The only track that features IMSA, NASCAR’s premier series and IndyCar events in the same calendar year
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A total of six events on ovals, six on permanent road courses and five on temporary street circuits
INDYCAR announced the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule today, a 17-race season that provides continuity, adds a new event at Gateway Motorsports Park and confirms a multi-year agreement with Watkins Glen International.
As a guest of WGI to promote the Labor Day weekend INDYCAR Grand Prix
Ed Carpenter Racing driver Josef Newgarden was likely thinking his first trip to Watkins Glen International would be in a race car, but by way of invitation, his maiden journey to the track was a different type of racing experience.
Buescher wins first race, snaps Front Row Motorsports’ 118-race winless drought
Chris Buescher scored a surprise win at Pocono – his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory – after the race was called for fog. The last time a first-time winner visited Victory Lane was in 2014 when AJ Allmendinger triumphed at Watkins Glen International – the site of Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at The Glen (2:30 p.m. ET on USA).
What a difference a week made in the Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires
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.
Change Racing entered the holiday weekend event with the momentum of a season best finish of sixth at Detroit
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.
Chris Green, from Montreal, rounded out the top five overall and was second in the USA series
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.
Versteeg, from Sandy, Utah, took the Lites 1 championship lead with his second and third victories of the season
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.
“In one month, I have two races in the U.S., one in Canada and one in Europe” – Nielsen
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).
Mazda will be posting season championship cash awards
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.
The next Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America event will be June 29-July 1 at Watkins Glen International
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.