Memorial Day weekend Lime Rock spectator event announcement

Brett Dikeman brett at
Sun May 5 01:47:01 EDT 2002

At 6:23 PM -0400 5/4/02, jmcelroy wrote:
>Just came across this site today. This is the team that builds Derek Bell's
>& Michael Galati's S4's. Also Porsche, and Audi R8 Team. Many excellent

If you check out the NEQ's website(, we're doing a
shindig at Lime Rock Park when Bell/Galati come back to defend the

There -will- be a corral for attendees, not sure on the details...I
actually need to talk to the NEQ eventmaster(Mike Caleo) on that
point(LRP offered up to set aside parking, I volunteered to organize
that part, I think Paul Royal did too but I can't remember :-)
Details that need to be worked out include who will be let in, where
it will be, etc...I'll post more as soon as I talk to Mike about it.

Anyway, we never got around to sending the announcement to the
Audifans lists...So here it is!



The Northeast Region Audi Quattro Club of the Audi Car Club of North
America cordially
invites you to attend event four of the eleven event Speed World
Challenge.  Watch Audi(the
reigning Manufacturer's Champion) defend their Manufacturer's
Champion title with the powerhouse combination of Driver Champion
Michael Galati and teammate Derek Bell in their Champion Motorsports
S4 Competitions...complete with in-car commentary from Derek Bell!

The Grand Prix weekend includes five major events:

-The Speed GT Championship with Audi S4 drivers Galati and Bell

-The Touring Car Championship

-The Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup, featuring
three-time champion Paul Gentilozzi

-The Barber DodgePro Series

-The Import Challenge Series presented by OMP. (Run on Saturday)

Come to the Lime Rock Grand Prix and share the best spectator
Motorsport experience in
the northeast with your fellow Audi enthusiasts.

Admission tickets include:

-Paddock Passes for access to the NEQ
-Hospitality Tent for guests
-Signing session with Galati/Bell

The hospitality area features:

-appropriately sized canopy
-guest tables, with linen/chairs
-service tables,
-closed circuit TV feed with live race action
-timing and scoring.

Also displayed will be the NEQ Club trailer and a few display cars
including the Champion Motorsport backup car if available. Admission
to hospitality entrances will be limited to possessors of passes

What better way to welcome in "The Season" than to spend the day in
the Valley of the
Gods?  If you've never been to Lime Rock Park, you're missing
something special in the
world of motorsport.  The location of the hospitality area is at "The
Point"(the grassy
spectator hillside viewing the exit to Big Bend with cars heading
straight toward our
guests before negotiating the Left Hander and No- Name Straight.)
This location also gives guests the
quickest access route to the Paddock area and other entertainment
options in the Park.
The NEQ Hospitality tent will include Service Tables for caterers to
supply food and
beverages at individual's expense. Audi S4 drivers Galati and Bell
should be available
for an autograph session with Audi promotional memorabilia.

We are offering two ticket options.  Please note these are very
favorable compared to "normal" LRP tickets(and you get much more!)

  Monday May 27, when all but the OMP Import Challenge Series will be
run, and with the
package described above, for $75.  This is only $25 more than the
advance ticket price
and includes paddock access, which is normally only available with
the purchase of a
weekend Superticket.  You also get the guarantee of a fabulous spot
on the course, the
hospitality tent, AND closed circuit TV with timing and scoring.  A
place to get out of
the sun or alternatively to hide from the rain, and possibly chat a
moment with Derek Bell... with
food and beverages are available right there.

  Weekend pass, May 24-27, is priced at $100. Although the Hospitality
tent will be
available for use, it is only on Monday that it will include the
other activities.
For $25 more than the Monday ticket you get the whole weekend!


There are a limited number of tickets available. Order yours ASAP.
This is a NOT FOR
PROFIT event for the NEQ.

The application is available online for download from:

Please see the NEQ website at for more information!

  We hope to see you there!!

For more information on this special event see:


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