WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - 250 vintage race cars on site at Mid-Ohio. }}" />

   
 
 
Vintage Cars Open Mid-Ohio Season

Story By: Jeff Alan

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 6/26/2014

The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association will start off the 53rd season of racing at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington this weekend. Cars from 11 different groups with names like Porsche, Ferrari, Mustang, Corvette, Triumph, Trans-Am and Lola, just to name a few will be on the track.

President and CEO of the SVRA Tony Parella says the cars that race SVRA, must be set up according to the original manufactures specs. If it's a 1958 'vette it has to be just that it can not be modified with modern equipment. Parella also adds that Mid-Ohio is one of the tracks most looked forward to by the SVRA drivers saying you always have to be alert and focused, if not you could find yourself off in the grass. He also quick to add the track is one of the safest.

The SVRA will be making their 32nd consecutive appearance at Mid-Ohio with the feature marque for 2014 the Mini Cooper. The Mechanics Bank Vintage Grand Prix is the ninth of 13 race stops scheduled by the circuit.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 A Medina County man convicted of pandering child pornography has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. Full Story
Image1 As shoppers prepare to take advantage of deals around Thanksgiving and into the holiday shopping season, Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging Ohioans to remember their consumer rights. Full Story
 
Image1 Ontario Police are ready for another Black Friday and Christmas shopping season, and the heavy traffic and potential for crime they bring. Full Story
Image1 The Mansfield Noon Optimist Club gets a Washington update Wednesday from a special guest. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Congressman Gibbs Speaks To Mansfield Noon Optimist Club

Meth Lab Found In Lucas Home, Two Arrested

Friendly House receives donation from Richland Bank

Marvin Memorial Library Seeks Levy

Cleveland Browns star safety coming to Ashland

Galion senior marching in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Post offices closed on Thanksgiving

Two Men Charged In Attempted Prison Drug Conveyance

Dowds Elementary Students Grocery Shop For Shelby Helpline

Sugargrove Tree Farm Owner Going To White House

Shelby School Board OK's Pay Hike For Substitute Teachers

Tornado Siren Testing Wednesday

More News