Ernie Francis Jr.

Ernie Francis Jr. holds up one finger for each of his seven victories at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course after winning Saturday's Trans Am Series race during the Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio.

LEXINGTON — Move over Scott Dixon.

There’s a new Mr. Mid-Ohio and his name is Ernie Francis Jr.

Francis-Dyson Duel

Chris Dyson leads Ernie Francis Jr. through a turn during Saturday's Trans Am Series race at the Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio.

Francis Jr. won for the seventh consecutive time at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, piloting the No. 98 One South Florida Wealth Advisors Ford Mustang to the checkered flag during Saturday’s Trans Am Series race at the Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio.

The seven victories on the twisty road course near Lexington is one more than Dixon, who won the IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio for a sixth time last August.

Starting fifth, Francis Jr. worked his way to the front of the field on the rain-soaked track. He took the lead from Tony Ave with 20 minutes remaining in the 70-minute feature as the track began to dry.