Category: Motorsports

NASCAR plans to return to Watkins Glen for August race

NASCAR plans to return to Watkins Glen for August race

NASCAR is returning, and that means an August race is Watkins Glen will happen. That race is scheduled for August 16th and remains on the books for NASCAR. However, at this time there won’t be any fans at the event. At least ... MORE
Top 3 finishes to a Watkins Glen NASCAR race this century

Top 3 finishes to a Watkins Glen NASCAR race this century

Watkins Glen is not only steeped in tradition as a former US F1 Grand Prix circuit, but also unique for being one of just two road circuits in NASCAR – the other being located in Sonoma, CA. Far removed from the oval ... MORE
Joey Logano fends off overtime challenge at Phoenix, lands second win of 2020

Joey Logano fends off overtime challenge at Phoenix, lands second win of 2020

Joey Logano wheeled his way to victory in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix Raceway, surviving a series of late-race restarts and overtime for his second win in four races this season. Logano’s second win at the 1-mile Arizona track was ... MORE
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Denny Hamlin wins his third Daytona 500

Denny Hamlin wins his third Daytona 500

Denny Hamlin is the winner after a thrilling and grueling Daytona 500 that took two days, and overtime; and saw multiple caution flags in the final 16 laps and OT. Its the third time Hamlin has won the Daytona 500, and the ... MORE
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Logano repeats as Pennzoil 400 winner at Las Vegas

Logano repeats as Pennzoil 400 winner at Las Vegas

In a final two-lap scramble that ended with a multicar crash on the frontstretch at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Joey Logano found a way to defend last year’s victory in Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 NASCAR Cup Series race. Logano sped away after a ... MORE
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Alex Bowman dominates in Fontana, secures second Cup Series victory

Alex Bowman dominates in Fontana, secures second Cup Series victory

Alex Bowman rolled to a dominant victory Sunday at Auto Club Speedway, turning in a sweeping performance for his first NASCAR Cup Series win of the season. Bowman, who was fastest in both Friday practices, powered Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 88 Chevrolet to ... MORE
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Midlakes grad soars in Aspen, takes home silver medal at X Games

Midlakes grad soars in Aspen, takes home silver medal at X Games

A Midlakes grad is making moves – and soaring at the X Games. Kevin Royston took home a silver medal in the Adaptive Snow BikeCross competition. It wasn’t his first appearance or the first time he medaled at the games. He finished ... MORE
THE 31ST LAP: New lease for Lands of Legends Raceway at Ontario County Fairgrounds (podcast)

THE 31ST LAP: New lease for Lands of Legends Raceway at Ontario County Fairgrounds (podcast)

Fresh off signing a new lease on the Land of Legends Raceway at the Ontario County Fairgrounds, promoter Paul Cole joins Land of Legends Raceway announcer and guest co-host Steven Ovens to talk about the upcoming season on episode #261 of The ... MORE
The Crash Course Podcast streams episode #300 on Monday night in the FingerLakes1.com Studio

The Crash Course Podcast streams episode #300 on Monday night in the FingerLakes1.com Studio

On September 30, 2013, Chris Marquart debuted a new demolition derby focused podcast on FingerLakes1.com. On Monday night, over 6 years later, The Crash Course Podcast streamed their 300th live episode from inside the FingerLakes1.com Studios. Since 2013 Marquart and a rotating ... MORE
THE 31ST LAP #258: Stage is set for Super DIRT Week (podcast)

THE 31ST LAP #258: Stage is set for Super DIRT Week (podcast)

On Thursday night’s episode #258 of The 31st Lap podcast on FingerLakes1.com, your host Chris Marquart catches you up on the action at Oswego as Super DIRT Week 2019 takes flight and takes look ahead to the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Salute to ... MORE
Race fans arriving for NASCAR weekend

Race fans arriving for NASCAR weekend in Watkins Glen

NASCAR weekend is quickly approaching, which means race fans are flying into the area from all over the country. From young to old, there are fans of all ages that will be headed up to the Glen for this weekend’s events. Race-goers ... MORE
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Austin Cindric earns first win at 2019 Zippo 200 at The Glen

Austin Cindric earns first win at 2019 Zippo 200 at The Glen

Austin Cindric concouqered the 11 turn road course of Watkins Glen on Saturday claiming the NASCAR Xfinity Series win at the track. The race began with Kyle Busch on the pole. Busch would go on to win the first stage and appeared ... MORE
Campers go all out at WGI

Campers go all out at WGI

Campers at Watkins Glen International showed off their elaborate camping sites for this year’s Go Bowling at the Glen Weekend. Some race fans arrived right when the gates opened at 7 am on Wednesday and have been waiting for Sunday’s big race ... MORE
Chase Elliott repeats in Go Bowling at the Glen (race recap)

Chase Elliott repeats in Go Bowling at the Glen (race recap)

The 2019 version of Go Bowling at the Glen felt a whole lot like 2018 – Chase Elliott even ran out of fuel during his celebratory burnout. Elliott held on to a narrow lead during the final laps to beat Martin Truex ... MORE
Max McLaughlin joins dad as Watkins Glen winner

Max McLaughlin joins dad as Watkins Glen winner

McLaughlin, the 19-year-old son of NASCAR veteran Mike McLaughlin, dominated Friday’s K&N Pro Series East race at Watkins Glen International and was declared the winner when the race was called after 34 of 41 scheduled laps due to inclement weather. McLaughlin led ... MORE