Skip Barber Racing School and Lime Rock Park open New York International Auto Show

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Monday, April 05, 2010 On Saturday morning, April 3rd, the NYPD closed off 11th Avenue between 34th and 39th Streets in front of the Jacob Javits Center so that Skip Barber’s Walter Irvine could put on a new Mazda MX-5 through its paces at a part of the opening ceremonies for the 2010 New York International Auto Show.

11th Ave. and 34th St., with the Empire State Building in the background

Caption The calm before the storm

Lime Rock Park’s Rick Roso doing what he usually does… lie in the middle of the road for attention

Despite what the sign says, no tickets were issued during the demonstration… to us at least

Walter Irvine, racing legend and Skip Barber instructor, puts on a show for the gathering crowd.

The artist, Walter. The medium, a Mazda MX-5 and four BFGoodrich tires. The canvas, 11th Avenue in New York City

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