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Aug 7-Aug 8, 2021 | Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Thompson CT

GP du Lac Chargoggagogg(etcetera) 2021

Entry Deadline: July 24, 2021

Schedule

SPECTATORS
All-access spectator passes can be purchased for $30 at the gate. Kids under 16 are free. If you will be touching a race car, you must be preregistered on a team as driver or crew. Please review the Covid rules below. 

OPTIONAL FRIDAY TEST DAY AND OPTIONAL GARAGES
Organized and operated by Thompson Raceway Motorsports Park (not Lemons). When Thompson has price, time, and registration details for testing and rental garages, they will post them at: http://www.thompsonspeedway.com/reservations.

SCHEDULE
Pre-Race
All rookies must watch the Virtual Rookie Meeting

Thursday, 5 Aug 2021
3pm: Gates open 
10pm: Gates close

Friday, 6 Aug 2021
7am: Gates open
12pm-5pm: BS & Tech at the track. Teams are assigned specific tech times. That's your time: No changes. The tech schedule is here.
12pm-5pm: Gear tech
6pm-7:30pm: Track walks permitted
9pm: Gate closes: no armband, no entry
10pm: Quiet Hours

Saturday, 7 Aug 2021
7am: Gates open
8am: Mandatory Drivers' Meeting
8:30am: Grid time--show up soon!
9am-6:30pm: Race Session I
7pm: gate closes: no armband, no entry
10pm: Quiet Hours

Sunday, 8 Aug 2021
Midnight-Noon: TSMR Sunday Quiet Hours (no race motors, music, noise)
Noon-5pm: Race Session II
5:30pm: Awards

COVID RULES
•At this time, we will be enforcing the following. If there are changes, they will be posted here first. 
•Maintain six feet of social distance from anyone not on your team
•Stay home if you have symptoms
•Tell Lemons officials immediately if you have symptoms on site  

PARKING/PADDOCK/FACILITIES
•Paddock parking is first-come, first served.
•Special reserved parking (garages, awnings, RV hookups, luxury condos) are handled by the track--contact them directly for info.
•Paddock spaces are typically around 20x40.' If you have vehicles that won't fit in that box, be prepared to park in lots outside the main paddock.
•The timing tower is off limits--please keep out. 

REGISTRATION
•All Drivers and Crew must check in at the gate, sign the Lemons waiver, and get a Participant wristband before entering.
•Spectators--review the spectator info above.
•Drivers must check in separately with a valid street license at Lemons HQ in the paddock to get a Driver wristband (Crew members only need the Participant wristband obtained at the gate).
•Drivers can get their wristbands anytime--you don't have to wait for your team's assigned car tech time. HQ will be open during tech and race hours.

BS/CAR TECH
•Your team's BS/Car Tech time will be assigned. Check the schedule above for your team's time.
•Complete your tech sheet BEFORE coming to BS/Car Tech.
•Once you have completed BS/Car Tech, turn in your completed tech sheet to Lemons HQ and you will get your team packet.

GEAR TECH
Wear your full safety gear, including head-and-neck restraint, to gear tech
•Gear Tech takes place during regular tech hours. You can show up anytime--you don't have to wait for your team's assigned car tech time. If you miss it, just go the Penalty Box for a onesy-twosy inspection.
•Drivers can get their gear teched anytime--you don't have to wait for your team's tech time. Check the schedule above for Gear Tech times.

FUELING
•Fueling will be in the hot pits (and track pumps). No fueling in your paddock space during the race.
•Everyone in the fueling area must be in full safety gear.
•Everyone in the fueling area must be a registered driver or crew member--no spectators.
•Bring your supplies up, fuel the car, and take it all away. No staging of fuel or gear.
•There are no assigned hot-pit spots.
•Don't park support vehicles near the fuel area.
•Kill switch off; no one in car; drip pan in place; and a dedicated extinguisher person are all mandatory while fueling.
•Only fueling, driver change, windshield cleaning, and cool-suit ice changes allowed in the hot pit. For everything else (tire pressure, fluid checks, engine swaps) go to the paddock.
•Full gear is not required at track pumps, but no one can be in the car and the kill switch must be off. 

YOKOHAMA TIRES
•Don't forget to check in at tech if you are running Yokohama tires on your race car. Once you check in, you'll be entered in the Road Mangler LM cup, which gives you a chance to win a free set of Yokos. 
•If you want to run Yokohamas but don't know what'll work for Lemons, they've set up a handy page with a couple of the most popular choices. 

Add to Calendar Aug 7 Aug 8, 2021 Lemons: GP du Lac Chargoggagogg(etcetera) 2021

SPECTATORS
All-access spectator passes can be purchased for $30 at the gate. Kids under 16 are free. If you will be touching a race car, you must be preregistered on a team as driver or crew. Please review the Covid rules below. 

OPTIONAL FRIDAY TEST DAY AND OPTIONAL GARAGES
Organized and operated by Thompson Raceway Motorsports Park (not Lemons). When Thompson has price, time, and registration details for testing and rental garages, they will post them at: http://www.thompsonspeedway.com/reservations.

SCHEDULE
Pre-Race
All rookies must watch the Virtual Rookie Meeting

Thursday, 5 Aug 2021
3pm: Gates open 
10pm: Gates close

Friday, 6 Aug 2021
7am: Gates open
12pm-5pm: BS & Tech at the track. Teams are assigned specific tech times. That's your time: No changes. The tech schedule is here.
12pm-5pm: Gear tech
6pm-7:30pm: Track walks permitted
9pm: Gate closes: no armband, no entry
10pm: Quiet Hours

Saturday, 7 Aug 2021
7am: Gates open
8am: Mandatory Drivers' Meeting
8:30am: Grid time--show up soon!
9am-6:30pm: Race Session I
7pm: gate closes: no armband, no entry
10pm: Quiet Hours

Sunday, 8 Aug 2021
Midnight-Noon: TSMR Sunday Quiet Hours (no race motors, music, noise)
Noon-5pm: Race Session II
5:30pm: Awards

COVID RULES
•At this time, we will be enforcing the following. If there are changes, they will be posted here first. 
•Maintain six feet of social distance from anyone not on your team
•Stay home if you have symptoms
•Tell Lemons officials immediately if you have symptoms on site  

PARKING/PADDOCK/FACILITIES
•Paddock parking is first-come, first served.
•Special reserved parking (garages, awnings, RV hookups, luxury condos) are handled by the track--contact them directly for info.
•Paddock spaces are typically around 20x40.' If you have vehicles that won't fit in that box, be prepared to park in lots outside the main paddock.
•The timing tower is off limits--please keep out. 

REGISTRATION
•All Drivers and Crew must check in at the gate, sign the Lemons waiver, and get a Participant wristband before entering.
•Spectators--review the spectator info above.
•Drivers must check in separately with a valid street license at Lemons HQ in the paddock to get a Driver wristband (Crew members only need the Participant wristband obtained at the gate).
•Drivers can get their wristbands anytime--you don't have to wait for your team's assigned car tech time. HQ will be open during tech and race hours.

BS/CAR TECH
•Your team's BS/Car Tech time will be assigned. Check the schedule above for your team's time.
•Complete your tech sheet BEFORE coming to BS/Car Tech.
•Once you have completed BS/Car Tech, turn in your completed tech sheet to Lemons HQ and you will get your team packet.

GEAR TECH
Wear your full safety gear, including head-and-neck restraint, to gear tech
•Gear Tech takes place during regular tech hours. You can show up anytime--you don't have to wait for your team's assigned car tech time. If you miss it, just go the Penalty Box for a onesy-twosy inspection.
•Drivers can get their gear teched anytime--you don't have to wait for your team's tech time. Check the schedule above for Gear Tech times.

FUELING
•Fueling will be in the hot pits (and track pumps). No fueling in your paddock space during the race.
•Everyone in the fueling area must be in full safety gear.
•Everyone in the fueling area must be a registered driver or crew member--no spectators.
•Bring your supplies up, fuel the car, and take it all away. No staging of fuel or gear.
•There are no assigned hot-pit spots.
•Don't park support vehicles near the fuel area.
•Kill switch off; no one in car; drip pan in place; and a dedicated extinguisher person are all mandatory while fueling.
•Only fueling, driver change, windshield cleaning, and cool-suit ice changes allowed in the hot pit. For everything else (tire pressure, fluid checks, engine swaps) go to the paddock.
•Full gear is not required at track pumps, but no one can be in the car and the kill switch must be off. 

YOKOHAMA TIRES
•Don't forget to check in at tech if you are running Yokohama tires on your race car. Once you check in, you'll be entered in the Road Mangler LM cup, which gives you a chance to win a free set of Yokos. 
•If you want to run Yokohamas but don't know what'll work for Lemons, they've set up a handy page with a couple of the most popular choices. 

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Thompson CT

Spectator Tickets

All-Access Spectator Passes
$30
At the gateKids Free

The Track


Pits and Paddock

PADDOCK SPACE IS EXTREMELY LIMITED! Teams get one 20x40 paddock space per racecar--anyting that doesn't fit in that space must go to remote parking.
NO HELMET MOUNTED CAMERAS (track rule)
ALL PIT VEHICLE OPERATORS MUST BE 18 OR OLDER (track rule)
ALL PETS LEASHED AT ALL TIMES (track rule)
NO FUEL IN GARAGES (track rule)
Must use wood or other spreader below jackstands
Camping: Yes
Electrical Hookups: No
Bathrooms, Showers, Running Water: Yes
Fuel Sold at the Track: 93 & 98 unleaded, 110 & 112 leaded
No skateboards, hoverboards, or razor-type scooters
No open fires (small, well controlled cooking grilles OK)
Special Quiet Hours: 10pm-7am daily
Special Pit Vehicle Rules: All operators must be 18 or older
PADDOCK SPEED: 10MPH MAX
ACCESS ROADS: 20MPH MAX
HOT PIT: 30MPH MAX
NO FIREARMS OR FIREWORKS
NO DRONES ALLOWED

Paddock Map