Upstate History Documentaries

Watkins Glen the Street Years: 1946-1952

Special | 56m 49s Video has closed captioning.

In 1948 Cameron Argetsinger, a young law student and sports car enthusiast conceived an idea: to stage a European-style road race through the village of Watkins Glen, NY. Now, more than fifty years later, racing continues to thrive in Watkins Glen, the site now known worldwide as the birthplace of road racing in America.

Aired: 05/18/99

Rating: NR

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