In a small town you have to multitask.
V I R has an industrial park with race related business on the property.
drivers in the pits getting ready for another test session.
Here's a two seat Ariel Atom on track on the track
a finished car doesn't look finished.
air goes through the radiator, THEN up and over the hood.
now THAT is a tuned exhaust.
the National Tire Research Center was off limits today. They were testing in secret on their $11,000,000 tire testing machine.
If you're ever in beautiful down town Milton, North Carolina may I suggest Aunt Millie's for pizza. It's the BEST!
One of the many buildings at VIR..rest rooms, meeting rooms, in this one
an Ex Formula One car is on the track.
this is a single seat racer
Sasco Sports is a vintage car rebuilding facility.
the Cooper formula one car.
part of the pit straight (pits on the right)
these guest quarts are above the garages in the pits. Two double beds, refrigerator, TV etc in each room
the driver is from New Jersey and has a mechanic fly over from Belgium to set up the car for the race, then back to Belgium.
Yup, Aunt Millie's is right on Main Street
Our luncheon was upstairs in the previous building. This is typical of the treatment at V I R
Mark holds one of the exhaust pipes that they bend in house.
Honda engine is a tight fit in the rear
cars parked outside Sasco
I saw this car race...about 40 years ago.
this is a Bruce McLaren formula one that Bruce took back to New Zealand and raced.
what a neat little Lotus
We're at V I R, Virginia Motorsports Resort...sports car track....for a test session April 9th 2013
The view from the patio of our luncheon get together.
we stopped at TMI to see the production of the Ariel two seater street / racer.
one of the assembly bays
cage is a strong tube chassis
this Zerex Spedcial was raced by Mark Donohue and Parnelli Jones.
this little dream has a Ferrari engine tucked in its rear.
this little Cosworth engine is a powerful package.
hard to believe this is also a Lotus.