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Hey, that’s my car!

Posted by on Oct 9, 2008 in Racing |

Our car, actually. In this Bloomberg News piece about Connecticut’s Lime Rock Park race track, the orange-and-blue car shown crossing the line (in a photo by Bloomberg’s Jin Lee) is one of Flatout Motorsports‘ rental Mazda Miatas. Small wonder, as we are the official provider of Miatas to the new Club at Lime...

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Heavy wreck at NJMP

Posted by on Sep 2, 2008 in Racing |

(Photos: Adam Desrosiers) So my company‘s Pro Racing division headed for New Jersey Motorsports Park on Thursday, Aug. 28. The plan was to test all day in preparation for a Grand-AM KONI Challenge Series race on Friday. NJMP is a brand-new track (and a good one, I hear, though I haven’t yet raced there). Newer tracks tend to be much safer than...

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Paul Newman says goodbye to Lime Rock

Posted by on Aug 22, 2008 in Racing | 7 comments

(Note: The photo above is from 2005. It was shot by Robert Ondrovic; you can see more of his outstanding work here. ) When I’m telling racing stories at cocktail parties and people’s eyes glaze with boredom – this takes nearly 30 seconds – I know exactly what to say to regain my audience: “I’ve shared the track with Paul...

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Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln …

Posted by on Aug 4, 2008 in Racing |

Except for the slower car spinning me out while I lapped him, dinging up my pretty green fender and causing a serious wreck behind me, my race Saturday at Connecticut’s Lime Rock Park went swimmingly. Backstory: Lime Rock is one of North America’s legendary tracks. It features three high-speed corners that require you to pucker a certain part of...

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