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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 »

Michelin GT Challenge at VIR

Michelin to Sponsor “Michelin GT Challenge” at VIRginia International Raceway Global Technology Leader Becomes Title Sponsor for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Race at VIR Danville, Va. – April 19, 2016 – Michelin North America and VIRginia International Raceway today announced that Michelin will become the title sponsor for the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, the… Read more »

Pro-Line Trailers Named Exclusive Trailer Dealer of VIRginia International Raceway

Trailer company named the official trailer dealer of  VIRginia International Raceway Leading East Coast trailer sales company, Pro-Line Trailers, is excited to be recognized as the exclusive trailer dealer of VIRginia International Raceway (VIR). Pro-Line Trailers has long supported VIR as a proud sponsor. Today, Pro-Line announces an expansion of its partnership with VIR, as… Read more »

Urgent: Support Legislation to Overturn EPA Race Car Regulation!

Attention Motorsports Professionals: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a regulation to prohibit conversion of vehicles originally designed for on-road use into race cars.  The regulation would also make the sale of certain products for use on such vehicles illegal.  The regulation would impact all vehicle types, including the sports cars, sedans and… Read more »

2016 List of Virginia’s Most Influential Virginians Includes VIR Owner/CEO Connie Nyholm

Nyholm continues to develop the 1,370-acre   Virginia International Raceway (VIR), which she helped reopen in 2000. The property bills itself as a “motorsport resort,” offering five road courses, onsite lodging, a spa and a restaurant. Adjacent to VIR is the VIRginia Motorsport Technology Park, home to Virginia Tech’s Global Center for Automotive Performance Simulation. VIR… Read more »

Forza Motorsports 6 Release Includes Porsche and VIR

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Microsoft today announced the availability of the Porsche Expansion Pack for Forza Motorsport 6 on Xbox One. This new content pack will allow gamers  the chance to race and master 21 Porsche models, including nine new to Xbox One, in an all-new eight-hour Career campaign. The Porsche Expansion also includes the debut of the Virginia… Read more »

3-Gun Nation, VIR Partner for 2016 Events

Premier shooting range/auto-racing venue to feature a variety of 3GN events Many 3-Gun Nation (3GN) members have already heard of the Virginia International Raceway (VIR), as the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Regional, presented by Bushmaster, marked the first major match held at its range. Now, VIR and 3GN have teamed up to take their partnership to the… Read more »

VIRginia International Raceway Announces Exhilarating 2016 Track Schedule

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Danville, Virginia – Nov. 30, 2015 – VIRginia International Raceway, one of the top six road courses in North America, is announcing its 2016 track schedule, with tickets on sale now. The 2016 season, which features 11 prominent events, jump starts in April with one of the biggest races of the year.   The Biscuitville… Read more »

Oak Tree Grand Prix Moves One Week Later Than Originally Announced Date

21-23 August 2015, Alton, Virginia USA
911, Porsche, 911 RSR, GTLM, Nick Tandy, Patrick Pilet win GTLM and overall at VIR.
©2015, Richard Dole
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2015) – Officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced a modification to its 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship scheduled aimed at maximizing benefits for all stakeholders. The date for the Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIRginia International Raceway has been moved back one week from its originally… Read more »