Mansfield Announces 2008 Race Schedule

Mansfield, OH USA – Fast becoming one of North America’s top motorsports destinations, The Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau announced today the schedule for an incredible 2008 racing season. Offering everything from NASCAR trucks, to vintage bikes, NSAR and USAR racing, the region offers America’s Best Motorsports Experience, along with affordable and unforgettable experiences and adventures to compliment the visitor’s motorsports experience.
Mansfield tourism has a unique comprehensive website,, which includes the region’s motorsports activities, as well as dining, lodging and other great experiences that await race fans visiting Mansfield and Richland County. Visitors of the Mansfield website will find the newest addition incredibly helpful. This feature gives guests the chance to check hotel availability online as opposed to going through the hassle of calling numerous hotels. “As they become available” updates will show hotels that have guest rooms open.
The 2008 Race Schedule for Mansfield and RichlandCounty includes:
  • May 23-24: NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, Ohio 250 (Mansfield Motorsports Park)
  • June 14: USAR Hooters Pro Cup (Mansfield Motorsports Park)
  • June 20-22: EMCO Gears Classic (Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course); Triple Crown Tuner Challenge
  • June 27-29: Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio (Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course); Featured Marque: Austin Healey Sprite
  • July 18-20: Acura Sports Car Challenge – American Le Mans Series (Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course)
  • July 18-20: The Honda Indy 200 – IndyCar Series
  • July 25-27: AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days (Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course); Featured Marque: Triumph
  • August 1-3: Honda Super Cycle Weekend (Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course);  AMA Superbike Championship
  • August 1-2: Inaugural Mansfield Bike Rally (Central Park in downtown Mansfield)
  • August 9: Open Wheel Extravaganza -ISMA Supermodifieds & HOSS Sprints
  • August 23: NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour & NASCAR Camping World Series (Mansfield Motorsports Park)
  • August 30: USAR Hooters Pro Cup Championship Race (Mansfield Motorsports Park)
  • September 12-14: National Auto Sport Association Championships (Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course)
  • September 19-21: AMA Road Race Grand Championships (Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course); AMA Motocross Manufacturers Cup;      
Mansfield, Ohio offers a wealth of unusual travel adventures and experiences. A destination unlike any other, Mansfield offers everything from tours of the historic working farm where Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married to the chance to spend the night in a haunted former state prison or tour the factory where handcrafted carrousel horses are made. The area offers breathtaking scenery and rural and home-town experiences, as well as hiking, biking, golf, cross-country and downhill skiing, bird watching and loads of other outdoor adventures. For information or to order the Visitors Guide, consumers can call (800) 642-8282 or visit
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