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Schuyler County History
Walk of Fame

The walk of fame was first set up in 1993. The first to be put in the walk of fame was Cameron Argetsinger an ending with Lester Smalley. In the walk of fame there are 34 drives from NASCAR all the way through to the Grand Prix.  It was set up for all people that have raced in the Watkins glen area. It spans for about 1.5 miles down the main street in Watkins. All walkers that go down the street can see some of the best drivers ever to be on the face of the world. At one time all of these drivers have made there way to the US to race in are little town. The track is known around for that the walk of fame has become one of the most outstanding racing achievements in the area besides the racing research center. Also to be know in are town we have one of the last reaming road curses changing the name 3 times an is now the Sirius at the glen.


Cameron Argetsinger- Located at the start/finish line. Argetsinger is the best know as the person who initiated the idea of a world class road race through Watkins Glen. We thank him for making racing possible and helping use get a world class race track were some of the best formula one drives return to race this year. He also competed in the race in a MG-TC. (Sponsor- Hoare Memorials, 1993)


Lee Petty- Located in front of Learn Motor Company. The Elder Petty was one of the pioneer NASCAR drivers. His last event as a competitor was at Watkins Glen. (Sponsor-Learn Motor Company, 1997)


Richard Petty- Located at the Glen Mountain Market. Petty had 200 NASCAR victories and was a 7 time Winston Cup Champion. (Sponsor-Glen Mountain Market, 1994)


Bobby Allison- Located at Clifford Motors. Allison had 83 NASCAR victories and was the 1980 IROC Champion and the 1983 Winston Cup Champion. (Sponsor- Clifford Motors, 1996)


Mario Andretti- Located at the entrance to the Glen. During Andretti’s Grand Prix years, he always considered Watkins Glen to be his home track. He won the 6-hour race back in 1972 driving a Ferrari and a world champion in 1978 driving a Lotus. (Sponsor- E.C. Cooper, 1998

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