The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Rookie Racers program is designed to help young racing fans get the MOST out of their Mid-Ohio weekends, and is best suited for those 5-12 years of age.

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course ROOKIE RACERS will get up-close access drivers and cars, and have hands-on opportunity to learn how racing cars operate EVERY major race weekend. Experiences may include paddock tours, meet and greets, ice cream socials, driver high five lines and more! The ROOKIE RACERS 'Membership Kit' includes a Rookie Racers t-shirt and goodies from series and sponsors.

2019 Benefits:

  • Rookie Racers Credential
  • NASCAR Acceleration Nation Drawstring Bag
  • Cooper Tires hat, sunglasses and drawstring bag
  • Rookie Racers T-Shirt from Summit Racing
  • INDYCAR coloring pages
  • IMSA carabiner, stickers and coloring pages
  • Total Robots
  • ARX stickers and autograph cards
  • Free Pizza Slice at each of the 8 Major Events
  • $5 off a souvenir purchase at each of the 8 Major Events
  • Welcome Letter from the President of Mid-Ohio
  • More Race Weekend Activities to be announced!

Event Experiences

Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio
Paddock Tour with Michelin Pilot Challenge teams
Date: Saturday, May 4 @ 11:45AM
Meet at: Konica Minolta Business Center (Look for the Rookie Racer signs!)
Photo Opportunity with GTD Winning Drivers
Date: Sunday, May 5 after race
Meet at: Mid-Ohio Victory Stage
Cooper Tires ARX of Mid-Ohio Round 1
Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio
Vintage Motorcycle Days
The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio
B&L Transport 170 at Mid-Ohio
NASA Championships
Cooper Tires ARX of Mid-Ohio Round 2

Enrollment is available at the Mid-Ohio Souvenir Stands during event weekends.