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Michelin GT Challenge at VIR: Five Takeaways

At 3.27-miles in length, VIRginia International Raceway is the fourth-longest racetrack on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, but Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge featured enough door-to-door racing and beating and banging to please even the most demanding short-track racing fan.

Sims, De Philippi Deliver First Worldwide Win For BMW M8 GTE In Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway

After coming tantalizingly close two weeks ago at Road America, the BMW M8 GTE is a first-time winner.
Co-drivers Alexander Sims and Connor De Phillippi delivered the new-for-2018 race car’s first victory anywhere in the world in a strong and strategic performance aboard the No. 25 BMW Team RLL machine en route to the Michelin GT Challenge victory at VIRginia International Raceway.

Baumann In Right Place At Right Time As Lexus Wins Thriller At VIR

It was an example of being in the right place at the right time for Dominik Baumann in a victorious effort alongside co-driver Kyle Marcelli in Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway.

Westbrook Battles Through Wet Conditions To Put Ford GT On Pole For Michelin GT Challenge At VIR

 Ford Chip Gannasi Racing’s Ford GT teams have been dominant in the middle part of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule. That run continued Saturday as Richard Westbrook battled the elements to place his No. 67 Ford GT on the pole for Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway.

2018 Michelin GT Challenge at VIR Qualifying

Watch the exciting qualifying session from VIRginia International Raceway.


A Lap Around VIRginia International Raceway

Take a lap around VIR with Bryan Sellers in the No. 48 Paul Miller Racing Lamborghini Huracan GT3.


VIRginia International Raceway Friday Notebook

Garcia Gets VIR Three-peat Effort Off to Solid Start by Leading Friday Practice at VIR
Antonio Garcia was at it again on Friday at VIRginia International Raceway.

Nielsen, Long Carrying Momentum In No. 58 Porsche To Michelin GT Challenge At VIR

The sense of relief was palpable in victory lane at Road America two weeks ago when Christina Nielsen and Patrick Long broke through for their first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Daytona (GTD) class victory of the season in the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase.

VP Fuels Front Runner Award First Half Recipients Recognized at Recent Events

With the stretch run to the championship now under way in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the first-half recipients for the VP Racing Fuels Front Runner Awards in both series have recently been recognized. 

VIR Could Be Just What Doctor Ordered For No. 3 Corvette Team’s Championship Aspirations

Right now, Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia are four points out of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class points lead.
With three races left on the 2018 schedule starting with this Sunday’s two-hour, 40-minute Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway, it’s officially “go time” in the championship. For Magnussen and Garcia, who co-drive the No. 3 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, their chief competition for the title has been the pair of entries from Ford Chip Ganassi Racing.