The first weekend of August in the Finger Lakes features racing in Watkins Glen, the Sauerkraut Festival in Phelps and the Garlic Fest in Penn Yan. Get all the details and your first look at the weekend weather forecast, our favorite local photos of the week and discuss the top news and sports from across the region with Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso to talk about these events and why blue-green algae is closing local beaches…
A huge weekend for sports here in upstate New York and the Finger Lakes. Web Dog recaps a fantastic week at the PGA Championship at Oak Hill and looks back on a great duel between Jason Dufner and Jim Furyk. Also, Kyle Busch wins the NASCAR event at Watkins Glen.
In a full show, we welcome esteemed guest Derak Covey, the track photographer at Utica-Rome Speedway and Fonda Speedway. Derak spent the whole night on the mic, and was part of the interviews with Frank Cozze, Matt Sheppard, and Kreig Heroth. Cozze, after winning Super DIRT Week moved to 410 sprints. He was third behind Daryn Pittman and Logan Schuchart at New Egypt Speedway. Sheppard won the Race of Champions Dirt Tour event Wednesday night at Utica-Rome Speedway. By way of two straight wins, Heroth sewed up his first career track championship in the Small Block Super Modified division at Oswego Speedway.
Brent Marks comes on to talk 410 Sprint racing in Pennsylvania and weighs in on his win at Lincoln last weekend. Gary Tomkins visits the 31st Lap for the first time and chats about his pending to Canandaigua Motorsports Park in 2012. We also talk about the sale/non-sale of Black Rock Speedway and touch base on NASCAR and the foreclosure proceedings at Cayuga County Fair Speedway in Weedsport.