“We won the first race, and coming from the back today, what can you say, I am happy as I can be”
Tag Archive: Watkins Glen International
Coming up this weekend is the second stop on the fourteen-round, seven-weekend Atlantic Championship Series.
Teams and drivers will be calling Watkins Glen International home for the weekend as an exciting grid will take to the track and possibly move one step closer to the title. Making their season debut with the series will be Garth Rickards and Keyvan Andres.
Finishing second, setting fast lap and re-taking the points lead was Garth Rickards
Evan Mehan won a race that saw a lead pack of 11 cars trade the lead back and forth until the Chastain Motorsports driver was able to separate himself from the group to take his second victory of the 2014 F1600 Formula F Championship Series at Watkins Glen International.
In other big news, Minor received a penalty during practice that will impact his qualifying position for race one on Saturday.
With the Championship in his sights, 18-year-old Georgia native Skylar Robinson ran under the existing F2000 Championship Series track record (set in 2011) in free practice ahead of the Championship-deciding rounds 13 and 14 this weekend at Watkins Glen International, with a slim margin over his rival Tim Minor.
It will get more interesting on Saturday
As if the Championship battle couldn’t get any tighter, Ayla Agren paced Friday practice at Watkins Glen by .024 seconds over her main rival, Garth Rickards. The two are nearly neck and neck for the 2014 F1600 Formula F Championship Series crown, which will be settled over rounds 13 and 14 this weekend at Watkins Glen International.
Determined to have violated Rule 48.4 (unjustifiable risk)
Alex Tagliani, driver of the No. 08 car, has been suspended for one race and placed on probation for an additional race for his actions during practice for the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Watkins Glen International on June 28.
Westbrook, Spirit Of Daytona Corvette DP prevails on late-race restarts, wins Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen at Watkins Glen International
Corvette Racing Stays Hot On Summer Stretch, Wins Patrón Endurance Cup Round 3 At Watkins Glen International
In a six-hour TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race that came down to the wire, Richard Westbrook was in the right place at the right time. It’s safe to say Corvette Racing has hit its stride in the first year running the new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R.
Eversley, Gimple Take Lead In Closing Minutes To Win ST At Watkins Glen In Compass360 Honda
No. 6 Stevenson Auto Group Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.R driver Robin Liddell held off the charging Nissan of BJ Zacharias on the final lap of Saturday’s Continental Tire 150 at Watkins Glen International, and held on to win his second Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge victory of the season.
Sweedler and Bell look to build on advantage gained at Daytona and Sebring
Winners of the Rolex 24 at Daytona and runners up at the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, drivers Bill Sweedler and Townsend Bell enter this weekend’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen International with a strong lead in the Patron North American Endurance Cup. It is an advantage they are looking to maintain in the no. 555 AIM Autosport Ferrari 458 Italia.