Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Travel Tips: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course – Aug. 11-12, 2017

credit: NASCAR Media
The Xfinity Series visits Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, OH, this weekend, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 11-12, for the Mid-Ohio Challenge. 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. Two of the program’s instructors will be in action during the weekend: Greg Vandersluis in the Xfinity Series and Aaron Quine in the Trans Am Series.

Key on-track event times:

Friday, August 11 –
  • Formula 4 qualifying – 8 a.m. ET
  • Trans Am (2) practice – 10:35 a.m. ET
  • Trans Am practice – 11:05 a.m. ET
  • Formula 4 Race No. 1 – 1:05 p.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series practice – 2 and 4 p.m. ET
  • Trans-Am qualifying – 3 p.m. ET
  • Formula 4 Race No. 2 – 5:10 p.m. ET
Saturday, August 12 –
  • Trans-Am (2) Race – 9:30 a.m. ET
  • Formula 4 Race No. 3 – 11 a.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series qualifying – noon ET
  • Trans Am Race – 1 p.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series Mid-Ohio Challenge – 3:30 p.m. ET
Find the Fan Guide to Mid-Ohio here, and a facility map here.

Find out more about the track and purchase tickets for the Mid-Ohio 200 at www.midohio.com

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