LAKEVILLE, Conn. (May 15, 2020)—The International Motorsports Association (IMSA) and Lime Rock Park have agreed to reschedule the Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park as part of IMSA’s Return to Racing Plan announced today. Originally scheduled for July 17-18, 2020, the IMSA Northeast Grand Prix race weekend featuring the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Michelin Pilot Challenge, will now be held at Lime Rock on October 30-31, 2020.(more…)
Lime Rock Park Closure Extended Until May 20, 2020
LAKEVILLE, Conn. (April 14, 2020)—After reviewing possible dates and struggling with a crowded schedule in the second half of the year, SRO America and Lime Rock Park have agreed to cancel the 2020 Touring Car Festival. It was previously announced that the weekend, originally scheduled for May 8-9, 2020, would be rescheduled due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis; unfortunately, all rescheduling options were exhausted.
“We appreciate the commitment to the event by the entire Lime Rock Park staff,” shared SRO America President and CEO Greg Gill. “We kept juggling calendar dates, but inevitably, it was decided that the best approach for a successful Touring Car Festival was to move on to planning for the 2021 season.”
LAKEVILLE, Conn. (April 7, 2020)—The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli and Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) have elected to reschedule the Memorial Day Classic at Lime Rock Park due to concerns over the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
Originally scheduled for Memorial Day weekend, May 22-25, 2020, the Trans Am and SVRA race weekend will now be held at Lime Rock Park on October 16-17, 2020. The change is part of Trans Am and SVRA’s revised 2020 SpeedTour calendar.
To fulfill the vision of this family-friendly weekend, series officials believe that rescheduling to October will prove to be a safe option for fans and all who are involved with producing the event.
LAKEVILLE, Conn. (April 3, 2020)—In lieu of the latest government and health official statements concerning the COVID-19 pandemic and after consultation with each circuit, SRO Motorsport America today announces the postponement of its races scheduled in May, including the Touring Car Festival at Lime Rock Park.
The TC America and Pirelli GT4 America races as part of the Touring Car Festival were originally scheduled for May 8-9 and will be rescheduled to a future date later in 2020. SRO Motorsports America officials plan on announcing the new date for the Touring Car Festival in the coming weeks.
LIME ROCK PARK CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL APRIL 30 DUE TO COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS CRISIS
LAKEVILLE, Conn. (March 20, 2020)—Lime Rock Park announced today that they have closed to the public as part of Governor Lamont’s Executive Orders related to the COVID-19 outbreak. This closure will remain in effect through April 30, 2020, unless earlier modified, extended, or terminated by Governor Lamont.
This closure will affect all daily track rentals and events previously scheduled at the facility. Lime Rock staff will continue to work within the “Stay Safe, Stay Home” policy and will be available to answer calls and concerns during this time.
The decision to reschedule any major events will be made at a future time. Our current intention is to run all major events for the 2020 season.
LAKEVILLE, Conn.—Lime Rock Park, the historic automotive and entertainment venue has selected the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut chapter as its 2020 Official Charity and will host the Northwestern Connecticut Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020.
There are 78 thousand people in Connecticut living with Alzheimer’s disease and 178,000 caregivers. The Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut chapter supports families by providing services including education classes, support groups, a 24/7 helpline, advocacy and by funding critical research to find new treatments or a cure.