How to Experience the Mid-Ohio WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

One of the area’s most fascinating events, the Mid-Ohio WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is coming to town this spring with some adrenaline-pumping racing. For the first time, the championship will take place at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, OH. Find out everything you need to know about the premier sports car racing series below!

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Your Guide to the Mid-Ohio WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Weekend

Event Details

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The Mid-Ohio WeatherTech SportsCar Championship takes place at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, OH as the headline for a weekend of racing from Friday, May 4th, 2018 to Sunday, May 6th, 2018. The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course has a long history of hosting world-class races, and the spring Championship will be nothing short of the best!

Originally founded in 1969, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) is the sanctioning body for the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. IMSA and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course are thrilled to be partnering together for a weekend of heart-pumping Ohio racing.

The IMSA schedule for 2018 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course also includes the popular IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, which is returning to the course for the first time since 2013! If you’re a sports car enthusiast, you can’t miss this thrilling weekend of events!

Tickets, Parking, & Directions

Tickets for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge can be found here. The Mid Ohio Sports Car Course is located at 7721 Stream Corners Road, Lexington, OH 44904. You can also take a look at the parking and directions pages for more information about the event!

More Thrilling Races in Mid-Ohio

Along with the Mid-Ohio WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, our Midwest state is home to several other fascinating races! One of the best places to catch a race is at the Mansfield Motor Speedway. Take a look at our blog on how to experience an action-packed Ohio vacation with the Mansfield Motor Speedway!

Where to Stay

If you’re looking for the best place to stay during the Mid-Ohio WeatherTech SportsCar Championship weekend, look no further than HideAway Country Inn! Our cozy accommodations are centrally located in the heart of Ohio with convenient access to the weekend races.

One of our most popular rooms is the Smith Manor House Room. This luxurious guest room features a cozy king-sized bed, private ensuite bathroom, a spacious private deck with a lovely sitting area, charming Victorian touches, and more! You’ll love the soft linens, plush robes, and complimentary homemade breakfast. This room is the perfect place for a relaxing weekend getaway! However, you can’t go wrong with any of our charming rooms and suites at the HideAway Country Inn.

Browse our full selection of accommodations now and book your stay today! We look forward to hosting you for the ultimate Mid-Ohio getaway!