O’Reilly Auto Parts also joins facility as season-long partner
LEXINGTON, Ohio (May 5, 2022) – O’Reilly Auto Parts has been announced as the title sponsor of the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (CWTS) event at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, set for July 8-9, 2022. The 67-lap race covering 151 miles will be called the O’Reilly Auto Parts 150 at Mid-Ohio.
In addition to the name entitlement rights to the NASCAR weekend, O’Reilly will also be a season-long sponsor of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. With locations in 47 U.S. states, including 217 stores in Ohio, O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. is one of the largest specialty retailers of automotive parts, tools, supplies and equipment and accessories in the U.S.
“Our entire team at O’Reilly Auto Parts is excited to be a part of this event as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series makes its debut at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course,” said Hugo Sanchez, O’Reilly Auto Parts Vice President of Marketing and Advertising. “We also look forward to having a presence throughout the season in front of the track’s great fans. It’s going to be an action-packed season highlighted by the O’Reilly Auto Parts 150 at Mid-Ohio.”
Through this new association with Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, O’Reilly will receive significant trackside signage which will be utilized to showcase its Super Start Battery brand, other onsite branding and display activations at each of the five major spectator events at the facility. O’Reilly will also have access to tickets, hospitality and VIP experiences across the 2022 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course racing season.
The NASCAR CWTS weekend at Mid-Ohio will get underway with ARCA Menards Series racing in the Dawn 150 on Friday, July 8 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Then, the NASCAR CWTS will take to the 2.258-mile, 13-turn road course on Saturday, July 9 at 1:30 p.m. ET in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 150 at Mid-Ohio to cap off the weekend.
“It’s going to be a special moment to see the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series take its first laps around the track during the O’Reilly Auto Parts 150 at Mid-Ohio weekend,” said Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course President Craig Rust. “We thank O’Reilly for helping us bring this incredible new event to our fans at Mid-Ohio and welcome them to our family of partners.”
Tickets are on sale now for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 150 at Mid-Ohio. A Weekend General Admission ticket is $60 which includes access to the grandstands for both Friday and Saturday. Single Day tickets are also available for $50 per day. Tickets purchased at the gate cost an additional $10. Children 12 and under receive free general admission to all events at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course when accompanied by a ticketed adult. Mid-Ohio Season Race Passes are still on sale through the first spectator event. It provides the best access and most value to attend all five major race weekends, plus access to additional race events not open to the general public.
Visit midohio.com or call 419-884-4000, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ET, Monday to Friday to purchase tickets or for more information. Follow the O’Reilly Auto Parts 150 at Mid-Ohio on social media with #TrucksMO.
About O’Reilly Auto Parts:
O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. was founded in 1957 by the O’Reilly family and is one of the largest specialty retailers of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment and accessories in the United States, serving both the do-it-yourself and professional service provider markets. Visit the Company’s website at www.OReillyAuto.com for additional information about O’Reilly, including access to online shopping and current promotions, store locations, hours and services, employment opportunities and other programs. As of March 31, 2022, the Company operated 5,811 stores in 47 U.S. states and 27 stores in Mexico.
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series and three international series. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, Americrown Service and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).
About Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course:
A comprehensive motorsports facility in Lexington, Ohio, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course sits on 380 acres and features a permanent road-racing circuit with two primary race track configurations: 2.4-mile, 15-turn or 2.258-mile, 13-turn layout. Located 60 miles north of Columbus and 75 miles south of Cleveland near Mansfield, the natural terrain road course is commonly referred to as the “Most Competitive in the U.S.” and annually hosts a diversity of locally, regionally and nationally sanctioned race events for amateur, club and professional drivers and riders. It is also home to The Mid-Ohio School, featuring over 20 driving and riding courses, for teenagers to professional racers using Honda vehicles. Opened in 1962, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course has been owned and operated by Green Savoree Mid-Ohio, LLC since 2011, just the raceway’s third private ownership group in its history.
For more information, visit midohio.com, ‘like’ its Facebook page @MidOhioSportsCarCourse or follow updates on Twitter @Mid_Ohio and Instagram @officialmidohio.