All News: Virginia International Raceway


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 »

Broekman Breaks Draught at VIR

January 17th, 2014 by

Round 11 of the iRacing.com V8 Supercar Series headed to Virginia International Raceway and while the “real” Oak Tree may have fallen down, its virtual counterpart is alone and well lives on iRacing!   As the for V8 championship, Madison Down has control of the point race but John Emerson is still in the hunt. VIR … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Frank Levick IV

December 31st, 2013 by

I am fortunate enough to know a few road pro drivers from past sim-racing experiences and to enjoy the connection we all share through that community. Frank Levick IV is one such person. Levick, who hails from Ellington, Connecticut, is 24 years old and has now been married for two years. He is a huge … Read the Rest »

Prototype & GT Challenge Week 4: Silverstone

November 27th, 2013 by

The iRacing.com Prototype & GT Challenge series went from the Land Down Under to the United Kingdom and the Silverstone Circuit for Week Four.  The 17-turn, 3.194 miles (5.14km) British road course hosts the Formula One World Championship as well as the World Endurance Championship. Therefore it is only fitting that our Prototype and GT … Read the Rest »

Jennifer King Wins at VIR

October 10th, 2013 by

With her second consecutive win in the Champion Motorsports iRacing division, Jennifer King continues to showcase her speed and consistency behind the wheel.  CMS kicked off its third mini-series, in the Riley Mk XX, at the magnificently constructed Virginia International Raceway.  iRacing’s laser-scanned VIR likely has the most accurate virtual rendering of the circuit’s iconic … Read the Rest »

Prototype & GT Challenge Week 10: VIR

October 9th, 2013 by

The tenth round of the iRacing.com Prototype and GT Challenge series took the HPD ARX 01Cs, Corvette C6.Rs and Ford GTs to twisty Virginia International Raceway (VIR).  The circuit was the host for the American Le Mans Series this past weekend, and was therefore a fitting venue for our second endurance round of 75 minutes.  … Read the Rest »

Maximizing Scarce Opportunities

September 24th, 2013 by

VIR (Virginia International Raceway) was the destination for Week Seven of the iRacing.com Grand Prix Series (iGPS).   Arguably one of the more unpopular venues of the season, VIR is also undisputedly one of the most challenging for the drivers thanks to its very narrow, technical layout – one noted for its extremely high curbs and … Read the Rest »

Globe-Trotting iGPS Style

September 16th, 2013 by

This is the half-way mark of the season, and the picture becomes clearer as to who will most likely earn themselves the remaining Road Pro licenses of 2013. The next obstacle to face is 45 laps around the Phillip Island circuit in Melbourne, Australia – aka Round Six of the iRacing.com Grand Prix Series (iGPS), … Read the Rest »

Race To Reality Final

September 16th, 2013 by