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Virginia Race Tracks Team Up to Offer Three-Event Ticket Package this Summer

              Southern Virginia Motorsports Council’s Racing Through Summer Ticket Package Gives Tourists and Locals Alike Discounted Access to Three High-Speed Races South Boston, Virginia – June 16, 2021 – Southern Virginia Motorsports Council (SVMC) is launching an exciting package including tickets to three exhilarating races, showcasing southern Virginia’s rich… Read more »

VIR Race Weekend Introduces Salute to Service in Honor of Memorial Day

  SRO, Operation Motorsport, and USO join forces to support service members Free Admission for Active Duty, 50% off tickets for Veterans Special car corral with all proceeds benefiting Operation Motorsport Alton, VA — As racers prepare for a trip back to Virginia International Raceway on June 4th – 6th, SRO Motorsports America in conjunction… Read more »

Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Slots VIR Weekend into June

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 18, 2021) – Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America, the IMSA-sanctioned one-make race series using identical Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo EVO cars, has rescheduled its doubleheader round at VIRginia International Raceway to the weekend of June 4-6 as part of the SRO GT World Challenge weekend. Lamborghini Super Trofeo was originally slated… Read more »

Michelin GT Challenge at VIR Weekend Offers WeatherTech Championship in Live NBC Network TV Window, Three Hours of IMSA Prototype Challenge Action

  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – October’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway is shaping up to be a true fall festival of speed at the historic, 3.27-mile road course on the Virginia/North Carolina border. International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and VIR officials today confirmed details of the weekend schedule, which will see four IMSA-sanctioned… Read more »

Omologato Announces Partnership with Virginia International Raceway

        Omologato is proud to announce a great new partnership with VIRginia International Raceway. “Throughout our discussions, everything between Omologato and VIR meshed very well” said Connie Nyholm Co-owner and CEO of VIR. “We have similar beliefs and see great value in the world of motorsport. We’re honored to partner and look… Read more »

VIR Displays Virginia is for Lovers LOVEworks Sign

Virginia is for Lovers and so are we! We are pleased to present our addition to the program. The LOVEworks program is a state-wide branding initiative designed to promote travel in Virginia and strengthen awareness of the “Virginia is for Lovers” message. It’s easy to see why this message has been the state slogan for… Read more »

BUSINESS OPERATIONS UPDATE: Connie Nyholm & Kerrigan Smith

 April, 2021   While we are excited to begin to reopen VIR to the public, we must remind people that, just as it was before Covid, access into VIR is granted through a process and is not just open access. You are either a registered Participant, a declared guest of that Participant, a ticket holder… Read more »

We Are Back!

To our beloved Fans of VIR, WELCOME BACK! This is NOT an April Fools joke.  Effective April 1, Governor Ralph Northam is increasing the limited fan capacity at entertainment venues across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Thank you Governor Northam and Staff! VIRginia International Raceway can now officially welcome you back to enjoy what many consider… Read more »

‘Auto Queen’ Nyholm Keeps VIR on Track Honoring History, Growth

Women’s History Month Series Continues with Look at VIR’s CEO and Co-Owner By Mark Robinson DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When Connie Nyholm reflects on the life journey that’s led to her position as co-owner and CEO of VIRginia International Raceway, she shrugs and calls it “crazy luck, I guess.” Hardly. A native of Martinsville, Virginia,… Read more »