Tag Archive: VIR

Aug 25

Koch could clinch Lites 1 Championship at VIR; Lites 2 race to rage on

Prepare for a coronation

Kenton Koch could clinch the Lites 1 Drivers Championship in the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda during Rounds 11 and 12 on Aug. 28-29 at VIRginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Benitez, Lazare power to victories on double-header day at VIR

Lazare earned his series-high fifth victory of the season

Angel Benitez Jr. and Jesse Lazare added to their growing win totals in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama on Sunday, Aug. 23 at VIRginia International Raceway, with respective victories in Rounds 12 and 4.

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Aug 22

Skeer regains Platinum Cup lead with tough win at VIRginia International Raceway

Skeer leads Jesse Lazare, 171-154, the largest gap of the season between the two young stars

Elliott Skeer prevailed in a frantic, race-long duel with Angel Benitez Jr. to win Round 11 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama on Saturday, Aug. 22 at VIRginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Skeer wastes little time to take pole in shortened session at VIR

“The team, we put a lot of work in since Road America to rebound from that weekend, and I think it shows so far this weekend” – Skeer

Championship contender Elliott Skeer won the pole for Round 11 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama on Friday, Aug. 21 at VIRginia International Raceway, topping a truncated qualifying session.

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Aug 18

Record grid to compete in Three-Race Weekend at VIRginia International Raceway

24 cars competing

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North AmericaThe Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America series will hit the halfway mark of its exciting 2015 season with three rounds of racing action Aug. 21-23 at scenic VIRginia International Raceway, featuring the largest-ever grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Clean sweep of Pittsburgh for Beasley

Steve Bamford was second after a race-long battle with Trent Walko, who completed the podium

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It was a dominating weekend for Sam Beasley at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, with two poles, fastest laps and two race victories, as the No. 4 drove flag-to-flag on Sunday afternoon to complete his weekend sweep.

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Aug 01

From pole, Sam Beasley led flag-to-flag at the new Pittsburgh International Race Complex to continue a dominating F2000 Championship Series season

Beasley claims first F2000 race at Pittsburgh

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The Legacy Autosport No. 4 was the class of the field with Beasley driving to an easy checkered flag. Eric Filgueiras returned to the podium with a solid second place run and Steve Bamford charged to third after starting from seventh. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Beasley over Bamford in PittRace practice

Over two sessions, the No. 4 Mygale from Legacy Autosport was fastest of the day with Steve Bamford second quick

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F2000 Championship Series points leader Sam Beasley continued his form, easily pacing Friday practice at the new Pittsburgh International Race Complex on Friday.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Beasley leads F2000 field into Pittsburgh

The Series is coming off two strong weekends at VIR and Mid-Ohio, with no lack of drama at the front of the field.

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Off five straight wins, Sam Beasley comes charging into the new 2.8-mile, 18-turn Pittsburgh International Race Complex for rounds nine and 10 of the F2000 Championship Series season looking to further extend his points lead. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Beasley Sweeps F2000 at Mid-Ohio

Beasley’s victory was at his home race

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Sam Beasley fell back twice, but fought back on both occasions to take a charging F2000 Championship Series win at Mid-Ohio and complete his second straight weekend sweep of the season.

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Jul 04

Sam Beasley first at Mid-Ohio

Beasley managed his race pace and kept a charging John LaRue in his mirrors lap after lap

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On the Fourth of July at Mid-Ohio, it was Ohio-native Sam Beasley leading flag-to-flag to score his fifth victory of the F2000 Championship Series season.

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Jul 01

F2000 competition heats up for Mid-Ohio

The fourth weekend of the F2000 Series will run July 2-5 starting with Thursday evening testing

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Coming off an odds-defying charge through the field in June at VIR, Sam Beasley controls the F2000 Championship Series points race at the mid-point of the season on four victories. The Ohio native now returns to his home track this weekend at Mid-Ohio for rounds seven and eight of the season, where he hopes to extend his points lead over David Grant and Steve Bamford.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Steve Bamford and Steve Jenks finish first in F2000 Masters Class at VIR

The excitement of the F2000 Championship Series continues at Mid-Ohio in July

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The VIR weekend for the F2000 Championship Series Masters Class division had its share of upsets and triumphs for teams and drivers as well as threats from both in front and behind of drivers as they completed rounds five and six of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Exclusive Autosport wins twice at VIR

Scott Andrews Takes 2015 F1600 Victory Tally to Five

Exclusive Autosport enjoyed an eventful outing at Virginia International Raceway in Round 4 of the F1600 Formula F Championship this weekend, 6th-7th June, highlighted with two more wins for series leader Scott Andrews and a return to the podium for Thomas McGregor.

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Jun 07

Bamford Around Megennis at the Line

Megennis barely missed his first victory for Team Pelfrey

F1600 - Steve Bamford took his first overall win in a fantastic race Steve Bamford waited until the last second to pull out of line heading to the checkered flag at VIR to beat Robert Megennis by .056 seconds for his second career F1600 win to close out the triple-header weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Last to First: Beasley sweeps VIR

Sam Beasley swept the F2000 Championship Series weekend at VIR

F2000 Championship Series logoCarving up the field on Sunday to score his fourth win of the season and mark victories at every track visited so far this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Atlantic Championship: Keith Grant finishes on top in race two

Keith Grant stood on top of the podium with a first place finish after race two at the Atlantic Championship Series VIR weekend

Atlantic - Keith Grant  After running on Grant’s tail for the entire race Keyvan Andres had to settle with a second place finish for the day.

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Jun 06

Beasley first victory in F2000 at VIR

Sam Beasley converted a pole position into a flag-to-flag victory

F2000 Championship Series logo In the F2000 Championship Series Saturday race at VIR for his third win of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Cane and Andrews fastest in F1600 practice

After two practice sessions for the F1600 Formula F Championship weekend at VIR on Friday

F1600 F Championship logo Jordan Cane was able to put down the fastest time of the day with a time of 1:58.694. Second fastest for the day was Scott Andrews who had a time of 1:59.065, followed by was Ben Auriemma with a time of 1:59.184. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Beasley Out Front in VIR F2000 Practice

Fresh off his second win of the season in May

F2000 Championship Series logo Sam Beasley paced both Friday practice sessions for the F2000 Championship Series at VIR ahead of rounds five and six of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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