lally passed Jeroen Bleekemolen with 22 minutes remaining and went on to score his second GT Daytona (GTD) victory of the season in the No. 44 Magnus Racing Audi Tire Center/Auric Solar Audi R8 LMS GT3 started by John Potter.

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Jul 23

Change Racing storms to First pole at Lime Rock Park 

Lime Rock Park Northeast Grand Prix LIVE FOX broadcast starts Saturday at 3:00 PM ET

2016-07-10-3342 Change Racing added another accomplishment to the team record of success on Friday after Spencer Pumpelly posted a fast lap time of 53.148-seconds to secure pole for Saturday’s (FOX 3:00 PM ET) Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

IMSA Northeast Grand Prix

Friday report

IMSA Northeast Grand Prix Friday saw a whole bunch of practice and qualifying action at Lime Rock, readying for Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech Northeast Grand Prix and IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Nielsen prepares for Fourth consecutive race weekend at Lime Rock Park

“The track also requires a lot of technical skills”

Christina Nielsen Following her race last weekend in Austria in the European Le Mans Series, Christina Nielsen is back in the United States for her next IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race July 22-23 at the Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.

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Jul 14

GT Le Mans Class makes Lime Rock Park return in IMSA WeatherTech Northeast Grand Prix

IMSA released a 32-car entry for the event

The finest GT racing on the planet returns to Lime Rock Park when the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship headlines the IMSA WeatherTech Northeast Grand Prix on Saturday, July 23. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Cameron, Marsal Win Lime Rock On Perfect Strategy By No. 97 Turner Team

Guasch, Kimber-Smith Take Third PC Victory Lime Rock Park

An eventful 36 hours at Lime Rock Park ended in a somewhat unexpected way on the home track for Turner Motorsport and driver Michael Marsal, and for returning driver Dane Cameron: atop the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Daytona podium after a victory in Saturday’s Northeast Grand Prix.

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Jul 24

Simpson captures First TOTAL Pole Award for JDC/Miller Motorsports

Paul Miller Racing driver von Moltke takes TOTAL Pole Award 

Stephen Simpson gave JDC/Miller Motorsports its first TUDOR United SportsCar Championship TOTAL Pole Award, leading Friday’s Prototype Challenge (PC) qualifying session at Lime Rock Park. Paul Miller Racing’s Dion von Moltke captured the TOTAL Pole Award in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Daytona (GTD) class Friday at the team’s home circuit, Lime Rock Park.

 

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Jul 21

Prototype Challenge Class headlines Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park

Former Connecticut Resident Bennett enters race with points lead

The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Prototype Challenge (PC) class will be in the spotlight in this weekend’s Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park, headlining a multi-class race for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24

Wounded U.S. Marine Staff Sergeant Liam Dwyer wins IMSA Race at Lime Rock Park

Freedom Autosport ‘Thanks A Vet,’ Fields Winning Mazda

IMSA logo Three years ago, U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer lost his left leg in Afghanistan. Saturday, he celebrated the anniversary of his “Alive Day” with a victory in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) race at Lime Rock Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

IMSA Continental Tire Challenge News and Notes: Lime Rock Park

Continental Tire Challenge Headlines Memorial Day Weekend

Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge logo The Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge will headline Memorial Day weekend at Lime Rock Park, continuing a tradition of holiday competition that dates back to 1967 on the 1.5-mile circuit in Lakeville, Conn. The series will run a pair of two-hour, 30-minute races on Saturday for the Grand Sport (GS) and Street Tuner (ST) classes.

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May 20

Title contenders to jockey for position as series returns to Lime Rock Park

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Returns To Lime Rock

Colin Thompson leads Kasey KuhlmanThe ebbs and flows of an unpredictable, competitive season already have started in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama after just four races in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Luhr, Graf win American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix

Edwards, Mueller take close GT Victory in Team RLL BMW Z4 GTE

2013-07-06_0005Lucas Luhr survived an early torrid battle with Chris Dyson before giving way to co-driver Klaus Graf, who scored the team’s third consecutive victory in 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón competition Saturday’s American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.

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Jul 03

David Ostella to race with TRG at Lime Rock

“I’m definitely excited to be driving in this race” – Ostella

David Ostella logoDavid Ostella will switch gears this weekend and head east to Lime Rock Park for the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) Northeast Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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