Tag Archive: Virginia International Raceway

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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Sep 01

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s Ford GT wins second DEKRA Green Award of the season

The No. 66 Ford GT took home the DEKRA Green Award over the weekend at VIRginia International Raceway

2016-07-24-Sunday-0016 The GTLM entry, part of Ford Chip Ganassi Racing, was the most efficient car on the track that day. The car uses EcoBoost technology, which, according to Ford, combines turbocharging and direct fuel injection to improve fuel economy without sacrificing power. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Jesse Lazare dominates at VIRginia International Raceway

Door Doctor driver delivers platinum performance

2016-06-12_0323 Jesse Lazare proved he is fully focused on claiming the Platinum class and overall championship in the 2016 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA series by delivering a knockout blow to the competition this past weekend at VIRginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Corvette Racing Captures Fifth Win Of Season At VIR, Magnussen, Garcia Shine In Michelin GT Challenge

Lamborghini Gets First WeatherTech Championship Victory With Snow, Sellers, Paul Miller Racing At VIRginia International Raceway

Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia kept the No. 3 Corvette Racing Corvette C7.R up front throughout most of Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway, and then prevailed in a one-lap sprint to the checkered flag to win their first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Michimi Sweeps VIR, Leads Prestige Performance 1-2 Finish in Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America

Shinya Michimi swept the two races at VIRginia International Raceway and earned his sixth win in eight races this season

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America Prestige Performance is making a habit of winning races. It was no different Sunday as Shinya Michimi swept the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America weekend with a Round 8 win at VIRginia International Raceway.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Corvette Racing Leads GTLM Qualifying, Sweeps Front Row For Michelin GT Challenge At VIRginia International Raceway

“We’re the lead class here, so it’s an overall pole” – Magnussen

Corvette Racing’s No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R stole the spotlight from its championship-leading teammate Saturday at VIRginia International Raceway, with Jan Magnussen winning the pole position in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualifying for Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge (live, FS1, 1:30 p.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Lamborghini Scores Third WeatherTech Championship Pole, First For Snow In Michelin GT Challenge GT Daytona Qualifying

It also was the second consecutive pole position at VIRginia International Raceway for Paul Miller Racing

Madison Snow earned his first career IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship TOTAL Pole Award in GT Daytona class qualifying for Sunday’s two-hour, 40-minute Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway (live, FS1, 1:30 p.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Corvette, Lamborghini Pace WeatherTech Championship Practice For Michelin GT Challenge At VIRginia International Raceway

“All the work we’ve done between Road America and now definitely has helped” – Garcia

Corvette Racing took bragging rights in 95-degree heat during the opening day of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Friday at VIRginia International Raceway, leading practice for Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge (live, FS1, 1:30 p.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Aug 27

Michimi stays hot with Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America round 7 victory at VIRginia International Raceway

Shinya Michimi earned his fifth win in seven races in the No. 1 Prestige Performance Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo LP 620-2.

Michimi stays hot with Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America round 7 victory at VIRginia International Raceway Shinya Michimi earned his fifth victory in seven races this season by taking the checkered flag Saturday in Round 7 of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America at VIRginia International Raceway.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America Drivers, teams looking for strong start to second half of season at VIR

VIRginia International Raceway is the only circuit to host Super Trofeo North America in each of its first four seasons

The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America field is heading to VIRginia International Raceway, the only circuit to hos The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America field is heading to VIRginia International Raceway, the only circuit to host the series in all four seasons.

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Aug 22

Jesse Lazare looking to build on championship lead at VIR

Canadian driver back in action in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA this weekend

2016-06-10_2991-17-41-23-0002 Jesse Lazare, the current points leader in the headline Platinum class of the IMSA-sanctioned Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, is heading into the penultimate race weekend of the 2016 season at VIRginia International Raceway. The Door Doctor driver enters the weekend with a 26 point lead. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Championships hit final stretch at VIRginia International Raceway

Jesse Lazare has taken a commanding lead in the Platinum Cup standings

2016-06-12_0383 The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama series is entering the home stretch of the 2016 championship season with Rounds 11 and 12 on Aug. 26-28 at VIRginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway features GTLM competitors battling for overall victory

IMSA released a 26-car entry list for the event, Round 10 of the 2016 WeatherTech Championship

Competitors in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class will be racing for the overall victory in the Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway on Sunday, August 28 (live, FS1, 1:30 p.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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 »

Jun 08

Exclusive Autosport scores pair of victories at Virginia International Raceway

Estep and Auriemma score breakout wins to mark team’s return to form in F1600 Formula F Championship Series

2016-05-28_0095 The F1600 Formula F Championship Series weekend at Virginia International Raceway marked a return to form for Exclusive Autosport. Read the rest of this entry »

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