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Chase Elliott wins first career race at Watkins Glen

After eight career runner-up finishes, Chase Elliott is finally a winner in the NASCAR Cup Series. The 22-year-old took home his first checkered flag in his 99th start at Watkins Glen International on Sunday. Elliott and Kyle Busch had the strongest cars on the track, however Busch encountered a fuel issue early in the Final Stage, setting up a one-one-one... more

Watkins Glen NASCAR Notebook: A new view of the track for Dale Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take on a new challenge above Watkins Glen International as part of NBC Sports’ television coverage of NASCAR weekend at the road course. Earnhardt, in his first year with NBC Sports, will call the Zippo 200 at The Glen (Xfinity Series) on Aug. 4 and the Go Bowling at The Glen (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series)... more

McCreadie, Pauch to headline Hall of Fame 100 at Weedsport Speedway

Tim McCreadie and Billy Pauch Jr. are set to headline the Super DIRTcar Series Big lock Modified Hall of Fame 100 at Hall of Fame Weekend at Weedsport Speedway Saturday. McCreadie, in his No. 39 machine, is sitting in seventh in the national standings. Last season in Weedsport he had a second and seventh place finish, and hopes to ride... more

CRASH COURSE: Recap of the demo derby action at Seneca County Fairgrounds (podcast)

The Crash Course Podcast returned to the FingerLakes1.com Studio on Monday night with a look back at the Seneca County Fair Demolition Derby and all the pageantry that comes with our own hometown derby. Then, a peek at the action promoted by Jordan Rutherford tonight, Stirrin Dirt’s Wastch Wipeout later this week, and look ahead to what’s to come in... more

Meet the 2018 honorees for the Dirt Hall of Fame in Weedsport

For her commitment and perseverance in the face of adversity, Canadian track owner Linda Cosco of St. Catharines, Ontario, will be recognized as the recipient of the annual Outstanding Woman in Racing Award during the 2018 Northeast Dirt Modified Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. The Thursday, July 26, event will be held at the Hall of Fame Museum located on... more

Rudolph, Ruggles score Land of Legends victories

Proctor Enterprises presented the final “Saturday Spectacular” of the month on First Responders Night with open-wheel drivers Erick Rudolph and Darryl Ruggles dodging the raindrops in their return to Land Of Legends Raceway victory lane. Rudolph captured his second 35-lap Pepsi Big-Block Modified feature win of the season while Ruggles swept both ends of the SuperGen Products with Champion Power... more

Marcuccilli wins Sportsman Classic at Weedsport Speedway

Dave Marcuccilli took the lead on lap 66 and held on to win his third Sportsman Classic trophy at Weedsport Speedway Tuesday. Although he won his heat race, Marcuccili started from the eighth position after the re-draw, but worked his way up to the front. Despite touching the outside wall twice trying to find room to pass, Marcuccili finally passed... more

Stephen Simpson’s daring pass leads to victory at Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen

On one of the hottest race days in Watkins Glen International history, Stephen Simpson picked the perfect time to make the Red Dragon breathe fire. Simpson catapulted the fire-red No. 99 JDC-Miller Motorsports GAINSCO Auto Insurance ORECA LMP2 from third to first with an aggressive inside pass with about 35 minutes to go Sunday afternoon, sending his three-driver team to... more

Weedsport Kartway under construction with opening planned for mid-October

Weedsport Speedway announced a new clay karting oval is near completion on its grounds which will be known as Weedsport Kartway. The idea of a karting facility at Weedsport has been more than a year in the making, with a groundbreaking just before spring. As of mid-June, some 45 loads of clay have been dropped on the Kartway’s surface with... more

Watkins Glen International racetrack building new terrace

Coming in August, Watkins Glen will be adding a new location to take in the action. Starting with this year’s Go Bowling at the Glen from Aug. 2 to Aug. 5, Watkins Glen International will reveal the Turn 10 Terrance to provide an elevated, partially covered view of the racetrack with multiple seating areas and a view of the jumbotron.... more

Tony Stewart to race in Dundee & Weedsport this weekend

Former NASCAR champion Tony Stewart is coming to the Finger Lakes region this weekend. He will compete at Outlaw Speedway in Dundee on Friday night and then will return to Weedsport Speedway on Sunday for the first time since 2010 to compete with his own Arctic Cat All-Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Car Series. ICYMI: .@TonyStewart will join the... more

Sheppard charges to Canandaigua win

Sherwin Williams Paints of Canandaigua presented the Saturday Spectacular Land Of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua and Matt Sheppard was picture-perfect as he charged into victory lane for the 68th Pepsi Big-Block Modified win of his career in Ontario County. “The car definitely got better as the race went on,” said Sheppard, 35, following his third $2,000 triumph of the season... more

‘Dutch’ Hoag inducted into Land of Legends Hall of Fame

Land of Legends Raceway initiated its new “Wall of Fame” and inducted the late Donald “Dutch” Hoag on Saturday night. Present were his son Dean and grandson Alex Hoag to accept the award in a ceremony that took place before racing activity at Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua. Highlighting the holiday race card was the SuperGen Products with Champion... more
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