Back in May, you may have heard, the Skip Barber Racing School filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing at least $10 million in debt and millions owed in rent to various U.S. tracks. That’s Skip Barber Racing School, not Skip Barber, a distinction that apparently went over the heads of many people, because the, uh,…
Skip Barber Racing School owes over $10 million to creditors, including $1.2 million to Lime Rock Park, and has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to documents provided to The Drive.
Last weekend’s combination of IMSA GT Le Mans, Prototype Challenge, GT Daytona and a gorgeous summer Saturday at Lime Rock Park equaled one of the best racing weekends the Northeast had to offer. I was there snapping photos—one of the best views there is—and here’s what I saw.
We’re out at Lime Rock Park for the IMSA races this weekend and we recently joined a cool mobile-phone app, which means that we’re venturing into the world of Snapchat and bringing the fun straight to our “jalopnikdotcom” account.
[Even geese love the Brumos Porsche. Here they are enjoying a puddle with a good view of the 2011 Grand-Am Memorial Day Classic at Lime Rock Park. Photo credit: Brian Cleary/Getty Images]
Many race tracks host non-racing events on-site to bump up their revenue stream, but Lime Rock Park’s Grand Weekend finally thought to integrate some automotive fun into a music and comedy festival. In addition to all the shows, you can test drive luxury cars and ride along in supercars on the circuit itself.
Two emergency helicopters, firefighters, police, and ambulance were all sent to Connecticut’s Lime Rock Park last night to respond to reports of serious injuries. [UPDATE: Endurance Karting confirms their karts were used, track confirms five kids, two of which were injured.]
You watch SCCA racing on TV, but you wonder how the drivers got there. This is what you need to do.
Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of summer. It is also the traditional weekend where vintage race cars gather at Lime Rock Park in Connecticut for some great motorsports action.
This is life as lived inches away from the triple exhaust of a Ferrari F40 LM, driven to death at Lime Rock Park. Whatever you’re doing on the internet right now, stop. Just stop. And listen. And watch this.
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.
Remember the Panoz GTR-1, America’s 15-foot middle finger to mid-engined sports prototypes? Here it is, parked at Lime Rock Park while Krewson drove the Ariel Atom 3 last weekend.