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Grand-Am Racing at VIR - May 13-14

The Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car racing series roars over the road course at Virginia International Raceway - May 13 & 14.

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    Roaming around the paddock and teams area at Virginia International Raceway.
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    STOCK CAR testing and practice before their class race later in the weekend.
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    Grand-Am Rolex Daytona Prototype qualifying Friday 5/13 at VIR.
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    Grand-Am Rolex GT qualifying Friday 5/13 at VIR.
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    SCCA GS and ST qualifying Friday 5/13 at VIR.
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    Saturday morning prep for racing at Virginia International Raceway.
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    GS and SC classes line up for the Continental Tire opening race - Saturday, May 14.
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    Continental Tire podium celebrations
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    Continental Tire Girls (recognize the girl on the right...? Hint: Bikefest 2010)
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    Fans on pit road before the start of the Grand-Am Rolex Bosch Engineering 250.
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    The rain came at the start of the parade lap to line up on the grid for the start.
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    A wet track and more rain for the start of the Grand-Am Rolex Bosch Engineering 250.
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    Heavy rain put a damper on the first bunch of laps. It cleared later, but a slick track made for some wild driving.
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    Rounding the famous Oak Tree turn at Virginia International Raceway.
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    Tight turns after the back straight. Speeds on average of 180+ drop to 30 to 40 on these turns.
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    The "esses" at speed to run up to "Oak Tree"
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    Under the entrance bridge.
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