Monday, August 8, 2016

Travel Tips: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course – Aug. 12-13, 2016

credit: NASCAR Media
The Xfinity Series visits Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, OH, this weekend, Aug. 12-13, for the Mid-Ohio 200. The Trans-Am Series and Formula 4 Series are 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 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.

Key on-track event times:

Friday, August 12 –
  • Formula 4 practice – 8 a.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series practice –9 and 11:35 a.m. ET
  • Trans-Am qualifying – 10:35 a.m. ET
  • Formula 4 qualifying – 1:05 p.m. ET
  • Formula 4 Race No. 1 – 3:15 p.m. ET
  • Trans-Am practice/second-chance qualifying – 4:10 p.m. ET
  • Formula 4 Race No. 2 – 5:25 p.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series qualifying – 6:15 p.m. ET
Saturday, August 13 –
  • Trans-Am 100 presented by First Energy – 9:30 a.m. ET
  • Formula 4 Race No. 3 – 11 a.m. ET
  • First Energy Muscle Car Challenge – 12:45 p.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series Mid-Ohio 200 – 3:30 p.m. ET
Find out more about the track and purchase tickets for the Mid-Ohio 200 at www.midohio.com

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