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Corvette Racing Claims 100th Win For The Glory Of The American V8 Corvette Racing Claims 100th Win For The Glory Of The American V8

Is there any happier sight than a grown man high-fiving the Michelin mascot? Corvette Racing made history with not only their 100th win as a team over the weekend, but their 60th 1-2 finish, largely by staying out of trouble during the contact-heavy WeatherTech Sportscar Championship race at Lime Rock Park.

The hotly contested GTLM class—the top GT class in American endurance racing—makes its triumphant return to Lime Rock Park this afternoon. Here’s a Porsche blasting through the Connecticut woods, as it should be. Today’s race starts at 3:00 p.m. ET on Fox.

Race Cars Are Better When You Can Drive Them To The Track Race Cars Are Better When You Can Drive Them To The Track

Hauling your race car with a truck and trailer is one of the biggest mental and financial costs of motorsports. Things are just better with a street-legal machine.

Update: Local Decision On Lime Rock Park's Future Postponed Until November 16 Update: Local Decision On Lime Rock Park's Future Postponed Until November 16

Last month, Lime Rock Park filed a motion with the Litchfield Superior Court asking for more reasonable usage restrictions. As a result, a local zoning commission is trying to take control of the facility away from the state and the courts. That zoning decision will not happen this week.

The Absurd Community Fight That Could Cripple One Of America's Best Race Tracks The Absurd Community Fight That Could Cripple One Of America's Best Race Tracks

Most race weekends end on Sunday, making events at Connecticut’s Lime Rock Park somewhat of an anomaly. Currently, they are prohibited from racing on Sundays at all. However, upon petitioning to amend this, the local community fired back by demanding that they take over the regulation of Lime Rock’s activities.

Celebrate World Beard Day With A Hug And An MX-5 Race Car Celebrate World Beard Day With A Hug And An MX-5 Race Car

We caught up with the most epic beard in the Sebring paddock at Watkins Glen, where the now internet-famous CJ Wilson Racing crew man was hammering on the team’s Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Mazda MX-5. As today is World Beard Day, here are a few MX-5 pics for your enjoyment.

Your Ridiculously Awesome Aston Martin Wallpaper Is Here Your Ridiculously Awesome Aston Martin Wallpaper Is Here

The weekend is coming to an end. Monday is around the corner, and that’s not the only thing. Also coming around the corner is this Aston Martin TRG-AMR (is that pun enough to put me out of my misery?), shot by our very own puppyknuckles. He told us:

Only Watching The Battle For First Is Missing The Point Only Watching The Battle For First Is Missing The Point

Here’s a shot of one of the looniest on-track battles I’ve seen on a race track in a long, long time. It was from last weekend’s Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race at Lime Rock, and these Caymans were going at it like their lives depended on it. Neither car was going for the win. No, this was the battle for …

Crazy Fast Shelby Mustang GT350R-Cs Dominate Lime Rock Crazy Fast Shelby Mustang GT350R-Cs Dominate Lime Rock

Ford factory-backed race team Multimatic is on a massive roll. After a decisive home turf win at Canadian Tire Motorsport park two weeks ago, the team pulled into Lime Rock Park this weekend armed what would again prove to be the deadliest weapons in the Continental Challenge GS field: their pair of Ford Performance…

TUDOR United Sports Car rolls through Lime Rock Park TUDOR United Sports Car rolls through Lime Rock Park

This past weekend the TUDOR series returned to beautiful northwest Connecticut and the historic 1.5 mile “bull ring” of Lime Rock Park for the North East Grand Prix. Friday was a combination of practice and qualifying for the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge and United Sports Car series with the main events…

Trans Am Racing At Lime Rock, And Miatas Too Trans Am Racing At Lime Rock, And Miatas Too

Lime Rock Park kicked off their official season this Memorial Day weekend with a ear splitting bang. The Trans Am series is a fitting high five to American horsepower, and I was there to capture the action at the historic 1.5 mile track. Lime Rock is no stranger to Trans Am racing, having witnessed Sam Posey, Mark…

Yoga Made Me A Faster Driver Yoga Made Me A Faster Driver

Leaning the Porsche Cayman GTS hard into the first of the three deceptively challenging back-to-back-to-back opening turns of Lime Rock my brain suddenly goes blank. Considering I’m piloting a $100K car at triple digit speeds you’d imagine this would be scary, but I felt great. It was the first time I’d gotten close…

What It's Like To Drive An Alfa 4C On A Racetrack What It's Like To Drive An Alfa 4C On A Racetrack

I was standing in pit lane at Lime Rock Park with a BMW E30 M3, a brand new V8 Mustang, a Porsche Cayman GTS, and this Alfa Romeo 4C. The keys were in the ignition. I drove them all, and found that there’s really only one word to describe the Alfa Romeo: terrifying.

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

You Don't Think About The Danger Of Old Cars Until A Guy Dies You Don't Think About The Danger Of Old Cars Until A Guy Dies

It's hard to describe what it was at first. A cough? A hiccup? A stutter? The engine misses a beat on the highway back from the Lime Rock Historics and I shut the engine straight off and coast to the shoulder. A few hours earlier, an old man had died at the wheel. Now, why am I here?

Why You Should Go Karting This Weekend 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…

These Iron Maidens Will Torture Your Ears 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…

The Death Of BMW's M Brand 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.

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

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 …

How To Lap Lime Rock Park How To Lap Lime Rock Park

Last month, we reviewed the Skip Barber Advanced Two Day Mazdaspeed Racing School at Connecticut's Lime Rock Park. Here's what they taught us.

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