Drive The Glen
Experience Watkins Glen International like you have never before – Drive The Glen! Find out what it feels like to drive this storied road course while piloting your personal vehicle [sorry, no motorcycles] around the 3.4-mile Grand Prix circuit behind a paced vehicle.
After two laps, your guide will stop at the Start/Finish Line, so you can take your picture!
Staging begins at 11:30 a.m. [for Noon laps] and 4:30 p.m. [for 5 p.m. laps] at Gate 2. We recommend arriving around staging time.
Drive The Glen will be held at 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on each day, with the following exceptions:
Subject to change. Guests are encouraged to confirm daily availability by calling 607.535.2338.
Drive The Glen begins on Monday, April 6
BLACKOUT DATES (No Drive The Glen):
July 9 - NO 12pm session
July 10 - NO sessions
July 11 - NO 12pm session
July 12-14 - NO sessions
July 15 - NO 12pm session
July 16 - NO sessions
July 17 - NO 12pm session
July 19 - NO 5pm session
July 20 - NO 12pm session
July 29 - August 5 - NO sessions
August 17-18 - NO sessions
August 24 - NO sessions
August 28 - 5pm session at 6pm
August 29-September 1 - NO sessions
September 4-8 - NO sessions
October 5 - NO 5pm session
October 6 - NO 12pm session
October 12 - NO 12pm session
October 25-26 - NO sessions
Drive The Glen ends on Thursday, October 29
Purchase your Drive The Glen pass for $30 per vehicle at The Shop [300 North Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY] or at Gate 2 [Main Track Entrance].
For more information, please call 607.535.2338.
Groups of 10 or more must reserve their experience in advance - Please call Becky Mitchell at 607.535.3363.
Watkins Glen International requires your compliance with the following rules when participating in a Drive The Glen.
- Driver must have a valid driver's license, and your vehicle must be currently registered and insured
- Do NOT exceed 55 mph
- Do not pass another vehicle, especially the pace vehicle!
- Turn on your headlights and wear your seatbelts at all times
- Please sign the release waiver upon arrival to Watkins Glen International
- Must be 18 years or older to drive