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Ready to race at Lime Rock
Jul23

Ready to race at Lime Rock

Practice, qualifying and the warm-up are run and done and teams now have their sets set on today’s two hour, 40 minute race at Lime Rock Park. The shortest circuit on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is sure to provide plenty of upsets at a venue where track position is of critical importance. If you are at the front, then you have to “follow the script” and pit within your fuel windows, but if you are...

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Westbrook continues Ford run
Jul22

Westbrook continues Ford run

Richard Westbrook has continued his “media center world tour” with another visit to meet the press after scoring pole today at Lime Rock Park in the GTLM class. Westbook and teammate Ryan Briscoe have won the past three IMSA races and the Brit returned to the media center today as the pole winner. He held off the BMW of Dirk Werner and the Corvette of Tommy Milner to earn the top spot. The Brit has enjoyed getting to know...

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BMW on top as temps rise
Jul22

BMW on top as temps rise

The temperature was on the rise and the times began to fall as the second practice session kicked off at Lime Rock Park today. BMW’s Dirk Werner topped the times in the GTLM class with a lap of 51.164 as track temperatures rose to nearly 140 degrees (f) – the hottest track temp seen so far during the 2016 season. Giancarlo Fisichella was second fastest for Risi Competizione with the pair of Corvette Racing entries up next...

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Corvette leads first session
Jul22

Corvette leads first session

Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin topped the GTLM times in the opening session at Lime Rock Park this morning in the latest round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Gavin set a time of 51.383 seconds before handing over to teammate Tommy Milner. The Corvette duo remain in the championship lead in the class and enter this weekend’s race fresh from a second place run at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Joey...

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Bennett on the right side of the fence
Jul18

Bennett on the right side of the fence

One of the most successful racers in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championshio began his racing career here at Lime Rock Park peering through the paddock fence hoping to someday find his way inside its confines. Jon Bennett went to high school in Newtown, Connecticut, about 90 miles away. “I spent many a day peaking through the fence at Lime Rock when I was 13-14 years old trying to figure out how one day I could be in there,”...

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