. The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is a challenging 13-turn road course renowned for its scenic Ohio countryside backdrop, offering a test of driver skill and agility. It hosts a variety of championships and professional racing series, catering to various forms of motorsport.
Nothing on the radar. The engines are silent, the tires are cold and the asphalt is getting greener with every passing day.
Nearest track of a similar category is Raceway at Belle Isle Park (185 kilometers away).
The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, established in 1962, is one of the oldest permanent race tracks in the United States, and has hosted professional and amateur races for more than 50 years.
The track, located in Lexington, Ohio, has a 2.4-mile road course and a 0.9-mile track.
The facility hosts over 1,000 events annually, including professional car and motorcycle races, driving schools, race clubs, karting clubs and corporate programs.
The track has been host to some of the most prestigious racing series in the country, including the IndyCar Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, the Pirelli World Challenge and the American Le Mans Series.
The track is also renowned for its challenging and technical corners, which are referred to as the "Roller Coaster."
The track has also hosted renowned touring car and endurance races such as the SCCA National Trans-Am Championship, and the 12 Hours at Mid-Ohio race.
The track was purchased by the International Speedway Corporation, parent corporation of NASCAR, in 2006 and has been operated by the company and its subsidiaries ever since.
The track has been named Motorsports Facility of the Year by the American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association five times since 2004.
The track serves as the site of the Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio, which is a two-day festival featuring on and off-track racing entertainment.
Some of the most famous drivers to compete at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course include Mario Andretti, Danica Patrick, and Tony Stewart.