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Fri, Aug 30


Lime Rock Park

Historic Festival 42

Lime Rock Park Historic Festival 42 : August 30 - September 2, 2024

Historic Festival 42
Historic Festival 42

Time & Location

Aug 30, 2024, 9:00 AM – Sep 02, 2024, 6:00 PM

Lime Rock Park, 60 White Hollow Rd, Lakeville, CT 06039, USA

About the Event

The 42nd edition of the Lime Rock Historic Festival once again brings together an exciting and diverse field of historic racing machines for a Labor Day Weekend celebration of speed, sound and beauty with classes that range from pre-war open-wheel cars to the sports and formula cars of the postwar era.

More than racing, there’s also a swap meet, automobilia, featured speakers, concessions, and more to enjoy over the long weekend.

Schedule and Entry List

The final schedule and updated entry will be posted on the Lime Rock website and on Motorsportreg.

Drivers will be sent via email final instruction, along with final entry list and schedule prior to the event.

Printed materials will be available at driver registration, and in the Delamar Drivers Lounge which is located behind the Lime Rock Park store.

Load-in Times

Tuesday, August 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – See Test & Tune, paddock camping, and load-in below

Thursday, August 29 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Test and Tune, Load-in, and Paddock Camping

Those attending Test & Tune and/or loading in on Tuesday, August 27 may leave their rigs and trailers in the paddock in their assigned parking spot for the remainder of the week. If you anticipate leaving your rigs on Tuesday afternoon, please leave ample time to set up and be out of the park by 6:30pm. There will be no Paddock Camping on Tuesday and Wednesday. 

All non-paddock camping spaces must be assigned and purchased through the track office in advance.  Please contact (860) 435-5000 to make your arrangements. Paddock event camping for participants and crew begins Thursday, August 29.

Transponders and Timing and Scoring

Live Timing and Scoring data will be available on the Race Monitor app.

Cars without transponders will not be timed and will be gridded at the back accordingly.

Technical Inspection

Please check back for updated information on technical inspections.

Registration Times:

Drivers will need to present their current racing license.

Thursday:  7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday: Closed on Sunday

Monday: 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Paddock Parking

YOU WILL BE PADDOCKED BASED ON THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDED ON YOUR ENTRY FORM. The ONLY vehicles allowed in either A or B Paddock are your TOW vehicle.   All other vehicles are to be parked in Competitor Parking.  Drivers will be assigned parking based on the information provided on their entry form.  If your information has changed, please let us know in advance so we can adjust.


Un-muffled engines cannot be started before 10:00 a.m. on Friday, nor before 9:00 a.m. on Saturday and Monday. No race engine can be run on Sunday.

The Historic Festival Parade

Race Cars and Older Sports Cars. Eighteen miles through local towns. Ends in Falls Village with a Street Fair. A great opportunity to give your girlfriend, friend, wife, etc., a ride in your race car at modest speeds. Limited to 125 so you need to register early. It fills up quickly. If you did not register for the parade on your entry form, but would like to sign up, contact The $40 entry fee goes to the two local charities that help with traffic control and parking.

Delamar Drivers Lounge in Media Center behind the LRP Store in A Paddock

Open Friday, Saturday, and Monday. Coffee. Snacks. Cappuccino in the mornings. Drivers can collect their swag, timing and scoring sheets, and meet friends. The hours of service for coffee/cappuccino will be 7am – 11am Friday, Saturday, and Monday.

Friday Evening Competitor Dinner and Cocktail Party

Each entrant receives two admissions with their entry. Your driver wristband gets you in & we will have a ticket for your guest, which will be given to you at registration.

Saturday Night Dinner and Cocktail Party 

Check back for more information on the Saturday Night Dinner & Cocktail Party!

Sunday Concours and Gathering of the Marques

This year, we’ll once again be featuring the “Pick of the Paddock” in the Sunday Concours. Space is limited; if you’ve submitted your car for consideration, we’ll be selecting cars on Saturday to be displayed on Sunday.

Swap Meet

Tentatively, Lime Rock’s Historic Festival Swap Meet will be located in B Paddock through the weekend.

Participant information:

Contact with any questions.

Groups and Classes

The following 10 Groups and classes will be combined/changed when we can evaluate the entry, ending up with 9 Groups.

Mid Century Sports Cars

Prewar/early Postwar

Tin Tops, IMSA RS/under 2.5 litre cars, a 1300 cc class

Air cooled Porsches/IMSA GTU Porsches

Formula Junior

Big Bore

Early World Challenge or Turn of the Century World Challenge

GT/Sports Cars under 2 litres

Fast Production/Sports Racing Car

Wings, Slicks/Formula Fords

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