All News: Virginia International Raceway

Muggleton Victorious at VIR

August 19th, 2013 by

Round 2 of the V8 Supercar Series headed to Virginia International Raceway. While the famous oak tree is no more in real life, it lives on in iRacing. Justin Ruggier decided to sit this week out, opening up the opportunity for someone else to have a good look at getting a podium finish Josh … Read the Rest »

iGPS – Third Quarter Season Review

July 15th, 2013 by

The 2013 Season 2 Grand Prix Series (iGPS) has reached the business end of the season. With ten weeks down, just two remain, as the battle for the Road to Pro is heating up. With ten Pro licenses vacant, nine sim-racers have almost certainly secured their spot in the 2013 Road Pro Series at … Read the Rest »

Fritsche Storms to Huge CTC Lead

July 15th, 2013 by

ver two races at Virginia International Raceway and then the classic Mosport (now Canadian Tire Motorsports Park), Gernot Fritsche practically guaranteed his return as champion of the Classic Teams Championship. The former champion put his seventh and eighth scores in the book and in doing so scorched to a 189 point lead over Dror Mizrahi … Read the Rest »

Hulbert Barely Wins at VIR

July 12th, 2013 by

For this week, the iRacing Skip Barber Series dropped by Virginia International Raceway. They will utilize the Full Course. The track was opened in 1957, but closed in 1974, becoming a cow pasture afterwards. It reopened in 2000 thanks to Harvey Siegel,  New Yorker. So far, the only major race series to have ever visited … Read the Rest »

Huttu Edges Luis for VIR Victory

June 11th, 2013 by

Virginia International Raceway played host to the eighth round of the 2013 World Championship Grand Prix Series, where Greger Huttu further extended his lead at the top of the standings. The Finn, who now holds a 114 point advantage on the leader-board, edged his way to the top spot in a battle of pits … Read the Rest »

Crazy 8s in Virginia

June 7th, 2013 by

Round 5 of the V8 Supercar Series headed to Virginia International Raceway.  It has been a few seasons since the drivers took to VIR and the sim-racers would have to re-acquaint themselves with the full 5.2 km circuit consisting of 17 corners. Qualifying was lead by Madison Down who posted a very impressive lap … Read the Rest »

Huttu Out in Front as Luis Falls By Wayside

May 28th, 2013 by

When reflecting on the seventh Round of the iRacing,com World Championship Grand Prix Series at Watkins Glenn, people may see it as the turning point of the season for Greger Huttu. The Finn was gifted his fifth victory of the 2013 season when a series of errors saw his main title rival Hugo Luis retire … Read the Rest »

Ehnström Storms to CTC Crown

January 22nd, 2013 by

Roland  Ehnström stormed to an emphatic overall drivers crown in the 2012 Season 4 Classic Teams Championship series.  The Swedish sim-racer won all but one of his races throughout the season and was a deserving champion as outgoing champion, Gernot Fritsche, struggled to come to terms with the heavily-revised Lotus 79. With a couple of … Read the Rest »

Williams Storm into CTC Lead

October 22nd, 2012 by

Virginia International Raceway presents one of the premier challenges in all of iRacing, but it can also produce some great sim-racing. It’s also the nearest thing iRacing has to the challenges and variety of corners provided by the Nurburgring.  As such VIR has a hard-core of supporters but, historically across all series, participation tends to … Read the Rest »

Finish Line in Sight

July 27th, 2012 by

With just two weeks of action remaining, the Skip Barber Racing School Premier Series stopped at Virginia International Raceway for the penultimate round. The championship battle between Christian Aranha and Jan Niesiolowski would be the center of the focus for 42 sim-racers who competed in a trio of races throughout this past Wednesday. With … Read the Rest »