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 hand… » 6/07/13 1:18pm 6/07/13 1:18pm

The Death Of BMW's M Brand

BMW's announcement today of the Lime Rock Edition M3 was the final nail in the coffin for me. The company that claims more 24-Hour wins at the Nürburgring than any other manufacturer just launched a track edition M3 that offers no serious performance improvement over the current M3. » 7/09/12 4:30pm 7/09/12 4:30pm

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

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