Will Nonnamaker and Joe Sahlen Will Chat With Fans

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Nonnamaker and Sahlen are the Featured Drivers for the 3rd Weekly Grand-Am Live Chat

Watkins Glen International will host its third LIVE Grand-Am driver chat on the WGI Fan Talk Forum on Wednesday, May 23rd. Veteran driver Will Nonnamaker and driver/owner Joe Sahlen will be the featured guests this week and will be available to fans 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM. Last week's chat with Jon Fogarty continued the success of the live chats and saw an increase in fan participation.

The live chats are open to all race fans that are registered on the WGI Fan Talk Forum. Not registered yet? Simply log-on to the WGI homepage (www.TheGlen.com), fill out the registration form and you are ready to post!

This is the third 30-minute live chat of a series that will be held every Wednesday at 7:30 PM leading up to the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen, June 8-10. Every live chat will feature a different driver from the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series and fans can expect an announcement leading up to the weekly chat.

Will Nonnamaker has a professional resume boasting three championships, 15 wins, 38 podiums and four poles. All three of his Grand-Am championships have come in the formerly named Grand-Am Cup Series, now the Grand-Am KONI Challenge Series. In 2005, he claimed the inaugural Rolex Series Bob Akin award with eight top-10 finishes. This year, Nonnamaker is competing in both the Rolex Series and KONI Challenge Series with Team Sahlen.

Joe Sahlen is the driver/owner of Team Sahlen. He owns Sahlen Packing Co., Inc., a triple sponsor in Grand American Road Racing that includes Team Sahlen's GT, GS, and ST cars, the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen, and Grand American's Sahlen's Paddock Club. Sahlen began his professional racing career in 2005 on the formerly named Grand-Am Cup Series.

Spring is in full swing and racing is in the air which means it is time to purchase your tickets for the 2007 season at historic Watkins Glen International. Don't miss the first exciting spectator event of the season, the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, June 8-10. Tickets are currently on sale for the rest of the 2007 season including the return of open-wheel racing during the Watkins Glen Grand Prix, July 6-8, and the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup and Busch Series at The Glen, August 9-12. For more information, please contact the Watkins Glen International ticket office at 866-461-RACE or log on to the official website at www.TheGlen.com.

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