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Some people know that Finger Lakes in New York State is where Watkins Glen International is. Watkins Glen just happens to be the birthplace of American road racing. So why not get the whole family on a Sprinter van rental in New York and visit Finger Lakes?


Watkins Glen has six decades of racing history. Every year, it hosts NASCAR, Grand-Am and the Grand Prix. It is really a thrill just watching the pros race with each other. This is all the more reason why you should get everyone on a Sprinter van rental in New York and catch these events!


But NASCAR and other world-class racing events are not the only ones you should catch at Watkins Glen. You could:


Visit the International Motor Racing Research Center

The International Motor Racing Research Center (610 South Decatur Street, (607) 535 9044, Web site) aims to have the world's best collection of things and materials that are relevant to both amateur and professional auto racing. The center focuses on Formula 1, Sports cars, NASCAR, and even vintage racing. The center has more than 2,500 books, including some of the rarest periodicals, books, magazines, photos, videos and other materials.


The center is open on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm, and on Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm.


See the Local Races

There are three places where you could catch local races. One is the Black Rock Speedway (State Route 14A, Dundee, (607) 243 8686, Web site) where you could see monster trucks, tractors, horses and, of course, race cars compete with each other. There are also days when they have rodeo and car shows.


Then there's the Woodhull Raceway (2142 County Route 102 Woodhull, (607) 458 5275, Web site), which has various racing and car-related events in store for racing fans. Catch the Regular Big 6 shows,the Can-Am series, various memorial races, tractor pulls, and the annual vintage snowbile races.


Or you can opt for Chemung Speedrome (209 Wyncoop Creek Road, Chemung, (607) 529 9998, Web site), which is quite special because it was where some NASCAR events were held, along with other notable events such as the ISMA Super Modifieds, USAC Ford Focus Midget Series, Cup Lite Racing series among others.


Needless to say, Watkins Glen is a great place to visit if you are an auto racing fan, make sure that you get your friends and family on a Sprinter van rental in New York to make sure that they can share in the fun!



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