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Northeast Fall Foliage Run Autumn 2013
Litchfield County, CT - October 26/27 2012.
This idea has been kicked around in the Climb to the Clouds 4 thread but in order to get proper attention it deserves a thread of its own.
After the sucess of Climb to the Clouds 4 we are seriously considering a Fall Foliage run in Western New England
This will be a two day event (Saturday and Sunday) and some may want to arrive Friday night,
The Wake Robin Inn in Lakeville, Ct. is reserving a block of rooms until the end of August. We will be able to book one or two nights. Alternately rooms can be booked at the Iron Masters Inn which is a motel down the road. A bit less elegant but also slightly less expensive. Both placed serve complimentary breakfast, Friday night dinner will be at the Boathouse Restaraurt in Lakeville which is a 5 minute drive from either loction.
Saturday morning arter breakfast we will drive to Lime Rock and meet in the Sunoco Paddock at Lime Rock which will be reseverved for us. We will stop by the Lime Rock Club Clubhouse and then head down to Michelin Tower (the timing tower). We will raffle off Hot Laps with one of the Club Instructors in the Clubs M3. We will then have a brief tour of the track. Lunch will be at the Lime Rock Cafe (which is nothing fancy - burgers, sandwiches, etc.), We will then head out for a drive on some of the areas scenic roads, stop for a picture taking opportunity at "Captain Audio's Driveway" (Housatonic Meadows State Park) and contintue on to the Falls Village Inn for dinner, The Falls Village Inn is going to prepare a Prix Fixe menu with several menu choices and we will have our own private room.
Sunday morning after breakfast we will head to Winsted CT. (we will pick some scenic road) for a private tour of The American Mural Project and then we will all head home.
For accomodations contact:
Wake Robin Inn.
They are holding a block of rooms under "Bimmerfest" until the end of August.
Inn at Ironmasters:
Info on restaurants where will be having dinner.
Friday night dinner at The Boathouse in Lakeville:
Saturday night dinner at The Falls Village Inn.
Places we will visit:
American Mural Project:
Lime Rock Park:
Drivers Club at Lime Rock
The Glen Club (Watkins Glen International)
International Motor Racing Research Center
Cayman Club Nor'Easters
Madison Ave. Sports Car Driving and Chowder Society (Only a Vice President)
Sports Car Club of America
Polish Racing Drivers of America (PRDA)
American Mural Project
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum
Mount Washington Observatory
Society of Automotive Historians
Last edited by Nordic_Kat; 07-25-2013 at 08:56 PM.
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