Diverse field of vintage cars highlights Saturday at Historic Festival 41

Diverse field of vintage cars highlights Saturday at Historic Festival 41
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Diverse field of vintage cars highlights Saturday at Historic Festival 41

The Historic Festival 41 at Lime Rock Park kicked off with Ralph Gilles, Grand Marshal and Stellantis Chief Design Officer, waving the green flag. The event featured a diverse field of over 300 cars, with highlights including a 1931 Bugatti Type 37 Special and a 1959 Elva Courier. The races entertained a large crowd, with Nathan Thompson setting the fastest lap time in his 1963 Lotus 23c. The day also included a Formula Juniors race in honor of the late Jim Haynes, who was a successful driver and owner of Lime Rock Park. The celebration continued with MG’s centennial race and the Sports 2000 group putting on a thrilling show. The day concluded with a dinner and speakers overlooking the track. The festival will continue with The Lime Rock Concours and the Gathering of the Marques car show on Sunday, followed by the final day of racing on Monday.

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Source: Racer.com

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