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VIR’s Turn 16-17 Complex

Virginia International Raceway, also known as VIR, set to the east of Danville, Virginia, is one of the finest racetracks in North America—and one of the coolest to race. Long straights and classic corners combine to keep the traffic interesting and the racing close.

One of the toughest corners is the combination of Turns 16 and 17, the final two turns leading onto the front straightaway. A good run here is the only way to protect yourself from being passed approaching Turn 1, or to give yourself that passing opportunity.

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