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Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio – Friday – Open – 7:45am

By Steve Wittich Good morning from a slightly foggy Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The current temperature is 65F and the forecast calls for a high in the upper 70’s. The forecast calls for a slight chance of rain this afternoon, but after that small annoyance, the forecast for the rest of the weekend looks terrific....

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2017 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course – Steve’s Preview

By Steve Wittich For the 33rd time, Indy cars will competing on the 2.258-mile, 13-Turn Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The track that opened in 1963, is located in the rolling country side just outside Lexington, Ohio. Scott Dixon, who is looking for his sixth win at Mid-Ohio, currently holds a slim three point championship lead...

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Ruoff Home Mortgage Expands Partnership with Andretti Autosport To Mid-Ohio

RUOFF HOME MORTGAGE EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP TO MID-OHIO INDIANAPOLIS (July 24, 2017) – The No. 26 machine of Takuma Sato will take on a familiar look when it hits the 2.258-mile track of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The 2017 Indianapolis 500 winner’s car will resemble the Ruoff Home Mortgage Honda that brought the Japanese driver his […]

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Steak ‘n Shake to Return as Sponsor of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Indy Car Entry for Third Season

STEAK ‘N SHAKE TO RETURN AS SPONSOR OF  RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING’S INDY CAR ENTRY FOR THIRD SEASON Primary sponsorship to span four races, including the Indy 500  BROWNSBURG, Ind. (February 15, 2017) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Steak ‘n Shake, a classic American brand and home of the original Steakburger™ and hand-dipped milkshakes, […]

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PPG Named Official Paint Sponsor of Green Savoree Racing Promotions Properties

PPG NAMED OFFICIAL PAINT SPONSOR OF GREEN SAVOREE RACING PROMOTIONS PROPERTIES INDIANAPOLIS (February 7, 2017) – Green Savoree Racing Promotions (GSRP) announces a new partnership with PPG Industries, naming the company as the official paint sponsor of all three GSRP race properties, which include Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Honda Indy Toronto and the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course which hosts The Honda […]

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Schedule for 2017 events at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course released

Schedule for 2017 events at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course released Tickets go on sale to the public October 17   LEXINGTON, ON, October 11, 2016 – Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course has announced its 2017 spectator event schedule and that tickets will go on sale to the public October 17. The historic race course’s four major professional events and dates […]

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Mid-Ohio – Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda race #1

Nico Jamin entered the first Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda race of the weekend with a 17 point lead and after driving what he called a “perfect car” to a dominating performance, his points lead over Jake Eidson will be almost double.  It is the sixth overall win and fifth win in the last […]

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Mid-Ohio – MRTI Update #2 – USF2000 & Pro Mazda Qualifying – Indy Lights Practice

Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda qualifying USF2000 championship leader Nico Jamin will be starting the on the pole for the eighth straight race and ninth time this season.  The French driver will be honoring his fallen Formula 1 countryman this weekend. Meanwhile, Jamin’s closest championship competitor Jake Eidson continued his string of starting every […]

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MRTI at Mid-Ohio – USF2000, Pro Mazda, and Indy Lights preview

Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire preview: Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire championship leader Jack Harvey will be aiming to replicate his dominate form from the 2014 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course weekend and extend his slim lead heading into the series finale at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. This year’s twin Cooper Tires Grand Prix […]

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