Mid-Ohio Postpones Acura Sports Car Challenge

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The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Acura Sports Car Challenge will not take place on May 1-3. (Doug Day photo)

LEXINGTON, Ohio – The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course officials have announced that the Acura Sports Car Challenge will not take place as scheduled on May 1-3.

The event was scheduled to feature the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, IMSA Prototype Challenge and Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama.

The track is looking to identify a new date to host the event later in the year.

Below is the full statement from Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course officials:

This is an important update to race fans, competitors and all associated with the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio event.
 
Following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance regarding limiting public gatherings to no more than 50 people, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course can confirm the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio will not take place as previously scheduled from May 1-3.
 
This delays the start of the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course season opening and will impact the following IMSA-sanctioned series:
 
·      IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
·      IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge
·      IMSA Prototype Challenge
·      Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama
 
Acura, IMSA, and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course are in discussions to identify a new date later in 2020.
 
IMSA and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will promptly communicate any updates as further information is made available.