LRDC RACE SERIES
Every Lime Rock Drivers Club member becomes a really good high performance driver, many members want to take it further and go racing. This can be achieved in various ways, but the start for everyone is to get a racing license.
For those that want a fun, lower cost, less time consuming format that doesn’t require a formal license, just a sign off by the Club Director. Wherever they end up racing our mission for our rookies and existing members is to elevate them to be the best racers that they can be.
Spec Miata Rules and Regulations
Helmets must meet the minimum of Snell 2015 rating
Hans device required
Fire proof suits, gloves, shoes and socks
Fire bottles & fire systems up to date & full
Harnesses & seats up to date with proper functioning releases
All body panels secure & tight
Wheels & tires in good condition
Brake lights working
All cars must have transponders
Spec Miata and MX5 Racing
LRDC Spec Miata Races are held for Members of the Drivers Club. It’s a great series to get your feet wet, to hone racing skills, and to have a lot of fun with your friends.
Who is eligible? LRDC members who hold a racing license issued by a recognized sanctioning body, or members who have been signed off by the club director.
What is included? Practice and qualifying sessions followed by races on both the Classic and the IMSA track configuration, a breakfast and lunch buffet, and awards ceremony.
Spec Miatas will be scrutineered prior to race
Only tires used in national sanctioned events are allowed (Pirelli World Challenge, Battery Tender Series, etc.)
Cars that finish 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each class will be taken to parc ferme and inspected for compliance with SCCA Spec-Miata rules.
Proper SCCA Stamped Restrictor Plate (SM only, 38mm for cars 99-00 / 40mm for cars 01-05)
OEM Intake and Exhaust Manifolds
SCCA Legal Springs, Dampers, and ARBs (Bilstein or Penske Dampers, Eibach Springs and ARBs)
Tortoise & Hare Racing
Tortoise & Hare races are catch all races, all cars are welcome!
Sorry, this one is only open to LRDC members.
Tire choice is free
Start time will be determined by qualifying times while factoring in your sandbagging quotient
Cars must meet the muffled day decibel requirement. Specifically, 88 dB or less
Stop and go penalty will apply for any car that initiates any contact, tbd by race director
No blocking allowed (rule explanation in drivers meeting)
Stop and go penalty for ignoring command flags
Exclusion for dangerous driving or repeated non-compliance with command flags
Cars will be required to pass tech prior to racing