Tag Archive: VIR

Apr 30

F2000: Palacio scores first win on last lap (+video)

“I didn’t know what to think” – Palacio

F2000 Palacio scores first win on last lapNicolas Palacio started on pole but only led a single lap, leading across the finish line to score his first career F2000 Championship Series victory in the season-opener at VIR.

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Apr 28

Sundaramoorthy, Palacio and Grant to Start P1 at VIR

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic

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Yuven Sundaramoorthy, Nicolas Palacio and David Grant will each start first in the Saturday F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series season-opening races from VIR after an exciting day of Friday qualifying sessions.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 27

Holden, Everard, Grant Lead VIR Practice

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic

Formula Race Promotions logoZach Holden, Reece Everard and David Grant led the first practice sessions of the 2017 F1600, F2000 and Atlantic seasons, respectively, at VIR on Thursday.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

FRP announces VIR opening event format

FRP joins the Pirelli World Challenge

Formula Race Promotions logo Formula Race Promotions (FRP) will kick off the 2017 Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 seasons with a huge spectator event at VIR. The opening weekend for the USAC-sanctioned Championships is now set to run over four days, from Thursday April 27 through Sunday April 30.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Portante, McCusker and Norman Win at VIR on Saturday

F1600, F2000, Atlantic

Formula Race Promotions logo Peter Portante, John McCusker and Ryan Norman won in F1600, F2000 and Atlantic, respectively, on Saturday morning at VIRginia International Raceway. In addition, Neil Verhagen won the F1600 Formula F Championship Series title with a strong second place finish.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 30

Verhagen wins on Friday at VIR

Neil Verhagen won an exciting Friday evening F1600 Formula F Championship Series race at VIRginia International Raceway

Formula Race Promotions logo After taking the white-flag three wide, K-Hill’s Verhagen emerged to win by a few car lengths after a race-long all-green-flag battle among four cars on the F1600 Championship finale weekend in Virginia. It is one step closer to the title for the F1600 points leader. Kaylen Frederick and Phillippe Denes followed for Team Pelfrey. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

F1600, F2000, Atlantic season finale preview

Action gets going on Friday morning from VIRginia International Raceway

Formula Race Promotions logo Formula Race Promotions (FRP) heads into its season finale at VIRginia International Raceway this weekend with four drivers eligible for the F1600 Formula F Championship Series title, which all comes down to this final triple-header weekend.

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Aug 27

Lazare keeps cool, expands Platinum lead with victory at VIR

“We just have to finish every race, and I think we have a good shot at it” – Lazare

Lazare keeps cool, expands Platinum lead with victory at VIR The Platinum Cup championship is coming into clearer focus for Jesse Lazare after a smooth, composed drive to victory amid many challenges Saturday in Round 11 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama at VIRginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Kelly-Moss Road and Race takes IMSA championship lead to VIR

For Kelly-Moss Road and Race, the 2016 summer season has been a busy one for the all-Porsche race team

Jesse Lazare earned his third straight pole of the season in the No. 21 Kelly-Moss Road and Race Porsche The organization participates in IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, the Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA Series on the West Coast, and also in Porsche Club of America competition. In addition to the group’s racing endeavors, Kelly-Moss Road and Race continuously has various restoration projects going on back at the team’s home race shop. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 26

Jensen, Frank sSweep weekend at VIR with First Place Endurance Finishes in Championship, Masters Classes

“This race here at VIR has been growing every year” – Brian Minkin

Keith Jensen's No. 32 NOLAsport Cayman GT4 Clubsport at VIR. (Photo Victor Newman) Drivers competing in the Porsche Club of America (PCA) Rumble at the Oak Tree at VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) wrapped up the jam-packed weekend with several exciting endurance races on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 25

Jensen, Frank sweep Championship, Masters Sprint Races at VIR

Cayman GT4 drivers Jason Hart, Keith Jensen and John Frank swept the Pro, Championship and Masters classes, respectively

Jensen, Frank sweep Championship, Masters  Sprint Races at VIR With all 34 classes completely full, the Porsche Club of America (PCA) Rumble at the Oak Tree at VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) kicked off its races Saturday with more than 155 cars on track throughout the day.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic VIR Sunday

Formula Race Promotions next resumes from Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, July 1-3.

Atlantic Trenton Estep, Steve Bamford and Ryan Norman won in F1600, F2000 and Atlantic, respectively, at VIR on Sunday, with Ben Auriemma winning in another F1600 race later in the day. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 04

Verhagen, Bamford and Norman Win at VIR

The weekend continues on Sunday with two F1600 races and single races for both F2000 and Atlantic

Formula Race Promotions logo Neil Verhagen, Steve Bamford and Ryan Norman won in F1600, F2000 and Atlantic, respectively, on Saturday afternoon at VIRginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 04

VIR practice: F1600, F2000 and Atlantic

Connor Burke was fastest in Atlantic Challenge over Bruce Hamilton

Formula Race Promotions logo Steve Bamford led practice in both F1600 and F2000 while Keith Grant was fastest in Atlantic practice on Friday at VIRginia International Raceway for the third Formula Race Promotions event of the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 01

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic VIR preview

F1600 will see a traditional triple-race weekend format, while F2000 and Atlantic will each have two races

Formula Race Promotions logo June 3-5 will see Virginia International Raceway, known to the world as VIR, host a full weekend of racing action for the F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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