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Racing News: New President for Watkins Glen, Extreme H Forms F1, FIA Development Group

By SEMA News Editors

Dawn Burlew Named President of Watkins Glen International

Dawn Burlew

Dawn Burlew has been named president of Watkins Glen International. She is the first woman to hold the position.

Burlew, a lifelong New York resident, previously served as the director of government affairs and director of business development at Corning Incorporated.

Burlew is currently a member of the governing council of the International Motor Racing Research Center located in the Village of Watkins Glen, New York. She also serves as a board member of several other regional committees including the Business Council of New York State, Chemung County Chamber and Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council.

Burlew will assume her new responsibilities at Watkins Glen International on January 3, 2024.

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Extreme E Establishes Hydrogen Working Group With FIA, Formula 1

Extreme H carThe FIA, Formula 1 and Extreme H, the off-road hydrogen motor racing championship set to launch in 2025, have announced plans to establish a joint Hydrogen Working Group.

The group, comprised of representatives from all three organizations, includes Mark Grain, Extreme E technical director, Pat Symonds, F1 CTO, and Nikolas Tombazis, FIA single seater director, and will evaluate developments and potential applications for hydrogen within motorsport and wider mobility.

The objective of the Hydrogen Working Group between Formula 1, the FIA and Extreme H is to monitor the progression and development of hydrogen technology.

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