As you starting thinking about what to get for those "hard to buy for" people on your list this holiday season, here is a suggestion from the unusal gift category.  Just make sure you've got the cash to cover it.

For the first time in its 55-year history,is offering the opportunity for anyone to drive their own street car on the famous 1.5-mile road course in Lakeville, Connecticut.  Private professional coaching and catered meals come with the four hours of guaranteed track time, all part of an exclusive Track Day package.

Lime Rock Park is located in the northwest corner of Connecticut, about 100 miles from both New York City and Boston, Mass.

There are no pre-requisites other than being 18 or older and having a valid driver’s license.

The $995 Club driving package includes liability insurance, one-on-one professional coaching, helmets, food, beverage and the use of the private Club Chalet.

For inquiries or to purchase a Lime Rock Park Track Day Holiday Gift Certificate, contact Jeanette Veitenheimer (the Club administrator) by phone at 860.435.5000, extension 308, or by e-mail at