Virginia International Raceway, one of North America’s most iconic road courses, reveals its lineup for the 2020 season including 10 thrilling spectator events from April through November. 

VIR’s 2020 season features several returning fan-favorite races, including the NASA Mid-Atlantic HyperFest, IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship, Heacock Classic Gold Cup and more.

The season officially revs up with the Hoosier Tire SCCA Super Tour taking place April 10-12, where drivers of multiple classes racing towards the SCCA championship will get to test their skills. 

In May, VIR’s schedule is stacked with the MotoAmerica Championship of Virginia followed by the beloved HyperFest. Known as an “Automotive Amusement Park,” HyperFest is an annual motorsports festival featuring road racing, drifting, karting, live music performances and much more. 

The family-friendly weekend even gives racing fans the chance to put their own cars to the test on VIR’s 3.27-mile road course including 17 challenging turns and 130 feet of elevation changes.

August brings one of VIR’s biggest races of the year – the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Aug. 21-23. 

The fan-favorite weekend features non-stop action, family-friendly entertainment and high-speed racing, including the headlining Michelin GT Challenge race, where drivers reach top speeds close to 190 miles per hour. Just a few weeks later, vintage cars and sportscar legends will take over the track during the Heacock Classic Gold Cup weekend Sept. 24-27, which includes the SVRA Vintage Race of Champions Charity Pro-Am race.

“We are thrilled to announce yet another exhilarating race schedule this year at VIRginia International Raceway,” said Connie Nyholm, owner and CEO of VIR. “Fans are in for an action-packed lineup of high-energy races, including events they know and love like the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and HyperFest. We’re looking forward to a great season on the track and can’t wait for the fans to experience all VIR has to offer!”

VIR’s full 2020 spectator schedule includes:                

April 10-12: Hoosier Tire SCCA Super Tour

May1-3:MotoAmerica Championship of Virginia

May 15-17: NASA Mid-Atlantic HyperFest

May 25: Victory Junction Charity Laps

June 5-7: GT World Challenge

July 17-19: F3 Americas Championships F4 U.S. Championships

Aug. 21-23: Michelin GT Challenge – IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship; IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge; Lamborghini Super Trofeo; Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA

Sept. 19-20: Championship Cup Series Motorcycle Road Racing

Sept. 24-27: Heacock Classic Gold Cup, presented by the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association; SVRA American Racing Legends Charity Pro-Am; Trans-Am Road Racing Series

Nov. 13: Salvation Army Charity Laps


Tickets for the 2020 season will go on sale Cyber Monday, Dec. 2, and tickets purchased that day come with a special VIR T-shirt. 

Parking is free at all spectator events, and children 16 and under are admitted free of charge with a paying adult. Active military are admitted free of charge and veterans receive a 50 percent discount with valid military ID. 

Policies are subject to change at event promoter’s request. 

Corporate and other groups can also take advantage of competitive pricing options for lodging, catering, team activities and more hospitality amenities during races and anytime throughout the year. To buy tickets or learn more, visit

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