Monday, August 11, 2014

Travel Tips: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course – Aug. 15-16, 2014

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The Nationwide Series visits another road course, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, this weekend, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 15-16 for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200. The Trans-Am Series is also on the schedule for the weekend.

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is a permanent road course with two configurations: a 2.4-mile, 15-turn track and a 2.25-mile, 13-turn track. The historic track hosts a variety of events each year, including motorcycle racing, vintage sports car racing, the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the Verizon IndyCar Series. It is also home to the Mid-Ohio School, which offers licensed drivers and motorcycle riders programs in defensive driving and high performance driving, as well as performance track riding programs.

Fans in attendance can participate in a Nationwide Series autograph session on Friday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. ET. The Trans-Am Series autograph session is Saturday morning from 9:30-10:15 a.m. ET.

Key on-track event times:

Friday, August 15 –
  • Trans-Am practice – 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. ET
  • Nationwide Series practice –1:30 and 3 p.m. ET
  • Trans-Am qualifying – 4:45 p.m. ET

Saturday, August 16 –
  • Nationwide Series qualifying – 9:40 a.m. ET
  • Trans-Am race – noon ET
  • Nationwide Series Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 – 2:45 p.m. ET

Find out more about the track and purchase tickets for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at


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