The history of the race track

08 jun 2024
Let’s summarize our discussion about the history of the race track 🛣️ Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, located in Lexington, Ohio. The track first opened its gates in 1962, founded by Les Griebling and a group of local businessmen. With 13 turns over its 3.634 km, navigating the course itself is no easy feat, especially when you look at the corners. The race starts with the long, flat 90-degree left at Turn 1, followed quickly by a sequence of two right turns known as the Keyhole. Then the track goes onward into a series of other challenging turns over undulating terrain. Did you know?🧐 Mid-Ohio can be configured in two different layouts – the original 2.4-mile course and the shorter 2.258-mile version, giving it versatility for various racing series. «The Keyhole» corner name, a tight hairpin that provides excellent passing opportunities and challenges drivers with its tricky exit. The track is known for its rolling hills and elevation changes, making it not only a test of speed but also of technical skill and precision. Mid-Ohio race track has combination of fast straights, tight corners, and technical sections that test the limits of both car and driver. We’re ready to take on the turns and challenges of Mid-Ohio! 🏁 Stay tuned for updates and behind-the-scenes action as we try to rich the podium 😉 💪🏆

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