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Grand Prix of Long Beach: Race history from 1975 to 2018

A summary of the history of the Long Beach Grand Prix races from 1975 to 2018. 1975 British driver Brian Redman, forced to adopt a conservative race strategy due to handling and differential problems, capitalizing on the misfortune that befell early race leaders Tony Brise, Al Unser and Mario Andretti to claim a stunning victory Sunday in the Long Beach Grand Prix. “I don’t like to win in this fashion,” said the proper Yorkshire gent. “I’ll be the first to admit that I backed into it. But winnin...
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Woodstock 50 Announces Full Lineup, Confirms Jay-Z, Killers, Dead & Company, Miley Cyrus Among Headliners

Jay-Z, Dead & Company, the Black Keys, Chance the Rapper, Miley Cyrus, Imagine Dragons and Halsey are among the headliners announced for the Woodstock 50 festival, producer Michael Lang confirmed at a press conference today. The event will take place August 16-18 in Watkins Glen in Upstate New York. Also included in the lineup are […]
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Woodstock 50 Said To Face Financial Woes

With Woodstock 50 scheduled to take place in just six months, event organizers have not released an initial lineup. Woodstock 50, intended to mark the 50th anniversary of the iconic Woodstock Music & Arts Festival, is scheduled to take place from 16-18 in Watkins Glen in Upstate New York a few miles from the original festival grounds. Since the festival was first announced in January, few additional details about the event have come to light, leading to speculation about the event’s fi...
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Woodstock 50 Concert Reportedly Plagued by Financial Issues

The Woodstock 50 event, meant to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the festival this August, is reportedly running into financial and logistical issues staging the concert. Due to take place Aug. 16-18 in Watkins Glen in Upstate New York, the event promised to “give generations of fans the opportunity to join together in the festival’s […]
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Dueling Woodstocks: Two Festivals To Celebrate 50th Anniversary On Same Days

Two major festivals just miles apart will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the iconic Woodstock Festival on the same days. One will be produced by the original Woodstock promoters and the other by Live nation will be held on the original Woodstock site. Heren courtesy of our partners at CelebrityAccess are the stories of each of the dueling Woodstocks. Woodstock 2019 Officially Announced Woodstock 1969’s Co-Producer and Co-Founder Michael Lang on Wednesday officially confirmed the...
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Official ‘Woodstock 50’ Music & Arts Festival Reveals Dates, Location

Two weeks after an unofficial Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration was announced, Michael Lang — the original 1969 festival’s co-founder and co-producer — declared Wednesday morning that the official “Woodstock 50” event will take place Aug. 16-18 in Watkins Glen in Upstate New York. The announcement says the event “will give generations of fans the opportunity […]
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Woodstock Returns Again on the Festival’s 50th Anniversary

Michael Lang, one of the event’s original producers, will present Woodstock 50 in Watkins Glen, N.Y., with a focus on activism.
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2018 Team Reviews: Joe Gibbs Racing and Furniture Row Racing

Daniel Suarez Points position: 21 Top 10s: 9 Top 5s: 3 Season highlight: Suarez was second at Pocono in July after winning the pole. He led 29 laps. He was fourth at Watkins Glen in the race after that.
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Pfaff to contest full IMSA WeatherTech season in 2019 in GTD including all endurance races

  PORSCHE YOUNG PROFESSIONAL DRIVER DENNIS OLSEN AND NURBURGRING LAP-RECORD HOLDER LARS KERN JOIN HARGROVE/ROBICHON AT DAYTONA 24 HOURS TORONTO, December 13, 2018 // Hot on the heels of announcing a move to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2019, Pfaff Motorsports today announced that driver Scott Hargrove has been named a Porsche Selected Driver, and that it will contest the full 2019 WeatherTech season in the GTD class, including all endurance races. The team’s driver lineup fe...
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Where to wine taste in all 50 states

It used to be that when people thought about wine tasting, they thought about swirling expensive glasses while snacking on brie in Napa Valley. It was a boujee, sophisticated weekend activity reserved for wealthy couples and the occasional bachelorette party. Now, literally every state in America has a wine region, even Alaska. So while the image of high-class leisure may be a bit diluted, the experience is far more accessible. Granted, some states do it better than others. You’ll still find ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Small Business Saturday 2018

Small Business Saturday 2018 is around the corner, as communities gear up for a day of supporting small businesses across the United States. If you’re a small business, an employee at a small business, or a supporter of small businesses and want to become involved in Small Business Saturday 2018, take a look at everything you need to know about this day dedicated to supporting small businesses. Small Business Saturday is always celebrated on the Saturday after Thanksgiving and Small Business Sa...
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Jon Stewart Offers Brooklyn’s Lost Subway Goats a Happy Ending

The comedian picked up the goats that had trotted into the N train line tracks with plans to relocate them to a farm in Watkins Glen, N.Y., a spokeswoman said.
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Phish Forced To Cancel Curveball Festival Due To State Of Emergency

Phish were scheduled to put on their 11th festival, named Curveball, this weekend in Watkins Glen, located in western New York, but they've had to cancel the event due to the state of emergency that has been declared in the area as a result of recent severe flooding. "With a 14 county State … More »
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Washed out: Water woes scuttle Phish’s 3-day music festival

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — A three-day Phish music festival was scuttled by dirty water from torrential rains on Thursday, with health officials denying a permit just as the rock band was about to go onstage for its traditional sound check jam. “We are still in shock,” the band said in a statement on its […]
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Hendrick: Breakthrough Elliott NASCAR Cup win 'huge shot in the arm'

Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick says Chase Elliott's first NASCAR Cup series win at Watkins Glen is a "huge shot in the arm" for his organisation heading into the playoffs
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The Latest: Chase Elliott wins at Watkins Glen

Chase Elliott has won the NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen, holding off Martin Truex Jr in a scintillating finish            [Author: AP]
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Chase Elliott tops Martin Truex Jr. at Watkins Glen to score first NASCAR Cup win

In his 99th NASCAR Cup Series start, Chase Elliott held off a hard-charging Martin Truex Jr. to record his first career Cup win.           
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The Latest: Chase Elliott wins 2nd stage at Watkins Glen

The Latest: Chase Elliott wins 2nd stage at Watkins Glen            [Author: AP]
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Elliott resists Truex Jr at Watkins Glen for first NASCAR win

Hendrick Motorsports driver Chase Elliott earned his first career NASCAR Cup series victory after surviving significant late-race pressure from reigning champion Martin Truex Jr at Watkins Glen
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Denny Hamlin to start from pole at Watkins Glen

Denny Hamlin passes inspection at Watkins Glen International, will start from pole for NASCAR's Cup road race            [Author: AP]
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NASCAR Cup Series at Watkins Glen 2018: Start time, lineup, TV schedule, more

Essential information you need to get ready for Sunday's Go Bowling at the Glen Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Denny Hamlin Cup wins pole at Watkins Glen

Denny Hamlin wins the Cup pole at Watkins Glen International            [Author: AP]
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Denny Hamlin edges teammate Kyle Busch for Cup pole at Watkins Glen

Denny Hamlin posted the top qualifying speed for the Watkins Glen Cup race, but the starting lineup won't be official until Sunday's inspecton.           
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Joey Logano wins NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen

Joey Logano held off a late challenge from Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen International           
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Truex chasing title as NASCAR's current king of the road

Defending NASCAR Cup champion Martin Truex Jr. will go for his third straight road course race victory on Sunday at Watkins Glen            [Author: AP]
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Truex chasing title as NASCAR’s current king of the road

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. has a chance to join former NASCAR greats Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart as kings of the roads. Truex is seeking his third consecutive victory on a road course in NASCAR’s stop Sunday at Watkins Glen. The 11-turn, 3.4-mile circuit joins Sonoma (California) Raceway as the only […]
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Watkins Glen holds winning history for season's dominant NASCAR Cup drivers

Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick , who have combined for 16 wins this season, have all triumphed on the road course at Watkins Glen.            [Author: Elmira Star-Gazette]
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Watkins Glen open to IndyCar return in 2021, says track president

Watkins Glen International president Michael Printup says he has started preliminary discussions with IndyCar officials about the series returning to race at the New York track as early as 2021
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Crunch time for Allmendinger; playoff berth at stake at WGI

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger isn’t exactly sure how it happened. More than a month later he’s still beating himself up over it, though. “I just missed a shift,” Allmendinger said Friday at Watkins Glen International. “It’s something I’ve never really done before. It’s still on my mind, for sure.” That critical mistake […]
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Shower risk may add a challenge to NASCAR drivers at Watkins Glen this weekend

Enough humid air may remain to spawn spotty thunderstorms in the Appalachians and pester NASCAR racing activities at Watkins Glen, New York, this weekend.
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