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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.
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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 »

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 »