Cheez-It 355 at the Glen - Watkins Glen Schedule
If you are looking for some world class stock car road racing
be sure to check out Cheez-It 355 at the Glen, one of the most exciting stops on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. It has been
one of the most popular races in the United States since it was first held in the Fifties. Each August many of the best NASCAR
racers in the world come to Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York to participate in the Cheez-It 355 at the
Glen and not a single one of them wants to leave with anything but the first place trophy.
This year Cheez-It 355 at
the Glen will take place on August 10th with the race scheduled to start at 1:00 PM. All of the biggest NASCAR fans in the
country will be making the journey to Watkins Glen, New York to be a part of one of the most exciting events of the entire
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. There is no better way to spend a weekend than a trip top New York with a visit to Watkins Glen
International for the Cheez-It 355 at the Glen right in the middle of your trip. NASCAR is an event that can only truly be
appreciated to the fullest and when you are in the stands cheering on your favorite driver at Cheez-It 355 at the Glen you
will be swept away by the excitement of one of the most highly regarded races of the year. Get your tickets for Cheez-It 355
at the Glen from StubHub and start making your plans to be in Watkins Glen in August as soon as possible.
355 at the Glen - Watkins Glen History
Cheez-It 355 at the Glen is a race that has been held since the 1950's and has
been a part of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series since 1986. It has undergone several name changes, alternately being called The
Glen 101.2, The Glen 151.8, The Budweiser at the Glen, Frontier at the Glen, Global Crossing at the Glen, Sirius Satellite
Radio at the Glen, AMD at the Glen, Centurion Boats at the Glen, Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen, and Finger Lakes
355 at the Glen. The Cheez-It 355 at the Glen is one of only two road races in the Sprint Cup Series and as such is one of
the most unique events on the entire tour.
Cheez-It 355 at the Glen - Watkins Glen NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
355 at the Glen has been a staple on the NASCAR circuit since 1986 and each year it becomes bigger and more popular. Held
at Watkins Glen International each year, one hot August night in New York begins to seethe with adrenaline and horsepower
as the best drivers in NASCAR show up in the city to compete for one of the most coveted prizes of the circuit, the Cheez-It
355 at the Glen. Sure, fame and money are on hand for the winners of the race, but most drivers are doing it for their team
and compete out of pride. The winner of the Sprint Cup Series is determined by total finishing positions as well as total
laps led during races, so each race, and indeed each lap, is of utmost importance to the proud racers looking to finish the
season at the top of their sport. Each and every event in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is full of fierce competition, roaring
engines, and neck breaking speed.
Although many race fans are content to watch a big time
race at home on their flat screen laying down on their couch, there is really no comparison to actually being in the stands
for a major NASCAR race. From the barbecuing and tailgating leading up to the race with the flags of the spectators' favorite
teams and drivers proudly flying outside of the race track to the moment you set foot into the speedway you know that there
is a whole new level of excitement when you actually watch a race in person. The smell of the gasoline, the roars of the engines,
and the screeching tires as they hit a turn all make for an experience that borderlines on sensory overload and makes NASCAR
one of the most popular sports in the United States. be sure to be there in Watkins Glen for the Cheez-It 355 at the Glen
to be part of an event you will never forget.
The most successful driver at Cheez-It 355 at the
Glen so far has been Tony Stewart who has won the race five times, while Jeff Gordon has won it four times, and Mark Martin
won it three times. The most recent winner at Cheez-It 355 at the Glen was Kyle Busch who won the event for the second time
in 2013 after previously winning in 2008.