Lime Rock Grand Prix

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 had 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. The revived version in 2017 is for the United States Auto Club Pirelli World Challenge.

WinnersEdit

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

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