Tag Archive: Watkins Glen

Sep 03

Rossi wins at Watkins Glen as championship takes wild turn (updated)

Rossi won the 60-lap race at Watkins Glen International from the pole

Alexander RossiAlexander Rossi completed a dream weekend at the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen, as the Verizon IndyCar Series championship competition took a dramatic turn with but one race remaining on the schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

Patrick Gallagher on Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup pole at Watkins Glen

Patrick Gallagher (No. 29 McCumbee McAleer Racing) moved closer to his goal in Friday’s qualifying session

MX5 CupWorking to make his $200,000 dream championship a reality, Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires points leader Patrick Gallagher (No. 29 McCumbee McAleer Racing) moved closer to his goal in Friday’s qualifying session as he locked in pole position for both of Saturday’s 45-minute races at Watkins Glen International.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Championship showdown as Global Mazda MX-5 Cup heads to Watkins Glen 

The Global MX-5 Cup is the North American edition of the all MX-5 championship

Championship showdown as Global Mazda MX-5 Cup heads to Watkins Glen It is not even September yet, but Christmas could come extra early for Patrick Gallagher if he is able to lock down the 2017 Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires championship this weekend at Watkins Glen International.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Watkins Glen

Busch Goes For Second Straight Win

NASCAR logoKyle Busch notched his first win of the season – and first in 36 races – in Sunday’s Overton’s 400 at Pocono Raceway. By capturing the checkered flag at Pocono, Busch has now won a points race at every Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series track but Charlotte.

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Jul 28

Canadian NASCAR next Alumni driver Klutt to make Cup Series debut at Watkins Glen

Klutt is currently in his third season driving in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series

2016-09-10_67391Premium Motorsports announced today that Canada native Gary Klutt will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut August 6th at Watkins Glen behind the wheel of the No. 15 Color Compass Chevrolet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

Barbosa, Fittipaldi, Albuquerque win Sixth straight for Cadillac in wild Watkins Glen race (updated)

But this one was anybody’s race

The record book will show that Cadillac won its sixth consecutive IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with a victory at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

BMW returns to WeatherTech Championship Victory Lane at Watkins Glen

Alexander Sims held off the Ford GT of Richard Westbrook

BMW returned to victory lane in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition Sunday in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Ford Mustang wins thrilling Continental Tire 120 at Watkins Glen with Martin, Roush

The Continental Tire Challenge returns to the track next weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

In a race that was at one point red flagged for rain, the two-hour Continental Tire 120 at Watkins Glen International came down to a 12-minute shootout under sunshine and dry track conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Change Racing gets winning start to Watkins Glen weekend

Set for seventh on IMSA WeatherTech grid for Sahlen’s Six Hour

Change Racing Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of SebringIt has been a busy weekend at Watkins Glen for Change Racing, with practice and qualifying for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship team as well as practice, qualifying and two races for the Lamborghini Super Trofeo squad.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Martin Harvey race report from Watkins Glen

Wingho Racing/Porsche Prestige

Martin Harvey in Watkins Glen - IMG_5169A bizarre weekend of racing for Martin Harvey and the Porsche GT3 Cup drivers at Watkins Glen. Drivers of the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup finally ran a full race this weekend, with the presentation of Round 6 on Saturday at the 5.47-kilometre, 11 turns Watkins Glen road course in Watkins Glen, New York.

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Jun 30

VISIT FLORIDA Racing proud to Partner with Homes For Our Troops at Watkins Glen

When VISIT FLORIDA Racing arrives for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, the team will be racing for more than just a victory.

VISIT FLORIDA Racing proud to Partner with Homes For Our Troops at Watkins GlenThe organization has teamed with Homes for our Troops for the six-hour endurance event as part of a tribute for our Veterans in celebration of the upcoming Independence Day holiday.
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Jun 29

Change Racing will look to continue winning ways this weekend in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America series in Round 2 

Change Racing bringing Lamborghini Super Trofeo and WeatherTech Campaigns to Watkins Glen

Change Racing Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of SebringWatkins Glen International will play host to the traditional Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen on July 2nd, and Change Racing will return to the iconic track in pursuit of some good racing luck in upstate New York.  The team’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTD effort will also be joined by the Change Racing two-car Super Trofeo effort for Round 2 of their five-event season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 28

Martin Harvey to compete at Watkins Glen this weekend

Wingho Racing/Porsche Prestige

2017-06-11_0308Martin Harvey and drivers of the Canadian Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge compete against their American counterparts this weekend at Watkins Glen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Mustang Sampling Racing targets return to Victory Lane at Watkins Glen

Mustang Sampling Racing will look to return to victory lane at Watkins Glen this Sunday in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen

Mustang Sampling Racing targets return to Victory Lane at Watkins GlenNo. 5 entry has competed in seven races at the Glen (2010 – 2016), with three victories (2012 – Law/Barbosa and 2013 & 2016 – Fittipaldi/Barbosa) . 2016 Sahlen’s 6 Hour: Action Express Racing cars finished 1-2 with Fittipaldi/Barbosa winning ahead of Cameron/Curran. Special patriotic livery for No. 5 Mustang Sampling Racing celebrates American Icons. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Guest stars join IMSA WeatherTech Championship regulars for 2016 season-ending Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta

Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort

Preparing for a 10-hour season-ending race at challenging Road Atlanta, many of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams have added third drivers to their lineups for the Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort on Saturday, Oct. 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Dixon dominates to win INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen

It’s safe to say Scott Dixon is happy the Verizon IndyCar Series is back at Watkins Glen International

Scott DixonThe No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet driver capped off a perfect weekend, leading 50 of 60 laps in today’s INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen presented by Hitachi to collect his fourth win on the 3.37-mile permanent road course. Stretching his final tank of ethanol over the final 19 laps, Dixon cruised across the finish line 16.5308 seconds ahead of Josef Newgarden. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Dixon continues torrid pace at Watkins Glen practice

The Kiwi’s performance in the afternoon practice affirmed his dominance on the 3.37-mile permanent road course

Scott DixonThree-time Watkins Glen race winner Scott Dixon turned heads when he led first practice today for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen presented by Hitachi.

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Aug 08

Hamlin earns first career road course win at Watkins Glen

The race was in doubt until the final corner

Denny HamlinDenny Hamlin, winner of Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at the Glen, entertained a sold-out grandstand with a celebratory burnout that trailed a plume of smoke the entire length of the frontstretch at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 04

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Watkins Glen

Buescher wins first race, snaps Front Row Motorsports’ 118-race winless drought

NASCAR logo 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). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

Nielsen Wins at Watkins Glen, increases GT Daytona points leLead

Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen

Christina Nielsen Christina Nielsen and her Scuderia Corsa teammates won their second consecutive IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship endurance race in the GT Daytona class Sunday afternoon at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen International (WGI). Read the rest of this entry »

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