Now in its 37th year, the Historic Festival at Lime Rock Park has been a time-honored tradition since 1982. Enjoy vintage car racing at its best.
The event opens on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, with the Vintage Race Car & Sports Car Parade through the local towns culminating in a free street fair in the charming town of Falls Village. Then, enjoy three days of fantastic, authentic vintage car racing on Friday, Aug. 30, Saturday, Aug. 31 and Labor Day Monday, Sept. 2.
Sunday in the Park Concours d’Elegance and Gathering of the Marques held on Sept. 1, is a time when car enthusiast gather to admire historic and vintage cars, and possibly take one home. Held in the main tent in hospitality village overlooking the front straight, the Saturday Night Dinner & A Panel is an entertaining charity event open to competitors, VIPs and fans alike.
This year's featured race group will be Formula Ford, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the single-seater class which launched the careers of so many Formula 1, Indy Car and sports car drivers. Learn more at www.limerock.com/formulaford. A special tribute will be made to the Morgan, which is celebrating the marque's 110 year history. Italian Masterpieces such a Ferrari and Lamborghini will be the stars Sunday's Concours d’ Elegance.
Stefan Johansson, the popular Swedish former Ferrari Formula 1 driver, who started his career in Formula Ford, will be the honored Grand Marshal.
Along with watching the races and strolling the action in the paddocks, there's plenty to see and do during Historic Festival 37. Fan experiences include three concession stands, book and poster signings, vintage hat showcases, the Harpoon beer tent, food trucks and vendors on The Midway, the Kids Club area, the Lime Rock Store and the Swap Meet with car parts and unique automotive collectibles