Tag Archive: Virginia International Raceway

Sep 12

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama makes series debut at Sonoma Raceway

Championship Titles on the Line at the Penultimate Race of the Season

Fergus leads the pack at Road America in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by YokohamaHaving a home-field advantage, including past experience on a track, can be a valuable advantage to a racer – something we saw in the last round of the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, where Sebastian Landy, driver of the No. 49 entry for Alex Job Racing and Forto Strong Coffee, scored his first win at VIRginia International Raceway, and followed it up the next day with his second victory, sweeping the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Risi Ferrari strong on WeatherTech Championship return

Competing in its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race since May

If there was any rust on the No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GT3 or co-drivers Giancarlo Fisichella and Toni Vilander, it certainly wasn’t visible during the Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 28

No. 3 Corvette team takes charge of WeatherTech Championship GTLM title race with Michelin GT Challenge Victory

Every championship season in every sport has at least one “turning point.” 

It’s the moment a championship-winning team looks back on and identifies the time when the championship was firmly in their grasp.

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Aug 28

The VIRginia International Raceway weekend couldn’t have gone any better for Change Racing and Lamborghini. Literally.

Mul, Lewis complete weekend sweep for Lamborghini, Change Racing

After sweeping each of the weekend’s four practice sessions and scoring the TOTAL Pole Award, co-drivers Jeroen Mul and Corey Lewis capped off a weekend sweep in style in the Michelin GT Challenge Sunday, leading all 91 laps in the No. 16 XBOX / Monster Energy / Orion Lighting Lamborghini Huracán GT3. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 28

RS1, Machavern, Murcott, Deliver Porsche’s 50th Continental Tire Challenge Grand Sport Victory

Dylan Murcott and Dylan Machavern mean business

The co-drivers of the No. 28 RS1 Porsche Cayman GT4 MR, who finished third in the last three events prior to Saturday’s Biscuitville Grand Prix at VIRginia International Raceway, finally broke through to score their first career win in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.

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Aug 27

Change Racing scores breakthrough IMSA WeatherTech victory at VIRginia International Raceway

Jeroen Mul and Corey Lewis delivered a dominant performance in Round 10

2017-07-07_8763Driving at the team’s home track with scores of family and friends on hand, Change Racing broke through for the organization’s first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory on Sunday when Jeroen Mul and Corey Lewis delivered a dominant performance at VIRginia International Raceway in Round 10 of the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 27

No. 66 Ford GT Team gaining momentum at right time as Hand Takes Pole for Michelin GT Challenge at VIR

“Just like Road America, we rolled out of the trailer so good here”

Joey Hand threw everything he had at his last lap of qualifying Saturday for Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 27

Roush, Jr., Clay take TOTAL Pole Awards for Biscuitville Grand Prix

The pole marks Roush’s fourth of his career and first of the season

Coming off a win at the Road America 120 just three weeks ago alongside co-driver Dean Martin, Jack Roush Jr. will lead the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge field to green in tomorrow’s race at VIRginia International Raceway, after Roush set a track record to claim the TOTAL Pole Award in the Grand Sport (GS) class. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 27

Change Racing on Pole at VIRginia International Raceway

Second consecutive pole for Change Racing in IMSA competition

2017-07-07_8763It was another big day for Change Racing at VIRginia International Raceway as Jeroen Mul scored the second consecutive pole position for the team.

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Aug 27

Thrilling Battles Mark Terrific Super Trofeo Race 1 at VIR

Championship leaders Hindman and Agostini claim fourth consecutive win

Trent Hindman and Riccardo Agostini pulled out a win by the narrowest of margins Saturday at VIRginia International Raceway, getting the best of the Super Trofeo field in an event that saw intense battles throughout all of the race’s 50 minutes.

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Aug 23

Change Racing heads to VIRginia International Raceway for Round 10

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

2017-07-09_10105Change Racing’s two-car IMSA Lamborghini Super Trofeo effort of Bryce Miller, Richard Antinucci and Andy Lally will also be at VIR after scoring a win and two podiums at Road America
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Aug 21

Season titles come into focus at VIR for Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama competitors

VIRginia International Raceway

Fergus leads the pack at Road America in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by YokohamaWith only three races remaining in the 2017 IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, the season championship, which seemed to be moving toward consistent conclusion, simply blew up after the triple-header weekend at Road America in Wisconsin.

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May 01

A First podium for ST Racing at Virginia International Raceway

It was a mixed nuts weekend for ST Racing

A First podium for ST Racing at Virginia International RacewayNick Wittmer scored a podium finish for ST Racing in the first PWC race  of the weekend at Virginia International Raceway. But, the second race was another story. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Atlantic: Last lap move gives portante VIR win

It marks Portante’s first Atlantic win in his second start for K-Hill Motorsports in an action-packed race

Atlantic Championship Series logoPeter Portante passed David Grant on the outside down the back stretch at VIR on the last lap for the win in round two of the 2017 Atlantic Championship Series season.

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Apr 30

Atlantic: Keith Grant wins with Third to First move on restart (+video)

“I was definitely in the right place at the right time today” – Grant

Atlantic Keith Grant wins with Third to First move on restart (+video)Keith Grant won the season-opening Atlantic Championship Series race on a wild restart with four laps to go at VIRginia International Raceway on a hot Saturday afternoon.

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Apr 19

Honda Ste-Rose 2017 racing preview

Karl Wittmer to debut in Pirelli World Challenge!

Honda Ste-Rose 2017 racing previewThe 2017 race season will undoubtedly be one of the most captivating seasons for team Honda Ste-Rose Racing, with new challenges for their drivers and crew. The four Wittmer brothers all received well founded promotions in their racing programs including a fan favorite duel between two of them in Pirelli World Challenge!
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Mar 22

Atlantic, F2000, F1600 registrations trend up for new season

“A better registration system and a much better schedule”

Atlantic, F2000, F1600 registrations trend up for new seasonWith just over a month until the Formula Race Promotions season opener at VIRginia International Raceway, Series registrations for the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 seasons for drivers are well ahead of 2016 levels. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

Verhagen, Reid and Grant Win on Sunday at VIR

A full 2017 scheduled will be announced shortly

Formula Race Promotions logo Neil Verhagen, Bob Reid and David Grant won in F1600, F2000 and Atlantic, respectively, on Sunday at VIRginia International Raceway to close out the 2016 Formula Race Promotions season. 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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