All News: Virginia International Raceway


Skip Barber 2k World Cup – Mikko Nassi Dominates at VIR

October 24th, 2015 by

After a dramatic race at Road Atlanta, the Skip Barber 2k World Cup moved on to Virginia International Raceway this past weekend. The racers were facing the daunting Grand West layout with its 26 turns and an almost three minute lap time. Philippe Leybaert had a commanding lead entering the race. Complete standings and results … Read the Rest »

Greger’s Grand Slam

May 29th, 2015 by

Greger Huttu scored a dominant victory at challenging Virginia International Raceway for his fourth consecutive iRacing World Championship Grand Prix Series win and, in the bargain, enhanced his already commanding lead in the series standings.  Three other sim racers – Olli Pahkala, Enzo Bonito and Mitchell DeJong – led at one time or another as … Read the Rest »

Madison Down…Enough Said

May 28th, 2015 by

Nine-time iRacing.com V8 Supercars champion, Madison Down, knows full well that it’s never too cloudy to have a good race. With 274 career road-racing wins from 551 starts, Down is no stranger to victory lane. Indeed, even the overcast and gloomy conditions combined with the twists and turns of Virginia International Raceway did little to … Read the Rest »

Huttu Takes Seventh Straight at The Glen

May 11th, 2015 by

Two things have become true in recent years when considering the iRacing.com World Championship Grand Prix Series during the Month of May. First, there’s a trip to Watkins Glen International on the horizon, and second, Greger Huttu is guaranteed to win a race. Every year since joining the iRacing.com service, the four time world champion … Read the Rest »

Bonito Has Another

September 11th, 2014 by

Virginia International Raceway (VIR) is known for its many different traits and characteristics. “Simple” and “forgiving” are not among them, however. Indeed, VIR is renowned as one of the most demanding and unforgiving road courses on the iRacing service; so much so that this writer has begun to firmly believe the track actually scares people. … Read the Rest »

Bonito Conquers The Glen

September 4th, 2014 by

Week 5 of the iRacing.com GT3 Challenge Series got under way at the historic Watkins Glen International in Upstate, NY. With sim-racers from all over the world descending on the flat-out, 3.4 mile road course which consists of varying degrees of elevation, the action was loaded and several pro-level drivers capitalized on their experience. With … Read the Rest »

Gernot Fritsche Wins at VIR, Expands Lotus 79 Championship Lead

April 2nd, 2014 by

The ninth week of the 2014 Season 1 Classic Lotus Grand Prix iRacing Series was held at the beautiful and terrifying Virginia International Raceway this past Sunday. Terrifying? Consider that only 23 drivers elected to take part (of whom 19 are regular CTC members), and that only four warm-up races were able to get adequate … Read the Rest »

Fritsche Overtakes in Last Laps to Win at Silverstone

March 26th, 2014 by

The Classic Lotus Grand Prix iRacing Series held its eighth race week of the season at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire, UK, this past Sunday. Chilly temperatures of 66F (18C) and a 10MPH (16kph) westerly wind required windbreakers for the fans, and setup and gearing adjustments for the drivers! Five warm-up races were held in … Read the Rest »

Marlon J. McMullen Claims V8 Supercars Americas Championship

January 27th, 2014 by

With the year coming to an exciting close, the V8 Supercars  Americas league saw Marlon J. McMullen claim the 2013 Season 4 V8 Supercars Americas Championship with a 169 point margin. Concluding the season at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, there were two celebrations going on as victory at the final race was claimed by Chad Chastain … Read the Rest »