News

VIR COVID-19 Update 3/31/2020

March 31, 2020 To our valued friends and customers of VIR, With news of the Executive Order 55 by the Governor of Virginia, VIR is extending its modified operations through the entire month of April. With the Governor of Virginia giving the option of being able to rescind his Order at any time we will… Read more »

HyperFest 2020 Rescheduled-Official Announcement from HypperFest

March 28, 2020 In what has been a continually evolving and challenging time related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the latest government guidelines, this year’s HyperFest presented by Grassroots Motorsports, initially scheduled for May 15th – 17th, has been rescheduled for July 31st – August 2nd. Restrictions are currently in effect in Virginia, as well as… Read more »

VIR Coronavirus 3-24-2020

March 24, 2020 To our valued friends and customers of VIR, With the release of the Executive Order 53 from the Governor of Virginia we are cancelling all of our regularly scheduled events up to April 23rd. Let’s hope this date serves as the light at the end of the tunnel and we may be… Read more »

VIR Coronavirus Message 03/23/2020

March 23, 2020 To our valued friends and customers of VIR, Each one of these announcements hurts more than the last. Thankfully all of the VIR family has their health at this time. Even though we are chomping at the bit to get the season started; we cannot. VIR is going to extend our suspension… Read more »

VIR Coronavirus Message Follow Up

March 16, 2020  To our valued friends and customers of VIR,  There is no playbook for how to handle times like this. So, we have to rely on what we feel is the most responsible course of action. As of now that is to suspend VIR’s operations until April 1 in the hopes that this… Read more »

coronavirus Statement

Dear guests, Our purpose is to positively impact others, and that remains our top priority during the cold and flu season and with the recent Coronavirus outbreak. The health and wellness of our members and associates are always our top priority. Given the concern with Coronavirus, here is what we are doing to ensure the… Read more »

VIRginia International Raceway Announces 2020 Spectator Schedule

DANVILLE, Virginia – Nov. 12, 2019 – VIRginia International Raceway, one of North America’s most iconic road courses, reveals its lineup for the 2020 season including 10 thrilling spectator events from April through November. VIR’s 2020 season features several returning fan-favorite races, including the NASA Mid-Atlantic HyperFest, IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship, Heacock Classic Gold Cup… Read more »

RF Connect Selected to Deploy Commercial Cellular and Private LTE Networks at VIRginia International Raceway

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (PRWEB)November 07, 2019 RF Connect, a national leader of cellular-based wireless solutions, today announced it has been chosen by VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) to be the exclusive partner to design, deploy and manage cellular networks at the motorsport resort. The project will consist of Distributed Antenna System (DAS) and Citizens Band Radio… Read more »

John Doonan Named IMSA President Seasoned Automotive Executive Joins Premier Sports Car Racing Organization

October 15, 2019 Daytona Beach, Fla. – The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced today that John Doonan has been named the next president of the sanctioning body effective January 1, 2020 with his first day on the job scheduled for Monday, Oct. 21. Doonan was previously the director of motorsports for Mazda North America Operations… Read more »

McKeel Hagerty: Runoffs Grand Marshal, Grand Fan of All Things Automotive

TOPEKA, Kan. (Oct. 1, 2019) — McKeel Hagerty, CEO of Hagerty – the world’s leading provider of insurance, valuation and experiences to the enthusiast car hobby – has been selected to serve as Grand Marshal for the 2019 Sports Car Club of America® National Championship Runoffs® taking place Oct. 8-13 at Virginia International Raceway. This… Read more »