This weekend: HyperFest at Virginia International Raceway

By J.A. Ackley
May 16, 2024 | VIRginia International Raceway, Hyperfest

Photography Credit: Tom Suddard

If you’re looking for an automotive enthusiast’s version of an amusement park, HyperFest typically doesn’t disappoint. This year’s edition takes place this weekend, May 17-19, at Virginia International Raceway.

What can you find there? Read our past article on the event and its history: HyperFest: Turning the simple race weekend into a thrilling festival.

If that’s too many words for you now, let’s sum it up: There’s something for everyone there. Road racing. Drifting. Car Show. Air Guitar contest. And much, much more. Plus, you can catch us there covering the event, too.

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johndej UltraDork
5/15/24 11:10 a.m.

Planning on being there with a buddy running HPDE and kicking it with a few others racing spec e30 and honda challenge.

Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
5/15/24 11:22 a.m.
J.A. Ackley said:

There’s something for everyone there.

No kidding. Just look at the schedule:

yupididit GRM+ Memberand UltimaDork
5/15/24 11:42 a.m.

I plan to be there as a spectator because I'm not cool

fidelity101 UberDork
5/15/24 11:57 a.m.

i need to come here one of these years, have fun with a short rally course in the rx7 then proceed to do some wheelin with the tow vehicle and watch other people shred tires at the track for drifting and other racing. just not in the cards this year...

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
5/15/24 2:09 p.m.

I'm looking forward to covering this event. If you see me, feel free to say hello.

johndej UltraDork
5/17/24 8:15 a.m.

Tut, tut, looks like rain. Just got the note:


KONI Downhill Attack by Jet-Hot - NOW Friday @ 7:00 pm

MOTUL Burnout Contest - NOW Friday @ 8:30 pm

Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
5/17/24 9:11 a.m.

In reply to johndej :

Thanks for the update!

hybridmomentspass Dork
5/18/24 9:43 p.m.

Any pics from the event?

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