Click here for information on a very special Historic Festival 35 event being conducted by the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum on Saturday, August 26!
Click here for the HF35 weekend schedule
Click here for the Racing Entry List
For the Spectators
Famed British driver Richard Attwood has been named the
Honored Guest for Historic Festival 35 presented by the Prestige Family of Fine
Cars. Attwood's presence – he won the prestigious FJ Grand Prix at Monaco in
1963 in a Lola – will add an exclamation point to the Festival's focus on Formula
Junior history; FJ owners from around the world are currently at the mid-point
of their “Diamond Jubilee 60-Year Celebration 2017-2018 World Tour.”
Duncan Rabagliati, chairman of the Formula Junior Historic Racing Association, will be racing one of what’s expected to be upward of 40 FJs at Lime Rock.
Over the weekend, Attwood will do a number of demo laps in a Holman (of Holman-Moody fame) Ford GT40 that Lee Holman is bringing up from the Carolinas. It is recently built, but from an original mid-60s monocoque and all-original in-period parts. Attwood and Sir John Whitmore were the only drivers to actually race the one-off open version of the Ford GT40, at the 1965 Nürburgring 1000km.
Besides racing in F1 from 1965 to 1969, Attwood was victorious in 1970 at Le Mans in one of those amazing – and slightly scary – Porsche 917K 12-cylinder rocket ships, co-driving with Hans Herrmann.
on his way to winning the 1970 Le Mans 24. With a Porsche 917K. In the rain. Photo:
Revs Digital Library
- For ticket information, click here
- Sunday in the Park Concours Entrant information: Ryan McIntosh, 860.435.5000 / firstname.lastname@example.org
- Historic Festival Race Entrant information: Jeanette Veitenheimer, 860.435.5000, email@example.com
Thanks to our Historic Festival 35 Event Sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor, Prestige Family of Fine Cars
Primary Sponsor of the Drivers Lounge, Wells Fargo Advisors