You’re Invited to Car and Driver’s Second Lightning Lap Track Day on Oct. 21


For the previous decade and a half, we have rented Virginia Worldwide Raceway’s 4.1-mile Grand Course for the higher a part of per week yearly to lap the most popular new efficiency vehicles (and typically SUVs) hitting the market. We have now run greater than 300 vehicles at our Lightning Lap occasions, which has been a terrific vantage level via which to witness and doc the dramatic enhancements in tire grip and the continued march to faster instances.

But it surely’s a bummer that this unbelievable and difficult Grand Course configuration will not be sometimes run throughout monitor days, making it troublesome to expertise it. We’re right here to assist: As we did again in March of this 12 months, we’re internet hosting one other monitor day on the Grand on Friday, October 21, at the side of NASA and Kaizen Autosport.

Even higher this time round is that we’re working this 12 months’s Lightning Lap occasion earlier within the week, and all track-day entrants are invited to affix us the night earlier than, Thursday, October 20, from 5 to 7 pm, to wander via this 12 months’s discipline of vehicles whilst you take pleasure in a drink and snacks on us.

As earlier than, vehicles might be divvied up into street- and race-car courses that mimic our LL1 via LL5 worth classes. For $695, you will get three 30-minute morning periods to rise up to hurry, after which two 20-minute time-trial periods within the afternoon to have a go at posting your finest time. Every class winner takes residence a trophy and a one-year membership to our Monitor Membership (which, amongst different issues, will get you invited to different occasions all year long). Drivers should have minimal of 5 HPDE at any racetrack to take part.

See right here for extra particulars and enroll utilizing promo code 100CDLL10-sg5VfI for $100 off the entry price for readers of this effective publication. Kaizen additionally supplies rental choices, so you do not even must have your individual track-ready car. VIR additionally permits spectators for a $10 entry price in case you simply wish to come hang around and see what it is all about. See you there!

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