Kid Racer School Teaches Them Young


Kid Racer School Teaches Them Young
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2007 Grand Prix Festival of Watkins Glen
The last two years of the U.S. Grand Prix at the Glen,
Watson drove for McLaren and was sixth overall. He was
sixth overall in 1979, and ninth overall in 1980. He would
race for McLaren until 1983, plus one race in 1985 in the
European Grand Prix at Brands Hatch. He finished seventh
Watson would win a total of five Grand Prix races in
his Formula 1 career.
Watson raced in the Le Mans 24-Hours seven times
between 1973 and 1990. His best finish was in 1990, when
he ended 11th overall with Bruno Giacomielli and Allan Burg.
During the years 1972 through 1990, he had four wins in
the Sports Car World Championship series.
During the 1986 IMSA GTP series, he co-drove with
David Hobbs in a few races in a BMW-GTP.
The Hi-Lites
Kid Racer School
Teaches Them Young
If you have young children with you, be sure to sign
them up for the Kid Racer School, located at the Pick-AFlick/Subway plaza on Franklin Street.
This fun activity is for 3- to 6-year-old children and
includes a “drivers school” and an opportunity to participate
in the Kid Racer Trophy Dash.
Kid Racer is a project of Oscar Koveleski, one of the
honorees in the day’s inductions into the Drivers Walk of
Kid Racer will benefit the Penn Yan Community Center
For all your Pharmacy needs!
506 S. Franklin St., Watkins Glen
The BMW GTP of John Watson and David Hobbs is on the track at Watkins
Glen for the 1986 New York 500. They were 21st overall. (photo from the
William Green Motor Racing Library)
Mon.-Fri. 8-9; Sat. 9-9; Sun. 9-6

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