Dixon Dominates: IndyCar driver earns fourth win at the Glen

For Scott Dixon, the Verizon IndyCar Series’ return to Watkins Glen International felt like old times. Fast times as well. The driver of the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet led 50 of 60 laps Sunday afternoon and cruised to a 16.5308-second victory in the IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen presented by Hitachi. Dixon won the event for... more

WGI’s Sprint Cup race ‘breaking the mold’ (recaps & videos)

Sunday’s 31st annual Cheez-It 355 at The Glen offered a near-record crowd plenty of action on and off of the track. Immersing its fans with continuous entertainment is part of the successful script Watkins Glen International follows for its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event, which ended with Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin capturing his first road course win in a... more

Denny Hamlin earns first road course win at Watkins Glen

Denny Hamlin earns first road course win at Watkins Glen
Denny Hamlin won Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International after leading the final 10 laps in the 90-lap event. This is the Joe Gibbs Racing driver’s second win of 2016 and his first at the New York road course. On the final lap, Martin Truex Jr. was battling for the lead with Brad Keselowski behind him... more

Ithaca native grew up watching Watkins Glen races; now he helps run them with NASCAR

When Jusan Hamilton was growing up, spending a weekend at the Watkins Glen International track with his family to watch the races was like a yearly mini-vacation. A lifelong racing fan, Hamilton now gets to play a direct role in the races he grew up watching. Read more below from the Ithaca Voice. Read More more

Roth: Iconic Watkins Glen race track our ‘other’ franchise

Michael Printup was having lunch at the Genesee Brew House in Rochester recently when he struck up a conversation with some young people. As president of Watkins Glen International, Printup, 51, like all sports executives competing in the Digital Age, keeps the pedal to the metal when it comes to understanding what millennials are thinking. What he learned on this... more

NASCAR returns to Watkins Glen (full coverage)

Here it is, the annual NASCAR race weekend at Watkins Glen International has arrived once again. And while haulers continued to move in throughout the day Thursday, the race weekend begins in earnest with a pair of Xfinity Series practice sessions leading up to Saturday’s Zippo 200 at the Glen and Sunday’s Cheez-It 355. But what should you look for... more

Tires, curbs are questions for Cheez-It 355 at The Glen

A comprehensive $12 million off-season repaving of the Watkins Glen International circuit was only expected to make a great NASCAR Sprint Cup event even better. The new surface has provided plenty of added grip for other series’ competing there, but the takeaway from NASCAR testing at The Glen last week was there could be plenty of challenges ahead for drivers... more
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