Here’s What American Endurance Racing At Lime Rock Park Looks Like

American Endurance Racing is the new kid on the block for low-buck motorsports. Based around simple rules and a "race what ya got" mentality, it's got lots of appeal to anyone who's ever raced 24 Hours of LeMons or Chumpcar. On an ass-clenchingly cold late November weekend, AER stormed into historic Lime Rock Park and… » 11/26/14 7:47am 11/26/14 7:47am

Why You Should Go Karting This Weekend

Full disclosure: we attended the "Lime Rock Park Mini-ALMS Northeast Grand Prix" at On Track Karting in Brookfield, CT last week. It was an event setup to promote the upcoming American Le Mans Series race at Lime Rock Park this weekend, which you all should attend (as if you have something better to do than BBQ, drink… » 7/05/13 1:57pm 7/05/13 1:57pm

These Iron Maidens Will Torture Your Ears

Don’t be fooled by the sweet stylings of silver screen legend Paul Newman singing a few verses from his iconic film "Cool Hand Luke". Everyone here knows his real passion was with speed. He raced sports cars in this exact race series, on this exact track, for longer than most of us have been alive and he knew first… » 6/07/13 1:18pm 6/07/13 1:18pm

Check out the sights and sounds of the 2011 Ferrari Day at Lime Rock…

Jalopnik commenter LeadfootYT posted this excellent video from this weekend's Ferraris at Lime Rock Park event that is just long enough to make us very very jealous we missed it. We've been promised more videos and pictures of the 100+ Ferrari event in the coming days, so be sure to keep an eye out for them at … » 7/31/11 4:00pm 7/31/11 4:00pm

The Rolex Vintage Festival at Lime Rock Park

[Please to enjoy another fine edition of You Are There by Jalopnik stringer and Lime Rock denizen, James Gribbon.] The cloudiest part of this past Labor Day in rural Connecticut was my head. I was winding down after a long weekend, which was ending on a high note. I was entering Lime Rock Park for the Rolex Vintage… » 9/06/07 2:00pm 9/06/07 2:00pm

You Are There: The 2007 ALMS Northeast Grand Prix

There's a bit of folk wisdom that goes, "It 's not who you are, it's who you're with." Once, in Miami visiting my sister, we went to one of those impossibly hip clubs in South Beach, where her friend knew the staff. We were whisked past the plebes in line to a section of the club cordoned off just for us, while… » 7/09/07 4:00pm 7/09/07 4:00pm

Race Day Preview: The 2007 American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix

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The American Le Mans Series returns to Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Connecticut tomorrow for the Northeast Grand Prix — the first race since Le Mans for some teams, and the first after a seven-week break in the action for others. Qualifying times are already at near track-record… » 7/07/07 5:30pm 7/07/07 5:30pm