Tracks

Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen, New York


Watkins Glen International - Track Information

Length 2.45 miles; 11 turn road course
Banking
Ranges from 6-10 degrees in the turns.
Ticket Info and Location
(607) 535-2481

NY Route 17 to Route 329 north to Watkins Glen.

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Jeff's History At Watkins Glen

Race Date Start Finish Notebook
August 7, 2016 21 14 Battled back from early race damage which dropped him to 40th.
August 9, 2015 5 41 Early race brake line problem.
August 10, 2014 1 34 Lost power on lap 51, coasted to pits.
August 11, 2013 28 36 Lost control and crashed on lap 14.
August 12, 2012 12 21 Running 8th in final turn of the race, spun in oil.
August 14, 2011 17 13 Caught on the track during a late caution period. Rallied from 20th to 13th in final 23 laps.
August 8, 2010 16 10 Struggled with handling all weekend. Car was best late in the race.
August 9, 2009 31 37 Running 23rd when Sam Hornish hit the tire barrier and careened in front of him. Head-on hit into the guardrail.
August 10, 2008 6 29 Battled handling problems all day. Never a contender.
August 12, 2007 1 9 Led the closing stages. Drove too hard into turn one with 2 laps to go and spun off track.
August 13, 2006 4 13 Ran in 4th most of the day. Spun by Mark Martin with 24 laps to go. Went from 33rd to 13th in the final 20 laps.
August 14, 2005 14 13 Mid-race flat tire dropped him from 2nd to 38th.
August 15, 2004 2 21 Running fourth with 8 laps to go when a transmission problem resulted in three lost gears.
August 10, 2003 1 33 Spun on the first lap by Greg Biffle and fell to 43rd. Battled back throughout the day and was running third on the final lap when he ran out of gas. Coasted off turn 11 and was wrecked from behind by Kevin Harvick.
August 11, 2002 23 22 Battled a loose handling car. Faded in the late stages of the race. Never a factor to lead.
August 12, 2001 13 1 Worked through race traffic and passed Jeff Burton for the lead with 12 laps to go. Held off Burton to win on a series of late restarts.
August 13, 2000 8 23 Contact with Tony Stewart on lap 2 preceded the postrace verbal altercation.
August 15, 1999 3 1 Held off Ron Fellows on a late race restart to win his third in a row at The Glen.
August 9, 1998 1 1 Made a three-wide pass on Mike Skinner entering the inner loop to take the lead.
August 10, 1997 11 1 Passed Geoff Bodine for the lead in turn 10 on lap 53. First career road course victory.
August 11, 1996 5 4 A race remembered for Dale Earnhardt's pole position and tough as nails 6th place finish with a broken collarbone and fractured sternum.
August 13, 1995 5 3  
August 14, 1994 3 9 The week after the Brickyard victory.
August 8, 1993 11 31  


Career Stats At Watkins Glen
Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles
24 4 6 9 3


Watkins Glen Breakdown
Average Start 9.2
Average Finish 15.9
Victories - 4 August 2001
August 1999
August 1998
August 1997

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