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Race Season Brings Double the Fun in 2017

By Destination Mansfield - Richland County   |  March 10, 2017

Race season kicks off a bit earlier this year with the bold move by Mansfield Motor Speedway to return to their dirt track roots. The season opener is March 25 and offers spring races for 3 weekends for the Triple Crown Spring Spring Series. And as always, there's great anticipation for the world-class race events at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Support these two amazing tracks and get your tickets! See Race Season Schedules.

Race Schedules Offer Variety for 2016

By Mansfield/Richland County CVB   |  April 28, 2016

Live racing in north central Ohio draws closer by the minute! For those fans counting down the days, here's a recap of the area's race schedules. Remember, there are two tracks for the 2016 with Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington and the oval up north at the Spitzer Motor Speedway. This season brings many exciting events to these historic track like IndyCar, NASCAR Xfinity, Top Speed Modifieds, the return of the SCCA Championship Runoffs, concerts and even highly competitive Bull Riding!

Win Race Passes for the Season

By Mansfield/Richland County CVB   |  March 1, 2016

Race Season opens before you know it. Have you always wished you could get season passes to one of the country's best tracks? Now's your chance. Enter for your chance to win TWO VIP SEASON PASSES to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

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Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Announces 2016 Schedule

By Mid Ohio Sports Car Course   |  December 8, 2015

The 2016 motorsports season at the venerable Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course gets under way early as tickets for all events and reservations for classes with The Mid-Ohio School open open today with significant discounted prices available between now and the New Year. The racing events for the 2016 season will include The Vintage Grand Prix at Mid-Ohio, AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Verizon IndyCar Series), Mid-Ohio 200 (NASCAR XFINITY Series), and SCCA National Championship Runoffs. See dates now.

Speedway comes to life Sunday

By Mansfield News Journal   |  June 18, 2015

After five years of idling, the short track is ready to be put into gear. Spitzer Motor Speedway, formerly Mansfield Motorsports Park, will host its first racing event since July 2010 when it reopens Sunday afternoon. Gates open at noon Sunday, with hot laps at 1 p.m., qualifying at 3 p.m. and racing at 4:30 p.m. Fans will be treated to some of the fastest short track cars on the planet when the Midwest Supermodified Association headlines the card with a 30-lap feature. Modified vehicles and front-wheel drive cars will offer support races.

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Single-day tickets on sale now for Mid-Ohio’s 2015 race season

By Mid Ohio Sports Car Course   |  March 16, 2015

Single-day tickets for the 2015 race season at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course are now available. The historic track will kick-off its 54th year of racing with the Mid-Ohio Vintage Grand Prix, taking place June 25-28. Single-day tickets start at $20. Mid-Ohio’s driving school, The Mid-Ohio School, also released its 2015 course schedule.

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Tickets on sale February 2 for Mid-Ohio’s 54th season of racing

By Mid Ohio Sports Car Course   |  January 30, 2015

Tickets for the 2015 race season at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, one of North America's most competitive race tracks, will go on sale February 2 at 10 a.m. ET. Four spectator events highlight the historic track's 2015 season schedule, with marquee events The Honda Indy 200 returning July 31-August 2 and the Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 returning August 14-15. Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will also host Ohio's 2015 Tough Mudder challenge on May 9 and 10.

The Honda Indy 200 and Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 Highlight 2014 Mid-Ohio Schedule

By Mid Ohio Sports Car Course   |  November 22, 2013

Race dates announced for 2014 race season at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Big events coming back to Mid-Ohio

By Mansfield News Journal   |  October 22, 2013

The IndyCar Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series are set for next season, returning to similar spots on the calendar.The Honda Indy 200 will be Sunday, Aug. 3, while the NASCAR Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 will be Saturday, Aug. 16

IndyCar stands alone

By Rob McCurdy   |  July 29, 2013

The Honda Indy 200 was given five more laps, going an even 90 for a race slated to start at 3:40 p.m. for a national television audience watching on NBC Sports Network. The Firestone Indy Lights return to Mid-Ohio for the first time since 2010, and it will hold a 40-lap race Sunday that will also be aired by the network. The Pro Mazda Championship will hold two races over the weekend, the USF2000 National Championship will race three times, and the Pirelli World Challenge Championships will put on four races, two races each for its GT and Touring classes.

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