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Watkins Glen International donating land for solar energy

Watkins Glen International donating land for a 50-megawatt solar energy center            [Author: AP]
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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 Festival Announced, With Clowns

Michael Lang, one of the producers behind the original 1969 Woodstock Music & Arts Fair, has announced Woodstock 50, an official three-day 50th anniversary festival. It'll take place in the fields surrounding the Watkins Glen International racetrack in Watkins Glen, New York, the site of the 1973 Summer Jam festival, from 8/16-18, almost exactly 50 … More »
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Chase Elliott on Jimmie Johnson's 'awesome' sportsmanship after first win

When Elliott's car ran out of gas after he won at Watkins Glen International, Johnson gave his teammate a push.           
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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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Denny Hamlin Cup wins pole at Watkins Glen

Denny Hamlin wins the Cup pole at Watkins Glen International            [Author: AP]
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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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NASCAR’s France family to receive 2018 Argetsinger Award from the IMRRC

Jim France. Photo courtesy International Motor Racing Research Center. In 1948, William H.G. “Big Bill” France founded the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR), both to grow the sport and to protect its drivers from unethical promoters. In the seven decades since, the France family has maintained a leadership role in American motorsports, so it’s fitting that the entire France family will be honored with the 2018 Argetsinger Award for Outstanding Contributions to Motorsports,...
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Phish Announce Curveball Festival, With ‘Unique Live Performances,’ for August

Phish has followed the recent announcement of their upcoming summer tour by unveiling plans for their 11th festival, named Curveball and scheduled for August 17-19 at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen in Western New York State. Tickets for Curveball go on sale this Friday, March 2 at 12 noon ET. For weekend passes, camping, […]
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Martin Truex Jr. Drives No. 78 Toyota to Victory at Watkins Glen

Martin Truex Jr. WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. -( Martin Truex Jr., driver of the No. 78 Toyota Camry, scored his fourth win of the Monster Energy Cup Series season, August 6, 2017 at the season’s second and final NASCAR Cup Series road race at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, N.Y.Truex conquered “The Glen” to win the 90-lap I Love New York 355.After 22 races, Truex has scored four wins, nine top-fives and 15 top-10s. He leads the driver standings with 881 points. He also leads i...
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A Visit to the TOP Corner of the World

Words by Euan ForresterPictures by Euan Forrester and Kathryn Toews We stayed at La Belle Vie (photo by Euan) Mike wrote a post recently hectoring his readers to come visit him at TOP World Headquarters in the Finger Lakes area of upstate New York. While his post listed many interesting museums and wineries, those weren’t the aspects of the area that got us the most excited on our recent trip to visit him. And when I mentioned to people at home that I was going to upstate New York...
Tags: Photography, New York, Sesame Street, Rochester, Michael Johnston, Mike, East, Saratoga Springs, Niagara, Katie, George Eastman Museum, Elmo, Garry Winogrand, Watkins Glen International, La Belle, Watkins Glen

Street Rodder Road Tour: These Two Northern Car Shows Are Annual Favorites

The 2017 ARP/STREET RODDER Road Tour presented by Chevrolet Performance kicks off its 22nd season in style. We are heading to two of the largest and most popular events in the country. In June, we will spend the entire week leading up to the mammoth MSRA Back to the 50’s in the host city of St. Paul. In July, we will be in the state of New York and will spend the week leading up to the huge Syracuse Nationals right in the host city, staying at the headquarters hotel the entire time. These two ev...
Tags: New York, News, Syracuse, Norwich, Utica, Buddy Holly, Syracuse New York, Watkins Glen International, Lakeview Amphitheater, Tucci, Minnesota Street Rod Association, Syracuse Nationals, New York State Fairgrounds, Dave Tucci, AMSOIL INC, AMCA

IndyCar returns to The Glen; speeds rise on new pavement

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — IndyCar racing returned to Watkins Glen International on Friday after a six-year hiatus, and New York’s Thunder Road didn’t disappoint as the teams practiced in earnest for the first time. “It’s great to be back, great to be going around here,” Helio Castroneves said. “This is the DNA of open-wheel […]
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Carl Edwards wins Sprint Cup pole at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Carl Edwards won the pole for the Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International on Saturday.
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.: “I want to race. I’m not ready to quit.”

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — In his first public appearance since suffering a concussion, Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he’s not ready to stop racing. Speaking at Watkins Glen International on Friday, where the Sprint Cup Series races on Sunday, NASCAR’s most popular driver said “I’m not ready to quit.” Earnhardt, who skipped the previous three […]
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IndyCar returning to Watkins Glen, replaces Boston race

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar announced Friday that the series will return to the road course at Watkins Glen International in New York on Labor Day weekend as the replacement race for a canceled event in Boston.
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Derek Bell, Andy Lally, Bob Varsha cut ribbon for new Watkins Glen Int'l surface

When you've spent $11 or $12 million to coat the entire 3.4-mile length of a decades-old motor racing track in upstate New York with new pavement, that is reason for its whole region to celebrate, and that's what Watkins Glen International did on a sunny spring morning, Friday, April 15. Star racers Derek Bell and Andy Lally joined emcee FOX Sports announcer Bob Varsha, WGI President Michael Printup, State Senator Thomas O'Mara , and Corning Enterprises President G. Thomas Tranter in cutting the...
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NASCAR: Watkins Glen Int'l prez announces public ribbon cutting opening wknd

Watkins Glen International President, Michael Printup , announced that the track plans to hold a ribbon cutting for the newly repaved racetrack as part of its opening weekend events April 16-17 and that the event will be open to the public. The official spoke about the planned festivities in his talk for the "Conversation Series" at the International Motor Racing Research Center in Watkins Glen, N.Y. on Saturday, February 27. Speaking to an audience of over 100 on a sunny, warm afternoon in late...
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Opera, racing drove Shangri-La's Dale Campfield

Dale Campfield, who was noted for promoting Shangri-La Motor Speedway in Owego from 1979-1992, died Sunday at 85. Opera, racing drove Shangri-La's Dale Campfield Dale Campfield, who was noted for promoting Shangri-La Motor Speedway in Owego from 1979-1992, died Sunday at 85. Check out this story on Dale Campfield, an avid sports-car racer in the 1960s who was noted for promoting Shangri-La Motor Speedway in Owego from 1979-1992, died Sunday Dale Campf...
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Watkins Glen International Event Tickets, Camping Set To Go On Sale Tuesday

With preparations for the 2016 season continuing at Watkins Glen International, it was announced that tickets and camping will go on sale Tuesday, December 15 at 9 a.m. Fans who buy early will capitalize on the opportunity to secure the best seats at the historic road course and save up to $25 by taking advantage of advance pricing. After an extensive repaving project, Watkins Glen International will debut its new surface this summer with major events such as the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen f...
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Woman dies on last day of 3-day Phish concert in New York

" Authorities are investigating the death of a 28-year-old Indiana woman on the last day of a three-day festival by the rock band Phish in western New York. Schuyler County Sheriff William Yessman Jr. says the woman's death Sunday at the Watkins Glen International racetrack was "unattended" and doesn't appear to be suspicious.
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Tony Stewart 'lost his temper' and caused death of driver, parents say

Tony Stewart sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at New York's Watkins Glen International on Aug 7. Tony Stewart sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at New York's Watkins Glen International on Aug 7. Though a grand jury decided not to indict racing star Tony Stewart on criminal charges in the racetrack death of Kevin Ward Jr., the late driver's parents still hold the three-ti...
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Heckert strikes again for K&N East victory at The Glen

Scott Heckert celebrates winning Friday's NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race at Watkins Glen International for his second consecutive win at the historic road course. The 21-year-old native of Ridgefield, Connecticut captured the checkered flag to earn back-to-back wins at Watkins Glen International in the Bully Hill Vineyards 125.
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Joey Logano wins at Watkins Glen, saves fuel this time (Yahoo Sports)

Joey Logano kept his foot on the gas pedal a little bit longer than usual after taking the checkered flag at Watkins Glen International, a huge cloud of smoke wafting toward victory lane. ''It makes up a lot for last week,'' Logano said Sunday after notching his first Sprint Cup victory on a road course and second of the season. A week after running out of gas while leading at Pocono with three laps to go, Logano passed Kevin Harvick on the final turn of the 90-lap race as Harvick ran dry.
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Joey Logano wins Xfinity race at Watkins Glen as tempers flare

Team Penske drivers Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano took turns dominating the action Saturday afternoon at Watkins Glen International. In the end, Logano took the checkered flag in the Zippo 200 Xfinity Series race, with Keselowski right behind in second.
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Sarah Cornett-Ching Adds Watkins Glen International To Nascar K&N Schedule

Officials from RACE 101 announced today that Sarah Cornett-Ching, the impressive ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards rookie will compete in Friday afternoon's NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Bully Hill Vineyards 125 at Watkins Glen International. Friday's race will be the third NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event for the popular driver this season.
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NASCAR: Watkins Glen Int'l announces Bud Turn One Tavern appearances

NASCAR driver Carl Edwards and American Idol-winning singer David Cook will be among the people making appearances at the Budweiser Turn One Tavern fan hospitality area at Watkins Glen International August 9. The track announced the guest and driver appearances for this special-access area of the track in a press release issued Friday, July 31. According to WGI , the full line-up of guests and drivers at Turn One for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race weekend, August 7-9, include: Saturday, Augus...
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Historics: SVRA, Watkins Glen Int'l U.S. Vintage Grand Prix results released

The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association released results on Wednesday, July 29 from the U.S. Vintage Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York. The Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver event took place at WGI July 23-26.
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NASCAR: WGI announces Danica Patrick, Keselowski, Biffle, others to visit Bog

Via press release on Tuesday, July 28, Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York, announced that several NASCAR drivers will make an appearance in The Bog area of the racetrack before the Sunday, August 9 Sprint Cup Cheez-It 355 at The Glen. Guests who add an additional Bog fan hospitality ticket to their gate admission will be able to see drivers Danica Patrick , Brad Keselowski , Greg Biffle , and others at The Bog.
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