Lapping Program


Personal Street-Legal Car

Afternoon Lapping session
Acura ILX Rental

Call (419) 884-4000
*Please note registration  available until noon the prior business day of course date.
2018 Schedule:
April: 12
May:  24
August: 2, 30
September: 13
October: 4, 25, 28


Want more track time? We all do! The Lapping Program is the one for you. You will spend a full day lapping Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and see why the track is called the "Most Competitive in the U.S." The highly experienced instructors will teach you not only the fastest way around Mid-Ohio, but also the race craft to get you to the checkered flag first! Participants must first complete the Acura Advanced High Performance Course, Acura Racing School, or another approved driving program with similar skill sets within the past 2 years or have a current license through NASA, SCCA, PCA BMWCCA or another eligible racing organization to enroll. Registration begins at 9:00 am. Class begins at 9:30 am and ends no later than 6:00 pm. This course takes place at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, 7721 Lexington-Steam Corners Rd., Lexington, Ohio.


  • Van rides and a track walk examining the subtleties of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with professional Championship winning Instructors
  • Instructor lead-follow session to review and understand proper lines and techniques
  • Full-course, open lapping sessions with controlled passing areas
  • Options to lead/follow the instructors or ride with instructors during open lapping sessions
  • Instructor observation, feedback and critique of driving skills at key, challenging areas of the track

Approximate Amount of Seat Time

On Track Drills - 1 hour
On Track Open Lapping - 4 hours or more *
*Subject to change

This Course Is Ideally Suited For:

  • Acura Advanced High Performance Course or Acura Racing School graduates looking for more lapping
  • Car club members interested in a better understanding of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in a low traffic non-racing environment
  • Racers and Time Trial Drivers new to Mid-Ohio who want to master the circuit before a race weekend in a non-racing environment

Afternoon Lapping Option

Think of it as an afternoon round of golf for the driving enthusiast. Fulfill your work commitments in the morning and then head to Mid-Ohio for some high performance driving to cap off the day. The Mid-Ohio School offers an afternoon option for the Lapping Program.

Eligible participants must have taken the Lapping Program within the last two years. Your on track lapping session will be from 2 pm - 4:30 pm. Lunch not provided.  

Fuel Available
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course provides the following Sunoco Fuels:

  • Cam2 (Purple) Leaded 110 Octane
  • Cam2 (Clear) Unleaded 100 Octane
  • 260GTX Unleaded Non-Oxygenated 98 Octane
  • Premium Unleaded 93 Octane

Octane ratings are calculated by r/m method. All fuel is delivered by certified metered pumps. Purchaser assumes all responsibilities for fuel selection. All sales are final. Pumps are available 8 AM - 4 PM, Monday - Friday and on weekends from April 1st - November 1st. Payment method is by major credit card only - including but not limited to: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and Sunoco credit and cash cards. Cash cards are available at the souvenir booth (hours vary by event) located next to the paddock food stand.  The cash cards will help alleviate the problem associated with repeated credit card use at the pumps and will increase the purchase amount to the amount on the card.  Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course cannot provide technical data regarding fuel formulations or acceptability to sanctioning bodies.  For more information regarding fuel formulations, please go to:



Participant must be age 15 ½ and have a temporary permit or valid driver's license to enroll. Parent/guardian must sign a waiver for participant under the age of 18.

Parents are welcome to enroll in the program with teenager or stay and watch throughout the day of the program. Guest lunches are $8 each.

All participants, or their parent or guardian, are required to sign a liability waiver if using a school car. This waiver states, in the event of damage to the vehicle, you would be responsible for up to $1,500 in damages.
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