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

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 »

Virginia Governor Claims Victory Following Exciting Race Weekend at VIRginia International Raceway

Danville, Virginia – Aug. 25, 2015 – VIRginia International Raceway, one of America’s premier road courses, hosted the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship this past weekend. Based on the VA/NC border, the two neighboring Governors joined in on the competitive spirit. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory decided to place a friendly… Read more »

VIRginia International Raceway: Virginia v. North Carolina

Danville, Virginia – Aug. 21, 2015 – VIRginia International Raceway, one of America’s premier road courses, is poised to host the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship this weekend and the two bordering Governors have joined the competition. VIR sits a few feet away from the VA/NC border. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and North Carolina Governor Pat… Read more »

Continental Tire SportsCar Championship Grand Marshal

VIRginia International Raceway is excited to have Richard (Rick) Kulach, Senior Planner, Motorsports Marketing Communications of NISSAN North America as the Grand Marshal of the Continental Tire SportsCar Championship Saturday, August 22, 2015. Rick is the perfect fit for the job; he is directly involved in all things motorsports and loves VIR! Racing runs through… Read more »

Virginia Tech President and BOSCH North America President to Serve as Grand Marshals at TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Aug. 21-23

VIRginia International Raceway is putting the finishing touches on this year’s Oak Tree Grand Prix TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Kicking off the racing action will be Dr. Timothy Sands, president of Virginia Tech, and Mr. Mike Mansuetti, president of BOSCH North America. Together they will serve as Grand Marshals for the Aug. 21-23 race weekend…. Read more »

Freddie Hunt in the Trofeo Maserati at Virginia International Raceway


Round 4 in the Maserati Trofeo World Series will feature Freddie Hunt, son of 1976 F1 World Champion, James Hunt. The dashing racer moved back into the spotlight courtesy of Ron Howard’s movie Rush, which recounted his rivalry with Nicki Lauda. Hunt junior will be on the track outside Danville, Virginia, USA, on the weekend… Read more »

2015 Long Range Shooting School


It is time to start planning the 2015 long range shooting school at the VIR shooting club! Learn the basic fundamentals of long range shooting with an extensive classroom session and an afternoon on the range. We will cover just about everything you will need to know to go do it on your own. Maybe… Read more »

VIRginia International Raceway Announces NISSAN® North America as New Track Sponsor

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Media Contact: Jo-Anne Chase (919) 881-7922 Danville, Virginia – April 15, 2015 – VIRginia International Raceway, one of America’s premier road courses, is honored to announce NISSAN® as the official track auto partner. The major new sponsorship deal includes a multi-year partnership that builds on the auto manufacturer’s many decades of motorsports passion and… Read more »