All News: Lime Rock Park


Champion Motorsports Visits Autódromo José Carlos Pace

July 23rd, 2013 by

Race   The rolling start went off seamlessly as a colorful parade of Kias and MX-5s skillfully squeezed through the allocated orange zone. It would only be near the end of lap one that all of the race incidents developed at approximately the same time. The most dramatic crash occurred when Mike Ruder and Dave … Read the Rest »

Hulbert Finds Glory at Lime Rock Park

June 17th, 2013 by

Week Six brought the iRacing.com Skip Barber Race Series to short and tricky Lime Rock Park.   Since the track is owned by Skip Barber, mastermind of the Skip Barber Racing School and Series, the week represented a home-coming of sorts.  Only two years after the 2.41 kilometer track opened in 1957, Sunday racing was banned … Read the Rest »

Hulbert Survives Chaos and Wins At Okayama

June 6th, 2013 by

The fifth week of the Skip Barber Race Series took place at the Okayama International Circuit. The circuit, located in Japan, has formerly hosted such series as Formula One, WTCC and currently hosts SuperGT. The racetrack was opened in 1990, serving as a private circuit for wealthy people. Shortly thereafter, it hosted its first race, … Read the Rest »

Down Dominates at LRP

May 31st, 2013 by

Round 4 of the iRacing.com V8 Supercar Series saw the teams and drivers fly back to the States to visit Lime Rock Park for a 45 lap race.  Consistency has seen Justin Ruggier take the championship lead with Richard Hamstead and Joshua Muggleton remaining within striking distance. Qualifying was headed by young gun Adrian Stratford, … Read the Rest »

Mustangs Kickoff Strong

May 8th, 2013 by

The most-watched pony race of the week may have taken place at Churchill Downs on Saturday, but the four-wheel variety provided a full week of excitement at Lime Rock Park, first stop for Season 2 of the iRacing.com Mustang Cup series.  A great turnout of 353 different sim-drivers took their Ford Mustang FR500S to the … Read the Rest »

iRNC Invades Lime Rock Park Chicane

April 17th, 2013 by

The inRacingNews Challenge Rookie Series made the trip northeast to Connecticut in Week 11 for Lime Rock Park’s challenging 1.54 mile Chicane layout.   It was the second trip to LRP this season for the multi-class series and, as sim-racers are aware, misjudging your entry into the Chicane means you’ll spin right through it resulting in … Read the Rest »

Down Dodges Drama at Action-Packed Sonoma

April 11th, 2013 by

Round Ten of the iRacing.com V8 Supercars Series was back in the USA at Sonoma Raceway where, for the first time, the sim-racers would not be using the Long circuit instead of the more familiar Cup layout. The championship had closed-up after Madison Down’s win at Phillip Island with Justin Ruggier only five points ahead … Read the Rest »

Sulzer Sizzles To Victory

February 28th, 2013 by

Week Four brought the iRacing.com Skip Barber Series take to the famous Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps located in Francorchamps, Belgium.  The 4.35 mile (7.00 km), 19 turn circuit is the longest track on the Barber schedule, one pole sitter Norbert Sulzer (DE-AT-CH) lapped at 2:47.422.  Not only famous, but also very popular, Spa saw 903 race … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Brad Newman

February 25th, 2013 by

One of the awards iRacing offers is the 10,000 lap award, which goes to iRacers who  complete 10,000 laps in official competition. The driver I interviewed this week earned the award in September of last year and it’s a no brainer why.  Just look at how many starts he has made so far: 842 oval … Read the Rest »