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Opening Weekend

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Cars are On Track for Opening Weekend

Cars hit the track at 10:00 am sharp to get the ball rolling on Opening Weekend. Not rain nor wind kept fans from lining up starting at 9:00 am to start the 2011 season at The Glen with laps around our historic road course.

 

Sam Hornish Jr.

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Two Course Records Fall During Qualifying at The Glen

Marcos Ambrose has set himself up well to defend his two consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It™ 355 wins. The Australian racer set a track qualifying record Saturday while securing the Pole for the Cheez-It™ 355 during qualifying at Watkins Glen International.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, NASCAR XFINITY Series, Sam Hornish Jr., Marcos Ambrose

Read for Speed Feature

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GRAND-AM Drivers Share Racing Secrets with Read for Speed Students

Second and fourth graders from Watkins Glen Elementary School took to the turns of Watkins Glen International along with some new friends to celebrate the conclusion of the Read for Speed program on Thursday, June 2. Over 125 students from the second and fourth grades visited the historic road course as a conclusion of the year-long program. The trip was headlined by the students receiving racing pointers from GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series stars Scott Pruett, David Donohue, Memo Gidley, and GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge driver Mike Marsal as they all took two laps around the track in school buses.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Continental Tire 150, Grand Am, Grand-Am Continental Tire Challenge, David Donohue, Memo Gidley, Scott Pruett

2014 Opening Weekend

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Let’s Get Ready to Go Racing!

Watkins Glen International kicks off the 2014 season April 12-13 during Opening Weekend. This is the first weekend that the track opens its gates and provides fans the chance to experience The Glen as few do.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, 2014 Opening Weekend

2012 Opening Weekend

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Opening Weekend at The Glen to Benefit JDRF

For the second-consecutive year, Watkins Glen International is teaming up with JDRF to present Opening Weekend at The Glen April 21-22. Fans of The Glen helped raise a significant donation to the New York based charity in 2011. Founded in 1970, JDRF has raised over $1.6 billion for type 1 diabetes research.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Michael Printup, Tickets, The NASCAR Foundation

Toyota Green Grand Prix presented by Corning, Inc.

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Watkins Glen International’s Season is Underway

Unfavorable weather found its way to Watkins Glen International during Opening Weekend benefiting JDRF. It did not stop hundreds of fans from capitalizing on their opportunity to take three paced laps behind an official WGI vehicle. Hundreds of cars full of fans including those from New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Ontario came to The Glen, helping to support JDRF.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Track Laps, Green Flag

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Opening Weekend set to kick off 2017 season at Watkins Glen International

The 2017 Watkins Glen International season kicks off with Opening Weekend, scheduled for Friday, April 7th through Sunday, April 9th.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, New York, News

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Watkins Glen International enlists Varsha, Lally, Bell to help unveil new surface

Watkins Glen International has announced details for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially kick off a highly-anticipated season on a repaved racing surface on April 15th.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Repave, News

Juan Pablo Montoya

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Breaks Previous Record with a Lap of 127.020 mph

Juan Pablo Montoya clocked the fastest speed in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying at The Glen, breaking the track record with a lap of 127.020 mph. Kyle Busch, who also clocked a speed faster than the record, will join Montoya on the front row for the start of the Finger Lakes 355 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, August 12.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, Juan Pablo Montoya

Bob Sharp Datsun

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Fans Will Have Access to Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver Grand Marshal Bob Sharp During Event Weekend

The Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver special guest Bob Sharp is scheduled to make several appearances throughout the September 9-11 weekend. Sharp will participate in autograph sessions and fan forums as Watkins Glen International acknowledges his SCCA career and the celebration of the featured marque he helped make famous – Datsun/Nissan.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, US Vintage, 2011 US Vintage Grand Prix, Bob Sharp

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