Lime Rock: What's Happening in August, Plus a Special Bulletin

What’s Happening at Lime Rock in August

But first, a bulletin concerning this year’s Vintage Race Car Parade presented by Abarth, U.S.A.

If you have a 1975 or older race car or sports car and want to be part of the Thursday, August 28 parade of vintage and historic cars that goes from Lime Rock to Lakeville and Salisbury and ends up back at the Falls Village Street Fair, please complete the application as soon as you are able.

You can apply electronically by clicking here, or you can print out this PDF and mail, or scan-and-send, or fax (860.435.5010). There is no cost, of course.

The Vintage Race Car Parade presented by Abarth, U.S.A., is fast becoming one of the most popular elements of Lime Rock’s Historic Festival, both with the folks that have their cool cars in the parade as well as the hundreds of spectators lining the 17-mile rally route – especially in town.

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Okay, here’s what’s going on at Lime Rock in August...

Saturday, August 2Porsche Club of America Connecticut Valley Region, 9:00 – 1:00Lime Rock Drivers Club, 1:00 – 6:00Aside from a we-can’t-tell-you-anything-about-it-yet-car-related-TV-series-segment being shot at Lime Rock this weekend, PCA CVR has one of its Track Days from 9:00 to 1:00, then the LRDC takes the track over until 6:00. This is not racing, but you’re free to visit and watch; must sign standard waiver at Main Entrance to enter

Tuesday, August 5Lime Rock Open Autocross Coaching Day, 12:00 - 6:00Seats still open for near one-to-one coaching on Autocross. This is also an “un-muffled” day, so you can bring your really loud street car or a race car. Click here for more information

Friday, August 8Lime Rock Open Autocross Day, 9:00 - 4:00Lime Rock Drivers Club, 12:00 - 6:00Seats still open for Open Enrollment Autocross Day: “Hoon” your own car safely and quickly on the Autocross Course! Click here for more information

Saturday, August 9Lime Rock Drivers Club & Porsche Club of America Connecticut Valley Region, 9:00 - 5:00Pilot Program: Special 2-Hour Autocross Day, 9:00 - 11:00 & 11:00 - 1:00Call 860.435.5000 for infoThe LRDC and PCA CVR share alternate hours on the track all day, while up top is a test of a different kind of Autocross Day. Call for exciting new information, 860.435.5000

Friday & Saturday, August 15 & 16Lime Rock Drivers Club and Porsche Club of America Hudson-Champlain Region, both days 9:00 - 5:00These clubs share the track in alternating hours. This is not racing, but you’re free to visit and watch; must sign standard waiver at Main Entrance to enter

Tuesday, August 19Lime Rock Open Autocross Day, 12:00 - 6:00Seats still open for Open Enrollment Autocross Day: “Hoon” your own car safely and quickly on the Autocross Course! This is an “un-muffled” day, so you can bring your really loud street car or a race car. Click here for more information

Saturday, August 23Lime Rock Drivers Club, 9:00 - 6:00New England Corvette CaravanThis is pretty cool... The New England Corvette Caravan folks have the Autocross from 9:00 until 1:00, then they have one hour of Parade Laps on the track, 1:00 - 2:00. LRDC is on track 9:00 - 1:00, then 2:00 - 6:00. This day is not racing, but you’re free to visit and watch; must sign standard waiver at Main Entrance to enter

Tuesday, August 26Lime Rock Drivers Club, 9:00 - 12:00“Test & Tune Tuesday,” 12:00 - 6:00This is the unofficial start of Historic Festival 32. There will be a bunch of historic cars testing as they prepare for the weekend, plus the “regular” contemporary race cars. This day is not racing, but you’re free to visit and watch; must sign standard waiver at Main Entrance to enter

Thursday, August 28Vintage Race Car Parade presented by Abarth, U.S.A.Let the Historics begin! The Parade “green flags” at 4:00 p.m. on Sam Posey Straight, travels a 17-mile rally route through the countryside – including the exciting roll through Salisbury – then ends at the Falls Village green for the Street Fair.

Friday, August 29 through Labor Day Monday, September 1Historic Festival 32Friday is practice and qualifying. Saturday is 18 races plus demo and parade laps. The famous “Sunday in the Park” Concours d’ Elegance presented by Bentley and Gathering of the Marques is August 31, then Monday is again 18 races plus demo and parade laps. All weekend: The Cars of Ralph Lauren, and Honored Guests Sir Stirling Moss & Lady Susie

Augustly Yours,Lime Rock Park