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

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 »

VIRginia International Raceway Opens Track for Spring Open House and Iconic Oak Tree Replanting

Media Contact: Martha Browning (919) 594-2604   Danville, Virginia – March 25, 2015 – VIRginia International Raceway is hosting its annual Spring Open House and Charity Laps event April 3 to benefit Victory Junction, a moving nonprofit that enriches the lives of children with serious illnesses by providing life-changing camp experiences at no cost… Read more »

Open House-Victory Junction Charity Laps, April 3

Have you ever dreamed of being a racecar driver and speeding around the Uphill Esses and Oak Tree Turn? Here’s your chance! Join us April 3rd as we host our Open House and Charity laps to benefit Victory Junction, a camp for chronically ill children stated by NASCAR’s Petty family. Pay just $25 for the… Read more »

50 Most Influential Virginians

Business leaders bemoan them, but people always read them. So hats off to our annual power list. The 2015 list of Virginia’s 50 most influential business leaders shines a light on the men and women who are shaping policy, deals, companies and real estate in Virginia. As power ebbs and flows, some names drop off… Read more »