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Watkins Glen International

2790 County Road 16, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9511
+1 607-535-2486
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NASCAR

Camped over for the NASCAR race weekend, Awesome track with great facilities, and the live... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
David M
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Neat Experience

We went for the Nascar weekend this August. We sat in the 90 Turn based on others reviews. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ron S
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Toronto, Canada
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Watkins Glen International welcomes guests on a nearly a daily basis April through October to Drive The Glen and experience the Fans R1st Viewing Area. Patrons may take their personal vehicle for three-paced laps around the storied road course for $25 and/or watch the cars on track from the Argetsinger grandstand from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drive The Glen is available for purchase ($25) at The Shop (located in the village at 2 N. Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891) or at the Main Entrance of Watkins Glen International (Gate 2). In addition, The Glen hosts International Motor Sports Association (TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, Cooper Tires Prototype Lites, Lamborghini Super Trofeo and Porsche GT3 USA) in June, NASCAR (Sprint Cup Series, Xfinity Series, K&N Pro Series) in August and Sportscar Vintage Racing Association for some of the premiere racing events in the country. From racing to tasting, WGI is host to the Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey's Fancy New York's Artisan Cheese in July. It is the largest collection of New York State-produced wines in the Northeast. Finally, the spectator season concludes with the Finger Lakes Beer Festival presented by Finger Lakes Beer Trail in October.
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2790 County Road 16, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9511
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Camped over for the NASCAR race weekend, Awesome track with great facilities, and the live entertainment on top of the Race event was top class. A must visit for Motorsport fans

Thank David M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went for the Nascar weekend this August. We sat in the 90 Turn based on others reviews. The seats were fine but the big screens were not the best positioned for us to follow the race. I wish I had gone and sat in...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We go every year for The Finger Lake Wine Festival. This is a great weekend. Take a lap around the track for $10, enjoy local food and crafts, and more wine than any human can imagine. The track staff are always helpful, they enforce the...More

Thank john_lipko6
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the August 2017 race here and had a great time. The gate staff, security staff and vendors were SO friendly. The only "problem" was it was SOOOO hot up in the bleachers, which I am told is normal. It was only 73...More

Thank laurie2668
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love driving and legally driving fast, this was worth the $25 fee. We had so much fun driving our personal car for three laps on the tarmac including a stop at the finish line. We were led by a pace car with a...More

Thank Jane Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in the area just after the NASCAR Race. The guard let us in to watch the Porsche rally for free! It was a great view and super clean track area. Will come!

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby & I went to the NASCAR race on Sunday August 6, 2017. We got seats not knowing exactly where the best ones would be. Wow did we get lucky! We were in the Frontstretch Grandstand in the 24th row in the 13th section &...More

Thank willoughby117
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for the NASCAR race and it was much better then I expected. I had tickets for "The Bog" and it was great. The bog is on the infield and well worth the cost. You get food , fan walk , water and unlimited...More

Thank travel0757
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice track. Huge crowds, very passionate about racing. Large property, so hard to get around, but very unique and worth a visit. But plan on getting there early.

Thank rryan313131
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on Friday July 28 when the track is normally closed in the morning. when we approached the main gate, the gentleman there informed us that there was a Porsche sponsored rally going on and we could go up into one of the grand...More

Thank KG42
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