PIT BOX: Watkins Glen entry list sees influx of NASCAR national series drivers

The 13th race of the 2021 ARCA Menards Series season arrives Friday at Watkins Glen International, the speedy, 2.45-mile road course at the foot of Seneca Lake in New York. Yet this will not be an ordinary event for the series regulars pursuing a championship.

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ACT & Thunder Road Announce $5,000 Top Prize at Labor Day Classic

Barre, VT — The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Barre’s Thunder Road have announced the 43rd Berlin Optical Expressions Labor Day Classic on Sunday, September 5 will pay $5,000 to the winner. The 200-lap showdown instantly becomes one of the richest point-counting events of the year on the ACT Late Model Tour schedule. It will be broadcast live on FloRacing as part of the track’s live streaming agreement with Thunder Road.

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NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Watkins Glen International

With great anticipation the NASCAR Cup Series returns to New York’s Watkins Glen International for the 23rd race of the 2021 season, the Go Bowling at The Glen, this Sunday, August 8 at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Not only has the NASCAR Cup Series been on a two-week Summer hiatus while the Olympics were held, but the series also hasn’t been to Watkins Glen International since 2019 due to restrictions and schedule changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Watkins Glen International

NASCAR had a two-week break in action due to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics but now the NASCAR Xfinity Series is heading to upstate New York for the Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey 200 on Saturday, August 7 at 4 p.m. ET on CNBC, NBC Sports App, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series News & Notes – Watkins Glen International

Following a three-week hiatus for the Olympic break, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series returns to action for the regular season finale at Watkins Glen International for the United Rentals 176 on August 7 at 12:30 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. It will be the first time the Camping World Truck Series has competed at Watkins Glen since 2000.

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Dead On Tools Sponsors Brett Moffitt and Our Motorsports

STATESVILLE, N.C. (August 3, 2021) – As the NASCAR Xfinity Series gears up for the final races of the regular season, Our Motorsports is pleased to announce a partnership with hardware manufacturer Dead On Tools. The Illinois-based company will serve as an associate sponsor for the No. 02 Chevrolet with driver Brett Moffitt beginning September 5th at Darlington along with the October 2nd race at Talladega. The Dead On brand will be showcased as the primary sponsor this fall for the Dead On Tools 250 at Martinsville Speedway.

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Doug Coby Looks To Add Another Stafford Win To His Resume

MILFORD, Conn. — Doug Coby is set to return to Stafford Motor Speedway this Friday, August 6, as the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour invades the half-mile for the eighth race of the season. Coby, a former multiple-time track champion, who is 18th on the all-time track wins list, has 12 of those wins in Whelen Modified Tour competition, and would love to add a lucky 13 in his return to his home track.

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Patrick Emerling Looking to Go Two For Two in GAF Roofing 150 at Stafford

(Stafford Springs, CT)—With the return of the Whelen Modified Tour to Stafford this Friday, August 6 for the GAF Roofing 150, perhaps no driver is more looking forward to the race than Patrick Emerling.  The Buffalo, NY native won the NAPA Spring Sizzler back on April 30 and he won the most recent WMT race in Lancaster, NY this past weekend.  Emerling is looking forward to returning to Stafford with his #07 Captain Pip’s Marina Chevrolet and he thinks he can make it not only two in a row at…

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