WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) - International Speedway Corp. has approved $3 million for capital improvements at Watkins Glen International.
The project includes four new grandstands, a new club to replace the original Glen Club that was destroyed by fire in 2007, and permanent showers in the infield.
The most noticeable improvement will be the addition of permanent grandstands in the final two turns of the 11-turn circuit, another next to the pedestrian bridge, and one at the outside of the first turn, a 90-degree right-hander at the end of the front straightaway.
Track president Michael Printup said in a year in which NASCAR suffered hits in both track attendance and television viewership, attendance at WGI's Sprint Cup race in August remained solid and was one of the last races of the 2010 season to hold its own.

Recent NASCAR Discussions

NASCAR Odds

Driver Odds
Coca-Cola 600 - Odds to Win @ Charlotte Motor Speedway
Kevin Harvick #4 +500
Kyle Larson #42 +550
Martin Truex, Jr. #78 +600
Kyle Busch #18 +600
Jimmie Johnson #48 +700

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail Hisense 4K TV 300 Picks The NASCAR Xfinity Series gets a busy racing weekend started later today with the Hisense 4K TV 300. Here are some...
Thumbnail Hisense 4K TV 300 Odds The NASCAR Xfinity Series is back on action this weekend with the running of the Hisense 4K TV 300. Here is a look at the odds to win this Xfinity Series...
Thumbnail Coca-Cola 600 Odds The NASCAR Monster Energy Series holds its longest race of the year this Sunday when drivers compete in the Coca-Cola 600. Here is a look...
Thumbnail NASCAR All-Star Race Picks The NASCAR All-Star Race will be held later tonight. Here are some drivers we think can come away with the win in this exhibition.
Thumbnail North Education Lottery 200 Odds The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drives under the lights on Friday night for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200. Here is a look at the odds to win the...