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National Auto Sport Association Championship Race Returns

14 Sep , 2019  

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is hosting the 14th annual National Auto Sport Association (NASA) Championships presented by Toyo Tires. More than 300 competitors in 26 classes will be on track, plus over 60 drivers racing in seven Time Trial classes. Last held at the permanent road course in North Central Ohio in 2012, NASA is returning to Mid-Ohio, the site of its inaugural championships event in 2006.

The event will take place from September 20 – 22 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington. Participating race classes are as follows: American Iron (3 classes), GTR, GTS (4 classes), Honda Challenge (3 classes), Masters, NASA Prototype, Porsche 944 Spec, Spec E30, Spec E46, Spec Iron, Spec Miata, Super Touring (6 classes), Super Unlimited, Spec Z, and Time Trials (7 classes). 

General admission is $40 for the weekend or $30 for daily passes ($5 additional for tickets purchased at the gate). Children 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by a ticketed adult, plus free parking is available. The garage paddock is open free during the event to get up close to the cars and drivers. Tent and motor home camping is available on site. To order tickets in advance, visit midohio.com or by phone at 419-884-4000. 

The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is a comprehensive motorsports facility in Lexington. It sits on 330 acres and features a permanent road-racing circuit with two primary track configurations: 2.4-mile, 15-turn or 2.258-mile, 13-turn layout. The natural terrain road course is commonly referred to as the “Most Competitive in the U.S.” and annually hosts a diversity of locally, regionally and nationally sanctioned race events for amateur, club and professional drivers and riders. It is also home to The Mid-Ohio School, featuring over 20 driving and riding courses, for teenagers to professional racers using Honda vehicles. 

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