Tag Archive: Lime Rock Park

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 »

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 »

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 »

Jul 03

American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix News & Notes

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing looks to flex at Lime Rock

ALMSDyson Racing calls Lime Rock Park its home track, with the team based in nearby Poughkeepsie, N.Y. However, P1 class challenger Muscle Milk Pickett Racing has felt very much at home at the 1.5 mile circuit in Lakeville, Conn. in recent years, winning the last two races and three of the last four. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

The second episode of the new internet television program for American Formula F racing has been released.

F1600 In Focus – Second Episode Released

The episode, produced by MathisenMedia and supported by F1600 FF engine manufacturer Honda Performance Development, features 23 minutes of video from the F1600 Formula F Championship Series at Road Atlanta and Lime Rock Park, the Pacific Formula F1600 Series at Buttonwillow and Fontana, and the SCCA Majors at Road America. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Connery takes dominating wet win

Kyle Connery took his first victory since 2011

Kyle Connery grabbed the lead on lap one from the outside front row in the rain at Lime Rock Park and never looked back, pulling out a huge margin to win over Roberto Lorena and Federico Monsconi, in a podium sweep for Van Diemens and aspiring racers.

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May 25

Eidson Takes Another Rain Win at Lime Rock Park

Jake Eidson won again at Lime Rock in the rain

Putting his stamp on rain driving, Jake Eidson took another commanding win in the wet at Lime Rock Park. The victory, his third of the season, marked his second win of the day at Lime Rock, as he expertly controlled the race pace to the checkered flag in the No. 10 Spectrum/Honda entry for Cape Motorsports.

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Sep 29

2012 season to close during Championship weekend

At Lime Rock Park 
 
Lime Rock Park logoGrand-AM-RolexThe distinctive rural scenery of Northwestern Connecticut is providing a colorful setting for the finale of the 2012 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series as the trees surrounding Lime Rock Park sport the first colors of fall.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Slime signs on with Andrew Novich for Grand-Am campaign

Compass360 Racing driver to fly new livery at Laguna Seca and Lime Rock Park

Compass360 - Andrew NovichC360R_logoAndrew Novich’s #74 Honda Civic Si will hit the track in a decidedly different look at the next Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race, at the iconic Laguna Seca raceway in Monterey, California on September 8th, 2012. The traditional Compass360 Racing orange will be replaced by the bright green of Slime, the worldwide leader in tire care.

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Jul 26

Lime Rock Park celebrating automotive history

Run from August 31 to September 3, the unique event is unlike any other historic motorsport event in the country.

Lime Rock Park Historic Festival 30 Lime Rock Park logoFans of the iconic Lime Rock Park track have been celebrating the circuit’s 55th anniversary in 2012, but the upcoming Labor Day Weekend will provide enthusiasts with an additional insight into automotive history – the 30th running of the Lime Rock Park Historic Festival presented by Jaguar.

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Jul 18

A Feast of Fast Fun for Fans of Ferrari

Mama Mia, they’re back!

Ferrari Challenge photo by Casey KeilFerrari logoNorth America’s best single-marque racing championship, the Ferrari Challenge, screams its way back to Lime Rock Park this Saturday, July 21. Nobody does racing like Ferrari, and with field full of production-based F458C (“C” for competition) race cars, it’s Ferraris fender-to-fender and nose-to-tail. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

In His Own Words: Lucas Luhr

Before CTMP, relive championship-caliber comeback at Lime Rock

Lucas_Luhr-1ALMS - Lucas-Luhr-HPD-070612-1Of Lucas Luhr’s 38 victories in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, perhaps none was more unlikely than Lime Rock Park. Certainly it didn’t look good 45 minutes into the July 7 race when he pitted with a transmission problem. Heading into this weekend’s ALMS race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, let’s hear from Lucas on the epic comeback from four laps down at Lime Rock… Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Tight Times at Lime Rock Park

100-Race Salute: Bill Auberlen

ALMS - Lucas-Luhr-HPD-070612-1ALMS - Bill-Auberlen-BMW-070612-2Lap times were incredibly close in the first practice session for the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. The race is Round Four of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Muscle Milk Pickett Racing’s Lucas Luhr set the quickest time overall and in P1, while Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen set the fastest GT lap.

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Jul 06

100-Race Salute: Jan Magnussen

Super-strong and super-quick teammate and rival, Brabham says

ALMS - Jan Magnussen-Corvette-070512-1ALMS - Jan Magnussen-Brabham-070512-1He has been both a teammate and a rival, so David Brabham is well-qualified to speak on the accomplishments of Jan Magnussen. The Dane is set to make his 100th start in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón this weekend at Lime Rock Park.

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Jun 29

Fast Times at Lime Rock Park

It’s a short but remarkably quick lap

Lime Rock Park logoPatrick-Long-Porsche-062812-mainEven at 1.5 miles and seven turns, Lime Rock Park boasts some of the fastest speeds in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Average qualifying and race speeds are well in excess of 100 mph, even for GT cars. Add to that the close quarters and heavy traffic with 32 cars, and the sensation of speed goes up dramatically.

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Jun 28

ALMS Northeast Grand Prix and Patrick Dempsey Racing at Lime Rock Park July 7

Entered: Hollywood’s Patrick Dempsey; Westport-based CEO; Indy 500 stand-out

ALMSLime Rock Park logoThe American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón starts its summer swing – six races over the next 11 weeks – with round four at Lime Rock Park July 6-7, the ninth annual Northeast Grand Prix. It’s got one of the biggest grids ever for this event: 32 entries made up of 15 prototypes and 17 GT cars.

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Jun 07

Lime Rock Park has chosen VP Racing Fuels, the world leader in its segment, as its Official Racing Fuel as part of a five-year agreement beginning in 2012.

VP Racing Fuels now official supplier for Lime Rock Park

VP Racing Fuels logoLime Rock Park logoWith VP designated as the track’s exclusive fuel supplier, the fueling station in Lime Rock’s B Paddock will pump VP’s VP100 Unleaded, VP110 Leaded and C12 Leaded (112) for racing competitors, as well as an unleaded 93 octane for track-day customers. The agreement also includes new pumps and VP signage. 

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May 31

ESM’s Cosmo anxious for VIR test day

‘Incredible race track’ plays host to first ALMS race in September

ALMS - Guy CosmoALMS - Guy Cosmo - FerrariHe has raced there, taught students there and tested road cars there. Seemingly the one thing Guy Cosmo has yet to do at Virginia International Raceway is take to its Grand Circuit. He will get his chance in two weeks during an open test for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

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