Watkins Glen International

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Location: 5 miles Southwest of Watkins Glen, NY 86 miles Southeast of Rochester, NY
Street address: Watkins Glen, NY
How to get there: WGI is not far from the interstate system, i86 being the closest highway in Corning, NY connecting to all points Southeast as far as Lyndhurts, New Jersey outside of NYC and Northwest towards Erie, PA. Buffalo, NY is 133 miles or 2.5 hours Northwest. Rochester NY is 86 miles or 1 hour 40 minutes drive Northwest. Syracuse, NY is 84 miles or 1 hour 50 minutes drive Northeast. Scranton, PA is 138 miles Southeast. New York City is 255 or 4 hours and 20 minute drive Southeast. (ELM) Elmira Corning Regional Airport in Horseheads, NY is the closest way to fly in 17 miles or 25 minute drive from the track, but flights may be limited and prices may be high. (SYR) Syracuse Hancock International Airport is 92 miles or 1 hour 45 minute drive Northeast. (ROC) Greater Rochester International Airport is 92 miles or 1 hour 45 minutes away.
Directions to the morning meeting:  Morning meetings are held in the RSI marshal camping area in a big metal tent.
Camping facilities: Registration and Credentials collection is located at Gate #,Event parking and camping is located at the marshal campground accessible from the main Gate #, or through Gate # which requires a little offroading to get to the campground. RSI provides old campers for their marshals, but it is possible to pitch a tent or park an RV in the same area.
Contact information: Race Services Incorporated (RSI) staff the events at Watkins Glen International. http://www.rsiwgi.com/
Marshal stations:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 14, 15, 16, 17 NASCAR course or 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9A, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 for full course.
Turns: 11 GP course8 Short course
Length: 3.4 miles (5.43 km) GP course2.454 miles (4.06 km) Short course
Lap records: IndyCar: 1:29.191 Dallara-Honda (2007)Grand Am DP: 1:07.020 Riley Mk XI-Pontiac (2007)
Year opened: 1956
Marshal kit: Bring your own White uniform. Flags are collected from the shed every morning after the morning meeting along with the radios. Fire extinguishers, brooms and kitty litter is distributed to stations at the start of the event.
Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watkins_Glen_International

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