IndyCar: Five Tracks That Could Replace Boston

Apr 2, 2016; Avondale, AZ, USA; Verizon IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves (3) races three wide with Tony Kanaan (10) and Charlie Kimball (83) at the green flag during the Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 2, 2016; Avondale, AZ, USA; Verizon IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves (3) races three wide with Tony Kanaan (10) and Charlie Kimball (83) at the green flag during the Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports /
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Watkins Glen International

The last time Watkins Glen International was on the IndyCar schedule was in 2010, when the IndyCar series visited the New York road course for six straight years.

The reason for the departure has many layers but one in particular stands out. Back in 2011 when the decision was made, Randy Bernard was in his first year as chief executive and replaced Watkins Glen, along with three other tracks owned by International Speedway Corporation from IndyCar schedule. Watkins Glen has been off the calendar ever since.

A Labor Day weekend race in one of the most scenic parts of the country might help boost the struggling ticket sales from six years ago. Having recent history with IndyCar is big plus and could help solidify an event coming together quickly.

Take a look at the start of the last IndyCar race at Watkins Glen in 2010.

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