WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Nascar Nationwide series to visit Mid-Ohio in August. }}" />

   
 
 
Hornish Tests At Mid-Ohio

Story By: Jeff Alan

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 4/16/2013

Ohio native Sam Hornish Jr. was at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington on Monday testing his Nascar Nationwide series stock car in preparation for the upcoming Nascar Nationwide Childrens 200 which will run on August 16th and 17th.  While Hornish, who hails from Defiance, Ohio has raced at Mid-Ohio in an IndyCar and says a stock reacts much different.

From where he sits in a stock car, Hornish says the track looks a little smaller than sitting in an IndyCar where if you are not familar with the track you can be right on top of turns before you are able to react.  He also says an IndyCar is much tighter, but a stock car is much looser and slides around.

The 52nd season of racing at Mid-Ohio begins with Grand-Am Road Racing the week of June 14th through the 16th, followed by the Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio on June 28th through the 30th.  The Nascar Nationwide Childrens 200 will be the first time Nascar has comes to Mid-Ohio.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 A Mansfield man was arrested Wednesday after crashing a stolen pick-up truck in a creek bed and running from police. Full Story
Image1 The United Way of Crawford County launches a 211 information calling center, joining 67 of Ohio's 88 counties to have the 24-hour- a-day service. Full Story
 
Image1 Two Mansfield women have been indicted on charges stemming from a METRICH meth lab bust, August twelfth at 739 Bowman Street. Full Story
Image1 Mansfield School Board Meeting presents criteria for preschool rating system and reveal activity of Springmill Learning Center. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Mansfield Preschool Ratings and Springmill Learning Center

Mansfield Woman Indicted In Fatal Collision With Motorcycle

Charges Filed, Bond Set, In Fatal Crawford County Accident

United Way Director Taking Campaign Message To Contributors

Galion Community Hospital donation helps police department

More News