Join us Thursday, August 14 in downtown Columbus to kick-off the Nationwide Children's Hospital 200, which takes place August 15-16 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
These events will feature NASCAR Nationwide Series drivers Brendan Gaughan, driver of the No 62 car for Richard Childress Racing, and Dylan Kwasniewski, driver of the No 42 car for Turner Scott Motorsports.
Schedule of Events
Event: NASCAR Hauler Parade/Fan Fest
Location: Downtown Columbus, Ohio
Date/Time: Thursday, Aug. 14, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Description: 10 NASCAR team haulers will parade through downtown Columbus with police escort. The Parade begins at Rhodes Park (70 & Broad St.) heading east on Broad Street, then turning north on to High Street and ending at Nationwide Arena for a Fan Fest. Fans will have an opportunity to take a spin in the Nationwide racing simulator and meet Brendan Gaughan and Dylan Kwasniewski. In addition to the drivers, several of the Nationwide Children's Hospital Patient Champions will attend the Fan Fest. These Patient Champions will be our Grand Marshals and honored throughout race weekend.
Event: NASCAR night at Columbus Clippers
Location: Huntington Park, Downtown Columbus, Ohio
Date/Time: Thursday, Aug. 14, 7:00 p.m.
Description: Drivers will be on hand to throw out the first pitch before the Columbus Clippers take on Lehigh Valley.