VIRginia International Raceway Announces Action-Packed 2015 Race Calendar

VIRginia International Raceway, one of America’s premier road courses, is excited to announce the spectator race schedule for 2015
 
 
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ALTON, Va. - Oct. 29, 2014 - PRLog -- VIRginia International Raceway, one of America’s premier road courses, is excited to announce the spectator race schedule for 2015. Kicking off in April, the 2015 schedule is one of VIR’s most prominent to date, featuring 10 exceptional events!

As just recently announced, pro motorcycle racing will return to VIR with the MotoAmerica Road Racing event in May. The race weekend will be the fourth stop in the nine-track series, and is expected to again be one of VIR’s largest spectator events.

Additionally, two major events will return to the southern Virginia track in late summer for back-to-back high-octane weekends. The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will once again return to VIR Aug. 21 to 23 as one of 12 stops in the series. In addition to the GTLM/GTD race, the Oak Tree Grand Prix, the three days of racing will also feature several support series, including the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge and Lamborghini Super Trofeo. The following weekend, the Biscuitville 125 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, which features some of NASCAR’s most talented up-and-coming stars, will return to VIR for a third year.

“We’re thrilled to once again host the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, Biscuitville 125 and welcome MotoAmerica to this year’s slate of amazing spectator events in what will undoubtedly be one of VIRginia International Raceway’s best seasons yet,” said Connie Nyholm, owner and CEO of VIR. “Attendance numbers continue to dramatically grow as a direct result of the ever-increasing caliber of races and fans really getting to know the beauty of all VIR has to offer. We look forward to continuing that tradition with huge crowds throughout 2015.”

VIR’s full spectator schedule for 2015 is as follows:

April 17-19:         The Sports Car Club of America Majors Tour

May 15-17:          MotoAmerica Road Racing Series

June 5-7:          North American Road Racing Association

June 13-14:         Championship Cup Series Motorcycle Road Racing

Aug. 7-9:          ChumpCar World Series: 24 Hour

         Champ Truck

Aug.  21-23:        Oak Tree Grand Prix/ TUDOR United Sports Car Championship

         Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge

         Lamborghini Super Trofeo

Aug. 29:          Biscuitville 125 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East

Sept. 4-6:          National Auto Sport Association Championships, presented by Toyo Tires

Sept. 19-20:        Championship Cup Series Motorcycle Road Racing

Sept. 25-27:        Heacock Classic Gold Cup, presented by the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association

Additional information on ticket availability, support series, hotel packages and more will be announced as they’re available. For more information, visit www.virnow.com.

About VIRginia International Raceway

VIRginia International Raceway is one of America’s premier road courses, offering professional and amateur racing for modern and vintage classes while providing contemporary resort amenities. A prominent test facility for the automotive industry, VIR has the distinction of being named one of the top six courses in North America by Car & Driver Magazine, and southern roots and hospitality make it one of the friendliest. Conveniently located at the Virginia/North Carolina border, VIR is just a short two-hour trip from Richmond and about an hour and 15 minutes from both the Piedmont-Triad and Raleigh-Durham International Airports.

VIR offers complementary amenities such as lodging, dining, a spa, an exclusive driver’s club, karting, off-road racing, skeet shooting, skid pad and more. The grounds also offer a unique setting and specialized facilities for corporate retreats, group activities and conference space. Onsite parcels are available for sale/lease to motorsports industry tenants. For more information, visit www.VIRnow.com, Facebookor Twitter.
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