Lime Rock Park’s 2014 season-opener was by all accounts fun, exciting, interesting, and even heart-warming. The weather was much better than what the forecast called for, and what we saw was terrific racing, a busy paddock and Midway, and a whole bunch of smiles. The weekend’s “hot off the press” debut of Lime Rock’s partnership with Infiniti points to a great future.
Liam Dwyer made national news (ESPN, CBS, Fox et al.) as he and co-driver Tom Long won the Continental Tire Street Tuner race Saturday morning. Dwyer, a Marine Staff Sargent, came back from devastating injuries suffered in Afghanistan to mark, in the best possible way motorsports can, the reason for Memorial Day... to honor the extreme sacrifices made by the men and women of the armed forces throughout American history.