Karting

Located at VIRginia International Raceway, the VIR Kart Track offers an opportunity to hone your racing skills on a state-of the-art 5/8 miles, 24-foot-wide paved karting circuit.



 
Almost every successful pro driver in the world today got their start in karting, where the dynamics of driving are amplified, more easily understood and often more readily practiced than in full-sized cars.

The VIR Kart Track is open to the public from 9am to 6pm Wednesday through Sunday. The track is fully lit so we can handle evening appointments. We can open Monday or Tuesday by appointment. Arrive and drive in the VIR 9.5hp karts. We offer open practice sessions where you can bring and drive your own kart or super/mini moto on the VIR Kart Track. Contact the VIR Kart Track at 434-822-2995 or 434-822-7700 x350 or e-mail us at karttrack@VIRnow.com for more information.

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Corporate Groups

Karting provides an exciting and unique platform to build team spirit, motivation and client entertainment. For corporate group rates please call Livia Jones at (434) 822-9714 or ljones@VIRnow.com.

Driver Requirements

  • Driver must be 12 or older
  • Must wear a closed-faced helmet
  • Gloves (provided by OG Racing)
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Safety neck collar

Gloves, neck collar, head sock and helmets are provided by VIR Kart Track at no additional cost.

Pants and long sleeve shirts are recommended but not required.

VIR Kart Track Membership

The VIR Kart Track Membership is renewed yearly for an annual fee of $50. Kart Members will be provided a membership card that they can use for discounts at the VIR Kart Track. Your VIR Kart Track Membership will allow you express access to the kart track without having to sign a waivers every time you visit.

The VIR Kart Track Membership does not allow you entrance into VIR during any VIR spectator events unless you purchase an event ticket.

VIR Kart Track Members receive a free 30 minute race during their birthday month.

Open Practice, Test, and Tune Sessions

Our Test and Tune program offers a great opportunity for you to practice for your competitive racing events driving your own kart or super/mini moto. Our open test and tune sessions are open to everyone and we offer discounts for our kart club members. Open practice sessions are held every Sunday from 8am-12pm except when we’ve booked a corporate event. We recommend that you call ahead to make sure we haven’t booked a corporate event.

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