Who We Are
|Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
The Research Center is available for private receptions, meetings, and other social events. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
J. C. Argetsinger, President
Location of the Center:
The Center is located at 610 S. Decatur Street, Watkins Glen, New York, in the heart of the state's Finger Lakes region. Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce can provide information about this region (607 535 4300); or call the Research Center at 607 535 9044.
The mission of the International Motor Racing Research Center at Watkins Glen is to be the world-class leader in the collection of materials representing the documentary heritage of amateur and professional motor racing, highlighting Sports Car, Formula 1, NASCAR, and vintage and Historic racing. The Research Center maintains archives for the personal papers of drivers, journalists and authors; rare books, serial publications, and reference books pertaining to drivers, cars, races and the history of motor racing; the historical records and newsletters of clubs and motor racing teams and corporations; and historical photographs, movie films, videos, oral histories, and memorabilia. Operating according to professional archival standards of preservation and bibliographic cataloguing, the Research Center is open to all for primary research, offers extensive reference and other public services, and makes the wealth of gathered information available worldwide through computer technology.
The International Motor Racing Research Center is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization.
The History of IMRRC