Copied from press released issued by the Smithsonian American Art Museum on April 11, 2013. Thomas Day crafted many of the interior elements in the Oak Tree Tavern at VIR. The exhibition “Thomas Day: Master Craftsman and Free Man of Color” fully examines the extraordinary career of Thomas Day (1801-about 1861), who owned and operated […]
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From a press release issued by NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will make its inaugural visit to Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Va., on Aug. 24, 2013. The event will replace the race previously announced for CNB Bank Raceway Park on July 20 in Clearfield, […]
From a press release issued by American Motorcyclist Association. PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Amateur roadracers in the American Motorcyclist Association will compete for national championships on Sept. 21-22 when the 2013 AMA Roadrace Grand Championships go to Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Va. “The annual AMA Roadrace Grand Championships feature the most-talented up-and-coming young roadracers in […]
The second of our three fundraiser events for 2013 will be on Thursday, May 23. This exciting open house event will benefit the Boys and Girls Club. Sign-ups for laps on the challenging VIR South Course will start at noon at the front gate and in the South Paddock and on-track activities will run from […]
VIRginia International Raceway is pleased to announce the return of Consuelo Price as Executive Chef at The Oak Tree Tavern. Consuelo worked at VIR in the past and has returned with fresh ideas and a new menu for 2013. Price has an expansive history in the fine dining industry. She has over twenty years experience […]
Harvey Siegel, the founder of the resurrected VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) announces the passing of the baton to his partner, Connie Nyholm. Over the last 15 years Siegel and Nyholm have transformed the former abandoned racetrack into one of North America’s premier road courses and the first true motorsport resort. Siegel rediscovered the abandoned VIR […]
VIRginia International Raceway announced today that Mike Rose has joined the team as the Director of Marketing. Rose joins VIR from Planet Central where he served as their Director of Business Development. Rose worked previously for Red Bull North America where he helped launch the brand in NASCAR and oversaw Red Bull’s introduction and ethos […]
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