LEXINGTON — Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course has announced its 2017 spectator event schedule.
Tickets will are now on sale to the public. The historic race course’s four major professional events and dates are:
June 23-25: Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) Vintage Grand Prix of Mid Ohio.
July 7-9: AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days.
July 28-30: The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, with the Verizon IndyCar Series.
August 11-12: Mid-Ohio Challenge, with the NASCAR XFINITY Series.
“Over the past several years we have been fortunate to see our attendance grow for our spectator events,” said Craig Rust, President of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. “If you’re a fan of motorsports, even a casual fan, there is nothing like enjoying a race weekend at the track, especially one like Mid-Ohio located in the beautiful Ohio countryside.”
In addition to its four signature spectator weekends, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course offers racing of all kinds throughout the year, welcoming a staggering number of amateur racing series to the track from April to October. Many of the Weekend Club Events are open to the public for $10 at the gate and are free to Mid-Ohio VIP Season Pass holders.
Among the Weekend Club Events are a variety of Ohio Valley Region Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) competitions, F1600-F2000 races, Northern Ohio and Buckeye BMW, World Racing League, USAudi and CARFEST gatherings, among others. The 2017 schedule for these events will be released in the coming months.
As part of the ticket launch, race fans will also have the opportunity to reserve their camp sites and RV spots for the 2017 season early before they sell out. There is no better way to experience Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course than by staying at the park-like 330-acre complex during an event weekend.
To purchase tickets or camping, visit www.midohio.com or call 419-884-4000, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Children under 12 are admitted free with a supervising adult and general parking is also free for all events.
About Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
A comprehensive motorsports facility, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course features a permanent road-racing circuit with two primary configurations: a 2.4-mile, 15 turn, and a 2.25-mile, 13-turn circuit. The park-like, 330-acre complex is located in Lexington, Ohio, near Mansfield, 60 miles north of Columbus and 75 miles south of Cleveland. The track has been called the most competitive course in the U.S. and hosts a diverse lineup of locally, regionally and nationally sanctioned racing events for amateur, club and professional drivers and riders. Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course opened in 1962 and is owned and operated by Green Savoree Mid-Ohio, LLC.
For more information, visit www.midohio.com, ‘like’ the track’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MidOhioSportsCarCourse or follow on Twitter @Mid_Ohio.