Connecticut is located in The United States of America, and is part of New England. During the industrial revolution, Connecticut was home to many bearing factories, as well as producers of tools, hardware, and auto parts.
Automotive Points of Interest by Town
Salisbury is home to the Lime Rock Park circuit, a multi-layout course in the valley of scenic hills. The track hosts SCCA New England events, the IMSA SportsCar Championship, the IMSA Challenge, and a Labor Day Historic Festival.
The town of Stafford is home to the Stafford Motor Speedway circuit. The track's address is 55 West St, Stafford Springs, Connecticut 06076.
Connecticut's capital of Hartford is home to the Allen, formerly known as Allen Manufacturing Company, the company that made the original Allen Wrench, and the bolts/screws that their tools fasten. Their type of fastener, patented in 1909, didn't require the head of the fastener to protrude from the machinery it was used on, which offered both safety and functionality improvements.
Hartford was also home to the Permatex company, which produces many chemicals that mechanics use to repair vehicles, such as gasket maker silicone RTV, cleaners, and pumice soap. In 2019, Permatex relocated to Solon, Ohio. Permatex was founded in 1909 and is owned by Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW)
Thompson, a town in the most north-eastern county of Connecticut, is where Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park is located.
- Duracell (Automotive Batteries)
- Permatex (relocated in 2019)
- Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK)
- Harman Kardon
Automotive Brands Located in Connecticut
Automotive YouTubers Located in Connecticut
|Cars Simplified||Hartford, Connecticut|
|Cars Simplified Extras||Hartford, Connecticut|
|Factory OD (formerly Haggard Garage)||Meriden, Connecticut|