Tag Archive: Watkins Glen International

Jul 06

Rivals look to rein in Versteeg, Watzinger at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

What a difference a week made in the Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires

Austin Versteeg jumped to the Lites 1 championship lead after sweeping all three rounds June 30-July 2 at Watkins Glen Internati Clark Toppe led JDC Motorsports teammate Austin Versteeg, 38-36, entering Rounds 3, 4 and 5 of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned Official Development Series June 30-July 2 at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Jesse Lazare takes points lead in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA at Watkins Glen International

Challenging weekend for Door Doctor Porsche driver

2016-06-12_0323 Montreal-based Door Doctor Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA driver Jesse Lazare suffered through a challenging weekend to emerge with the Platinum Cup points lead as the series marked the halfway point at the historic Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Tough close to Sahlen’s Six Hour for Change Racing

Change Racing entered the holiday weekend event with the momentum of a season best finish of sixth at Detroit

Change Racing 2 Change Racing was back in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship racing action this weekend at Watkins Glen International as the series staged Round 5 of the 2016 championship with the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen on Sunday.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Hargrove turns tables on Morad for overall victory, Longe earns First Career USA Platinum Cup win

Chris Green, from Montreal, rounded out the top five overall and was second in the USA series

2016-06-12_0314 Scott Hargrove added another winning chapter to his intensifying rivalry with fellow Canadian Daniel Morad, driving to victory July 2 in the combined Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama and Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama round at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Versteeg, Chlumecky pull off daily double at Watkins Glen

Versteeg, from Sandy, Utah, took the Lites 1 championship lead with his second and third victories of the season

Austin Versteeg earned his second and third victories of the season on July 1 at Watkins Glen Austin Versteeg and Michal Chlumecky swept the overall and Lites 1 Masters victories, respectively, in Rounds 3 and 4 of Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires on July 1 at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America continues to roll with next stop at Watkins Glen

The championship races are just starting to heat up in the multiple classes of the North American series

The Super Trofeo North America field is returning to Watkins Glen for Rounds 3 and 4 of the 2016 championship. Watkins Glen International is a prime location for the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America series, with its rich history and scenic views that will set the scene for Rounds 3 and 4. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Christina Nielsen kicks off whirlwind July at Watkins Glen International

“In one month, I have two races in the U.S., one in Canada and one in Europe” – Nielsen

2016-06-19-0063 Fresh off her sixth-place finish at the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans in France, Christina Nielsen is back in the States and ready to begin her first of four races of the month at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen on July 1-3 at Watkins Glen International (WGI).

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Jun 23

Sahlen’s Six Hours Of The Glen features 42-car entry list

Sunday, July 3, at Watkins Glen International

The top-three finishing GTE Pro teams and the winning GTE Am team from the recent 24 Hours of Le Mans return to IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Watkins Glen test proves fast and furious

Verizon IndyCar Series’ return after a six-year absence

Scott DixonTwo words sum up what drivers think the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen will be like after they participated in a one-day test at Watkins Glen International: fast and physical. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Iconic Watkins Glen International marks halfway point of season for Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Trophy East

This is the third race of the season for the series

Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport race cars The competitors of the PCA Club Racing Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Trophy East series are heading to Watkins Glen International (WGI) on June 3-5, ready to face the challenges of the iconic circuit with more experience under their belts.

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May 14

Mazda announces Atlantic & F2000 Championship contingency program

Mazda will be posting season championship cash awards

2014-01-16_0849 While the Mazda Road to Indy is busy at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Mazda Road to 24 is sharing the pavement at Watkins Glen International with several series including the Formula Race Promotions’ Atlantic Championship Series and the F2000 Championship Series.

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May 13

Denes, Grant and Norman Lead Watkins Glen Practice

 It is the second event of the 2016 Formula Race Promotions season, with seven races scheduled for Saturday and Sunday

Formula Race Promotions logo Phillippe Denes, David Grant and Ryan Norman were fastest in Friday practice in F1600, F2000 and Atlantic, respectively, at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic set for Watkins Glen

Follow weekend action online

Formula Race Promotions logo The F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series are heading to the newly-paved Watkins Glen International this weekend for the second event of their 2016 seasons.

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May 01

Prestige Performance takes two wins in race 2 of Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America

The next Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America event will be June 29-July 1 at Watkins Glen International

Shinya Michimi earned his first Super Trofeo North America victory in the No. 1 Prestige Performance Huracán in Race 2 at Laguna Prestige Performance used quick driving and strategy to earn dual wins in the overall and Pro-Am divisions in Race 2 of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America season Sunday at Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

New surface at Watkins Glen to greet IMSA competitors in 2016

The 3.4-mile natural road course is undergoing a complete repaving

When the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to Watkins Glen International July 1-3, 2016 for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, teams will have to throw out their notes from previous events, and start a new notebook.

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.

Flagworld photo album

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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.”

Flagworld will be there, do not miss our photo coverage

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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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