3 Spots in Columbus for Gearheads
July 7, 2014
Do you love anything with a motor? You're going to find a whole lot to love about Central Ohio! Check out these three spots to explore - and even participate in - motorsports.
Goodguys PPG Hot Rod & Custom Car Nationals - Don't miss this huge indoor and outdoor happenin' at the Ohio Expo Center July 11-13, featuring more than 6000 hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trick trucks through 1972. Shop at hundreds of vendor booths or take a trip to the swap meet for automotive related parts and cars for sale. Check out the Goodguys AutoCross and the Hot Rod How-To Seminars. There's fun for the whole family with a Goodgals Gallery, a model car show and kids free model make-and-take, plus live entertainment all weekend long! Leave a comment below with your favorite classic car for a chance to win a pair of tickets!
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course - Have you ever wanted to get behind the wheel of a racecar? The Mid-Ohio School near Mansfield provides world-class professional driving and riding instruction to drivers and riders of all skill levels. The official cars of The Mid-Ohio School are Honda Civic EX Coupes, Acura TSXs and Honda S2000 roadsters. Drivers who want to take their skill to another level, The Mid-Ohio School’s high performance programs include the Acura High Performance Course, Acura Advanced High Performance Course, Lapping Program, Acura Two-Day High Performance Program, Acura Three-Day High Performance Program, Corporate Driving Experience and Open Track Time
On Aug. 16, NASCAR comes to Mid-Ohio with the Nationwide Children's Hospital 200.
Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum - The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum tells the exciting stories and preserves the rich history of American motorcycling. Visitors to the Hall of Fame will find award-winning exhibits rotating through three major exhibition halls. Each exhibit immerses guests in the stories of American motorcycling by capturing the thrill of the open road, the excitement of racing or the inspiration of memorable personalities. The Museum is also home to the Motorcycle Hall of Fame, honoring the distinguished men and women who have played a vital role in shaping the sport and business of motorcycling, thanks to their competitive spirit, passion, vision and entrepreneurship. Located just east of Columbus, the museum is on the campus of the American Motorcyclist Association in Pickerington.