The track is just 4 miles from downtown Watkins Glen and fans can experience world-class racing, as well as unique events throughout the season. Watkins Glen International offers racing buffs the ultimate in high-octane, family-friendly excitement. Visitors can even drive their own vehicle around the actual race circuit (no motorcycles) on days when the track is open to the public. You'll drive 2 laps around the 3.4 mile Grand Prix circuit behind a paced vehicle. After two laps, your guide will stop at the Start/Finish so you can take your picture!