Watkins Glen International

Home of NASCAR Racing Series

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2790 County Route 16

Watkins Glen, NY 14891 USA

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Seating Capacity:

Racing: 38900

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Stadium Information

About Watkins Glen International:

This track opened in 1956 and is 3.4 miles. It has been home to NASCAR and the IndyCar Series and is located on the southern tip of Seneca Lake.

Tour Info:

You can "Drive the Glen" by driving your vehicle around the track for 2 laps around this 3.4-mile circuit. Check the website for details for the current schedule.

Security Screenings:

Like almost all US and Canadian Stadiums, you will need to enter through a metal detector before entering the stadium.  Be sure to give yourself extra time and don't bring any weapons or devices that could be seen as a weapon inside.  Pat down searches may be required.

Bag Policy:

You may enter with a backpack no longer than 17" or a soft-sided cooler or bag no larger than 9"x 10"x 13". All bags are subject to inspections.

Note: Bag and security policy listed above are for typical sporting events. Special events, concerts, and other situations may result in variation to the policy. Please check event website for any changes or variation.

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Parking & Local Transportation

Parking Options

Parking for NASCAR and IndyCar is in the parking lots on the North and West sides of the track.

Reserve your parking spot in advance:
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Bus Service:

Shuttles will take you to the parking lot areas and to various areas around the track.

There is no Public Transit Bus Route that services this area.

Rail Service:

There is no Rail Line that services this area.

Taxi Service:

There does not appear to be a designated drop-off/pick-up area.

Ride Sharing:

No ride sharing available around the stadium

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Top Yelp Reviews

Danny B.

Watkins Glenn is my favorite track to race on, very fast and fun, big elevation changes and banked turns, They don't make tracks like like this anymore!

Posted On: 2019-05-29 12:06:23

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Joseph S.

This is the most memorable and exciting racetrack in the United States in my opinion. It is nestled in a town that celebrates the racetrack and its...

Posted On: 2019-04-07 09:41:17

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Brian C.

My review if for the Jack Daniels club at the racetrack. The food was phenomenal the whole weekend. They kept it replenished the whole time. I didn't get to...

Posted On: 2018-08-07 17:09:55

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