Blancpain GT World Challenge of America

Hosting Organization(s)Virginia International Raceway
Event TypeRoad Racing
Event Date(s)26-Apr-2019 to 28-Apr-2019
Event Description/
Schedule

Blancpain GT World Challenge America is a North American auto racing series that is managed by WC Vision and sanctioned by the United States Auto Club (USAC). The World Challenge series was born in 1990 and celebrated its 25th anniversary season in 2014. The series consists of seven driver classifications and six classes of vehicles: Grand Touring (GT), GT Cup (new for 2015 – for Porsche 991 Cup cars), GTS, Touring Car (TC), “Touring Car B-spec” (TCB) since 2012, and “Touring Car A” (TCA), new in 2014. In 2014, a new GTA driver classification was established for professional drivers that do not make their living primarily from racing.

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All current military will be admitted free and veterans will receive a 50% discount to ALL VIR events. Children 16 and under are always free with a paying adult and there is no cost for parking.

 

Event LocationVirginia International Raceway
Street Address1245 Pine Tree Road
CityAlton
State or ProvinceVA
Postal/Zip Code 24520
Location Description
Driving Directions

Recently chosen as one of Car and Driver Magazine’s top six road courses in the nation, VIRginia International Raceway is a multi-purpose road course offering professional and amateur auto and motorcycle racing, as well as a wide range of track events. Each year, VIR draws tens of thousands of spectators for some of the best road racing in the country. Its uphill Esses and sharp elevation changes not only make it a fan and driver favorite but have also established it as a prominent testing facility for the automotive industry.

While racing is the heart of VIR, the expansive 1,300-acre property located at the Virginia-North Carolina border is so much more. America’s first true “motorsport resort,” it’s an entire vacation destination with a number of onsite hotel and lodging options. Within the property’s rolling hills and miles of lush forest, guests can enjoy unique amenities such as the exclusive Driver’s Club, karting, off-road racing, skeet shooting, pistol, and rifle ranges, skid pad, dining options more.

Officials and
Contacts
TitleNameEmail AddressPhone
cwalker@virnow.com4348227700
Listing Date30-Jan-2019 by Crista Walker
Last Update30-Jan-2019 by Crista Walker
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