Watkins Glen International constructs new viewing berm in Turn 1, increasing capacity

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (May 2, 2019) – Watkins Glen International announced another capital improvement by constructing a new general admission viewing berm in between Turns 1 and 2, increasing the capacity of North America’s Premier Road Racing facility.


“It is always great when we can make improvements to enhance the overall experience of our races here at The Glen,” Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup said. “Fans are first and this new berm is a way to express our gratitude of having the best fans in motorsports and give them a great view of one of the most exciting parts of our racetrack.”


Looking ahead for the 2019 season, the IMSA Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, NASCAR Go Bowling at The Glen and the SVRA Hilliard U.S. Vintage Grand Prix headline a season schedule full of the world’s most talented drivers, hottest cars and most competitive races motorsport has to offer.


Located within five (5) hours (~300 miles) of 25% of the US population, Watkins Glen International is the premier road racing facility in North America, three-times voted “Best NASCAR Track” by readers of USA Today. Keep up with The Glen on Facebook and Twitter. For tickets, camping, and additional information, call 1-866-461-RACE or visit www.theglen.com.