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IMSA Unveils 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Schedule

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Building on the strengths of its inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship schedule, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced an enhanced 12-event calendar for the 2015 TUDOR Championship season. Each of the four TUDOR Championship classes will compete in 10 races. The 2015 TUDOR Championship schedule includes one notable addition at the historic Lime… Read more »

Ten-Race 2015 Schedule Unveiled For Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

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International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) executives today revealed a 10-race schedule for the 2015 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, which begins on Jan. 23 at Daytona International Speedway. Every race will be two-and-a-half hours in length and will be televised on FOX Sports. All 10 venues on the 2015 Continental Tire Challenge schedule hosted the series in 2014. One… Read more »

R&D CAMEE and the VIR TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Race Trophy

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About the Trophy When the team at VIRginia International Raceway wanted a custom trophy produced for the Oak Tree Grand Prix/TUDOR United SportsCar Championship weekend, they came to the staff at the Southern VA Higher Education Center’s R&D Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Energy Efficiency (R&D CAMEE). Over the past few years, the R&D CAMEE… Read more »

Bob Ingram to Serve as Grand Marshal for Oak Tree Grand Prix

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TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Visits the Weekend of Aug. 22-24 VIRginia International Raceway, located at the North Carolina-Virginia border, is preparing for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Oak Tree Grand Prix later this month. Local Durham resident and Porsche enthusiast Bob Ingram will play an important part of race weekend, serving as Grand Marshal… Read more »

VIRginia International Raceway to Host Maserati Trofeo World Series

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VIRginia International Raceway will host the fourth round of the Maserati Trofeo World Series 2014 on Aug. 24, the series’ only stop in the United States this year. The race is part of a three-day weekend at VIR, Aug. 22 to 24, featuring some of the world’s premier racing teams and the powerful Maserati Gran… Read more »

Reflecting on the past and looking toward the future.

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Summer is prime racing season here at VIR and we’re busier than ever! In the midst of all the fun though, we want to take some time to honor a very important part of VIR’s history. A year ago on July 2nd our beloved Oak Tree fell. We know many of you remember that day… Read more »

Open House and Charity Laps to Benefit Victory Junction

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Have you ever dreamed of being a racecar driver and speeding around the Uphill Esses and Oak Tree Turn at VIR? Here’s your chance! Join us March 28 as we host our Open House and Charity Laps to benefit Victory Junction, a camp for chronically ill children started by NASCAR’s Petty family. Pay just $25 for the opportunity… Read more »

Updated Track Policies for 2014

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VIR Paddock With the paving project that we completed over the winter, the VIR policies have been updated concerning the Paddock and Asphalt. Participants are not permitted to pound stakes or make any holes in any of the asphalt surfaces. Additionally paint cannot be used to make any markings on the asphalt. If tape is… Read more »

New Start Stand Coming Soon

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We are proud to release the renderings of our new Start Stand. It was designed with both spectators and racers in mind. It will sit not far beyond pit road, on driver’s right, and project over the track so everyone will have better visibility. Also incorporated is a VIP area with great views all the… Read more »

New Ticket Pricing Structure and Track Improvements Introduced for 2014

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  VIRginia International Raceway, one of America’s premier road courses, is welcoming the New Year with the release of its action-packed 2014 schedule of spectator events. Kicking off in March, the schedule is one of VIR’s most prominent to date, featuring 13 spectator events, up from 11 in 2013. Combined, these 2013 events are expected… Read more »