Heacock Classic Gold Cup Historic Races at VIRginia International Raceway


Don’t miss the racing action this September as two distinct racing eras collide for the Heacock Classic Gold Cup Historic Races. Fantastic vintage cars meet modern Trans-Ams at one of America’s top rated road courses, VIRginia International Raceway. This family fun event includes complementary parking as well as free admission for children 16 and under with each paying adult. Starting bright and early Saturday, Sept. 23 and Sunday, Sept. 24, everyone is welcome to join the crowd and be a part of a race where the cars are the stars.

One new addition this year is the Mazda Miata Heritage Cup. This race will have its own distinct race and race group made up of 1989-1997 Mazda Miata NA, 1.6 and 1.8L cars, and the class offers a new “entry point” to vintage racing.

VIRginia International Raceway is one of America’s premier road courses, offering professional and amateur racing for modern and vintage classes while providing contemporary resort amenities. A prominent test facility for the automotive industry, VIR has the distinction of being named one of the top six courses in North America by Car & Driver Magazine, and southern roots and hospitality make it one of the friendliest.

VIR offers amenities such as lodging, dining, a spa, an exclusive driver’s club, karting, off-road racing, shooting sports, skid pad and more. The grounds also offer a unique setting and specialized facilities for corporate retreats, group activities and conference space. Onsite parcels are available for sale/lease to motorsports industry tenants.

Advanced tickets for the Heacock Classic Gold Cup Historic Races are $10 for Saturday or Sunday-only, and $15 for a two-day ticket. All tickets are an additional $10 if purchased at the gate. All active military members are admitted free of charge and veterans receive a 50 percent discount on tickets. For more information, visit www.VIRnow.com, Facebook or Twitter.

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About Jacob Mullins

Jacob Mullins serves as the managing editor and senior NASCAR writer covering all three national touring series's. You can find him on on Twitter at @JMulls15. An intercollegiate athletic administrator by trade, Mullins can be found at the big tracks as well as the local short tracks in the Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania area. Mullins enjoys social media, photography and graphic design. A native of West Chester, Pennsylvania, Mullins follows all forms of racing, Major League Baseball (Baltimore Orioles) and college football (Virginia Tech Hokies).

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