Tag Archive: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

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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