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> Racing> VIR

Donohue reviled by competition

David Donohue left Virginia International Raceway on Saturday reviled by two of his competitors after a bruising finish to the feature race, the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Daytona Prototypes feature. Nevertheless, this controversy will likely work itself out, once cooler heads prevail. As matters stand, Donohue is having an outstanding season so far, with a win for the Brumos Porsche no. 58 entry at the season-opener Rolex 24 at Daytona, followed by a third-place podium finish at VIR Saturday.

So much for a gentlemanly finish

NASCAR now has an official relationship with the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car series, and the fans here enjoyed a rock ‘em, sock ‘em finish to the Bosch Engineering 250 Daytona Prototype series race at Virginia International Raceway Saturday.

Neil Young’s LincVolt hybrid visits VIR

Neil Young's LincVolt
Famed rocker Neil Young’s motor coach and car collection includes a ‘series hybrid’ vehicle – a 1959 Lincoln Continental convertible. Young and his team recently stopped by VIRginia International Raceway to utilize the Virginia Institute for Performance Engineering and Research’s (VIPER) chassis dyno to work on the car’s generator engine.

WERA comes to VIR this weekend

WERA motorcycles racers are coming to Virginia International Raceway March 21 and 22 for the series’ second event of the new season. Long a favorite among racers, WERA brings together some of the best racers on two wheels for an exciting weekend of races on the 2.25-mile North Course.

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