Fri, Oct 6 - Sun, Oct 8, 2023

NASA at Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen International

About this event

WATKINS GLEN Oct 6-8, 2023 "Thunder at the Glen 2023"

FRI: Race Test/Tune , HPDE Solo and HPDE Advanced with TT.

SAT/SUN: HPDE , Race and TT

GARAGES ARE SOLD OUT!! Get on waitlist in case of cancellations.

HPDE1 is sold out both days, the following HPDE spots are still available:

FRI: none

SAT: none

SUN: none

**** Updated Fri 9/29

TEST /TUNE and TT is closed for Friday.

FRI HPDE Intro: For Toyota GR customers with free promo code

HPDE: If you are new to HPDE please register for HPDE1, you will be automatically assigned an Instructor. If you are an advanced driver HPDE4 and new to NASA, please include track history in your profile including other organizations, number of days and tracks visited..

Please choose registration based on your experience.

      HPDE1 Novice- No experience or very limited experience. Instructors will be assigned to each driver.  

      HPDE2 Multiple days/events. Cleared to Solo. 

      HPDE3 Multiple Track days at different tracks

     HPDE4 Advanced 20+ track days with open passing 

As groups sell out, you will be able to put yourself on a wait list to be contacted if a spot opens up.

Facility access on Thursday 7pm. 

Free Camping will be allowed from Thursday 7pm thru Sunday 6pm.

Garages are available to rent for a 3-day option at $150. Two cars are assigned to each garage opening. You must complete an event registration to reserve a garage.

Track walk/ride on Friday 5:30pm. Best way to learn the track is to see it up close.

Photography by WindShadow Studios (Mike Woeller) and Viken Photography

For anyone looking for track insurance, please consider On Track Insurance who is one of our sponsors. or Hagerty.

Looking for hotel?? Falls Motel - Montour Falls  The Seneca Lodge- Watkins Glen  Budget Inn- Watkins Glen Hotel Bookings at Watkins Glen, NY Hotel - Budget Inn (

There are also many hotels in  Horseheads NY which is a 20 min ride to track. 

Detailed info will be sent 7-10 days before event. Schedules will be posted 3-4 days before event. Questions? Call 973-900-7272 or email

Multi-day discount packages available. 3 day package is test day Friday, race or TT on Sat/Sun only. For HPDE it is HPDE all 3 days. 

Drivers MUST be 18 years of age to drive in NY state on a racetrack per NY law.

CANCELLATION POLICY: HPDE/Time Trial/Open Track:Full refund less $50.00 processing fee, with at least 1 week notice prior to the event start date. Cancellations received up to 72 hrs before the start of the event will receive a credit towards another event this season. Under 72 hrs no credit is available. 

Race Groups: Fees are fully refundable, less a $50 processing fee, provided that you registered at least 12 days in advance and you notify your NASA region within 3 days following the missed event. No partial refunds allowed. This policy does not apply to special events. Once the car hits the track all fees are non refundable.

If you have any questions on cancellations, email Cancellation requests can be sent to

The Toyota HPDE cancellation policy requires a minimum of 14-days notice before your scheduled event. If for any reason you are unable to attend, please send us an email at or call us at 844-477-8772. You will forfeit your complimentary track day if we do not hear from you 14-days prior to your event. Regretfully, we cannot make any exceptions to this policy. Please know that NASA events do not cancel due to rain.

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Watkins Glen International


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NASA - Northeast Region

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