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VIR Offering Discounted Tickets To Help Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Wrap Up Your Summer By Experiencing Weekend Full of IMSA GT Racing Since 1957, VIRginia International Raceway has serviced racers and fans alike as America’s Motorsport Resort. To help celebrate its 60th anniversary, VIR is offering fans a chance to save 20% on 3-Day tickets for IMSA’s race weekend on August 25-27. Fans who purchase… Read more »

VIR CEO, Connie Nyholm Named to Most Influential Virginians for Third Consecutive Year

Connie Nyholm, majority owner and CEO, Virginia International Raceway, Alton Why she is influential: Nyholm leads Virginia International Raceway (VIR), a 1,370-acre “motorsport resort” that draws approximately half a million visitors per year. VIR employs 350 people, making it the eighth-largest employer in Halifax County. Adjacent to the resort is the VIRginia Motorsport Technology Park,… Read more »

VIRginia International Raceway Unveils Action-Packed 2017 Track Schedule

Fans Enjoy Free VIR T-Shirt for Every Spectator Event Ticket Purchase Dec. 8 DANVILLE, Virginia – Dec. 5, 2016 – VIRginia International Raceway, one of the top six road courses in North America, is announcing its 2017 track schedule, with tickets on sale starting Thursday, Dec. 8. VIR’s 60th season features 10 exhilarating events, including… Read more »

VIRginia International Raceway: Racing In A Little Piece Of Heaven

If there is a heaven on earth, it is VIR.” – Paul Newman That heaven on earth is located in Alton, Virginia, right on the Virginia-North Carolina border and spanning 1300 acres of expansive green hills and valleys between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic coastline. Set away from bustling metropolitan areas, VIRginia International… Read more »

Lightning Lap 2016: The Year’s Fastest Street Cars on America’s Toughest Track

2016’s hottest performers meet their nemesis: Virginia International Raceway. Every year for a decade now, we’ve fried tires—and occasionally our nerves—on America’s most demanding road course, Virginia International Raceway, to answer the ultimate performance-car question: What’ll it do? The track doesn’t care about marketing claims or badge snobbery; it treats every entrant equally harshly. This… Read more »

VIRginia International Raceway Announces Redkoch as Newest Tech Park Tenant

VIRginia International Raceway Announces Redkoch as Newest Tech Park Tenant  U.S. Military and Elite Law Enforcement Training Company Leases 10,000 Square Feet at VIRginia Motorsport Technology Park Danville, Virginia – Aug. 23, 2016 – VIRginia International Raceway, one of America’s premier road courses, is welcoming Redkoch as its newest tenant at the onsite VIRginia Motorsport… Read more »

Pirelli World Challenge Unveils Big Provisional 2017 Plans

Eleven GT Production Racing Weekends include Prestigious Motorsports Circuits LEXINGTON, Ohio  – WC Vision, producers of the exciting Pirelli World Challenge, today announced its provisional plans for the 2017 Pirelli World Challenge Championships with new series outlines and schedule for North America’s biggest GT Production-based road racing campaign. In 2016, the PWC trail featured over… Read more »

VIR Announces Jets.com as New Track Partner

Global Private Jet Service Signs On as Race Sponsor for VIR’s Michelin GT Challenge During the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship   Danville, Virginia – July 12, 2016 – VIRginia International Raceway, one of America’s premier road courses, is honored to announce Jets.com as an official sponsor of the Michelin GT Challenge, the track’s largest race of… Read more »

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America To Race At VIR;

Mazda Prototype Lites To Contest Three Rounds At Watkins Glen, Laguna Seca Grand Prix of Boston Cancellation Forces Schedule Changes For IMSA-Sanctioned Series DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 2, 2016) – The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has changed the venues for upcoming rounds of two of its sanctioned series, Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America… Read more »