The Mid-Ohio School instructor and Ohio State University junior mechanical engineering major, Patrick Gallagher will never suit up for the Buckeyes and play in front of 106,000 screaming fans at "The Horseshoe". The twenty-year-old from Thornville, Ohio will, however, strap on a Buckeye helmet this June as he competes in his school's colors at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in the 2013 SCCA Pro Mazda Playboy MX-5 Cup.
KeyBank is bringing a free program to Ohio to improve teen driving skills and raise awareness about the importance of proper training for young drivers. The program—called Key to Safe Teen Driving—is now in its fifth year and will include five events in four Ohio cities. The events will all be held in June, which kicks off the summer driving season and the three worst months for teen accidents.
The Mid-Ohio School’s 20th Anniversary Season begins this Saturday, March 16 with a Honda Teen Defensive Driving Program. The sold out class is the first of over 160 on the school’s schedule that serves everyone from teenagers to seasoned drivers and sportbike riders.
Coca-Cola will become the Official Soft Drink of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and The Mid-Ohio School as part of a multi-year partnership announced today.
Lauren Perry, from Hawken School in Gates Mills, Ohio, was the essay category winner of the inaugural Key to Safe Teen Driving Scholarship. She received the award on Friday, February 8 from representatives of KeyBank, The Mid-Ohio School and the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Her essay, along with a photo from the presentation, is below. The Mid-Ohio School is thankful for teens like Lauren who share the importance of safe driving with their friends, teammates and family.
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course announced a comprehensive, multi-year partnership with Diamond Cellar that includes the title of the GRAND-AM Road Racing weekend on June 14-16.
The Mid-Ohio School’s 20th season finished late last month, graduating a record number of drivers and riders.
Paul Chao, of Dublin Coffman High School in Dublin, Ohio, was the video category winner of the inaugural Key to Safe Teen Driving scholarship. From turning up the music, looking at the GPS or replying to a text, there are several distractions safe drivers need to be aware of, and more importantly avoid. Paul’s video, entitled NO! Bad Driver!, detailed some of the irresponsible actions many teens (and adults) do while they should be paying attention to the road.