610 South Decatur Street
Watkins Glen, New York 14891-9044
Phone: 607-535-9044


The International Motor Racing Research Center is an archival research library located in Watkins Glen, home of post-World War II American road racing and where cars have raced uninterrupted since 1948. The Racing Research Center opened in June 1999, dedicated to the preservation of the rich history of motorsports, of all series and all venues worldwide. The Center is open to everyone – from the casual race fan to the serious author and researcher. Its collections include thousands of books, films and photographs, as well as periodicals, race programs, fine art, memorabilia and documentation of the sport. The Racing Research Center is open year-round, Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free.

International Motor Racing Research Center is a member of the South Central Regional Library Council.