Vintage Racing organized by
VSCCA
Fri, May 3 - Sat, May 4, 2024

VSCCA Spring Sprints

Lime Rock Park

About this event

  • IMPORTANT: Please note that the VSCCA Vintage Racing Drivers' School is held on the same days, but requires a separate entry here.
  • Save $50 by entering by April 19!

Kick off your wheel-to-wheel season with the popular VSCCA’s Spring Sprints!

  • NEW! We will run a Preservation group on Saturday - three 20-minute sessions as long as there are 10 cars registered for it.
  • Open to VSCCA eligible and "Preservation" cars as well as Event Chair's allowances.
  • Approved, non-VSCCA members are also welcome to the Fall Final.
  • We will have a Potluck Cookout at 6:00 PM on Friday. You can sign up for it in the registration process.
Event Dates
  • Friday, May 3, 2024
  • Saturday, May 4, 2024
Event Entry
  • Save $50 by entering through April 19!
  • Two-day Early bird: $500 - Only offered to current VSCCA members
  • Two-day Regular: $550
  • One-day Early bird: $275- Only offered to current VSCCA members
  • One-day Regular: $300
  • Preservation entry for Saturday Only (Available through April 19): $275
  • Non-VSCCA member entry rates are $50 higher, however you get a credit of $100 towards your first year of VSCCA membership by entering two VSCCA track events in the same year.
  • For payment by check, please make your check out to VSCCA, Inc. and contact the Event Chair for a mailing address.
Early Bird Policy

The Early Bird Entry is up to two weeks before the start of a track event: specifically the Springs Sprints, Drivers' School, Empire Cup, Thompson Vintage Festival, White Mountain Vintage Grand Prix and Fall Finale.

  • Only offered to current VSCCA members.
  • If you DO NOT pay by Credit Card, your payment MUST BE MAILED to the Event Chair no later than two (2) weeks prior to the event. If you do not send your payment promptly and show up at the event with a check in hand, you will have to pay the Regular Entry fee which is $50 more than the Early Bird rate.
  • There is no Early Bird discount for Tech sessions, Hill Climbs, the Annual General Meeting and Holiday socials. The Lime Rock Historic Festival has its own Early Bird and cancellation policies.
Event Chair

Ben Tarlow at info@midcenturymotoring.com or (617) 966 0950.

Event Organizer

Organized by the Vintage Sports Car Club of America. Check out the VSCCA at VSCCA.org

Requirements when entering a VSCCA/VMC Race car
  • Racing experience: For this online registration for the VSCCA group, the entrant must be a VSCCA-approved driver or have a current and unencumbered (not on suspension) VMC license issued by a VMC organization (VRG, VARAC, etc.) - Full details here (PDF)
  • VSCCA membership: Not required - VSCCA members and non-members are welcome.
  • Current medical: Required
  • Personal safety equipment: Required - Full details here (PDF)
  • Car requirements
    • General: Open to VSCCA logbook cars through 1965, VMC, SCCA and similar logbook cars through the early 70’s and Event Chair's allowances. When in doubt ask the Event Chair before registering - Full details here (PDF)
    • Muffled? Yes. Please make sure your car meets the sound requirement of 86db or less. It is at the track's discretion to remove you from the event if you are over the sound limit due to town ordinances. We cannot issue refunds or any credits due to non-compliance.
    • Technical inspection: Required. Please remember to print a copy of the tech sheet, fill it in and bring it to the event - Download Tech Sheet here (PDF)
    • Car Safety Equipment: Required - Full details here (PDF)
  • Logbook: Cars entered must have a VSCCA log book OR have a log book from another VMC organization and be VSCCA-eligible for the event. If a car that is entered without a VSCCA logbook is not in keeping with VSCCA regulations and is accepted by the Event Chair, the car will be allowed to run this event. However, the entrant will be advised that to enter future VSCCA events, certain aspects of their car may need to be brought into compliance.
Requirements when entering a Preservation car

Please note this is not a race group. Nor is it a parade group. Passing will be allowed by "point by" only on the Sam Posey Straight and Paul Newman Straight. Passing going into a corner or in a corner will not be permitted.

This is a great opportunity for anyone who may have retired from racing or does not race, or perhaps a racer who has a particular car they do not want to race but would like to get it on the track. If you are interested, please rally your like-minded friends to join you.

To enter, select the "Saturday One Day" entry Early Bird for $275. Select “Preservation” as your desired group.

  • Racing experience: No racing experience needed but track experience recommended.
  • VSCCA membership: Required, but you do not need to be on our “Approved Driver” list.
  • Current medical: Not required.
  • Personal safety equipment:
    • Required:
      • SA certified helmet (Snell SA2015 or SA2020 - not an “M” or “K” helmet.) Full face and with a shield if an open car.
    • Recommended:
      • Nomex driving suit - 3 layers total preferred, but 2-layers minimum. A 1-layer suit is acceptable only if worn together with fireproof underwear.
      • Fireproof shoes and socks.
      • Fireproof driving gloves.
      • Balaclava, especially if you have facial hair.
      • A head & neck restraint device is highly recommended for cars with 4- to 6-point harnesses. (Please note other vintage clubs require this.)
      • Arm restraints, especially in open cars.
  • Car requirements
    • General: Cars in this group include pre-war and street-legal cars through the early seventies that have not been race- or performance-modified. When in doubt ask the Event Chair
    • Muffled? Yes - Please make sure your car meets the sound requirement of 86db or less. It is at the track's discretion to remove you from the event if you are over the sound limit due to town ordinances. We cannot issue refunds or any credits due to non-compliance.
    • Tires: All cars must have treaded tires - no slicks.
    • Technical inspection: Required. Please remember to print a copy of the tech sheet, fill it in and bring it to the event. Download Tech Sheet here (PDF)
    • Car Safety Equipment:
      • Seat belts in good condition are required but do not need to have a current date.
      • Recommended, but not required, will be a mounted fire extinguisher, oil overflow tank, and battery kill switch (with identifying sticker).
    • Logbook: Not required but cars entered must be VSCCA eligible.
    • Car Safety Equipment:
      • Seat belts in good condition are required but do not need to have a current date.
      • Recommended, but not required, will be a mounted fire extinguisher, oil overflow tank, and battery kill switch (with identifying sticker
And Finally
  • Registration is subject to approval. We’ll review registrations and get in contact if we have questions.
  • If you decide to bring a different car from the one registered, you must notify us of this change or you may not be allowed to participate in this event.
  • Questions and to check car eligibility in advance, please contact the Event Chair.
  • When registering, please help us group cars appropriately by answering the car questions in detail.
Help

Entries (23)

CR
Christopher Rich
WB
William Better
SH
Shaun Henderson
PP
Peter Pappas
BO
Butch O'Connor
WS
William Shields
MC
Mark Curry
JJ
James Juhas

Lime Rock Park

Lakeville, CT
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