Dawn Burlew named president of Watkins Glen International

"My personal and professional lives have often brought me to The Glen"- Burlew said.

by Sead Dedovic
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Dawn Burlew named president of Watkins Glen International
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Dawn Burlew is appointed as the upcoming president of Watkins Glen International. Michael Printup previously had the honor of being president for 15 years. Chip Wile, senior vice president and chief track properties officer at NASCAR had only words of praise for Dawn, who he expects to do great things.

Her experience, vision, and knowledge will be crucial for Watkins Glen International to move in the right direction as it has been so far! “No one knows the region better or brings more devotion to our community around Watkins Glen International than Dawn,” -Chip Wile said, as quoted by nbcsports.com!

“Her authentic connection to the business and governmental communities in New York State will allow her to grow The Glen through its next phase as one of the premier racing facilities in the country”.

Dawn Burlew: I have a tool chest of skills

Burlew's got an interesting background.

Before this, she worked at Corning Inc. in New York as their Director of Government Affairs and Business Development. She's also part of the Business Council of New York State. Excited about representing her region, Burlew already has ties to Watkins Glen International.

Her confidence is inspiring, and she's enthusiastic about making a significant impact. “Part of my fabric is the community here in the Southern Tier and I’m proud to represent the region as the next president of Watkins Glen International,” Burlew said.

“My personal and professional lives have often brought me to The Glen, including when Corning was involved with the ownership of the track. I have a tool chest of skills that I know will be beneficial to WGI and NASCAR, allowing me to contribute to the team from day one”.

Watkins Glen International is one of the most famous tracks with history and unforgettable moments that NASCAR fans remember.

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