Lime Rock Park: The Early Years by Terry O'Neil (Hardback)
Lime Rock Park, the oldest continuously operated road course in America came about more by accident than design. This book narrates this history of mixed fortunes during the first twenty years of the park's existence when it was under the ownership of four different people and contains material unseen before including over 900 images.
Lime Rock Park, the oldest continuously operated road course in America came about more by accident than design. Construction of the course began in 1955 at a time when open road racing had been banned in many states, and the use of military and civil airport runways for racing was losing favor with the paying spectators. Dubbed 'The Road Racing Center of the East' the park has a turbulent history bedevilled by financial crises, discord with the SCCA New England Region and expensive court cases involving the Lime Rock Protective Association. Despite the struggle to keep the circuit afloat, it prevailed against all odds. This book narrates this history of mixed fortunes during the first twenty years of the park's existence when it was under the ownership of four different people and contains material unseen before including over 900 images.
About the Author: Terry O'Neil is a contributor to Ferrari Club, Cavallino, and Vintage Racecar Journal.
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