By 1812Blockhouse, 1812AI

This weekend, buckle up for an adrenaline-packed race event at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. On July 7th and 8th, 2023, the challenging 2.258-mile, 13-turn natural terrain road course will be teeming with action as it welcomes the NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series, the ARCA Menards Series, and the USF Juniors Presented by Cooper Tires.


The NCTS heads to Mid-Ohio for the second annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 150 on Saturday, July 8th. It’s the second and final road course on the series’ schedule. Expect high-intensity competition as rising stars of NASCAR clash fender-to-fender in the series’ only national stop in Ohio.

Round 14 of 23 for the NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series

  • Stage 1: 20 laps
  • Stage 2: 40 laps
  • Stage 3: 67 laps
  • Total: 67 laps, covering 151.28 miles

Catch the O’Reilly Auto Parts 150 at Mid-Ohio live on FS1, July 8, at 1:30 p.m. ET or stream it live on the Fox Sports: Watch Live app.

ARCA Menards Series

On Friday, July 7th, the ARCA Menards Series returns for the second consecutive year to headline the Zinsser SmartCoat 150.

Round 8 of 20 for the ARCA Menards Series

  • 42 laps, covering 94.84 miles

Catch the Zinsser SmartCoat 150 live on FS1, July 7, at 6 p.m. ET or live stream on

USF Juniors Presented by Cooper Tires

Open-wheel action rounds out the on-track schedule with the USF Juniors Presented by Cooper Tires. They will compete in a tripleheader of races, each lasting 40 minutes.

Coverage for all three races will be available on the USF Pro Championships App and at

Fastest Lap and Race Records

The NCTS lap record was set on July 8, 2022, by Corey Heim, clocking a time of 1:57.500 at a speed of 69.181 MPH. The inaugural O’Reilly Auto Parts 150 at Mid-Ohio race record was set by Parker Kligerman, who completed the 67-lap race (151.28 miles) on July 9, 2022, in 2:19:24 with an average speed of 65.116 MPH.

Tickets and Admission

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course offers an exceptional family value. Children 12 and under are admitted FREE when accompanied by a ticketed adult, with free parking available. General admission is $60 for the weekend. Grandstand seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets cost $10 extra when purchased at the gate. Tent and motorhome camping are available on-site. Order tickets in advance at or by calling 419-884-4000, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET.

For the on-track schedule, visit

Let’s rev up for an exciting weekend of racing in the heart of Ohio!

Source: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course; Image by Monica Volpin from Pixabay

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