Center Conversations is a monthly talk series presented by the IMRRC and sponsored in part by the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce. Speakers have included authors, racers, team owners, track and race officials and motorsports journalists, all offering an insider’s look at some aspect of racing. The talks are free and open to everyone. NEXT CENTER CONVERSATIONS TALK: John Bornholdt on “From a Steward’s Point of View” on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 1 p.m.
Racing Insider Vickio Speaking at IMRRC on Feb. 21
February 10, 2015
Tony Vickio has spent great deal of time on track as a race-car driver. He’s also spent hours as a pace-car driver.
Carrera Panamericana Team at IMRRC on Dec. 13
December 1, 2014
The challenge of 2,000 miles in seven days, across mountain ranges and along serpentine Mexican roads, has framed the resurrected Carrera Panamericana as the last great road rally.
USRRC Race Series Talk Topic at IMRRC on Nov. 8
October 29, 2014
The USRRC lasted just six seasons, but its impact on racing was enormous, and now the series' history is reported in detail for the first time in "USRRC, A record of the United States Road Racing Championship 1963-1968" by Mike Martin.
Famed Milwaukee Mile Topic of Oct. 18 Talk at Racing Research Center
September 11, 2014
The Milwaukee Mile, the oldest continuously operating auto-racing facility in the world, will be the focus of the Oct. 18 Center Conversations at the International Motor Racing Research Center.
Race Promoter, Team Owner, Motorsports Attorney Cary Agajanian to Speak at IMRRC July 19
July 3, 2014
Cary Agajanian, notable for being an influential yet behind-the-scenes figure in motorsports, will speak at the International Motor Racing Research Center on July 19.
Vintage Racer, Event Organizer Murray Smith to Speak at IMRRC June 21
June 11, 2014
Vintage race car driver Murray Smith will speak at the International Motor Racing Research Center on Saturday, June 21.
Formula 5000 Series Talk at IMRRC May 10; Series Driver Sam Posey Honored Guest
April 21, 2014
“No one outside the racing world seemed to know F5000 existed,” Sam Posey reminisced in Road & Track magazine a few years ago.
Center Hosting Model Car Show and Talk April 11-13
March 31, 2014
The popular hobby of model car collecting will be in the spotlight April 11-13 at the International Motor Racing Research Center
Land Speed Records of the 1960s Topic of March 22 Talk
March 14, 2014
Motorsports journalist George Webster will discuss the daring and exciting undertaking of driving for land speed records this month at the International Motor Racing Research Center
Holland International Speedway Talk Topic Feb. 8
January 29, 2014
Western New York’s Holland International Speedway will be the subject of a talk Feb. 8 at the International Motor Racing Research Center in Watkins Glen