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Beautiful track that tests driving skills

I attended the tripleheader IMSA race back in August. I didn't make it on Saturday, but Sunday was... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
High Performance Driving Event

Where the only thing that gets arrested after driving over a 100mph is your desire to come back... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I attended the tripleheader IMSA race back in August. I didn't make it on Saturday, but Sunday was a full day of racing under warm, but beautiful conditions. It's no wonder this track is a favorite for Car & Driver magazine for testing and their...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Where the only thing that gets arrested after driving over a 100mph is your desire to come back, and do it again and again. There are events to chose from most weekends, and you can usually pick from a Single "Hyper Lap" to a day...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

This place is big, the racing great, the elevation changes and did I mention it is big? It was well run and organized. IMSA put on a great road racing show. I would love to do it again. This was fun but now I would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

We spent last weekend at VIR for the IMSA races. As always, VIR delivered. The races were awesome. There was some rain both days which made the racing even more exciting. The course is spectacular and there are great places to view the race from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kittycat3095
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Easy access 15 minutes from Danville and 30 minutes from South Boston va a great place for the whole family so.e of the bezt sport car racing around

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

VIR is a great place to watch a race. It’s also a great place to race a car!! The facility is great and has a lot of history! They have a hotel and a great little tavern. If you get the chance to drive or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ssschardt
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Having grown up very near Watkins Glen, which is very scenic, I never expected to see such a beautiful track. We'll laid out, great spots to watch the action, plenty of shade. Add good food selections...even for a vegetarians, clean bathrooms and it makes it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 2Perky
Reviewed 23 July 2018

My husband has been racing for 36 years but we've never had a chance to got to VIR until this spring. It is beautiful area, the track is awesome configuration and lots of areas for good views of the track by spectators. Love the accomodations...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Robin223
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We just found VIR last September and we were there for opening day and we are heading to Hyperfest this weekend!! The cars are amazing!! We have fun just walking through the parking lot checking out the cars! The noise is so cool! You can...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dputland
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We went for a practice day on a Friday, and then racing on Saturday and Sunday as part of SCCA. It is a really nice, scenic raceway. Laid out well. Good places to view the racing. Also liked being able to rent a golf cart....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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1 March 2016|
Response from 1EpicureanAdventurer | Reviewed this property |
$110 or $120 a night. They do not discount using AAA, Government Rate, etc. You can get a room in Danville at Comfort Inn for about $70/night. It's about 15-20 from the track. Nice hotel with a free breakfast buffet... More