LEXINGTON, OH, July 29, 2014 – Two NHL players with the Columbus Blue Jackets will serve as Grand Marshals for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, taking place August 1-3, and Verizon IndyCar Series driver and Ohio-native Graham Rahal’s two favorite charities will benefit as a result.
COLUMBUS, OH, JULY 23, 2014 ― WBNS-10TV and Maria’s Message have partnered with Kenda Tires and The Mid-Ohio School to teach local teens about defensive driving. This first of three planned events, will take place on Wednesday, July 30 in the Thirty-One Gifts parking lot, located at 3425 Morse Crossing, Columbus, OH 43219, from 9am to 4:30pm (across Easton Way Drive, from Easton Town Center). The event will allow three groups of drivers to gain classroom experience, as well as road course experience with certified instructors from The Mid-Ohio School. Representatives from Kenda Tires will also be on site providing tire safety tips to the attendees.
LEXINGTON, OH, July 23, 2014 – On Thursday, July 24, race fans are invited to attend a Verizon IndyCar Series test day at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Twenty-one Verizon IndyCar Series drivers are expected to participate in the test, which is in preparation for the upcoming Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, taking place August 1-3.
LEXINGTON, OH, July 14, 2014 -- This weekend at the Buckeye SuperBike Weekend presented by Dunlop Tire enjoy the on-track activities comfortably from our hospitality suites located on the 4th floor of the tower for $150.00 for the Sunday or only $250.00 for the entire weekend! A complimentary weekend ticket is included with the purchase of a hospitality suite package throughout the event weeken
LEXINGTON, OH, July 8, 2014 – If you are a fan of two wheels then the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will be the place to be on “bike-to-bike” weekends this July.
“Bike to bike” (back to back) will be the BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July 11-13, and the Buckeye Superbike Weekend presented by Dunlop Tire, July 19-20, or the closest thing to motorcycle nirvana in America’s heartland.
LEXINGTON, OH, June 23, 2014 -- You might excuse John Fippen and Rusty Bell if they’ll feel a little like ringleaders at a three-ring circus during the Mechanics Bank Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio, June 27-29. After all, there will be some 250 or so cars on the sinuous 2.4-mile Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with its 15 turns, all moving in some manner of fast, and the colors, sights and sounds on the track will change almost minute-by-minute as the excitement mounts, sweeping the folks in the seats along with it. Someone has to keep tabs on it all, and that’s where Fippen and Bell, the two Mid-Ohio track announcers, come in.
LEXINGTON, OH, June 19, 2014 – Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and Centerplate, the global leader in live event hospitality, are hiring for the fast-approaching race season and seek seasonal employees for various food services and hospitality positions.
History highlighted at Mechanics Bank Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio, June 27-29
LEXINGTON, OHIO, June 5, 2014 – Mechanics Bank has renewed its title sponsorship of the Mechanics Bank Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio, June 27-29, to be held over the three-day period at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famers won Grand Nationals as part of 'Indian Wrecking Crew'
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- In the early 1950s, three underdog riders were winning AMA Grand Nationals against their better-funded factory rivals out of Europe and Milwaukee, Wis. Whether it was the Springfield Mile, the Charity Newsies or Daytona, Bill Tuman, Bobby Hill and Ernie Beckman put their Indian motorcycles on the top step of the podium.