(Photos by David Whealon) – When it comes to motorsports, we are not sure sports car racing has had a better era to flourish in. There are loads of cars bring produced now that play to the hand of enthusiasts in the sports car racing arena, there are great series out there like the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship and the country is dotted with amazing road courses to compete on. Virginia International Raceway is the scene of the photos that David Whealon provided to us below. The track, like so many road racing courses is both historic and beautiful with physical landmarks that many road racing or sports car racing fans from around the country know.
You will dig the cars here as they range from familiar models like the Mustang to hardcore versions of stuff like Corvettes and even the new Ford GT is included. German companies like BMW and Mercedes are represented as well. Back when the post war sports car scene started in the 1950s there is no way those guys could have ever seen what their hobby would be come!
Enjoy these images.