Lime Rock Vintage Races

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Every Labor Day weekend, Lime Rock Park hosts one of the largest gatherings of vintage race cars in the country. The track is a superb place to spectate; much of the infield overlooks the racetrack, providing good vantage points all around. Though some drivers find the fast, 1.5 mile circuit to be a bit of a repetitive, dizzying roller coaster, the low lap times work to the spectators’ advantage; you’re never waiting more than 80 seconds to see the same car come around again.
As always, there was a pretty impressive collection of machinery, both on and off the track:
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I’d like this one, please.
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The driver of the winning Alfa Romeo points to the impressive aerial acrobatics above.
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This driver of this Porsche 356 was provoking it into some pretty serious liftoff oversteer every time he came into Big Bend. I would love to drive a 356 on the track at some point.
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The Sunbeam Tigers always did have more motor than brakes…