Tag Archive: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Oct 11

Manufacturer testing period begins (+video)

Team Chevy’s two-car effort visited Road America with Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske and Spencer Pigot of Ed Carpenter Racing

Spencer PigotVerizon IndyCar Series engine manufacturers Chevrolet and Honda continued the learning process of working with the new universal aerodynamic body kits that will debut in 2018 with one day tests at Road America and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

Bourdais cleared to return to racing

Bourdais was involved in a crash during an Indianapolis 500 qualifying

Sebastien Bourdais on trackVerizon IndyCar Series driver Sebastien Bourdais has been cleared to resume driving by Dr. Geoffrey Billows, INDYCAR medical director, following his recovery from injuries sustained in a crash during Indianapolis 500 qualifications. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Bourdais confident he’s ready to race after successful Mid-Ohio test…

For those on the outside, the 10 weeks it took Sebastien Bourdais to get back in an Indy car flew by

Sebastien Bourdais

The Dale Coyne Racing driver gets back in an Indy car for the first time since his qualifying attempt crash at the Indianapolis 500, turning more than 80 laps at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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Jul 31

Newgarden conquers Mid-Ohio, takes over points lead

Taking the checkered flag 5.1556 seconds ahead of Team Penske teammate Will Power

Josef NewgardenJosef Newgarden finally completed what he started at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, bursting into the Verizon IndyCar Series championship lead after winning the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio in dominant fashion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

IMSA will return to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on May 4-6, 2018

Popular Midwestern Venue To Host First IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Race

IMSA logoIn a news conference at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) President Scott Atherton and Mid-Ohio President Craig Rust jointly announced the return of IMSA racing to the historic, 2.258-mile road course on the weekend of May 4-6, 2018.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Rosenqvist’s second Mid-Ohio test helps Dixon’s race prep

Felix Rosenqvist has achieved success everywhere he has raced

Felix RosenqvistThe 25-year-old Swede would like to add the Verizon IndyCar Series to that list. For the second straight year, Rosenqvist tested an Indy car with Chip Ganassi Racing at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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Jul 02

F1600, F2000, Atlantic Mid-Ohio Sunday rundown

Formula Race Promotions at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Formula Race Promotions logoF1600: Osborne Takes First Win, F2000: LaRue Scores Mid-Ohio Victory, F1600: Holden Rebounds for Mid-Ohio Victory, Atlantic:  Grant Charges to First Victory of 2017 Season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Askew leads F2000 practice from Mid-Ohio

Driving the No. 95 entry for Cape Motorsports

Oliver Askew leads F2000 practice from Mid-OhioAfter two 40-minute Friday sessions, Oliver Askew set the fastest time in F2000 Championship Series practice at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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Jun 22

Mid-Ohio opens its 56th Season of racing

Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio Up First this Summer

Mid-Ohio logoThe green flag drops on Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course tomorrow with the Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio starting off the race season.  On the spectator calendar for the 35th consecutive year, the June 23rd-25th event is the longest continuously running feature on the 2.4-mile, 15-turn permanent road course in Lexington, Ohio. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

PPG Named Official Paint Sponsor of Green Savoree Racing Promotions Properties

“We are thrilled to partner with PPG across our entire portfolio of race properties” – Kevin Savoree

Green Savoree Racing Promotions logo Green Savoree Racing Promotions (GSRP) announces a new partnership with PPG Industries, naming the company as the official paint sponsor of all three GSRP race properties, which include Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Honda Indy Toronto and the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course which hosts The Honda Indy 200 in Lexington, Ohio. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Pagenaud reestablishes championship lead with Mid-Ohio win

“The red Firestone tires were amazing today on the car. I just pushed as hard as we could and here we are. It’s awesome.”

Simon PagenaudSunday for Simon Pagenaud at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course was a dream day for his title hopes, as the Frenchman collected a big points payday while several of his championship rivals faced difficulties. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Pagenaud takes Verizon P1 Award with record lap at Mid-Ohio

As Verizon IndyCar Series teams left Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, the results seemed almost unsurprising

Simon PagenaudFor the sixth time in 2016, Simon Pagenaud won the Verizon P1 Award, and for the sixth time in 2016, a new track record was set. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Mid-Ohio test sees veterans and newbies alike take on circuit

A total of 17 cars logged test laps

Robin FrijnsAgendas varied in the one-day team test at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, but they shared one common goal: finding the quickest way around the 2.258-mile permanent road course that plays host to The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio from July 29-31. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

Matt Garwood Racing Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course review

Garwood had his sights set on continuing his early season consistency with the hope of another race win

Challenge Cup Series driver and Champion Matt Garwood of Elmvale, ON headed to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this past weekend for Round 2 of the 2016 Challenge Cup Series Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

F1600, F2000, Atlantic Sunday recap

Next assembles at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, August 5-7

Formula Race Promotions logo Calvin Ming, John LaRue and Ryan Norman won in F1600, F2000 and Atlantic, respectively, on Sunday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Neil Verhagen won the second F1600 race later in the day. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Portante, Bamford and Grant win at Mid-Ohio

Peter Portante, Steve Bamford and David Grant won in F1600, F2000 and Atlantic, respectively, on Saturday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Formula Race Promotions logo Peter Portante won round 10 of the F1600 Formula F Championship Series. Steve Bamford took home first place in round seven of the F2000 season at Mid-Ohio on Saturday. It didn’t take long for David Grant to return to the top step of the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Matt Garwood Racing Mid Ohio Sports Car Course preview

This coming weekend Elmvale, ON’s Matt Garwood head’s to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the second round of the 2016 Challenge Cup Series Championship.

Mid-Ohio logo After a strong performance at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park two weeks back finishing with two wins and a third, Garwood currently sits second in the series championship points. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 11

Tagliani to enter Canadian hall of fame

“Definitely an honor. Need to get my wedding suit out of the closet for that one” – Tagliani

2015-08-02_0274 Alex Tagliani, the 2009 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year and the first Canadian to start on the pole for the 500 Mile Race, will join four others Oct. 17 as inductees into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 28

Alex Tagliani returns to Team Penske for Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio

“Ii is an honor to be back in the 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang” – Tagliani

2015-06-13_0199 Team Penske announced today that accomplished road racer, Alex Tagliani, will drive the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang for Team Penske in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on August 15. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

Exclusive Autosport enjoys stellar Mid-Ohio outing

Podiums for Exclusive Autosport driver trio in F1600 & F2000

Exclusive Autosport Enjoys Stellar Mid-Ohio Outing Exclusive Autosport enjoyed a standout weekend, 4th-5th July, competing at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with all three of its drivers landing podium spots across the F1600 Formula F Championship Series and F2000 Championship Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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