Tag Archive: Watkins Glen

Oct 17

Zacharie Robichon makes F2000 debut for BGR Team Grote

It was Zach’s first trip to the former home of the USGP and historic race course

BGR Team Grote - Zacharie Robichon After two season of winning races with BGR Team Grote in the highly rated Toyo Tires F1600 Championship, Zacharie Robichon got his first taste of the next step as he made his debut at the season finale for the F2000 Championship Series held at Watkins Glen .

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Oct 12

Minor clinches title as Robinson wins race

Saturday winner Sam Beasley finished third in round 14 of the 2014 season.

F2000 -  Watkins Glen - Skylar Robinson While Skylar Robinson took the lead back with five laps to go to win the season finale F2000 Championship Series race at Watkins Glen, it was Tim Minor that clinched the 2014 Championship with a second place finish.

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Oct 12

Agren wins race and 2014 F1600 title with last lap pass

Agren, from Norway, bounced back after a rough Saturday

F1600 - 2014 Champion Ayla Agren Ayla Agren found a way past Sam Chastain at the last second on the last lap to take her third win of the 2014 F1600 season and more importantly, clinch the 2014 title in the season finale.

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Oct 11

Beasley Leads Polestar One-Two at Watkins Glen

Beasley returned to victory lane in the No. 44 Polestar machine

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/a279049f55440af83bd8660da/images/cded1e69-9bb9-413d-a504-114915d5cb05.jpgSam Beasley led all 14 laps to take his third win of the 2014 F2000 season with a dominant victory at Watkins Glen for Polestar Motor Racing with his teammate David Grant finishing in second position.

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Oct 08

Familiarity will close the F2000 Championship Series season with a riveting Championship battle – the closest since 2010

Watkins Glen plays to F2000 season finale

F2000 Championship Series logoAfter visits to two new-to-F2000 race tracks in Pittsburgh and Thompson, the open wheel contingent now returns to the full course at Watkins Glen for rounds 13 and 14 to close out the year and decide whether Tim Minor or Skylar Robinson will be the 2014 Champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Watkins Glen finale preview

Round 14 of the 2014 Championship

F1600 F Championship logo Ayla Agren comes into the final two rounds of the 2014 F1600 Formula F Championship season with a razor-thin points lead ahead of teammate Garth Rickards. Whoever conquers the Championship’s second trip of the year to the Glen will be crowned the 2014 F1600 Champion after a season that’s seen 10 winners in 12 races. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

F1600 in Focus Watkins Glen and VIR videos are online

More videos released

F1600 in focus logo Two more F1600 in Focus short videos have been released, featuring highlights from the F1600 Formula F Championship races at Watkins Glen and VIR.

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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 24

NASCAR National Series News & Notes

Indianapolis Motor Speedway: The Quiet Wild Card  

NASCAR logo At face value, this makes zero sense: Sunday’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway might rank right up there with Sonoma, Daytona, Talladega and Watkins Glen as “wild-card” tracks in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular season. Read the rest of this entry »

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

Kuno Wittmer on the podium at Watkins Glen !

SRT Viper GTS-R onto the podium

Kuno Wittmer - Watkins Glen (1) Montreal driver Kuno Wittmer contested this weekend’s 6 Hours of Watkins Glen, the 5th round of the 2014 Tudor United SportsCar series.

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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 29

Thompson sticks another last-lap pass for Watkins Glen sweep

The victory completed another charge from the third row of the starting grid by Thompson

Colin Thompson completed a sweep of both Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama rounds this weekend at Watkins Glen International, once again using a last-lap pass of championship rival Angel Benitez Jr. for victory Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Colin Thompson earns first career win with dramatic pass at Watkins Glen

Thompson held off Benitez by .108 of a second at the finish

Overall Watkins Glen 1Colin Thompson earned his first career Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama victory in wild fashion Friday at Watkins Glen International, passing championship rival Angel Benitez Jr. in the final turn.

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Jun 27

Curran Gives Camaro Z/28.R First TOTAL pole award

In Record-Setting Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge qualifying at Watkins Glen

Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge logo Eric Curran and Marc Miller led a record-setting session Friday at Watkins Glen International, shattering the respective Grand Sport (GS) and Street Tuner (ST) Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge track records in qualifying to capture the TOTAL Pole Awards for Saturday’s Continental Tire 150.

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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 26

News And Notes: Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen + Fast Facts

TUDOR Championship makes first visit to Watkins Glen

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Patrón Endurance Cup adds to track’s Heritage.  Watkins Glen has been making North American racing history since 1948, when cars raced on the public roads of the picturesque village in the upstate New York Finger Lakes region. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Ferrari 458 Italias chasing more history at Watkins Glen

Four previous sports car victories at The Glen for Ferrari

Ferrari - 555 AIM Autosport In a track seeped with history for Ferrari, the teams and drivers racing Ferrari 458 Italias at this weekend’s Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen will be looking write new chapters of that history. 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

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

Burton Racing heads to Watkins Glen

Fueled by fresh determination

Burton Racing BMW Following a challenging outing at Kansas Speedway just two weeks ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Tight races for driver, team championships continue at Historic Watkins Glen

Rounds 6 and 7 of one of the most exciting single-make series in the worldChristina Nielsen, Angel Benitez Jr.It’s ironic and thrilling that as the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama heads to one of the most flowing tracks on its 2014 schedule, the races for driver and team championships in nearly every division remain extremely tight. Read the rest of this entry »

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

Tim Minor made it a clean sweep of the Watkins Glen International F2000 weekend with two wins in rounds three and four of the 2014 season.

Minor dominates Watkins Glen weekend

F2000 - Tim Minor leads the pack up the esses The defending Series Champion briefly lost the lead on the start, but still managed to lead flag-to-flag at the Glen for his third win at the track. The race ended under caution with Minor on the top step of the podium and Kevin Kopp and Sergio Pasian completing the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

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 17

Minor runs to victory at the Glen

The racing weekend for F2000, F1600 and Atlantic continues tomorrow,

F2000 - Tim Minor out front He may have traded the lead back and forth on the opening laps but once Tim Minor got in front, he managed the race pace to take his second win in three 2014 F2000 Championship Series races on Saturday morning at Watkins Glen.

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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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