VIPER Breaks Ground

IALR Breaks Ground on Virginia Institute for Performance Engineering and Research Facility

Alton, VA – The Virginia Institute for Performance Engineering and Research (VIPER) broke ground today on its research and testing facility located at Virginia International Raceway. VIPER is a resource to the racing and automotive industries, providing a sophisticated testing environment and world-class research capabilities

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Peyton Sellers Signs with RCR

RCR Signs Peyton Sellers for NASCAR West Ride with BMR

WELCOME, N.C. (November 11, 2005) -- Richard Childress Racing (RCR) has signed 2005 NASCAR Weekly Series (NDWS) National Champion Peyton Sellers to a multi-year contract and next season will have him driving the No. 16 Chevrolet for Bill McAnally Racing (BMR)

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Peyton Sellers Wins NASCAR Championship

NASCAR Honors Dodge Weekly Series Champions in Nashville

NASHVILLE — Appearing humbled yet proud, 22-year-old Peyton Sellers was honored Saturday night at Nashville’s world-famous Gaylord Opryland Hotel, as the 2005 NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series national champion. Sellers, of Danville, Va., is the youngest national champion in series history.

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Synergy Wins Rolex GT Championship

Synergy Racing's Craig Stanton Takes Rolex Series GT Championship in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- Synergy Racing driver Craig Stanton, of Long Beach, Calif., captured the Rolex Sports Car Series Championship of the Americas in the GT class with a third-place finish in the season finale at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City.

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Pacific Headwear Expands East

Governor Warner announces $1.21 million investment in custom headgear facility

RICHMOND - Governor Mark R. Warner today announced that Pacific Headwear, Inc. will invest $1.21 million to open a facility in the J. Aubrey Houghton Industrial Park in the Town of South Boston.

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Riverstone Building One Cuts Ribbon

HALIFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA - A grand opening ceremony for Riverstone Technology Park “Building One” was held in Halifax County, Virginia, on September 13, 2005 at 10:00 A.M. The Honorable Frank Ruff, a member of the Virginia Senate from the 15th District and the Honorable Clarke Hogan , a member of the Virginia House of Delegates representing the 60th District, were on hand to help cut the ribbon for Building One.

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VIPER Partnership Announced

IALR, Virginia Tech, and Old Dominion Announce VIPER Partnership

Danville, VA — Today, the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, Virginia Tech, and Old Dominion University announced a collaborative agreement bringing together resources to benefit the Virginia Institute for Performance Engineering and Research (VIPER).

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IALR Opens Research Wing

Institute for Advanced Learning and Research opens research labs; Goode, Hawkins say Southside looking toward the future

DANVILLE, Va, – Citizens, leaders, and officials from throughout Southside and administrators from Virginia Tech gathered in Danville Friday afternoon to officially open the research laboratories within the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research.

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