Wed, May 8, 2024

Lightning Lap: The Track Day on VIR Grand Course

Virginia International Raceway

About this event

Join Us on May 8th for the Lightning Lap: The Track Day on VIR's Grand Course Fueled by Car and Driver and Kaizen Autosport

Take on VIR's 4.1 Mile 24 Turn Grand Course.   This is the toughest course in America, a thrilling mix of challenging corners and high-speed straights. Going fast here requires power and grip and resilience, plus a whole lot of confidence. 

There are two run groups for Enthusiast Drivers with no track experience and Advanced Drivers ready to set their fastest time. 

Price is $795 per driver and includes catered lunch with Car and Driver editorial team 

ENTHUSIAST GROUP 
For Drivers who have never been on track or less than 5 HPDE track days. 
Format
Two 30 minute sessions in a lead and follow format to start the day.  Then drivers will go on track alone with with designated passing only on the straight away with a point by.  This is perfect for new drivers 
to come out and experience the track at your pace!

EXPERIENCED GROUP
Drivers must have a minimum of 5 HPDE track days at any race track to compete for fastest lap in their class.
Format

Experience drivers will be split into two groups for five 30 min driving sessions with maximum of 20 cars on track.   

Experienced drivers who wish to compete for fastest lap will be categorized into one of 10 classes. There are 10 classes for Street and Race Cars.   Classes are based on price of the car.  Car and Driver staff will verify classing for street cars based on MSRP of base car.  The race car classing is determined by the entrant stating the current value of their car.   See classing rules here: www.kaizenautosport.com/time-attack-car-classes

Street Classes:

LL1- <$40k, LL2-$40k to $75k, LL3- >$75k- $140k, LL4- >$140k-$280k, LL5->$280k

Racecar Classes

Prototype: LLP1 - <$125k,  LLP2->$125k   GT cars: LLR1- <$65k, LLR2 >$65-$125k, LLR3 >$125k

If you are planning to run the Lightning Lap Time Trial,   you can rent a transponder from us for $75;  check the box when registering to reserve.   If you have your own transponder, it must be AMB (Mylaps) and we need the transponder number.

Each class winner will recieve a Certificate, Car and Driver media online recognition, and All-Access Road and Track Subscription. 

Click to see:  Car and Driver Historical Laptimes

Event Schedule: May 8th 2024 Lightning Lap Track Day Schedule.pdf

Grand Course Track Map: 

Event requirements

All drivers must sign the liabilty waiver:  2024 Liability Waiver for May 8th Track Day.pdf

Drivers must complete car tech inspection form below or provide evidence of a current inspection from another HPDE group, driving club, or racing association.  Here is tech inspection form to complete: Kaizen Autosport Annual Technical Inspection Form.pdf

If you are planning to run the Lightning Lap Time Trial,  you can rent a transponder from us for $75;  check the box when registering to reserve.   If you have your own transponder, it must be AMB (Mylaps) and we need the transponder number.

 

Virginia International Raceway

Alton, VA
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Watch a video tour/lap

Organizer

Open Track organized by

Kaizen Autosport

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Lightning Lap: The Track Day on VIR Grand Course

Wed, May 8, 2024