Tifft Nets 2nd Straight Top 5 Finish In Mid-Ohio

For Matt Tifft, the annual NASCAR XFINITY Series stop at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course means a little more to him than others in the field. See, Tifft grew up in Hinckley, Ohio, which is roughly a little over an hour from the 2.258-mile road course. So, any time he gets a chance to race at Mid-Ohio, it’s his lone “home game” of the year. In two career starts now in front of his home fans, the Ohio native hasn’t disappointed them. Last year, Tifft would finish third with Joe…

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Allgaier Passes Cindric Late To Win 3rd Race Of The Season At Mid-Ohio

Rookie Austin Cindric looked well on his way to earning his first career NASCAR XFINITY Series victory on Saturday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The Team Penske driver started on the pole and dominated the Rock n Roll Tequila 170 for most of the day. Unfortunately for Cindric, two late cautions negated his lead which allowed Justin Allgaier on fresher tires to capitalize the most. On the final restart with six laps-to-go, Allgaier went from fifth to second rather quickly. Then, a few laps later, he got by Cindric…

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5 Favorites For Saturday’s Rock n Roll Tequila 170 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

For the second straight week, the NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers will make left and right hand turns as they head to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for Saturday’s Rock n Roll Tequila 170 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The sixth annual stop to the northern Ohio road course will feature an event without any Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers. With that being said, this race is wide open for the taking. 

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5 Storylines For Saturday’s Rock n Roll Tequila 170 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

One of the most highly entertaining races of the NASCAR XFINITY Series season will take place this weekend as the annual stop to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course has always produced some thrilling races. Saturday’s Rock n Roll Tequila 170 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) should be no different. Here are the top five storylines. 

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Rock N Roll Tequila To Be Title Sponsor Of XFINITY Series Race at Mid-Ohio

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course today announced a new title sponsor for the upcoming NASCAR Xfinity Series race event on August 10-11, 2018. Rock N Roll Tequila will hold this entitlement as well as being named the official tequila of the facility as part of a three-year agreement. The Rock N Roll Tequila 170 Presented by Amethyst Beverage will be the final race of the 57th season at the 2.258-mile, 13-turn permanent road course in Lexington, Ohio. It will also mark the sixth time the NASCAR Xfinity Series visits Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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Rossi Dominates Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, OH – Alexander Rossi was untouchable this weekend. The Andretti Autosport driver needed just one lap in Q3 on Saturday to earn the pole for Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. In the race itself, Rossi was the only driver to make the two stop strategy work as he easily cruised to his fourth career Verizon IndyCar Series victory. Rossi, beat Robert Wickens by 12.8285-seconds on the 2.258-mile road course to earn his second win of the season in dominating fashion. The Andretti Autosport driver gave…

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Penske Trio Have Fast Cars, Leave Mid-Ohio Disappointed

LEXINGTON, OH – Team Penske had won the last two years on the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Verizon IndyCar Series competition. Heading into Sunday’s Honda Indy 200, they had to be labeled as the favorites. Josef Newgarden was the defending race winner on the 2.258-mile road course and had won two of the three races on natural road courses in 2018. The one race he didn’t win, was won by his teammate Will Power. 

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Wickens’ 3 Stop Strategy Nearly Pays Off For 1st Career INDYCAR Win

LEXINGTON, OH – Robert Wickens knew that he had a fast car for Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. When the 24 car field made it through the first lap unscathed, the team decided that they would go on a three stop strategy for the 90 Lap race and push hard every lap. If not for a brilliant drive for Alexander Rossi, Wickens would have won his first career Verizon IndyCar Series race on Sunday afternoon.

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Dixon Keeps 46 Point Lead In INDYCAR Standings Leaving Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, OH – Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course was a day of damage control for current Verizon IndyCar Series points leader Scott Dixon. See, “Mr. Mid-Ohio” started the race in the ninth starting spot after getting a taste of some bad luck in qualifying on Saturday. With all of his main contenders for this year’s championship rolling off inside of the top five for the 90 Lap race around the 2.258-mile road course, it was a race to where Dixon needed to minimize the damage. He’d…

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