Indy Elite: Blocker wins Mid-Ohio Grand Prix

By: Tim Doyle
June 27, 2021

The Coca Cola Bottling Company of Kokomo Indy Elite Series headed to its second road course in a row for the Mid Ohio GP at the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. 28 cars converged onto the curvy and hilly 2.25-mile course.

Qualifying Recap

In qualifying, Adam Blocker snagged pole position with a lap of 1:05.995. Adam Crane (1:06.139) paced 2nd over Andreas Eik (1:06.337). Flinn Lazier and Henry Bennett completed the Top 5.

Race Recap

Mid-Ohio Grand Prix Results

While the field got away clean at the start, it didn’t take long before several drivers had issues when on Lap 2, first Bryan Carey went off course, then Ray Kingsbury spun with Jacob Oster doing the same. Carey would find trouble again just a few turns later receiving front end damage requiring him to pit.

Multiple drivers spun on Lap 2 (Tim Doyle/

Blocker would stretch out his lead to nearly 20 seconds over Crane by the end of the 45-lap affair with Bennett in 3rd, Andrew Kinsella in 4th and Lazier would bring it home in the 5th position.

Rounding out the Top 10 were Eik, Riley Thompson, Jason Brophy, Chris Stofer and Robert Maleczka III in 10th.

Up Next

The series takes the month of July off before returning to the ovals on August 1st at World Wide Technology Raceway then to Kansas Speedway on August 31st.

Race recap: Field size- 28

Blocker earns his second win of the season. He also won on March 14 at Belle Isle (Tim Doyle/

Laps- 45

Cautions- 0

Lead Changes- 0

Fastest lap- 1:06.864: Flinn Lazier

Cars on the lead lap- 7

Polesitter- Adam Blocker 1:05.995

Header Image By Tim Doyle/


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