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New VIR Paddock Roads, Updated Maps and Other Runoffs Items

Over the past week, VIRginia International Raceway has completed a paddock project that places nine access roads in the main grass area to be utilized for paddock at the 2019 SCCA® National Championship Runoffs®. Following the April 2019 Hoosier Racing Tire SCCA Super Tour event, which recorded significant amounts of rainfall throughout the week, SCCA… Read more »

VIRginia International Raceway Announces Female Racing Icon Lyn St. James to Serve as Grand Marshal for the Michelin GT Challenge IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at VIR

VIRginia International Raceway is announcing that illustrious racecar driver Lyn St. James will serve as Grand Marshal for the Michelin GT Challenge, the track’s largest race of the year taking place Sunday, Aug. 25 during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship weekend. St. James, who was voted as one of IMSA’s “50 Great Drivers” last year,… Read more »

Virginia Tourism Corporation Becomes Title Sponsor of VIRginia International Raceway’s Virginia is for Racing Lovers Grand Prix

  Statewide Tourism Joins Premier Three-Day IMSA Racing Event DANVILLE, Va. – July 31, 2019 – VIRginia International Raceway is announcing Virginia Tourism Corporation as the sponsor for the newly titled Michelin Pilot Challenge Series race, Virginia is for Racing Lovers Grand Prix, taking place Saturday, Aug. 24 during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race… Read more »

VCBG Announces 1st Annual VIR Craft Beer Fest – August 3, 2019

ALTON, VA – The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild (VCBG) is pleased to announce its newest event in partnership with the VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) in Alton, Virginia. The VIR Craft Beer Fest is a continuation of the VCBG’s commitment to providing members with unique regional opportunities to build brand awareness with craft and non-craft beer… Read more »

VIRginia International Raceway Waves Checkered Flag for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Aug. 23-25

Premier Racing Event Brings Weekend of Entertainment and Family Fun to the Mid-Atlantic.   Danville, Virginia – July 9, 2019 – VIRginia International Raceway is bringing back its biggest spectator event of the year this August with the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race weekend. The premier sports car racing series in North America, which is… Read more »

Blue Marble Cocktails Radical Cup confirms VIR in April as Round 1

Radical’s premier series in North America has confirmed Virginia International Raceway with Blancpain GT World Challenge America, April 25-28, as the first stop on the 2019 calendar. The announcement was coupled with the news the ultra-premium premixed cocktail maker Blue Marble Cocktails would continue its title sponsorship of the series. “We’re delighted to announce the… Read more »

Formula Experiences Becomes SVRA’s Official Driving School

  The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced today that Formula Experiences is now the “Official Driving School of SVRA.” Formula Experiences is based at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) and provides experiential instruction and driving experiences for novices to advanced race drivers seeking licenses as well as corporations that want to offer unforgettable and thrilling… Read more »

SVRA American Racing Legends Charity Pro-Am Race Headlines VIRginia International Raceway’s Heacock Classic Gold Cup Historic Races Weekend, Sept. 21-23

Veteran Stock Car Drivers to Race for a Cause During Annual Family-Friendly Event  Danville, Virginia – Sept. 10, 2018 – VIRginia International Raceway is welcoming iconic racing stars to its top-rated road course for the SVRA American Racing Legends Charity Pro-Am Race, which is joining the track’s annual Heacock Classic Gold Cup weekend, Sept. 21-23…. Read more »

Road Course “Ringers” Return To Challenge NASCAR Stars

SAID, FELLOWS, SCHROEDER SET FOR SVRA CHARITY PRO-AM AT VIR Road Course “Ringers” Return To Challenge NASCAR Stars Southlake, TX (August 21, 2018) – Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced today that three more champion drivers, Boris Said, Ron Fellows, and Dorsey Schroeder have entered the “American Racing Legends Charity Pro-Am Presented By RACER Magazine”… Read more »