Richard Petty coming to VIR in August

Richard Petty coming to VIR in August

ALTON, Va. (WSET) - King Richard Petty is coming to VIR next month.

Petty will serve as Grand Marshall for the Michelin GT Challenge, the track's largest race of the year on Sunday, August 27th.

He'll also be available for fan meet and greets, autograph signings and photos throughout the day.

“I am thrilled to serve as Grand Marshal for the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR,” said Richard Petty, owner of Richard Petty Motorsports and Petty’s Garage high performance speed shop. “I couldn’t think of a better occasion to be back on a track than at the only mid-Atlantic stop of this premier North American sports car racing series. VIR is an amazing road course and I’m looking forward to kicking off the big event – it’s going to be a day full of excitement!”

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