International Motor Racing Research Center

The next couple of days are a race fan's dream.  NASCAR action, honoring a living legend, Cheez-Its, GoKart racing against area stars and Kevin Harvick's pit crew...even the chance to kick back a brew with Danica.

Tonight you can rub elbows with racing's elite as drivers, team owners, and racing's royalty as they honor Chip Ganassi with the Inaugural Cameron R. Argetsinger Award in the Auditorium of the Corning Museum of Glass.

The event will be hosted by ESPN's Dr Jerry Punch. It will include video presentations, guest speakers and maybe even a few surprises. For more on that, go here.

Also tonight, it's the "Challenge the Champions event. Your chance to test your skills against the best local drivers and Kevin Harvick's pit crew. Here's how

Friday, Rusty Wallace will be placed in concrete. His star will be unveiled on the Watkins Glen Walk of Fame. He's expected to be there and the ceremony will be at 212 N. Franklin Street, in front of Unique Country Boutique at 4:30. His Dodge Charger, "Rusty's Last Call" will be on display at the ceremony.

A Q & A session with Go Daddy's Danica Patrick will take place in the Turn 1 Tavern on Saturday, and autograph sessions abound throughout the weekend. Sunday is the Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International Speedway. To find out about all the events this weekend, go here.