Turn 1 Guardrail Upgrade

9-21-2021 This bulletin is to advise you that the k-rail going into Turn 1 drivers/riders right has been upgraded to three high guardrail as indicated by the red lines below. The guardrail has been extended beyond Station 1 and wraps around to the exit of Turn 1. There is a drive/ride through break after Turn… Read more »

Ray Evernham Announced Grand Marshal of Michelin GT Challenge

VIR is thrilled to announce that Ray Evernham, NASCAR Hall of Fame member, and Partner in SuperStar Racing Experience (SRX), will serve as Grand Marshal for the Michelin GT Challenge on Saturday, October 9th. Evernham, also a VIR Driver’s Club member, has spent more than four decades in the automotive and racing industries, working with… Read more »

Pro Am Kart Racing Event to Benefit Teen Mental Health Features Professional/Factory Drivers from IMSA

Richmond, Virginia – The Cameron K. Gallagher (CKG) Foundation is the beneficiary of a new Pro-Am Karting event October 7, 2021, at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) in Danville, Virginia.  The event, named Karting for CKG is pre-cursor to International Motor Sports Association’s (IMSA) Michelin GT Challenge taking place at VIR October 8 to 10, 2021…. Read more »

First Annual Karting 4 Cameron

Featuring Andrew Davis, Ryan Eversley, Andy Lally, Katherine Legge, Patrick Long, Tom Long, David Murry, Dylan Murry, Bryan Sellers and others   We invite you to join the First Annual Karting 4 Cameron, a Pro-Am Kart Race, to support the Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation. With prevention as our goal, the CKG Foundation is dedicated to… Read more »

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 »