Traffic announcement regarding Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival

On Friday September 10, 2021, the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival will take place.

As has been customary in recent years, the original race circuit will be closed to public traffic from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for the race re-enactments.




In downtown Watkins Glen, Franklin Street from 1st to 11th Street will be closed from approximately 12:45 p.m. to approximately 8:00 p.m. for a variety of activities.

Also please note that various tours of the original race circuit will occur between 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Please exercise caution as you travel during this time period.


Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition newsletter to get caught up in 60 seconds. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)