Rising Arista recording artist FREEMAN will be performing the National Anthem prior to the start of the Centurion Boats at The Glen on August 12th where the biggest stars of the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series will take on the twists and turns of the historic road course. The green flag for this exciting race is scheduled to drop at 2:00 pm and will air live on ESPN.
Freeman, a native of Wales, currently resides in Los Angeles where he is already making a name for himself in the music industry. Freeman's talent was first recognized when he dared to perform 4 songs on Arista's boardroom table in front of Grammy Award winning record producer and a leading music industry executive Clive Davis. Freeman is currently in the process of making his debut album with producer Howard Benson who has produced for superstars as Chris Daughtry, My Chemical Romance, The All-American Rejects and Hoobastank. You can look in stores for the release of his debut album at the end of 2007, early 2008. You can also find Freeman's work on the big screen where his single "Well, Well" was placed in the recently released movie "The Break Up."
Don't miss the action at one of New York State's largest weekend spectator sporting events returning August 9-12 with the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series taking center stage on Sunday in the much-anticipated Centurion Boats at The Glen. The NASCAR Busch Series is back for a third straight year to compete in the Zippo 200 on Saturday and the cars and stars of the Rolex Sports Car Series take to the track on Friday night. Weekend tickets start at only $80 and can be purchased by calling 866-461-RACE, stopping by The Shop, located at 2 North Franklin Street in downtown Watkins Glen, NY or at the WGI ticket office located on the old Bronson Hill Road off of County Rte. 16. A complete weekend schedule can be found on www.TheGlen.com.