The “Lightning Lap”

VIR was best known to be “America’s Nurburgring” where Car and Driver’s held its annual “Lightning Lap” shootout, beginning right when Kenny and Toby began participating in track days. http://www.caranddriver.com/features/lightning-lap-2006 The 4.1-mile “Grand West” configuration combined the “Full Course” typically used for auto races and the infield “Patriot Course” through a tight U-turn in the middle of the back straight (T13).  The configuration was not … Continue reading The “Lightning Lap”