The Washington Economics Group

WEG Study: VIR has $237 million impact in Virginia

VIR has $237 million impact in Virginia

Virginia International Raceway (VIR) in Alton contributes $237 million to Virginia’s economy each year according to a new study commissioned by VIR and conducted by The Washington Economics Group, Inc. (WEG). The study also found that $197 million of the economic contributions occurred within the local region.  According to the report, the raceway generates:

 — An estimated $53 million of economic activity in Halifax County

 —  $45 million in Pittsylvania County; and

 —  Over $99 million in the City of Danville 

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