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VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY
Description This circuit was closed and abandoned from October 13th 1974 (date of the last event, a SCCA Enduro) to March 2000
Location Atlon
VA - Virginia - Southern States
Location 1245 Pinetree Rd, Alton, VA
Latitude - Longitude + 36°33'37"     - 79°12'18"
36.560278     -79.205
UTM Coordinates X = 660634.712  -  Y = 4047593.512  -  Zone 17S
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Microsoft Research Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) MapQuest
Altitude AMSL 126 m - 413 ft
Inauguration August 1957
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English (United States) www.na-motorsports.com/Tracks/VA/VIR.htmlNorth American Motorsports Pages
(2) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/vir.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(3) English (United States) www.tracktime.com/track6.asp
(4) English (United States) www.virhistory.com/vir.html
(5) English (United States) www.virhistory.com/vir/modern/interregnum.htm1980s proposed extension and photos taken in 1998
(6) English (United States) www.virclub.comOfficial website
(7) English (United States) www.virclub.com/kart-trackOfficial website
(8) English (United States) www.virclub.com/pages/track_info.htm?Track+Information=Official website
(9) English (United States) www.virclub.com/the-trackOfficial website

(*) NOTE: a complete and detailed view of the circuit can be found (if available) on Street View by Google Maps and/or Bird's Eye and 3D views by Bing Maps for Enterprise (former Microsoft Virtual Earth): both can be reached using their own link in Aerial photo / Map cell.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Main Course
Main Course
Description  
Years 1957÷1974, 2000÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration August 1957
Closing  
Last update of this page October 7th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Front Straight - Horse shoe - Nascar Bend - Left Hook - Snake - South Bend - Oak Tree - Back Straight - Madison Avenue - Roller Coaster - Hog Pen
length 5262  m 17265  ft 3.27  mi   (9)
Difference in level 39.6  m 130  ft      (9)
Straight length 914  m 3000  ft 0.568  mi Start finish straight (9)
Straight length 1219  m 4000  ft 0.758  mi Opposite straight (9)

North Course
North Course
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 7th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Front Straight - Horse shoe - Nascar Bend - Left Hook - Snake - Uphill - Roller Coaster - Hog Pen
length 3621  m 11880  ft 2.25  mi   (9)
length 3637  m 11932  ft 2.26  mi   (8)
Straight length 914  m 3000  ft 0.568  mi Start finish straight (9)

South Course
South Course
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 7th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Back Straight - Madison Avenue - Bitch - Spiral - Fish Hook - South Bend - Oak Tree
length 2639  m 8659  ft 1.64  mi   (8)
length 2655  m 8712  ft 1.65  mi   (9)

Patriot Course
Internal course
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 7th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Spiral
length 1770  m 5808  ft 1.1  mi   (9)

Virginia International Raceway
Description  
Years 198x
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 7th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  

Kart Track
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Kart track
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 7th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1006  m 3300  ft 5/8  mi   (7)
Width 7.3  m 24  ft      (7)




Latitude - Longitude: + 36°33'37", - 79°12'18"
If the aerial photo is not visible, you have to zoom out by clicking (maybe more then once) button ’-’ in top left corner

Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
October 7th 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
February 19th 2006     Guido de Carli   Lorenzo Tommasi Update Description
February 19th 2006     Guido de Carli   Lorenzo Tommasi New Photos (link)
August 3rd 2002     Guido de Carli     New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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