TOPEKA, Kan. (Oct. 7, 2015) – The 2016 SCCA National Championship Runoffs presented by Garmin VIRB will return to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the first time since 2005, September 19-25, 2016 at the Lexington, Ohio track.
The host track for 2016 was announced as part of the new rotational format in July of 2013, but competitors can now make concrete plans for the event’s return following visits to Road America, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Daytona International Speedway in successive years.
“It’s been 10 years since we’ve been to Mid-Ohio for the Runoffs, and for drivers of a certain age, it feels like going back home,” Eric Prill, SCCA Vice President and COO said. “It’s also been long enough that a whole different generation will experience a Mid-Ohio Runoffs for the first time, which is exciting. September is a beautiful time in central Ohio, with the fall foliage, the crisp mornings and the short-sleeve afternoons. This should be a can’t-miss event for every SCCA member and fan.”
The largest Runoffs on record came at Mid-Ohio in 2004, when 709 cars competed in the event. The Runoffs has crowned Club Racing National Champions in a winner-take-all, single race format since 1964.
More information on the SCCA Runoffs presented By Garmin VIRB can be found at SCCA.com.
Image: The SCCA Runoffs Presented by Garmin VIRB will return to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Complex in 2016.
Credit: Jeff Lowe