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VIRginia International Raceway Hosts Renowned Pirelli World Challenge April 27-­‐29

Race Weekend Provides Family-­‐Friendly Entertainment for Spectators Across the Country DANVILLE, Virginia–March 30, 2018–VIRginia International Raceway is hosting Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) for the second straight year April 27-29, welcoming back thrilling multi–class racing with top drivers in the hottest production–based cars, such as Porsches, McLarens, Bentleys and more. Named one of the top six… Read more »

Audi Sport Named Presenting Sponsor for PWC Grand Prix of Virginia set for April 27-29

Pirelli World Challenge announced today that Audi Sport will serve as the presenting sponsor for the upcoming PWC Grand Prix of Virginia schedule for April 27-29 at the picturesque 3.27-mile, 17-turn VIRginia International Raceway permanent road circuit in south Virginia. Audi Sport, a participant in three of the Pirelli World Challenge categories in 2018 – GT, GTS… Read more »

VIRginia International Raceway Named 2019 SCCA Runoffs Venue

VIR

TOPEKA, Kan. (Jan. 24, 2018) — The Sports Car Club of America® has officially announced the 2019 SCCA® National Championship Runoffs® will be held October 8-13 at beautiful VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) in Alton, Virginia. This will be the very first time the Runoffs has been held at the sprawling venue located near the border of… Read more »

VIRginia International Raceway’s Annual Charity Event Raises $33,000 for the Danville Salvation Army

VIRginia International Raceway, one of North America’s top road courses, is thrilled to announce this year’s Holiday Laps charity event raised an outstanding $33,000 to directly benefit the Danville Salvation Army this holiday season. The annual fundraising event allows participants to safely put their personal cars to the test on VIR’s 3.27-mile Full Course, which… Read more »

Operation Motorsport Race of Remembrance 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2017 OPERATION MOTORSPORT BENEFICIARIES TO PARTICIPATE IN RACE OF REMEMBRANCE Operation Motorsport to engage ill and injured service members and disabled veterans through motorsports opportunities. WHAT: Operation Motorsport is a Canadian veteran operated Not for Profit that was inspired by Mission Motorsport UK after a visit to the Race of… Read more »

VIRginia International Raceway Expands Relationship with Michelin

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Industry leading global technology company adds Official Tire to Collaboration Danville, Virginia – Aug. 27, 2017 – VIRginia International Raceway today announced an expanded partnership with Michelin. In 2018 the global technology company will return as title sponsor of the Michelin GT Challenge as well as becoming the official tire of VIR. The announcement was… Read more »

Virginia and North Carolina Governors Place Friendly Wager

7-9 July 2016, Bowmanville, Ontario Canada
84, BMW, 328i, ST, James Clay, Tyler Cooke, 25, Mazda, MX-5, ST, Steven McAleer, Chad McCumbee
©2016, Scott R LePage 
LAT Photo USA

Virginia and North Carolina Governors Place Friendly Wager for VIRginia International Raceway’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Race Weekend, Aug. 25-27 Bordering States to Go Head-to- Head During the Biscuitville Grand Prix Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Danville, Virginia – Aug. 21, 2017 – VIRginia International Raceway is hosting the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Aug. 25-27, and… Read more »

Racing At The Limits of Speed and Preparation Professional Driver Dion von Moltke Is Always Ready For The Next Change In Direction

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
Northeast Grand Prix
Lime Rock Park, Lakeville, CT USA
Saturday 22 July 2017
75, Mercedes, Mercedes AMG GT3, GTD, Tristan Vautier, Kenny Habul
World Copyright: Jake Galstad
LAT Images

Preparing a car for an upcoming race requires dozens or even hundreds of hours of hard work by numerous parties on a team. Sponsors must be secured, driver lineups chosen and most importantly – practice, practice, practice. Teams spend countless hours in testing and development, working closely with their drivers to fine tune the race… Read more »