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Mansfield to Host Sprint Car World Championship in 2018

By Destination Mansfield - Richland County   |  August 7, 2017

In what is already a big weekend for Mansfield Motor Speedway, the Great Lakes Dirt Nationals weekend just got BIGGER with Mansfield Motor Speedway breaking news.

IMSA Race Returns To Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

By Destination Mansfield - Richland County   |  August 1, 2017

In a news conference this morning at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) President Scott Atherton and Mid-Ohio President Craig Rust jointly announced the return of IMSA racing to the historic, 2.258-mile road course on the weekend of May 4-6, 2018.

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Enter for a Chance to Win to Weekend Tickets to Mid-Ohio

By Destination Mansfield - Richland County   |  August 1, 2017

Enter for a chance to win 2 Weekend Passes to the Mid-Ohio Challenge for NASCAR Xfinity racing at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on August 11 & 12. ENTER NOW.

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Summer of Cars

By Destination Mansfield - Richland County   |  May 26, 2017

Racing season is back in Mansfield, OH. If you love cars, whether as a collector, a mechanic or a race fan, you are going to want to be here this summer.

Travel Alert: Road Closing

By Richland Source   |  May 12, 2017

Travelers around the Mansfield area should be aware that the heavily-traveled section of Trimble Road, between Cook Road and Marion Avenue, will be closed to all traffic for 45 consecutive days beginning May 15 for road work. See the full details.

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Race Season Brings Double the Fun in 2017

By Destination Mansfield - Richland County   |  March 10, 2017

Race season kicks off a bit earlier this year with the bold move by Mansfield Motor Speedway to return to their dirt track roots. The season opener is March 25 and offers spring races for 3 weekends for the Triple Crown Spring Spring Series. And as always, there's great anticipation for the world-class race events at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Support these two amazing tracks and get your tickets! See Race Season Schedules.

Race Schedules Offer Variety for 2016

By Mansfield/Richland County CVB   |  April 28, 2016

Live racing in north central Ohio draws closer by the minute! For those fans counting down the days, here's a recap of the area's race schedules. Remember, there are two tracks for the 2016 with Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington and the oval up north at the Spitzer Motor Speedway. This season brings many exciting events to these historic track like IndyCar, NASCAR Xfinity, Top Speed Modifieds, the return of the SCCA Championship Runoffs, concerts and even highly competitive Bull Riding!

Win Race Passes for the Season

By Mansfield/Richland County CVB   |  March 1, 2016

Race Season opens before you know it. Have you always wished you could get season passes to one of the country's best tracks? Now's your chance. Enter for your chance to win TWO VIP SEASON PASSES to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

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Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Announces 2016 Schedule

By Mid Ohio Sports Car Course   |  December 8, 2015

The 2016 motorsports season at the venerable Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course gets under way early as tickets for all events and reservations for classes with The Mid-Ohio School open open today with significant discounted prices available between now and the New Year. The racing events for the 2016 season will include The Vintage Grand Prix at Mid-Ohio, AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Verizon IndyCar Series), Mid-Ohio 200 (NASCAR XFINITY Series), and SCCA National Championship Runoffs. See dates now.

Speedway comes to life Sunday

By Mansfield News Journal   |  June 18, 2015

After five years of idling, the short track is ready to be put into gear. Spitzer Motor Speedway, formerly Mansfield Motorsports Park, will host its first racing event since July 2010 when it reopens Sunday afternoon. Gates open at noon Sunday, with hot laps at 1 p.m., qualifying at 3 p.m. and racing at 4:30 p.m. Fans will be treated to some of the fastest short track cars on the planet when the Midwest Supermodified Association headlines the card with a 30-lap feature. Modified vehicles and front-wheel drive cars will offer support races.

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