Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio
Nationwide Children's Hospital is honored to be the beneficiary for the third year of the NASCAR Xfinity Series
event to be held at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
on August 15, 2015
. Our patients and their families get to spend the day with some of the biggest names in NASCAR. From the pre-race driver's meeting, touring the garages and even sitting in the pit boxes, it is an action packed day! The NASCAR drivers, their teams, NASCAR, Mid-Ohio and Nationwide are organizing a very special day for some very special kids, our NCH 200 Patient Champions!
Come to the race and enjoy the sights and sounds of NASCAR racing. Come check out the paint schemes on some of the NASCAR Xfinity Series cars that the kids helped design. You can also hear our 2015 Patient Champions give the command for driver's to start their engines and kick off the race.
Watch a recap of the 2014 Nationwide Children's 200 and Chris Buescher's exciting win for patient champion Luke Benner below:
Get revved up for the 2015 Nationwide Children's 200, part of the NASCAR Xfinity Series
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is honored to be the beneficiary for the third year of the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Ten patients and their families will get to spend the day with some of the biggest names in NASCAR. Our thanks to NASCAR, Nationwide, Mid-Ohio and these drivers for making it such a special day for our patient champions.
to purchase tickets to the 2015 Nationwide Children's 200 or call (800) MID-OHIO (643-6446).
About Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
In 2013, the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course announced a three-year partnership with Nationwide Insurance and Nationwide Children’s Hospital to bring the NASCAR Xfinity Series to Ohio. Nationwide Children’s benefited from collaborative fundraising and awareness efforts carried out by NASCAR, Mid-Ohio and Nationwide Insurance.
A comprehensive motorsports facility, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course features a permanent road-racing circuit with two primary configurations: a 2.4-mile, 15 turn, and a 2.25- mile, 13-turn circuit. The park-like, 330-acre complex is located in Lexington, Ohio, near Mansfield, 60 miles north of Columbus and 75 miles south of Cleveland. The track has been called the most competitive course in the U.S. and annually hosts a diverse lineup of locally, regionally and nationally sanctioned racing events for amateur, club and professional drivers and riders. Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course opened in 1962 and is owned and operated by Green Savoree Mid-Ohio, LLC.
Patient Champion Luke Benner (bottom right) and his family celebrate Chris Buescher's win at the 2014 Nationwide Children's 200