Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney are Next Featured Drivers for Live Chats

2007 Rolex Series Champions are Final Live Chat Prior to Grand-Am Event Weekend

Watkins Glen International will host the third and final driver chat leading up to the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Wednesday, May 27th.  GAINSCO Racing teammates Alex Gurney and Jon Fogarty will both be available to fans 7:30 PM – 8:00 PM. 

The live chats are open to all race fans that are registered on the WGI Fan Talk Forum.  All fans will need to do in order to participate is log into the fan forum and click on the link that appears following a successful login.  Not registered yet?  Simply go to the WGI website (, click on the “Community” tab at the top of the page, fill out the registration form on the forum and you are ready to post! 

The #99 GAINSCO/Bob Stalling Racing team has met with great success at Watkins Glen International with Gurney and Fogarty sharing the driving duties.  They teamed up at The Glen for the first time in 2006, and claimed a second place finish in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.  In 2007, Fogarty and Gurney swept both Rolex Series races at WGI, the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen and Crown Royal 200, on their way to the season title.  The #99 did not return to victory lane at The Glen in 2008, but did take second in the Crown Royal 200.  So far in 2009, Fogarty and Gurney have taken the top spot at Virginia International Raceway and Laguna Seca and currently sit atop of the Rolex Series season standings.  Fans should expect the talented teammates to be one of the fastest cars on the track throughout the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen weekend, June 5-6.

Tickets for the entire 2009 season at Watkins Glen International are on sale now!  The season kicks-off with the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen weekend, June 5-6, featuring the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, KONI Challenge, and NASCAR Camping World Series East.  Weekend tickets are only $35 and general admission for kids 12 and under is FREE when accompanied by an adult.  For tickets and information, please contact the WGI ticket office at 866-461-RACE or log on to the official Watkins Glen website at Tickets, gift certificates and track merchandise can be all purchased at The Shop located at 2 North Franklin Street in downtown Watkins Glen, Open Monday-Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-4, Closed Sunday; 607-535-2338.

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