Date: May 19th - 21st, 2023
Track Name: VIRginia International Raceway
Configuration: Full Course
Registration and tech will open at 6:30PM Thursday and we will accept new entries at the track for any open groups. Online pre-registration is now closed. We have spaces in Racing, Time Trial, 2 spaces in HPDE 3, 1 space in HPDE 1. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Event email: https://mailchi.mp/a0a6b229ef7e/eventemailhyperfest
Event info page: https://nasaracing.net/may-vir-hyperfest/
This is a spectator event and gates will close at 11PM to people arriving for the first time to check-in. If you arrive past 11PM, you will not be allowed in until 6AM when we reopen.
2023 will be the 22nd annual Hyperfest! NASA Driving is on Full Course but Hyperfest will involve every inch of VIR with on track and off track activities for all ages. Racing, vendors, drifting shows/contests, car corrals, off road activities, helicopter rides, expanded children's area, contests with prizes, music and more are part of this one of a kind event. We have a few cool new things we will be announcing soon as well! Thousands of spectators will be watching you on track! Go to http://hyper-fest.com/ for more info about activities throughout the weekend.
Please read all of the below very carefully as this is a special event with procedures and policies that differ from the regular NASA-MA events. OG Racing is continuing as a 2023 sponsor for NASA Mid-Atlantic! Thanks to their help, we are able to offer the below prices until two weeks prior to the event. Prices will go up on Friday May 5th at midnight for all Saturday/Sunday activities including Sprint Races, HPDE and Time Trial.
REFUND/CREDIT POLICY FOR ALL DRIVERS FOR THIS SPECIAL EVENT. NO EXCEPTIONS. There are no refunds or credits if you cancel LESS than 10 days from the event. If you cancel 10 days or more prior to the event you have two options. Full Refund less 7% of your total entry fee with a $50 minimum OR 100% credit that will be good for 365 days from the date of cancellation. Credits will be issued via two coupon codes which may be used during normal online registration for two future NASA MA events. Driver must give notice to Laura Cobetto email@example.com.
This event will have special gate procedures. Each full weekend driver will get themself and one crew in for free. Drivers will have the option to purchase up to 4 additional discounted tickets. Torkhub is the ticketing platform and you will receive an email from that service soon after you register.
Test and Tune for licensed racers
Open Practice for advanced drivers (HPDE 3, 4) and Instructors.
Other activities TBA
HPDE (1-4); 4 sessions per day
Double Sprint races for all race classes
PLEASE READ THE IMPORTANT NOTES BELOW BEFORE REGISTERING!
Schedule and driver list will be posted by 10-14 days prior to the event.
See cancellation policy here for HYPERFEST: http://www.nasaracing.net/contact-us/cancellation-policy/
Event Confirmations: Once you register, you will immediately receive a purchase confirmation receipt by e-mail which also indicates you have been accepted into the event. 7-10 days before the event, you will receive further instructions for the event, and these instructions will also be posted at www.nasaracing.net under the event.
Track damage: All drivers are responsible for any track damage that is the result of their actions on or off the track and will be financially responsible for repair/replacement of damaged track property.
Your grid position for qualifying is determined by a calculation based on how early you register, points, and how many events you attend.....register early for a better grid spot! Race licenses are valid from Jan to Dec. and you must have a current NASA license for this event. You may use a current license from another approved sanctioning body to apply for your NASA license. Check your date of medical expiration. E-mail Beth Dunnivant at firstname.lastname@example.org for licensing info. PLEASE CHECK YOUR CAR INFO WHEN REGISTERING TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE SELECTING THE CORRECT CAR IN YOUR PROFILE WITH A TRANSPONDER NUMBER. If you do not submit the correct info with your entry or you do not get the info to the registrar by the Wednesday prior to the event when online registration closes, you will be charged $25 at the track. TX rental is last option.
Drivers must have a current Time Trial or current Race License to participate. Entrants must have a transponder and please rent one if necessary (last option on this page). Email Time Trial Director Scott Blair at email@example.com if you have questions about TT or being evaluated for a license. When registering, please make sure your car information is correct and includes a tx number unless you are renting.
HPDE slots will likely sell out by 6-8 weeks prior due to the popularity of this event. You will have 4 daily HPDE sessions on Saturday and Sunday. HPDE 1 and most HPDE 2 (unless HPDE 2 solo) are automatically assigned an Instructor. If you have run as HPDE 2 solo, please put that in your admin notes. Experience will be verified. HPDE 3 (Advanced) drivers are not assigned an instructor. If you are new to NASA please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about which group is most appropriate. Please list your driving experience in your profile. **If your group is noted as full below, please sign up for the waiting list. We do tend to get several off the wait list with the normal cancellations and additions of instructors, and chances are particularly good for getting a spot if you can get last minute notification (1-2 days before the event)**
TRANSPONDERS FOR RACING AND TIME TRIAL:
If you need a transponder, please rent one in advance below by to guarantee we will have one. All entrants must have a transponder. If you register after September 26, we cannot guarantee we will have a transponder and you may need to have one overnight shipped to you from OG RACING: https://www.ogracing.com/
Contacts: Registration questions: Laura Cobetto, email@example.com. Hyperfest Event and NASA questions: Chris Cobetto, firstname.lastname@example.org. Licensing questions: Beth Dunnivant, email@example.com. Time Trial questions: Scott Blair at firstname.lastname@example.org Instructor questions to Chief Instructor: Jack McAfee, email@example.com