Catch The Glen at Atlantic City Motorsports Show
Race Tickets Will Be On Sale at The Show
Watkins Glen International will join a wide variety of automotive exhibiters at the 23rd Annual Motorsports Racing Car Show being held at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, NJ, January 18-20, 2008. The historic road course will feature its NASCAR Nationwide Series show car as well as one from the IndyCar Series at its display. Lindsay Clynne, a regular national anthem singer at The Glen, will represent WGI in the Ms. Motorsports 2008 pageant on Saturday, January 19.
Fans that visit the WGI display will have several ways to feed their need for racing. First, they can get up-close and personal with the #33 Camping World show car driven by Kevin Harvick and Cale Gale in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and the #7 Motorola Andretti Green Racing IndyCar Series show car driven by Danica Patrick. Second, they can hop into one of two racing simulators and challenge the twists and turns of The Glen just like their favorite NASCAR driver. Third, they can pick-up the most up-to-date information about The Glen and speak to several WGI staff members about the upcoming season. Finally, Ms. Motorsports 2008 contestant Lindsay Clynne will make appearances throughout the weekend. The booth will be open to fans 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Friday, January 18, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM on Saturday, January, 19, and 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM on Sunday, January 20. Fans will be able to find the booth just inside the main entrance. The price of admission at the show is $15 for a one-day pass and $34 for a weekend pass.
Lindsay Clynne is no stranger to the spot light as she has regularly performed "The Star Spangled Banner" and "O' Canada" during pre-race ceremonies at The Glen since 2002. Her rendition of the Canadian National Anthem, prior to the 2007 Centurion Boats of The Glen, was broadcasted on ESPN. Fans will be able to catch the 23 year old, Oriskany, NY native and the other contestants on the Motorsports Show main stage for the finals of the Ms. Motorsports 2008 competition on Saturday, January 19 at 4:00 PM.
The Ms. Motorsports 2008 pageant is open to females between the ages of 18 and 35. Contestants will be judged in five areas - sportswear attire, swimsuit competition, photo pose with a race car, personal interview with the judges and answering a question on stage. Judging will be based on the contestants' personality, poise, appearance, choice of swimwear, choice of sports attire and their photo pose with the race car.
Tickets for the racing action at Watkins Glen International are on-sale now and can be purchased at the Atlantic City Motorsports Show all weekend. This year the season kicks-off with the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, June 6-7 paired with the Camping World Series' East Division on Sunday, June 8. Open-wheel racing returns for the 4th of July holiday during the Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen, July 4-6, and the Centurion Boats at The Glen NASCAR Sprint Cup and Zippo 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series weekend highlights the summer action, August 9-12. For more tickets and more information, please contact the Watkins Glen International ticket office at 866-461-RACE or log on to the official website www.TheGlen.com.
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