The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio fast facts

Verizon IndyCar Series
For Immediate Release
Race weekend: Friday, July 27 – Sunday, July 29

Track: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, a 13-turn, a 2.258-mile road course in Lexington, Ohio

Entry List: Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (PDF)

Race distance: 90 laps / 203.22 miles

Push-to-pass parameters: 200 seconds of total time with a maximum time of 20 seconds per activation.

Firestone tire allotment: Seven sets primary, four sets alternate. Teams must use one set of primary and one new set of alternate tires in the race.

Twitter: @Mid_Ohio, @IndyCar, #Honda200, #INDYCAR

Event website: http://www.midohio.com/

INDYCAR website: www.IndyCar.com

2017 race winner: Josef Newgarden (No. 2 PPG Automotive Refinish Team Penske Chevrolet)

2017 Verizon P1 Award winner: Will Power (No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet), 1:04.1720, 126.672 mph

Qualifying record: Simon Pagenaud, 1:03.8700, 127.271 mph, July 30, 2016

NBCSN television broadcasts: Qualifying, 1:30 p.m. ET Saturday, July 28 (live); Race, 3 p.m. ET Sunday, July 29, CNBC (live); 6:30 p.m. ET Sunday, July 29, NBCSN (re-air); Leigh Diffey is the lead announcer for the NBCSN broadcasts this weekend alongside analysts Townsend Bell and Paul Tracy. Pit reporters are Jon Beekhuis, Katie Hargitt, Kevin Lee and Robin Miller.

Advance Auto Parts INDYCAR Radio Network broadcasts: Mark Jaynes is the chief announcer alongside analyst Anders Krohn. Jake Query and Nick Yeoman are the turn announcers with Dave Furst, Ryan Myrehn and Michael Young reporting from the pits. Verizon P1 Award qualifying and The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio will broadcast live on network affiliates, Sirius 216, XM 209, IndyCar.com, indycarradio.com and the INDYCAR Mobile app. All Verizon IndyCar Series practice sessions are available on IndyCar.com, indycarradio.com and the INDYCAR Mobile app.

Video streaming: All practice sessions for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio will stream live on RaceControl.IndyCar.com and on the INDYCAR YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/indycar).

At-track schedule (all times local):

Friday, July 27

11 – 11:45 a.m. – Verizon IndyCar Series practice #1, RaceControl.IndyCar.com (Live)

2:35 – 3:35 p.m. – Verizon IndyCar Series practice #2, RaceControl.IndyCar.com (Live)

3:40 – 4 p.m. – Verizon IndyCar Series pit stop practice, RaceControl.IndyCar.com (Live)

Saturday, July 28

10 – 10:45 a.m. – Verizon IndyCar Series practice #3, RaceControl.IndyCar.com (Live)

1:35 p.m. – Qualifying for the Verizon P1 Award (three rounds of knockout qualifying), NBCSN (1:30 p.m. live)

Sunday, July 29

2:55 p.m. – Driver introductions

3:35 p.m. – Command to start engines

3:42 p.m. – The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (90 laps/203.22 miles), CNBC (live)