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Old 02-07-2020, 11:21 AM   #1
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History of Watkins Glen, NY

The famous Watkins Glen Race Course was preceded by F-1 street/road racing such as is still practiced in Monaco to this day.
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Old 02-07-2020, 01:28 PM   #2
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What a great picture!

I'm not quite sure about the caption, though. I'm not sure where the "F-1" bit comes from and a quick look at the entry lists would seem to indicate that the photo was actually taken at the 1948 Watkins Glen Grand Prix - the inaugural event at The Glen.

I'd love to know where you found the photos.
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Old 02-07-2020, 08:03 PM   #3
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You're right it was the '48 race, my map is dated 1950. I shortened Grand Prix to F-1 without thinking, my bad.

https://www.rochesterfirst.com/sport...international/

https://www.hemmings.com/blog/articl...ought-to-life/

https://www.racingsportscars.com/pho...948-10-02.html

https://www.reddit.com/r/HistoryPorn...rand_prix_new/
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