Total Prize Money for Go Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International

After 24 action-packed race weekends in the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season, the series heads to Watkins Glen for another thriller with Go Bowling at The Glen.

Sunday’s race is expected to be exciting as the Next Gen car will race at Watkins Glen International for the first time. All drivers who take the grid for Sunday’s Cup race will race to win the 2.45-mile road race.

The fifth road course of the season can be enjoyed live on USA Network, the NBC Sports app and MRN. It will be live on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. ET.

Drivers will compete for a monetary incentive. This year, the Cup Series race at Watkins Glen offers a prize pool of $6,664,145, while the Xfinity Series will reward drivers with $1,159,436.

On Twitter, motorsports journalist Bob Pockrass revealed the prize money up for grabs at Watkins Glen across the Cup Series and Xfinity Series. He wrote:

“Cup/Xfinity Purses at Watkins Glen (includes all positions and per-race payments to chartered teams for the race as well as their performance payout over three years. Plus provident funds and points fund contributions from end of year); Cup: $6,664,145 Xfinity: $1,159,436”

Purses for the Cup/Xfinity at Watkins Glen (includes all positions and per-race payments to teams chartered for the race as well as their performance payment over three years. Plus contingency funds and endpoint fund contributions) ‘year) ; Cup: $6,664,145 Xfinity: $1,159,436

On August 13, 2022, Cup Series action at Watkins Glen will begin with practices at 12:05 p.m. ET, followed by qualifying the same day at 1:05 p.m. ET. Practice and qualifying races will be posted on USA Network and MRN.


Which NASCAR driver is the favorite to win at Watkins Glen International?

Heading to Watkins Glen, current points table leader Chase Elliott sits at the top of the table as the favorite. The Hendrick Motorsports driver has +500 odds to win Sunday’s race, according to DraftKings Sportsbook.

Richard Childress Racing’s Tyler Reddick has the second highest betting odds at +600, followed by Kyle Larson at +900, Ross Chastain at +1000 and Austin Cindric at +1000.

With two races remaining in the regular season and a playoff spot, it will be interesting to see which driver secures his playoff spot.

Catch the NASCAR Cup Series at Watkins Glen International on August 21, 2022.


Edited by Rachel Syiemlieh

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