Watkins Glen

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Track Summary

Type: Road Circuit, Long Track 3.4 miles, Short Track 2.45 miles

Web Site - Info Site

Questions: Driving Watkins Glen forum

How to get to the Track

Address: 2790 County Rt 16 Watkins Glen, NY 14891

How To Get to the Track by road and air, complete information available.

Take a Tour of the Area with local.live

School and Trackday, Promoters and Clubs

Trackmasters Skip Barber Racing School
Tracquest Car Guys
Apex Performance Phoenix CMR
Richard Petty PCA - Allegheny
PCA - Metro NY PCA - CT Valley
PCA - Eastern PA PCA - Northeast
PCA - Niagara PCA - Potomac
BMW CCA - Patroon/NY BMW CCA - Delaware Valley
Ferrari Club of America BMW CCA - Genesee Valley

Upcoming Events

Events at Watkins Glen
MyTrackSchedule.com Watkins Glen Track Schedule

Track Map



Watkins Glen turn-by-turn Track Debrief Form and track map. Take this with you to the track to keep driver notes and car setup records.

Other Track Maps and Diagrams

Elevation Map

Aerial Photo

Track Guide

The follow sections describe the turns or series of turns on the race track in a step-by-step detail from various people who have driven the track, with pictures included.

Turn by turn guide to the Watkins Glen track

Racer's turn by turn guide to Watkins Glen track

Track Simulations and Games

NASCAR 2003 Boot add-on NR2003 RR Mod
WG Plug-in for GTR CarTest 2000
GPL 2004 rFactor addon track

GPS Track Map and Vehicle Dynamics

  * Watkins Glen in a BMW IP class racer, 2:14 lap

Typical Lap Times (Long Track)

Car / Class Lap Time Sanction / race / Notes
C6 Corvette 2:03 NASA ST2 (Class Record)
993 cup 2:06
996 stock 2:13
GT3 model on DOT's B stock 2:10
GTC3 996 Cups 2:01/2:02 was the norm but 5 car were 1:57 to 1:59
GTC4 (997GT3Cup) 1:54 to 1:56
BMW E36 IP Class racer 2:14.081
Dodge Viper SRT-10 2:05.7 SCCA T1 Class
1969 camaro ls6,6spd,r888 2:10.9
Spec Miata 2:19.988 SCCA record
Nissan 350Z 2:20
1993 Mazda RX7 2:11 on R compound
Volvo V70R Station Wagon 2:30 on R compound
Volvo 142 SCCA/ITB 2:24.5 class record
VW A2 SCCA/ITB 2:26-28 typical race time
FB (SCCA) 1:54.621 class record
DSR (SCCA) 1:53 class record
FA (fastest SCCA) 1:44.771 Qualifying record - Paul LeCain Ralt RT-41
355 Challenge 2:00 - 2:06
Daytona Prototype 1:43 - 1:49
IRL 1:33
Skip Barber R/T2000 2:08 approx. record
Porsche 944 PCA SP2 2:21.8 record
Porsche 944 SP1 2:23+ 2007 Clash
Mazda RX7 SCCA/ITS 2:14 class record
Nissan NX2000 SCCA/ITA 2:17 class record
SRF (SCCA) 2:13.94 class record

Typical Lap Times (Short Track)

DSR (SCCA) 1:17.202 record
ITB (SCCA) 1:35.2 record
SRF 1:28.377 record
Spec Miata 1:32.375 record
NASCAR Nextel Cup 1:10.3 record
NASCAR Busch Series 1:12.9 record

SCCA Records

PCA track records

Trackpedia Member Events

A place where Trackpedia Members can list the events they will be attending.

Forum Thread


  • NASA ST2 Race (Battle Between ST2 and SU and AIX)

More videos on the web

Videos at YouTube Videos at Google


Collection of Still Pictures from Trackmasters Schools 2004-2006

Area Accomodations, Attractions, Shopping, and Dealers

Watkins Glen: Accomodations, Attractions, Shopping, and Dealers

Weather Forecast

Current Conditions: Cloudy in Watkins Glen, NY (as of 1:15 PM 7/2/2014)

Current conditions (as of 1:15 PM)
Cloudy. 78°F (Feels like 78). Humidity: 63% Winds: 0 mph.
All times shown are local to Watkins Glen, NY.
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Forecast for Wednesday, July 02, 2014 for Watkins Glen, NY

Today: T-storms.T-storms Lo: 64°F. Hi: 90°F. Chance of precipitation: 60%
Tomorrow: T-storms.T-storms Lo: 57°F. Hi: 80°F. Chance of precipitation: 60%
Friday: Partly Cloudy.Partly Cloudy Lo: 51°F. Hi: 74°F. Chance of precipitation: 0%
Saturday: Mostly Sunny.Mostly Sunny Lo: 55°F. Hi: 77°F. Chance of precipitation: 0%
Sunday: Partly Cloudy.Partly Cloudy Lo: 61°F. Hi: 83°F. Chance of precipitation: 0%

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