VIRginia Int'l Raceway to host COT test

Stock Car Stars Expected at VIR for Open Test Fans Invited to See the Car of Tomorrow on Road Course DANVILLE, VA. -- VIRginia International Raceway is hosting a two-day open test for stock cars on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 29 and 30.

Stock Car Stars Expected at VIR for Open Test
Fans Invited to See the Car of Tomorrow on Road Course

DANVILLE, VA. -- VIRginia International Raceway is hosting a two-day open test for stock cars on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 29 and 30. With several top teams slated to attend the road course test sessions, the public is invited to watch many of their favorite teams on the scenic 2.25-mile North Course.

Teams planning to participate in the test include Joe Gibbs Racing, Dale Earnhardt Inc., Hendrick Motorsports, Robert Yates Racing, Bobby Ginn Racing, Hall of Fame Racing, Ray Evernham Racing, Richard Childress Racing and Petty Enterprises. Specific drivers have not yet been confirmed, and these teams may be joined by others as the test dates approach. Public admission to the spectator areas is available for $10, either online at www.etix.com, or by calling the track at 434.822.7700. Testing is scheduled to run between 9:00 both mornings until 5:30 in the afternoon with viewing areas open around the track.

VIR's Plantation Valley Kart Track will be open to guests attending the testing, with a special ten-percent discount off the regular fees offered to guests wearing shirts or jackets from their favorite race teams. Food and beverages will be available throughout the day.

VIRginia International Raceway is a multi-purpose road racing facility, located just on the Dan River between Danville and South Boston, Virginia. In addition to its 3.27 mile natural-terrain road racing circuit, VIR is the cornerstone of VIR Club, America's first motorsports country club; the VIR Raceplex Industrial Park; the Plantation Valley Kart Track, a 5/8 mile paved karting circuit; The Lodge at VIR, a 27-room trackside hotel; the VIR Paddock Suites and Garages, with 18 dual-purpose hospitality/lodging units and garages; Camp Motorsport; and the Oak Tree Tavern, a full-service restaurant located within the circa-1840 Plantation Clubhouse. More information about VIR can be found at www.virclub.com or by calling the track at 434.822.7700.

-credit: vir

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Ray Evernham , Robert Yates
Teams Hendrick Motorsports , Joe Gibbs Racing , Hall of Fame Racing , Yates Racing