LEXINGTON, OH, August 15, 2015 — What a difference a week makes.
After experiencing pure frustration last weekend at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International, Regan Smith answered his second road course race of the season with a bump-and-run on leader Alex Tagliani in the second-to-last corner on the last lap to score his first NASCAR XFINITY Series win of the season in Saturday's Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
LEXINGTON, OH, August 14, 2015 -- Ernie Francis Jr., of Davie, Fla., scored his third Pirelli World Challenge TC win of the 2015 season in Round 10 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, part of the OPTIMA Batteries Grand Prix presented by MOMO. Jason Wolfe, of Mount Vernon, Ohio scored his second TCA win of the season, while Johan Schwartz, of Huntersville N.C. won his sixth TCB race of 2015.
LEXINGTON, OH, August 14, 2015 -- Vesko Kozarov, of Salt Lake City, Utah, scored his third Pirelli World Challenge TC win of the 2015 season in Round 11 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, part of the OPTIMA Batteries Grand Prix presented by MOMO. Jason Wolfe, of Mount Vernon, Ohio scored his second straight TCA win and third of the season, while Johan Schwartz, of Huntersville N.C. also won his second straight TCB race and his seventh of 2015.
LEXINGTON, OH, August 13, 2015 – The Trans Am Series is once more gearing up for the spotlight in preparation for the Next Dimension 100, presented by FirstEnergy at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this coming weekend, Round 7 of the 2015 Trans Am Championship. Alongside NASCAR Xfinity and World Challenge, Trans Am will continue a legacy of road racing at one of the nation’s most treasured tracks with two independent Trans Am Races: the First Energy Muscle Car Challenge, presented by 3-Dimensional Services, a TA2 exclusive race; and the Next Dimension 100, presented by First Energy, featuring the TA and TA3 classes.
LEXINGTON, OH, August 11, 2015 – Pirelli World Challenge TC, TCA and TCB drivers head to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, August 13–15 as the series' 2015 season heads into the homestretch. Forty drivers across three of the series' seven classes will compete in the OPTIMA Batteries Mid-Ohio Grand Prix presented by MOMO. TC, TCA and TCB drivers will compete in Rounds 10, 11 and 12 of the championships.
LEXINGTON, OH, August 5, 2015 – The high-pitched children’s voices intoning “Drivers, start your engines!” will be replaced seconds later by the throaty growl of 40 or so highly-tuned NASCAR XFINITY Series racing machines as the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200, the season finale at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, gets under way on Saturday, August 15.
LEXINGTON, OH, August 2, 2015 – Californian Neil Alberico kept himself in the frame for this year’s Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires by guiding his Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing entry to a comfortable victory in this morning’s Cooper Tires Pro Mazda Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio.
LEXINGTON, OH, August 2, 2015 – The battle for this year’s Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires crown, as well as a prize of entry into three rounds of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series, including the historic 100th Indianapolis 500, has heated up dramatically following an action-packed 38-lap Cooper Tires Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio Powered by Mazda. Sean Rayhall, who is undertaking only a partial campaign with 8Star Motorsports, emerged to take his second win of the season after two of the three main championship protagonists, Ed Jones and Jack Harvey, collided while battling for the lead.
LEXINGTON, OH, August 2, 2015 -- For the second straight year, Ryan Dalziel, of Windermere, Fla, swept the GT weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, winning Round 15, part of the StopTech Grand Prix presented by MOMO. Bryan Heitkotter, of Fresno, Calif., won in GTA and finished third overall, while Colin Thompson, of Doylestown, Pa., won Round 13 of the GT Cup presented by MOMO class.
LEXINGTON, OH, August 2, 2015 - Graham Rahal's surge in the second half of the Verizon IndyCar Series season continued with an emphatic victory in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Rahal, who started 13th in the 90-lap race in the No. 15 Steak 'n Shake Honda for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, corralled his second victory of the season and third of his Indy car career.