Lime Rock Park's annual Memorial Day Race Weekend is on track to kick off the racing season in Lakeville May 25-27. The big event features top-ranked sports-car series races including Round 2 of the newly revitalized SCCA Pro Racing Trans-Am Series. Also racing are the F1600 Formula F Championship and the F2000 Championship. Racing legend Sam Posey is the event's Grand Marshall, and pro Amy Ruman rides her Chevy Corvette in the never-on-Sunday 100-mile race (it always takes place on Saturday when it's in Connecticut, as part of a long-standing agreement with the local community not to run races on Sunday).
On Sunday, the annual Royals Garage Car Show rolls out more than 200 of the finest muscle cars, tuners, rods and antiques to benefit local charities.
And if you own any type (from crasher to Ferrari) of a red, white or blue car, you are invited to join the parade around Lime Rock to honor American veterans.
497 Lime Rock Rd. Lakeville. For tickets and further information, call (860) 435-5000 or visit limerock.com.
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