Gentlemen’s Guide to Racing

No money, no cars, no sponsors—when amateurs race competitively on their own terms

by Katharine Erwin If you love Britain’s Top Gear and you like racing, The GGTR (Gentlemen’s Guide to Racing) may be your new favorite TV show. Helping to bring back chivalry in racing—or at least inject it with a healthy dose of humor—GGTR is reminiscent of the early days of the Dakar Rally, when dapper eccentrics took to the Sahara desert with class and drollery. …

Lime Rock Historic Festival, 2013

Every year on Labor Day Weekend, the four-day event offers racing, picnics and a vintage car parade

by Katharine Erwin One of the most beautiful race tracks in the country, rich with history and free of corporate plastering, Lime Rock Park is tucked beneath luscious mountains in northwest Connecticut. The precious 1.5 mile track was dubbed the “Secret Valley of Racing” by filmmaker Chris Szwedo and each year for the past 31 years, Lime Rock has hosted its Historic Festival—a gathering of …

Seize sur Vingt + Lime Rock Park

A night of cars and couture with a special edition driving shirt fit for on and off the track

New York atelier Seize sur Vingt is renowned for its craftsmanship and attention to detail. Specializing in tailored shirts and suiting, the esteemed label is not afraid to boldly experiment with design and fabric, while staying true to its quality-centric roots. The brand recently partnered with racing venue Lime Rock Park, owned by the legendary Skip Barber, and sports car racing circuit, the American Le …