Watkins Glen expects to be on 2021 NASCAR schedule

The future is bright for NASCAR’s return to Watkins Glen International.

For the first time in 35 years, NASCAR will not race at Watkins Glen next weekend after the schedule spot was moved to Daytona’s road course due to the virus. After the track earned it’s fourth-ever USA Today most popular NASCAR track vote distinction last week, fans are looking forward to the future.

On Tuesday, 18 Sports took the opportunity to speak with Watkins Glen International President, Michael Printup, and asked about the big race’s return in 2021.

“Absolutely, no question about it,” Printup said on its return next year.

As the NASCAR circuit reveals the 2021 schedule in the coming weeks, Printup and WGI remain positive for the race’s return in its normal slot of early to mid-August.