Event #4032: Oct 21st, 2022

Lightning Lap at VIR Grand Course with Car and Driver Magazine

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Event Information

Date: Oct 21st, 2022

Track Name: VIRginia International Raceway

Configuration: Grand Course

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Join us on October 21st for the Car and Driver Grand Course Lightning Lap Time Trial Event at VIR organized by Kaizen Autosport and NASA Mid-Atlantic region. Challenge yourself to beat the Lightning Lap Record. Run the fastest possible lap in the ultimate test of performance. See the specific rules and more info at this link: www.kaizenautosport.com/lightninglap


Take on VIR's 4.1 Mile 24 Turn Grand Course. This is the toughest course in America, a thrilling mix of challenging corners and high-speed straights. Going fast here requires power and grip and resilience, plus a whole lot of confidence. Click to see Grand Course Track Maphttps://www.kaizenautosport.com/vir-grand-course

 

An event email will be sent approximately ten days prior to the event with a link to all pertinent information including gate instructions, parking, schedule, driver list, etc.  Click here for preliminary schedule:  https://www.kaizenautosport.com/oct-21st-lightning-lap-schedule


Drivers will get 2.5 hours of driving time including 90 minutes practice with 60 min timed sessions with smaller run groups. In addition, registered drivers will get invited to a private car corral of the 2023 Lightning Lap cars at 5PM Thursday October 20.

10 Class winners each receive trophy, Car and Driver media online recognition, and an annual Track Club Membership powered by Car and Driver and Road & Track ($975 value) with VIP Access to track events throughout the year.

Price is $695 plus $59 for NASA membership.


There are ten individual classes including five street car classes and five racecar classes

All cars must go with NASA onsite tech inspection and complete the NASA Tech form: https://nasa-assets.s3.amazonaws.com/document/document/277/NASA_HPDE_Tech_Form_2022_V1.pdf

Street cars must run DOT tire with minimum UTQG of 80

Racecars can run any slick compound tire

 

There are five street classes based on MSRP. MSRP will be the calculated based on NADA historical database for your vehicle. Final car classification is determined by the editors of Car and Driver.

LL1 <$34,999

LL2 >$35,000 to $64,999

LL3 >$65,000 to $124,999

LL4 >$125,000 to $249,999

LL5 > $250,000


There are five racecar classes based on total cost invested into the car. Cost will be based on driver provided data based on honor code.

Prototype LLP1 <$125,000

Prototype LLP2 >$125,000

GT Cars LLR1 <$65,000

GT Cars LLR2 $65,000 - $125,000

GT Cars LLR3 >$125,000

 

Registration options below:

Friday (Grand Course): Lightning Lap, please select the appropriate class.

Transponder Rental: Transponders are required and available for rent if you do not have one. If needed, rent in advance below by Friday October 14 to guarantee we will have one. If you register after October 14, we cannot guarantee we will have a transponder and you may need to purchase one at the TMI store onsite or have one overnight shipped to you from OG RACING: https://www.ogracing.com/


NASA Mid-Atlantic Region has additional driving options for Saturday and Sunday on VIR Full Course. Please see details here:

https://members.drivenasa.com/events/3843


YOU MUST COMPLETE THIS SHORT FORM TO BE APPROVED FOR THE EVENT. DO NOT REGISTER AND PAY UNTIL YOU COMPLETE THIS FORM.

https://form.jotform.com/222438943597166


Only those that have completed the Lightning Lap application and been accepted can register on this page.


An event email will be sent approximately ten days prior to the event with a link to all pertinent information including gate instructions, parking, schedule, driver list, etc. 


If you are not already a member of NASA, the membership fee will be added prior to the conclusion of your registration session.

Once registered, no cancellation, refunds or credits permitted.

Any damages to the racetrack or facility will be billed to the driver responsible.


Questions? Please contact the following:


Registration questions: Laura Cobetto, laura@nasaracing.net


Lightning Lap info: Drew Heffring, dheffring@kaizenautosport.com


Event Director: Chris Cobetto, NASA Mid-Atlantic Region, chris@nasaracing.net




YOU MUST COMPLETE THIS SHORT FORM TO BE APPROVED FOR THE EVENT. DO NOT REGISTER AND PAY UNTIL YOU COMPLETE THIS FORM.

https://form.jotform.com/222438943597166



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