Driver set to race at IMSA Northeast Grand Prix talks cars, Lime Rock

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SALISBURY--Australian driver Ryan Briscoe is in the fast lane, and he's not letting up on the acceleration.

This weekend, Briscoe will compete at the IMSA Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.

Ryan BriscoeThe IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Champ is North America’s most popular road racing series, and is a big event here in Connecticut. And it's not just locals or amateurs racing: the same cars and drivers appear in the Daytona 24 hour, Sebring 12 hour, Le Mans 24 hour and other races.

FOX 61 spoke to Briscoe last week as he was prepping for the race, and he told us all about what he'll be driving.

"I'll be racing a brand new Ford GT that hasn't been released to the public as a road car yet, but they're going to start selling them this year and next year. A beautiful supercar, one of the most beautiful cars you'll ever see, and I'm lucky enough to be one of the guys who gets to race it," Briscoe said.

You can catch the race on FOX 61 at 3 p.m. on Saturday.