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Pit Stop: Glen Watkins' International Motor Racing Research Center features heritage vehicles

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo drives his

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo drives his Corvette as he takes a lap of The Glen race course before practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race, Friday Aug. 9, 2013, in Watkins Glen, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) (Credit: AP)

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International Motor Racing Research Center: The center offers a documentary heritage of amateur and professional motor racing, highlighting sports car, Formula 1, NASCAR, and vintage and historic racing. Archives include personal papers of drivers, journalists and authors, as well as reference books and other historical items. Several race cars are on display. Open to the public by appointment Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; 610 S. Decatur St., Watkins Glen, NY 14891; information: www.racingarchives.org, 607-535-9044.

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