Tag Archive: Watkins Glen International

Aug 10

Logano gets first road-course win at the Glen

“I’m still just trying to catch my breath” – Logano

2015-08-08_0061A week after running out of fuel while leading with three laps left at Pocono, Joey Logano finished off an unprecedented weekend sweep at Watkins Glen International with his first road course victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

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Aug 05

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Watkins Glen

Kenseth tacks on the bonus points

NASCAR logoIt was appropriate that the Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway was decided by the fuel “window.”

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Jun 28

Benitez splashes to sweep at Watkins Glen

“It’s raining, and it’s Watkins Glen, which is really difficult, so I am happy” -Benitez

Angel Benitez Jr. completed a powerful return to the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama by winning Round 6 on Saturday, polishing off a sweep of both rounds at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Heavy rain forces postponement of Round 4 at Watkins Glen International

New date, location under consideration

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo - Heavy rain Watkins Glen International Unsuitable racing conditions caused by heavy, persistent rain forced Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America, after consultation with International Motor Sports Association officials, to abandon Round 4 of the championship Saturday, June 27 at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Lally takes checkered flag in season debut at Watkins Glen International

 “This was a lot of fun!” – Lally

In his first start of the season, Andy Lally won Round 3 of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America series at Watkins Glen International.

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Jun 24

Super Trofeo North American competition to heat up at Watkins Glen

The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America field will battle at Watkins Glen International for Rounds 3 and 4.

The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America field will battle at Watkins Glen International for Rounds 3 and 4 The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America series is taking the raging bull to the Northeast for the next two rounds of racing June 25-27 at historic Watkins Glen International with another large grid of 22 cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

Drivers, Teams fre up for crucial summer stretch starting at Watkins Glen

The series begins a crucial stretch of eight rounds in 10 weeks

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda 2014 logo While the 2015 Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda season started in mid-March, it’s easy to argue the path to the championship starts June 25-27 at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

The Glen to showcase Patron Endurance Cup

At the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo

The Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup returns to running with the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday, June 28. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

It’s never too late to race for Weyland

Kelly Moss Motorsports driver to start 2015 IMSA season at Watkins Glen

Dan Weyland - Porsche Dan Weyland earned his first Platinum Masters podium finish in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama competition in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Andrews takes second win at Watkins Glen

“We won the first race, and coming from the back today, what can you say, I am happy as I can be”

F1600 F Championship logoScott Andrews swept the day at Watkins Glen in the F1600 Formula F Championship Series, winning both races and two of three on the weekend.

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May 17

Andrews prevails at Watkins Glen

Steve Bamford finished second while Skylar Robinson completed the podium

F1600 F Championship logoScott Andrews took his second win and fifth podium in five starts, battling a four-car train at the front of the F1600 Formula F Championship Series field to take victory in race two of three at Watkins Glen.

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May 16

Mack wins F1600 at WGI by .054

“There are twelve laps and I think that just about everybody got passed by everybody”

F1600 F Championship logoIn another classically competitive F1600 Formula F Championship Series race, Austin Mack took the win in the first of three races at Watkins Glen International.

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May 13

Rounds three and four shaping up for the Atlantic Championship Series

Coming up this weekend is the second stop on the fourteen-round, seven-weekend Atlantic Championship Series.

Formula Atlantic logoTeams 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 11

Mehan Wins at Watkins Glen; Rickards Re-Takes Points Lead

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Robinson on top in Friday practice for championship weekend

In other big news, Minor received a penalty during practice that will impact his qualifying position for race one on Saturday.

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/a279049f55440af83bd8660da/images/47d6b0f9-f052-4a87-bac5-2fbef2afc3f7.jpgWith 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Agren leads Friday practice over Rickards

It will get more interesting on Saturday

F1600 - Ayla Agren 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Showcase of Ferrari Challenge at Watkins Glen International

Emmanuel Anassis sweeps Trofeo Pirelli weekend for second straight time this season

Ferrari Challenge - Watkins Glen International Twenty-five examples of the Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione took to legendary Watkins Glen International this weekend for the ninth and tenth rounds of the 2014 Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli North America. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the CHEEZ-IT 355 at The Glen

There have been 31 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Watkins Glen International,

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series A look at some of the top statistical performers at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York going into the CHEEZ-IT 355 At The Glen on August 10.

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Jul 04

Tagliani penalized for practice incident at Watkins Glen

Determined to have violated Rule 48.4 (unjustifiable risk) 

Alex Tagliani aux Six Heures du Glen 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

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

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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