One week left to vote WGI as America's Best NASCAR Track
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (WENY) – There is one week left to vote for Watkins Glen International as the best NASCAR track in the U.S.
The competition is being held by USA Today. Currently, WGI is in second place; the contest ends Monday, July 5 at noon.
This is the sixth consecutive year WGI has been nominated for the designation; the track won in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2020.
According to a joint release from State Senator Tom O’Mara and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, WGI events generate $200 million in economic activity across the Southern Tier every year, and also account for more than 2,000 local jobs.
Additionally, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend in August is one of the state’s largest sporting events and brings in fans from all 50 states and 16 different countries.