Tag Archive: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Nov 10

Green Savoree Racing Promotions signs multi-year agreement with Mazda Road to Indy

“The Mazda Road to Indy is a great developmental series”

Green Savoree Racing Promotions logo Indy Lights, Pro Mazda and USF2000 join on-track lineup at Verizon IndyCar Series events at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and on streets of St. Petersburg and Toronto, 2015-2016 Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

Hoosier Tire US Formula 1000 Championship East crowns champ

Driving a Photon/Van Diemen

The Hoosier Tire US Formula 1000 Championship logo Jeremy Hill of Toronto, Ontario clinched the 2014 Hoosier Tire US Formula 1000 East Championship on Sunday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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Jul 20

Conway wins back end of Toronto doubleheader

Bourdais wins Toronto Race 1, first since 2007

 

2014-07-20_0023Mike Conway earned his second Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season by holding off Tony Kanaan over a three-lap sprint to the finish in the second race of the Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader. It had been a long and winding road between victories for Sebastien Bourdais.

Jul 06

Lerch Prevails at Mid-Ohio

Lerch played the race craft game well in a lead group of 10 cars

F1600 - Augie Lerch scored his first win at Mid-Ohio Augie Lerch nailed down his first F1600 Formula F Championship Series race win in an aggressive round eight on Sunday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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Jul 05

Ayla Agren scores maiden F1600 victory

“It’s really great to get my first win” – Agren

F1600 - Ayla Agren took her first win in a well-driven race at Mid-Ohio Ayla Agren scored a breakthrough inaugural win at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, putting her No. 81 Mygale/Honda in the lead early in the race and fending off her teammate in the closing stages of round seven of the F1600 Series season.

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Jul 03

Championship could be decided at Mid-Ohio

 Atlantic Championship Series has past the halfway mark of its season

Atlantic Championship Series logo The Atlantic Championship Series will be running rounds seven and eight of their 10 round season, this Fourth of July weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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Jun 18

Alex Tagliani set for Penske NASCAR Nationwide Series assignment!

First of two

Penske Ford Mustang no 22 Road America will be Alex Tagliani’s first of two scheduled appearances in the seat of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang in 2014. After a merry-go-round of drivers, including Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, Tagliani will also make an appearance behind the wheel of the No. 22 Mustang at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in August.

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May 06

Alex Tagliani to compete in two NASCAR Nationwide Series races for Team Penske

Tagliani to compete for Penske in two NASCAR Nationwide races

No-22 Team Penske Ford Mustang Discount Tire NASCAR Nationwide car Accomplished road racer Alex Tagliani will drive the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang for Team Penske in two 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series road course races. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Grist overcomes series leader Hargrove to claim first victory

Round 10 of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda

USF2000 - Garrett Grist-TrackGarett Grist finally found his way to victory lane this morning at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, overcoming points leader Scott Hargrove to win.

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Jul 26

Barracuda Racing to test Filippi at Mid-Ohio

Alex Tagliani will remain under contract to the team through 2013

Barracuda Racing logoBarracuda Racing announced today that the team will test Luca Filippi at the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course on July 30. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

F2000 practice paced by Minor and Connery

Minor posted the fastest lap time of the day

As temperatures rose at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Championship rivals Tim Minor and Kyle Connery each paced a F2000 Series practice session ahead of rounds nine and ten of the 2013 F2000 season.

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Jul 18

IndyCar’s Tristan Vautier to drive Quantum F1600 at Mid-Ohio

Tristan Vautier joins the series for a one-off appearance aboard a Quantum Racing Services Van Diemen Honda

F1600 Formula F Championship Series participants will have a chance to test themselves against one of IndyCar’s most promising young drivers next weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Ben Young resilient after unlucky weekend in Mid-Ohio

The optimistic BYR Team pilot took to the historic yet challenging Mid-Ohio track for the first time

Ben Young - MidOhioCanadian AMA Pro GoPro Daytona Sportbike racer Ben Young had high hopes to Make a Splash at this past weekend’s Buckeye SuperBike Weekend presented by Dunlop Tire at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course however a variety challenges prevented him from cracking the top 10, resulting in an 18th place finish on Saturday and a 16th on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Pro Mazda and USF2000 begin week of testing

Third Annual Mazda Road to Indy Oval Clinic Features Distinguished Panel

Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires logoThe Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda will return to the track this week with over 35 drivers on deck for a pair of official series tests at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, and Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Ind. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

More Muscle: Graf Fastest in first Mid-Ohio Practice

Long leads GT for Porsche and Flying Lizard

Aston Martin Muscle Milk LolaAston Martin Muscle Milk Sebring (2)Klaus Graf picked up Friday morning where Lucas Luhr left off Thursday evening at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Graf set the best time for Muscle Milk Pickett Racing in the first official practice session for the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge. The German turned a lap of 1:12.185 in the No. 6 Honda Performance Development ARX-03a prototype that is on a four-race win streak in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.

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Aug 02

First race event at the famed Ohio circuit

Since the series’ inaugural season in 2006

IMSA-2009Ricardo Vera  2011-07-31The Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Championship returns to the Mid- Ohio Sports Car Course for the first time since their inaugural season back in 2006, joining their  American Le Mans Series brethren at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Connery dominates at Mid-Ohio (updated)

Connery won his third race of the season, Remy Audette 7th

F2000 new logoKyle Connery made it three wins on the year and moved back into second place in the F2000 Championship Series standings, leading all 18 laps from pole at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Connery, driving the #91 Van Diemen, separated himself from the pack and held off the competition from a 28-car field on a mid-race restart to take his third win in eight races.

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Jul 02

Gooden Sweeps Mid-Ohio

Wyatt Gooden swept the weekend

F1600 F Championship logoOn his F1600 Series debut, Wyatt Gooden won out on an epic battle for the lead in his Van Diemen/Honda with Mitch Martin to take his second win in two days, and second win in two ever F1600 races for Quantum Racing Services. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Livengood Flag-to-Flag at Mid-Ohio

Remy Audette 5th

F2000 new logoChris Livengood started from the pole and led all 18 laps at Mid-Ohio to take his second career F2000 Championship Series win and second win at Mid-Ohio in a repeat performance of 2010. Livengood, driving for Work Racing with support from John Walko racing, led from the drop of the green, briefly holding off Brian Tomasi in the Afterburner Racing Van Diemen. Tomasi would finish second by just under two seconds with Robert La Rocca completing the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Win for Gooden on series debut

Wyatt Gooden won on his Series debut

F1600 F Championship logoAspiring racer Wyatt Gooden won at Mid-Ohio on his F1600 Formula F Championship Series debut, driving a Van Diemen/Honda prepared by veteran outfit Quantum Racing Services. Gooden started from pole and ran the fastest lap of the race, but had to fight his way back into the lead at one point from third, passing fellow aspiring drivers Sam Beasley and Mitch Martin on his way to victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Minor paces Thursday practice

Tim Minor was fastest followed by Rémy Audette

Masters Class veteran Tim Minor ended up on the top of the combined time sheets after three twilight practice sessions for the F2000 Championship Series at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in his #88 Ski Motorsports Van Diemen. Minor was followed by Championship leader Remy Audette, who was second fastest ahead of Zach Veach, for ArmsUp Motorsports, Kyle Connery and John LaRue.

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Jun 29

Midpoint of 2011 at Mid-Ohio

Audette is coming off a double-win at Mid-Ohio

F2000 new logoSix races down, eight to go, the F2000 Championship Series heads for the mid-point of the 2011 title fight this weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Championship points’ leader Remy Audette is coming off a clean sweep at Watkins Glen one month ago, winning both races and extending his lead to 67 points over rookie Kyle Connery, who has two wins on the season to Audette’s three. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

F1600 gears up for Mid-Ohio

Kautz leads the points with two wins in four races

F1600 F Championship logoTim Kautz and Bill Valet lead a highly competitive 29-car field to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this weekend for rounds five and six of the 2011 F1600 Formula F Championship Series. Both are coming off strong runs at Watkins Glen, where they each took a victory, with Kautz extending his points to lead to 21 over Valet heading into Ohio. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Green Savoree buys Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, the Mid-Ohio School

Green Savoree also owns and operates the Honda Indy Toronto and Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Green SavoreeGreen Savoree Racing Promotions, through newly formed, wholly owned subsidiary Green Savoree Mid-Ohio, LLC, has purchased Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and The Mid-Ohio School from Dublin, Ohio-based TrueSports, Inc. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

F2000 Championship Series announces 2011 schedule

The Series heads to Watkins Glen twice in 2011

The F2000 Championship Series today announced its 2011, 14-race, seven-weekend tentative schedule. The largest open wheel series in North America, featuring multiple chassis manufacturers and the best road courses in North America will open its sixth season of competition at VIRginia International Raceway in early April. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

F1600 Formula F Championship Series announces 2011 schedule

The Series opens the year at VIRginia International Raceway

The F1600 Formula F Championship Series today announced its inaugural season schedule consisting of five weekends and 10 events, pairing with the F2000 Championship Series.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

USF2000 announces 2011 schedule

Consisting of 14 races from March to September

Officials of the “Cooper Tires Presents the USF2000 National Championship Powered by Mazda” released an exciting 2011 schedule for the series, which is part of both the Road to Indy and the MAZDASPEED Motorsports driver development programs. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

F2000: And so to the finale …

The young Sydney driver has two goals going into Rounds 13 and 14

Continued consistent results in the final two rounds of the F2000 Championship Series at Mid Ohio should be enough for Daniel Erickson to achieve his goals of Rookie of the Year and top three in the pointscore.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

Andersen Racing’s Vilarinho finishes 13th

In Mid-Ohio Firestone Indy Lights race

Driving Andersen Racing’s Allied Building Products No. 4, Giancarlo Vilarinho of Sao Paulo, Brazil started 15th and finished 13th in his first Firestone Indy Lights race Sunday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

Hinchcliffe riding momentum into Mid-Ohio

“I’m really looking forward to going back there” -Hinchcliffe

James Hinchcliffe - 2010-08-05Following his second victory of the 2010 Firestone Indy Lights Series last time out in Edmonton, Canada’s James Hinchcliffe hopes to maintain that winning momentum as the field heads to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio for Round 9 this weekend, Friday 6th – Sunday 8th August. Read the rest of this entry »

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