Scott Dixon Next Featured Driver on WGI Live Chat
IndyCar Series Star is the Final Featured Driver Prior to the Watkins Glen Grand Prix
Watkins Glen International will host its next LIVE driver chat on the WGI Fan Talk Forum on Wednesday, June 27th and will welcome a series and Glen champion. 2003 IndyCar Series and 2-time defending Watkins Glen Grand Prix champion Scott Dixon will be the featured guest and will be available for fans questions from 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM. He will be the second and final IndyCar Series driver to participate in the WGI Live Driver Chat leading up to the Watkins Glen Grand Prix, July 6-8.
This is the second of two 30-minute live chats that feature drivers from the IndyCar Series. The live chat will be open to any and all race fans that go to the WGI Fan Talk Forum or the WGI homepage (www.TheGlen.com). A link to the live chat will become available to all visitors at about 7:20 PM and will be active for the entire chat.
Scott Dixon has been one of the top drivers in the IndyCar Series since he joined the series in 2003. He took the IndyCar Series by storm that year by claiming three victories on his way to the overall season title. The IndyCar Series star has 6 wins to his credit and is the 2-time defending Watkins Glen Grand Prix champion. Dixon currently sits in third place in the overall season standings and will try to defend his title at The Glen by driving the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Honda/Dallara/Firestone car for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
The Watkins Glen Grand Prix will include entertainment both on and off the track including music, wine tasting, fireworks, kids' games, and a huge fireworks celebration of our nation's independence on both Friday and Saturday nights. On Saturday, don't miss the viewing party following the on-track action for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Pepsi 400 at Daytona International Speedway from the FrontStretch Grandstand.
Tickets for the race weekend Independence Day celebration during the Watkins Glen Grand Prix, or the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series and Zippo 200 weekend August 9-12, are still available. For tickets and additional race weekend information, please contact the Watkins Glen International ticket office at 866-461-RACE, log on TheGlen.com, buy online at www.racetickets.com or stop by The Shop located at 2 North Franklin Street in downtown Watkins Glen.
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