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Northeast Road Racing Tracks2018-06-20T11:03:35-04:00

Northeast Road Racing Tracks

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Lime Rock Park is the historic motorsports venue in Lakeville, Connecticut, in the state’s famous Northwest Corner,­ and has been New England’s road racing home since 1957. Lime Rock is located in Litchfield County, renowned for its vast historical, cultural and recreational resources.

It can be argued that Lime Rock is the most significantly historic sports car road racing circuit in North America. Busy all year round, in 2018 Lime Rock will host Pirelli World Challenge, the IMSA WeatherTech Northeast Grand Prix, the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, and the well-known Labor Day weekend vintage racing extravaganza, Historic Festival 36.

In between those televised spectator race weekends, Lime Rock hosts corporate events, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) days, summer and winter autocross, car shows, foot and bicycle races, racing schools, driving schools, private and public track days, testing, consumer automotive events ­– even weddings, receptions and parties. Lime Rock Park is also home to the private and exclusive Lime Rock Drivers Club.

Lime Rock is unique and cannot be compared to any other track, arena or sporting venue: Great, safe racing at an historic but modern track, in a beautiful yet easily accessible setting.

Lime Rock Park is… Tradition. Beauty. Speed.

860-435-5000 Main Spectator Entrance 60 White Hollow Road Lakeville, CT 06039

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The speedway, which opened in 1990 and hosts the only Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in New England, is located about one hour north of Boston in Loudon, N.H. According to the latest census numbers, the population within 200 miles of the speedway is more than 18 million people. The venue is easily accessible via Interstate highways from all metro areas in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada.

Located on approximately 1,200 acres, the multi-use complex is the largest sports facility in New England and features a 1.058-mile oval speedway, with a seating capacity of 88,000, and a 1.6-mile road course.

The speedway hosts the only Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series events held in the six-state New England region. In addition to the major NASCAR races, the track hosts several regional professional racing series, including the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, and NASCAR Pinty’s Series (from Canada).

It also features monthly race weekends with the Loudon Road Race Series and U.S. Legend Cars International legends and bandolero divisions. Amateur series events include the Sports Car Club of America, U.S. Classic Racing Association, and the World Karting Association. Racing schools are conducted throughout the year by the Richard Petty Driving Experience, Rusty Wallace Driving Experience, NASCAR Racing Experience, and Penguin School (motorcycles), among others.

After 76 years leading the way in motorsports – introducing the first purpose-built road course and first asphalt high-banked oval in America – Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) is now proud to offer even more. TSMP today includes NASCAR racing on our 5/8 mile Oval, a 1.7 mile Road Course, a first class Golf Club, our Clubhouse restaurant with a banquet and catering facility, our exclusive Drivers Club, and an Exotic Car Driving Experience.

TSMP is centrally located between Boston, Providence and New York City, and just 45 minutes from Mohegan Sun. Although we’ve been a racetrack since 1940 and a golf course since 1947, we never stop improving.

Come see for yourself. Join us for racing, golf outings, corporate events, drinks, lunch, dinner – or simply the best ice cream in the region. It’s our goal to provide you with the finest, most complete racing, entertainment and leisure experience in New England.

Perched on Whiskey Hill in Palmer ~ 7 miles from the Massachusetts Turnpike is Whiskey Hill Raceway:

» 40-feet wide, 2.3 miles long

» 190+ feet of total elevation

» 14-turn, bidirectional circuit

» latex polymer asphalt surface

Designed by and for racers and cut into Whiskey Hill granite, the raceway is home to all with a passion for racing and speed.

Watkins Glen International was established on the streets of Watkins Glen, NY in 1948 and is North America’s premier racing facility. The Glen has a long and storied past from its Formula 1 roots to its position as New York’s home for NASCAR.

Pocono Raceway, also known as The Tricky Triangle, is a superspeedway located in the Pocono Mountains in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. It is the site of two annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races held several weeks apart in early June and late July, one NASCAR Xfinity Series event in early June, one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event in late July, and two ARCA Racing Series events, one in early June and the other in late July. From 1971 to 1989, and since 2013, the track has also hosted an Indy Car race, currently sanctioned by the IndyCar Series and run in August.

Pocono is one of a very few NASCAR tracks not owned by either Speedway Motorsports, Inc. or International Speedway Corporation, the dominant track owners in NASCAR. CEO Nick Igdalsky and President Ben May, are members of the family-owned Mattco Inc, started by Joseph II and Rose Mattioli. Mattco also owns South Boston Speedway in South Boston, Virginia.

Outside the IndyCar Series and NASCAR races, Pocono is used throughout the year by the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) as well as many other clubs and organizations. The triangular track also has three separate infield sections of racetrack – the north course, east course and south course. Each of these infield sections use a separate portion of the track to complete a lap. During regular non-race weekends, multiple clubs can use the track by running on different infield sections. Also, some of the infield sections can be run in either direction, or multiple infield sections can be put together.

Sitting on more than 500 acres in Millville, N.J., New Jersey Motorsports Park is the premier motorsports entertainment complex in the Northeast. NJMP is conveniently located near Philadelphia and New York City, offering diverse and dynamic attractions both on and off-track. The Park includes two world-class road courses: Thunderbolt and Lightning, Tempest Raceway which is considered one of the top outdoor karting complexes in the U.S., a motorsports country club membership program known as the Drivers Club,  Battlegrounds Paintball which features 10 acres of paintball fields, concert and festival space, overnight accommodations, and real estate development opportunities. Also on the property, a clubhouse features meeting space, bar/restaurant, and built-in pool.

New Jersey Motorsports Park was recently voted one of Top 5 Favorite Racetracks and #2 Road Course  in Speed Sport Magazine by YOU the fans!