Watkins Glen prepares for tourists as NASCAR event gets closer

With the “Go Bowling at the Glen” NASCAR race approaching, Watkins Glen is preparing for the rush that comes with the race.

The race will be from August 4-8 and Watkins Glen Mayor expressed that the community is thrilled to have it after not being able to in 2020.

They mayor stated that the race coming back has been an extreme benefit to the economy, and that businesses are doing even better now in comparison to before the pandemic hit.

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