What is Race Services, Inc.?

We're an organization of volunteers committed to promoting the cause of road racing enthusiasts, and promoting Watkins Glen International as a world leader in road racing.

We make up the safety team, while providing support with Flagging and Communications; Grid; Paddock; Pits; Start-Finish and Worker Support.

Want to share your excitement of racing - come on down and join our team that supports Watkins Glen International!

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Message from RSI Officials Regarding Schedule

Per the RSI Officers, please do not go by any racing series schedules that are currently posted on their websites to determine events that RSI are working. Please watch the announcements on the RSI website as well as the Race Services Inc.'s Facebook page for information on scheduled events that have been confirmed that RSI will be working. RSI will announce when we have a confirmed event either by the Facebook page, the RSI website, and/or by email. And if you have already signed up for the MotorsportReg site, you will get an email ahead of time to register to work the events.

Steve Ely Retiring From WGI

Race Services Inc. would like to congratulate Steve Ely's retirement from being the Director of Track Operations. Steve took an early retirement that NASCAR offered to its eligible employees. Steve has worked at Watkins Glen for the past 31 years. Steve's last day will be Friday, May 22nd. 

Steve, thank you for all your years of service to this track and for everything you have done for the Race Services Inc.'s organization!

NYS To Allow Racing At WGI

Watkins Glen International has released a statement regarding the news that New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo, has given the "green flag" to allow the track to open up on June 1st:

"Watkins Glen International applauds the Governor's thoughtful leadership during this unpreceded time. Today's announcement is exciting for racing fans, and a positive step forward in the process of live events returning to New York State.

As the Governor stated, this applies to events beginning June 1st. We will continue to work with NASCAR, health experts and government officials to take measured approach to our event season as well as operate in a manner that ensures the safety of our competitors, staff, and local community."

RSI Officers want to stress that we DO NOT have any official word on any events that has been confirmed.

We will be sure to pass on any information about confirmed events as we get information. You can find updated information regarding our schedule on the RSI website, or check out the RSI MotorsportReg site, or the Race Services' Inc. Facebook page.

RSI 2020 Schedule Updates
Updated 5/15/2020

Here is a list of events that has been canceled due to the evolving COVID-19 situation in the U.S., in addition to the social gathering ban in NY state:

- ChampCar Endurance Series May 22nd-24th.

- Porsche Clash May 29th-31st .

- BMW Genesee Valley Chapter June 6th-7th

- SCCA Glen Majors Super Tour June 19th-21st

- Finger Lakes Wine Festival July 10th-11th

- IMSA Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen will be rescheduled for the weekend of October 1st-4th, 2020.

Once we have received word that the track is open and have an event scheduled, we will notify everyone to dust off the uniforms and join us for what hopes to be an exciting season.  In the meantime, keep checking our website for the latest information and we hope that you and your families stay safe and healthy.  

As always, you will find updated information regarding our schedule on the RSI website, or check out the RSI MotorsportReg site, or the Race Services' Inc. Facebook page.

Snail and E-Mail
Are you getting emails and/or snail mail from RSI? If not, please reach out to Terry Bowdren at (315) 521-6030 or tbowdren@rochester.rr.com.

RSI Apparel
Don Logan is selling RSI apparel, and has now added white windbreakers to his menu. You can find samples and order information in the Members Only section. The file is titled Don_Logan_Apparel.pdf

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