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Lime Rock announces 2013 schedule
Lime Rock Park President Skip Barber has announced the track’s 2013 event schedule.

He noted that it much resembles 2012’s but with a unique twist: its American Le Mans Series race is a three day event rather than the traditional two-day format that’s been in place since ALMS’ first visit in 2004.

“We’re excited about this,” Barber said. “Because Independence Day next year falls on a Thursday, we can make the ALMS ‘weekend’ July 4, 5 and 6. That will let us create an even bigger, busier event, with multiple support series — including at least one with significant name recognition.”

Barber also noted Grand-Am’s championship finale weekend at the end of September will be reprised in 2013.

“It was a huge success this year, no doubt. We’re looking forward to hosting the title-deciders again, during a beautiful time of the year.”

Support-series races for the Trans-Am, Ferrari Challenge, ALMS and Grand-Am championship finale weekends are to be announced at a later date.

2013 Lime Rock Park Event Schedule

Trans-Am Championship, Memorial Day weekend, Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25

Support races TBA

May 26, Fourth Annual Sunday ‘Royals Garage’ Car Show

American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix, Thursday through Saturday, July 4, 5 and 6

Support races TBA

Ferrari Challenge, Saturday, July 27

Support races TBA

Historic Festival 31 & Sunday in the Park Concours, Labor Day weekend, Friday through Monday, August 30 through September 2

Honored Guest TBA

Grand-Am Rolex Championship Finale, Friday and Saturday, September 27 and 28

Also, Continental Tire Grand Sport & Street Tuner finales

Support races TBA

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