Mon, Jul 22 - Tue, Jul 23, 2019

NCR/PCA - Lime Rock Fun Days

Lime Rock Park

About this event

Come join us for a mid-summer DE at Lime Rock Park. The track located in the foothills of the scenic southern Berkshires is arguably the most historic road racing circuit in North America.

We are pleased to announce that racer and professional driving coach Lee Carpentier will be joining us for both days at our LRP event. Lee will be providing private coaching, class room sessions, wet skid pad sessions and a track walk Monday evening. Private coaching will be $125 per session.

Wet skid pad sessions are $125 for a 25 minute session in a furnished car. Reservations and payment can made at: NCR Skid Pad with Advance Motorsports

On Monday afternoon kick back and relax with your fellow drivers to share the day's stories and experiences at a Timing Tower Beer and Wine social.....liar's lap times are an expected activity.

Please note:

We have instituted a deferred payment option. While your payment information is collected when you register, you will not be charged any sooner than 45 days prior to the event.

A Head and Neck Restraint System commonly known as a HANS device, is now Mandatory for both students and instructors when a five, six or seven-point harness or certain approved 4 point harnesses are in use. All Head and Neck Restraints must meet SFI 38.1 or FIA 8885 or its successor certifications.

A suitable Roll Bar or Roll Cage is RECOMMENDED when Race Seats, Harnesses and Head and Neck Restraints are in use.

A suitable Roll Bar or Roll Cage along with Race Seats, Harnesses and Head and Neck Restraints provides students and instructors with a COMPLETE SAFETY SYSTEM.

If so equipped, all facets of an Automatic Collision Avoidance System will be disabled prior to entering the track and driving at speed.

LRP has an 88 db sound limit and strictly enforces it.

All makes and models are welcome at our DE events

Sign up early as this event fills quickly.

The Days Inn, Great Barrington MA is offering a 20%  discount off their standard Sunday Monday rate.

For those looking for closer lodging, there is a B&B on White Hollow Rd, 1/2 mile from the track entrance offering two rooms with private bath. Contact hosts at

www.greenworksatwhitehollow.com  or 860 435-1054 

The Wake Robin Inn which is 4 miles from the track is offering a Special rate

Reservations

  • Online bookings at www.wakerobininn.com
  • By phone at (860) 435-2000 between 9 am and 5 pm daily.
  • By text at (860) 938-7724, if using an encrypted app or an iPhone.

The Holiday Inn Express, Great Barrington is offering a Special rate.

Reservations

  • Online bookings at https://bit.ly/2CML5CM - Enter 100216752 Corporate Rate Code. (URL is case sensitive)
  • By phone at 413 528-1810 Mention Good Neighbor Rate

 

Event requirements

1 A head and neck restraint system commonly known as a HANS device, is now mandatory for both students and instructors when a five, six or seven-point harness or certain approved 4 point harnesses are in use. All neck restraints must meet SFI 38.1 or FIA 8885 or its successor certifications. A suitable roll bar or roll cage is recommended when race seats, harnesses and neck restraints are in use. A suitable roll bar or roll cage along with race seats, harnesses and neck restraints provides students and instructors with a complete safety system.
2 If so equipped, all facets of an Automatic Collision Avoidance System will be disabled prior to entering the track and driving at speed.
3 Participants must be at least 18 years of age, must have a valid driver’s license, and be a PCA member or affiliate. A current driver’s license and PCA membership card must be shown at registration.
4 Non-participants are not permitted in either student or instructor cars. Non-participants under the age of 18 are allowed only in spectator areas. Instructors riding in student cars and students riding in instructor cars for instructional purposes are permitted. No student may ride with another student.
5 Participants must wear rubber soled, natural uppers shoes, long pants, and a long sleeved shirt (natural, not synthetic fibers), or wear an approved fire resistant driving suit.
6 Drivers must have completed registration and be through the tech line prior to the driver’s and instructor’s meetings (approximately 8:15 am).
7 A Snell rated 2010 or newer helmet is required.  An SA rated helmet is preferred. M and K rated helmets are acceptable. Limited loaners may be available.
8 All participants must fill out the NCR tech form (at this link). It must completed and signed by one of the approved NCR tech inspectors (at this link) within two weeks of the event  The tech inspection is a free service to PCA members unless otherwise noted.
9 R-rated track tires are not allowed in green & yellow run groups unless OEM fit or the car is also driven in an advanced run group. Chief Instructor approval required.
10 All open top cars (including targas) must run with tops installed or up, unless arm restraints are used by each occupant. All sunroofs must be closed or entirely removed while on track (arm restraints required if sunroof is removed).
11 All open cars must have a roll bar installed, with the following exceptions: Targas, 914s, Boxsters and 1999 and later cabriolets are acceptable as delivered from the factory & must run with the top up or have a hardtop installed.
12 We will enforce rules which require all open cars to have a roll bar that is fixed and visible at all times (except for 1999 and later cabriolets) plus allows the driver to pass the “broomstick rule” (top of helmet under a line drawn from the top of the windshield to the top of the bar).
13 Tracks will be enforcing sound limits at their tracks. You will be expelled from the event after your second offense during any given day.
14 Driver’s side windows must be fully down (rain or shine), passenger side optional (fully up or down). Window nets are not allowed.
15 Students should expect that their instructor will drive their car for several laps at each event.
16 All participants must obey all passing rules set forth in the driver’s meeting.
17 There is a mandatory Black Flag pit stop for all spins or 2 (or more) wheels-off. Two Black Flags for these or other driving infractions in a day are grounds for expulsion from the event.
18 No illegal drugs are allowed and no alcoholic beverages may be consumed by anyone (participant or guest) during the event.
19 Events in the rain and cold weather. No refunds for an event canceled after cars have been on the track, or for participants who do not come to the track when an event is not started. Partial refunds may be available to those who come to the track when an event is not started/canceled.

Updated January 31, 2019

Lime Rock Park

Lakeville, CT
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Organizer

Driver School organized by

PCA - North Country - Drivers Education

Event over!