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State Rep. Kurt Vail, Fellow Republicans Oppose Proposed Change To Racing Regulations

(Press Release from the Office of Connecticut State Rep. Kurt Vail) HARTFORD – Several Republican legislators stand in opposition to a proposal that could potentially alter existing state laws regarding local racing rules. State Representatives Kurt Vail (R-Stafford), Rick Hayes (R-Putnam), Kathleen McCarty (R-Waterford), and State Senator Craig Miner (R-Litchfield) expressed issues with unintended consequences […]

Joe Gibbs Racing Co-Founder J.D. Gibbs Dies

J.D. Gibbs, the co-founder of the NASCAR powerhouse organization Joe Gibbs Racing, passed away Friday.  Joe Gibbs Racing announced the 49-year old passed away from complications following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. Super Bowl winning coach Joe Gibbs started his racing organization in 1992 with Dale Jarrett competing for the team at […]

The All-New Driven With Skip Barber Podcast Is Now Available

(Press Release from Lime Rock Park) Lime Rock Park, the historic motorsports and entertainment destination nestled among the hills of beautiful Northwest Connecticut, has launched the new podcast Driven With Skip Barber and the website www.drivenwithskipbarber.com. In the podcast, Lime Rock Park President Skip Barber brings audiences an insider’s view of the motorsports world.  “Our goal […]

Three Major Events Coming For 2019 Season At Lime Rock Park

(Press Release From Lime Rock Park)  Lime Rock Park, the historic motorsports and entertainment destination nestled among the hills of beautiful Northwest Connecticut, is gearing up for an impressive 2019 season, including three major events. Tickets are currently on sale at holiday discount rates, which will continue through Jan. 2, 2019, when advance pricing takes hold. […]

Monday Racing Returns To Lime Rock Park Memorial Day Weekend In 2018

(Press Release from Lime Rock Park) Lime Rock Park, the historic motorsports and entertainment destination nestled among the hills of Northwest Connecticut, will once again offer racing on Memorial Day Monday while hosting the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC). The last time auto races occurred on Memorial Day Monday was 2011. Fans will now enjoy four […]

Skip Barber Releases Statement Regarding Bankruptcy Involving Formerly Owned Racing School

(Press Release from Lime Rock Park) With significant legal decisions being handed down this Friday, July 28, in a State of New York courtroom regarding the bankruptcy filing of the Skip Barber Racing School, Skip Barber the person (president of Lime Rock Park) has issued a statement: “It has come to my attention that there […]

Poll: Would You Like To See The Whelen Modified Tour Return To A Road Course?

Since the road course at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park became reality in 2014 many around the local scene have asked the question, when will the Whelen Modified Tour compete on the winding circuit? The Whelen Modified Tour doesn’t have much history when it comes to road course events. Eight road course events have been held […]

On Tap Presented By Ric’s Place: Rocking Into Memorial Day Weekend

On Tap: Presented By Ric’s Place Memorial Day weekend traditionally means the return of the Whelen Modified Tour to Stafford Motor Speedway. This year that tradition changes. The Valenti Modified Racing Series takes over Friday night at Stafford, the first of three visits to the track this year for the division. At the New London-Waterford […]

Lime Rock Park’s “Road To 60” Program Bringing Millions Of Dollars In Improvements To Facility

(Press Release from Lime Rock Park) Late last year, Lime Rock Park Track President Skip Barber committed more than $3 million to a wide variety of projects to rebuild, refine and renew Lime Rock’s infrastructure. The goal of the so-called Road to 60 Project is to dramatically enhance the spectator experience from 2015 onward. “From […]

Lime Rock Park Names New Marketing Chief

—— (Press Release from Lime Rock Park) Christine DeMichael has joined the Lime Rock Park team as director of marketing. Most recently the senior manager of marketing and event activation for NASCAR, prior to joining NASCAR DeMichael spent 14 years with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts in marketing and production management. DeMichael comes to Lime […]

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