NASCAR will this weekend travel to Lexington, Ohio for one race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. NASCAR Xfinity Series will race this weekend while the Truck Series and Sprint Cup Series is off.
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course opened for racing in 1962. The track is a road course and is 3,634 km (2.258 miles) long. Surface is paved with 13 turns. Lap record is held by Michael McDowell with 96.256 MPH (84.450 SEC.); August 17, 2013. The stands currently capacity are 75 000 (10 000 Bleachers and 65 000 open) seats.
Weekend Schedule for Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Series: Xfinity Series
Note: Times in CET and EST
FRIDAY, AUGUST 12
15.00-16.25 | 9-10:25 a.m. | NASCAR XFINITY Series opening practice
17.35-18.55 | 11:35 a.m.-12:55 p.m. | NASCAR XFINITY Series final practice
00.15 | 6:15 p.m. | NASCAR XFINITY Series Coors Light Pole qualifying
SATURDAY, AUGUST 13
21.30 | 3:30 p.m. | XFINITY Series’ Mid Ohio Challenge (75 laps, 169.35 miles)
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course track layout
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