Watkins Glen Grand Prix Course, 1948–1952

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Watkins Glen Grand Prix Course, 1948-1952
Cornetts Stone Bridge, Grand Prix Course, Watkins Glen, NY.JPG
Watkins Glen Grand Prix Course, 1948–1952 is located in New York
Watkins Glen Grand Prix Course, 1948–1952
Location Franklin St., NY 329, NY 409, Watkins Glen, New York
Coordinates 42°22′15″N 76°53′26″W / 42.37083°N 76.89056°W / 42.37083; -76.89056Coordinates: 42°22′15″N 76°53′26″W / 42.37083°N 76.89056°W / 42.37083; -76.89056
Area 45 acres (18 ha)
Built 1948
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 02001397[1]
Added to NRHP December 04, 2002

Watkins Glen Grand Prix Course, 1948–1952 is a historic Grand Prix auto race track located at Watkins Glen in Schuyler County, New York. It includes the public rights of way that constituted the route of the original 6.6-mile (10.6 km) Watkins Glen Grand Prix course used from 1948 to 1952. After a car left the road in the 1952 race, killing one spectator and injuring several others, the race was moved to a new location on a wooded hilltop southwest of town.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

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