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World Championships

Saturday, July 20

We can’t wait to welcome this year’s racers to Akron! Our 86th annual Race Week is quickly approaching. Things kick off Sunday, July 14 when everyone arrives and culminates on
Saturday, July 20 with the World Championship races!

July 20 Race Day Schedule

  • 6:30 a.m. Gates Open
  • 7 a.m. Champs Check-in
  • 8 a.m. Champs Parade, Opening Ceremonies, National Anthem
  • 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. The 86th FirstEnergy World Championships
  • 7 p.m. Awards Ceremony, Akron Civic Theatre