Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototypes Returning to VIR

DANVILLE, VIR. ? Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 Daytona
Prototypes will be running the fourth race of their 2008 season at VIRginia International Raceway. Returning
once again to America?s Motorsport Resort, the sleek prototypes have staged some of the most memorable
races in the series? history.

The Daytona Prototype series is on the track?s calendar for the weekend of April 25, 26 & 27. ?We certainly
look forward every year to the return of the Rolex Sports Car Series,? said track managing partner Connie
Nyholm. ?It?s a great race, with some really great competitors driving the most exciting sports cars we see every
year. This year?s addition of the Formula SAE competition will make the weekend even more special.?

Joining the Daytona Prototypes this year will be the SCCA SPEED Challenge Touring cars, plus the MOTOST
motorcycles; Skip Barber National series and Star Mazda formula cars and new for VIR, the Formula SAE
Collegiate Design Challenge. FSAE pits university students against each other in a competition to design and
build the best formula race car. Attracting entries from across the continent, plus some international schools,
FSAE is the training ground for race and street car engineers of the future.

The Grand-Am KONI Challenge cars make their VIR appearance October 3-5, with the cars racing in six-hour
enduros to close out their season. They join the motorcycle stunt riders, drifting competition, track attack and
all the other excitement of GT Live, returning the huge variety of that weekend?s entertainment for the entire
family to the classic 3.27-mile road course.

Season passes to VIR?s major events are only $250, through Jan 4, 2008. These special passes include parking at
all events, making a sweet deal even sweeter. After January 4 the season ticket price increases to $350.

VIRginia International Raceway is a multi-purpose road racing facility, located on the Dan River between
Danville and South Boston, Virginia. Reopened in 2000, VIR hosts a wide range professional and amateur auto
and motorcycle racing and track events, and is well established as ?America?s Motorsport Resort.? In addition
to its historic 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 and Motorsports Technology Park, which includes
the Virginia Institute for Performance Engineering and Research (?VIPER?); the Plantation Valley Kart Track,
a 5/8 mile paved natural terrain karting circuit; an expanding variety of on-site lodging (including 45 hotel
rooms and the trackside Villas which are for sale); Camp Motorsport for enthusiasts of all ages; and the Oak
Tree Tavern, a full-service restaurant located within the circa-1840 Plantation Clubhouse.

VIR?s calendar for 2008 includes a new Sports Car Club of America double-national race April 12-13; the
return of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototypes, plus supporting events including the
SPEED Challenge Touring cars, Formula SAE Collegiate Challenge and MOTO-ST motorcycles on April 25-
27. ?Wings and Wheels? air and car show joins with the Heacock Classic Historic Races vintage weekend, June
6-8.The AMA Big Kahuna Superbike National on August 15-17 brings America?s best Superbike racers to
VIR?s North Course; GT Live and the KONI Challenge bring a combination of motorcycle stunts, drifting,
track attack and endurance sports car races; all combined with a wide variety of amateur and vintage road
racing throughout the year. The season ends with the US Kart Grand Prix, December 12-14.

For information on the track and other event schedules, call 434-822-7700 or check our web site at

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