Tag Archive: Watkins Glen International

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 »

Jun 29

Conway rebounds for victory in round 6 at Watkins Glen

This was Conway’s first victory since Round 2 in March at Sebring International Raceway.

Super Trofeo logo Kevin Conway picked up his second win of the 2014 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America series in Round 6 Saturday at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Liddell, Davis Prevail In Thrilling Finish At Continental Tire 150

Eversley, Gimple Take Lead In Closing Minutes To Win ST At Watkins Glen In Compass360 Honda

Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge logo 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

John Farano captures win ahead of record grid at Watkins Glen International

Farano had three podium finishes in four races

Super Trofeo logo Canadian John Farano captured his first win of the 2014 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America season, topping of a record grid of 17 cars at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Patrón Endurance Cup returns for round 3 at Watkins Glen

Alex Tagliani on track with RSR

Alex Tagliani aux Six Heures du Glen The Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup is back in the spotlight this weekend as the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship heads to Watkins Glen International for Sunday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen (FOX Sports 1, 11 a.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Veteran Hedlund joining Ostella in Performance Tech prototype challenge car at Watkins Glen

Driver Mike Hedlund will join David Ostella behind the wheel

Performance Tech Motorsports is adding a new face for Round 7 of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship June 29 at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

AIM Autosport heads to Watkins Glen with Patron North American Endurance Cup Lead

Sweedler and Bell look to build on advantage gained at Daytona and Sebring

AIM Autosport Racing with Ferrari logo 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Thompson wants to end one streak

To start another at Watkins Glen

J.Colin Thompson Porsche 14 Arriving at Watkins Glen International with the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama point lead. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Performance Tech has eyes on race wins

Towards Championship lead at Watkins Glen

Performance Tech Motorsports 34 Performance Tech Motorsports will continue its quest for the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda championship during Rounds 5 and 6 of the series June 26-28 at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Busy in the Glen: Nielsen takes on double duty

For  Sahlen Six Hours of the Glen

Christina Nielsen portrait Christina Nielsen will pull double duty June 26-29 at Watkins Glen International when she competes in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama competition at the 3.4-mile track, as well as the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Doran Racing hopes for podium finishes

In Saturday’s CTSCC race at the Glen

Tower Motorsports Doran Racing This weekend Doran Racing returns to the site of many of its most thrilling victories — Watkins Glen International —with two potent Nissan 370Zs. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

As team championships continue at historic Watkins Glen

For tight races for  drivers

GT3 Porsche Cup Challenge Christina Nielsen and Angel Benitez Jr. will be among the drivers fighting for the Platinum Cup podium at Watkins Glen. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

David Ostella returns to Watkins Glen International

New series, same track

David Ostella returns to Watkins Glen International ready to find redemption, this time in the No. 38 Prototype Challenge car of Performance Tech Motorsports for Round 7 of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

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Jun 24

Powerhouse Kelly Moss heads to Watkins Glen

With a complete seven-car entry

Kelly Moss Motorsports Kelly Moss Motorsports is getting the boys back together as it fields a complete seven-car entry for Rounds 7 and 8 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama June 26-28 at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

Thompson keeping championship plan on course feading to The Glen

Colin Thompson is continuing to climb the ladder in his quest to become a Porsche factory driver.

Halfway through his second season in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, Thompson is tied for first in the championship with Angel Benitez Jr. heading into the next two rounds June 27-28 at historic Watkins Glen International.

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May 18

Burkett continues Atlantic winning streak at Watkins Glen

He was able to keep his perfect finish record

Atlantic - Daniel Burkett made it 4 for 4 Daniel Burkett, the young Canadian K-Hill Motorsports driver, claimed his fourth straight Atlantic Championship Series win on Sunday at Watkins Glen.

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May 18

Goikhberg Dashes to Watkins Glen Win

For Goikhberg, it marks his first F1600 win on his Series debut weekend and second-ever F1600 start.

F1600 - Mikhail Goikhberg Mikhail Goikhberg ran in the lead pack for 12 green-flag laps and came out first in a last lap battle among seven cars for the win in round four of the 2014 F1600 Formula F Championship Series season at Watkins Glen. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Goughary makes it 2 for 3 with Watkins win

“What a race! It just goes to show you that you have to be there at the end”

F1600 F Championship logoJim Goughary survived a F1600 battle at Watkins Glen, moving into the lead on the last lap in a race that saw new leaders every lap and ended under caution.

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May 17

Burkett takes third win and lays track records

Twenty-two Atlantic cars took the green flag during race one of the Watkins Glen weekend.

Atlantic - Daniel Burkett took the lead at the start and never looked back This weekend marks the first time the Atlantic Championship Series has run the Watkins Glen International circuit. Some teams have been here before, but for many drivers, this morning’s qualifying session was the first time they had completely dry laps on this track.

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May 16

Ethan Ringel fastest in shortened practice at The Glen

The weekend rolls on with qualifying and race sessions on both Saturday and Sunday

Atlantic - Ethan Ringel Rain and a power outage caused a short morning practice session for the Atlantic Championship Series runners session at Watkins Glen International on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

Goughary leads Friday Glen practice

23 cars completed laps in afternoon practice at Watkins Glen

F1600 - Jim Goughary Jim Goughary led Friday practice at Watkins Glen International on a track getting faster by the minute following heavy morning rain that forced a shortened session due to a power outage.

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May 14

F1600 looks to WGI weekend

F1600 joins F2000 and the Atlantic Championship Series for a double-header weekend

F1600 - Futrelle leads at Road Atlanta A tight F1600 Formula F Championship Series field led by Road Atlanta race winners Jim Goughary and Franklin Futrelle head to rounds three and four of the 14-race 2014 season at Watkins Glen International this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

F1600 Series continues growth

More races and more cars for 2014

F1600 F Championship logoFor F1600 Formula F Championship Series participants, a new year means an expanded schedule, with more teams, drivers and new cars expected for the Series.

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Aug 12

Kyle Busch avoids wrecks, wins at Watkins Glen

Cheez-It 355

DSC_0249The third time may have been the charm for Kyle Busch, but it was a jinx for pole-winner Marcos Ambrose. Read the rest of this entry »

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