Watch: Brock Yates Sr. Discusses the History of Watkins Glen

Check out this video detailing the history of Watkins Glen and Jaguar's efforts there as told by Brock Yates Sr. Courtesy of the Jaguar Archives.

iceracer UltimaDork
7/31/19 2:29 p.m.

Brings back a lot of memories.

My first time as a spectator was at the second course.    The long down hill was not friendly to MG TD's.

I ran an SCCA drivers school on the 3rd course in '57.   They had installed a chicane at the end of the back straight so we couldn't take that bend too fast.     The bend proved to be a problem as cars got faster and they installed the bus stop.

In later years I attended a lot of races,the fall sports car grand prix was my favorite event.   I did attend a few F1 Grand Prix,s.

In later years I drove around the original course.   I have to say that those drivers had big ones.

Nascar this week end.    I went to three of the early races.

spitfirebill MegaDork
7/31/19 5:51 p.m.

Did anybody notice Robert Redford driving the Spitfire?  

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