SCC: Mid-Ohio: Fast facts, schedule

WHAT: Mid-Ohio Road Racing Classic Grand American Road Racing Rolex Sports Car Series Round 7 of 12 The weekend marks the return of the Rolex Sports Car Series. The Grand-Am Cup Series and Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship make their ...

WHAT: Mid-Ohio Road Racing Classic
Grand American Road Racing Rolex Sports Car Series
Round 7 of 12

The weekend marks the return of the Rolex Sports Car Series. The Grand-Am Cup Series and Formula Ford 2000 Zetec Championship make their annual stops at Mid-Ohio. The Fran-Am 2000 Series and the Stock Car Championship Series will make their Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course debuts during the weekend.

WHERE: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, 7721 Steam Corners Rd., Lexington, Ohio 44904
WHEN: Friday, June 27 - Sunday, June 29

ROLEX SERIES CATEGORIES:

Daytona Prototype
Closed-wheel, closed-cockpit purpose built race cars with normally aspirated engines restricted for balanced performance. Each prototype has working headlights and brake lights and a spec rear wing. The Daytona Prototypes are powered by such manufacturers as Porsche, BMW and Chevrolet.

Grand Touring Super (GTS)
Based upon road going, production sports cars. Engines are production based and include normally aspirated and turbocharged engines. Cars in this class include Camaros, Mustangs, Corvettes, Porsches, and Molslers.

Grand Touring (GT)
Factory built race cars with 6.0-liter maximum engine displacement. Turbocharging is not allowed in GT cars. Cars in the GT class include the Porsche GT3 RS, Ferrari 360GT and BMW M3.

GRAND-AM CUP SERIES:
Grand-Am Cup Sport Touring Class (ST I, ST II)
Saturday, June 28, 2003, 1:55 p.m.
(200-miles/89-laps/2-hour, 30-minute time limit)

Grand-Am Cup Grand Sport Class (GS I, GS II)
Sunday, June 29, 2003, 12:00 p.m.
(200-miles/89-laps/2-hour, 30-minute time limit)

The Grand-Am Cup Series compliments the Rolex Series by using race cars that are actual production cars, straight off the showroom floor with only minimal racing and safety modifications. Grand Sport I and Grand Sport II classes feature high-end sports and muscle cars, such as Corvettes, Porsches, BMW M3s and Nissan 350Zs. The Sport Touring I and Sport Touring II classes feature small to mid-size sedans, including the Acura RSX, Mini Cooper S, BMW Z4, Lexus IS300 and Acura Integra.

TELEVISION:

Rolex Sports Car Series on SPEED Channel
Tape Delay - Sunday, June 29, 2003, 12 p.m. EDT

Grand-Am Cup Series on SPEED Channel
Tape Delay - Saturday, July 19, 2003, Grand Sport 1 p.m. ET & Sport Touring 2 p.m. ET

RADIO: WYXZ-FM (98.7 - Mansfield, OH)

TICKETS: Call 1-800-MID-OHIO or 419-884-4000, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. or visit www.midohio.com.

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