Lime Rock Grand Prix

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The Lime Rock Grand Prix (2010 name: Memorial Day Classic) is a sports car race held at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Connecticut, United States on the Memorial Day weekend. It has been a part of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, SCCA National Sports Car Championship, USAC Road Racing Championship, IMSA GT Championship and United States Road Racing Championship.

Winners[edit]

Year Date Overall Winner(s) Entrant Car Distance/Duration Race Title Report
SCCA National Sports Car Championship
1957 June 9 United States Carroll Shelby United States John Edgar Maserati 300S 60 miles (97 km) Lime Rock National Championship Sports Car Races report
1958 June 15 United States Walt Hansgen United States Briggs Cunningham Lister-Jaguar 60 miles (97 km) Lime Rock National Sports Car Races report
USAC Road Racing Championship
1959 June 6 United States George Constantine United States Elisha Walker Aston Martin DBR2 180 kilometres (110 mi) report
1960
-1971
Not held
IMSA GT Championship
1972 May 29 United States Jim Locke
United States Bob Bailey
United States Locke Family Enterprises Porsche 911S 200 miles (320 km) Camel 200 report
1973 September 15 United States Michael Keyser United States Toad Hall Motor Racing Porsche Carrera RSR 100 miles (160 km) report
United States Peter Gregg United States Peter Gregg Porsche Carrera 100 miles (160 km)
1974 September 2 United States Peter Gregg United States Brumos Porsche-Audi Porsche Carrera RSR 100 miles (160 km) report
United States Michael Keyser United States Toad Hall Motor Racing Porsche Carrera RSR 100 miles (160 km)
1975 May 26 United States Peter Gregg  ? Porsche Carrera RSR 100 miles (160 km) Schaefer 350 report
United States Al Holbert  ? Porsche Carrera RSR 100 miles (160 km)
1976 May 31 United States George Dyer United States George Dyer Porsche Carrera RSR 100 miles (160 km) Coca-Cola Lime Rock Camel GT Challenge report
1977 May 30 United States Al Holbert United States Holbert Racing Chevrolet Monza 100 miles (160 km) Coca-Cola 350 report
1978 May 29 United States Peter Gregg United States Brumos Porsche Porsche 935/77A 100 miles (160 km) Coca-Cola 300 report
1979 May 28 United States Peter Gregg United States Brumos Porsche Porsche 935/79 100 miles (160 km) Coca-Cola 350 report
1980 May 26 United States John Paul Sr.
United States John Paul Jr.
United States Preston Henn Porsche 935 K3 1 hour, 30 minutes Coca-Cola 400 report
1981 May 24 United Kingdom Brian Redman United States Preston Henn Lola T600-Chevrolet 2 hours Coca-Cola 400 report
1982 May 31 United Kingdom John Fitzpatrick United Kingdom John Fitzpatrick Racing Porsche 935 K4 1 hour Coca-Cola 400 report
1983 May 30 United States Bob Tullius
Canada Bill Adam
United States Group 44 Jaguar XJR-5 3 hours Coca-Cola 500 report
1984 May 28 South Africa Sarel van der Merwe South Africa Kreepy Krauly Racing March 83G-Porsche 1 hour Coca-Cola 500 report
1985 May 27 United States Drake Olson United States Dyson Racing Porsche 962 2 hours Coca-Cola 500 report
1986 May 26 United States Al Holbert United States Holbert Racing Porsche 962 225 miles (362 km) Camel Grand Prix report
1987 May 24 United States Al Holbert United States Holbert Racing Porsche 962 225 miles (362 km) Camel Grand Prix report
1988 May 30 Australia Geoff Brabham United States Electramotive Engineering Nissan GTP ZX-T 225 miles (362 km) Camel Grand Prix report
1989 May 29 Australia Geoff Brabham United States Electramotive Engineering Nissan GTP ZX-T 225 miles (362 km) Toyota Trucks Grand Prix report
1990 May 28 United States Price Cobb
Denmark John Nielsen
United Kingdom Castrol Jaguar Racing Jaguar XJR-10 225 miles (362 km) Toyota Trucks Grand Prix report
1991 May 26 United States Chip Robinson United States Nissan Performance Technology, Inc. Nissan NPT-91 2 hours Toyota Trucks presents the Lime Rock Grand Prix report
1992 May 25 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio II United States All American Racers Eagle Mk III-Toyota 2 hours Toyota Trucks Lime Rock Grand Prix report
1993 May 31 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio II United States All American Racers Eagle Mk III-Toyota 2 hours Toyota Trucks Lime Rock Grand Prix report
1994 May 30 Chile Eliseo Salazar
Italy Giampiero Moretti
Italy Momo Ferrari 333 SP 2 hours New England Dodge Dealers Grand Prix at Lime Rock report
1995 May 29 South Africa Wayne Taylor Italy Momo Ferrari 333 SP 1 hour, 45 minutes Dodge Dealers Grand Prix at Lime Rock report
1996 May 27 Italy Giampiero Moretti
Italy Max Papis
Italy Momo Corse Ferrari 333 SP 1 hour, 45 minutes ATCALL presents the Dodge Dealers Grand Prix report
1997 May 26 Brazil Antônio Hermann
Italy Andrea Montermini
Italy Moretti Racing Ferrari 333 SP 1 hour, 45 minutes Connecticut Lottery presents the Dodge Dealers Grand Prix report
1998 May 25 United States Butch Leitzinger
United Kingdom James Weaver
United States Dyson Racing Riley & Scott Mk III-Ford 1 hour, 45 minutes Dodge Dealers Grand Prix report
United States Road Racing Championship
1999 May 30 Switzerland Fredy Lienhard
Belgium Didier Theys
United States Doran Lista Racing Ferrari 333 SP 2 hours, 15 minutes Dodge Dealers Grand Prix report
Grand American Road Racing Championship
2000 May 29 United States Butch Leitzinger
United Kingdom James Weaver
United States Dyson Racing Riley & Scott Mk III-Ford 150 miles (240 km) Dodge Dealers Grand Prix report
2001 May 28 United States Butch Leitzinger
United Kingdom James Weaver
United States Dyson Racing Riley & Scott Mk III-Ford 40 minutes Dodge Dealers Grand Prix report
United States Butch Leitzinger
United Kingdom James Weaver
United States Dyson Racing Riley & Scott Mk III-Ford 45 minutes
2002
-2005
Not held
2006 May 29 United States Andy Lally
United States R.J. Valentine
United States Marc Bunting
United States The Racer's Group Pontiac GTO.R 250 mi (400 km) Rolex GT Series Challenge report
2007 May 28 United States Leighton Reese
United States Tim Lewis Jr.
United States Banner Racing Pontiac GXP.R 2 Hours, 30 Minutes Grand-Am GT Classic report
2008 May 26 United States Paul Edwards
United States Kelly Collins
United States Banner Racing Pontiac GXP.R 250 mi (400 km) Grand-Am GT Classic report
2009 Not held
2010 May 31 Italy Max Angelelli
United States Ricky Taylor
United States SunTrust Racing Dallara DP01-Ford 2 hours 30 minutes Memorial Day Classic report
2011 May 31 2 hours 45 minutes Memorial Day Classic report
2012 Sept 29 2 hours 45 minutes Championship Weekend report
2013 Sept 28 2 hours 45 minutes Championship Weekend presented by BMW report

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