Wear the Stars and Stripes Hat During the Camping World Grand Prix and Win Exclusive Access

Sales Will Support the Climb to Glory Charity Fund

Stars and Stripes Hat

Fans can win exclusive access by wearing this hat during the Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen, July 3-5.

Watkins Glen International has teamed up with the Climb to Glory Charity Fund to produce the official event hat for the Camping World Grand Prix—the Stars & Stripes Hat.  Five dollars from each purchase will be donated to the Climb to Glory Charity, which supports local troops from nearby Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division.  Fans can celebrate Independence Day while they sport this red, white and blue hat—and even better, they will have a chance to win exclusive access while supporting this great cause. 

Fans spotted wearing the Stars & Stripes Hat throughout the weekend will have the chance to win exclusive access to the Pre-Race Ceremony on pit road, or Gatorade Victory Lane for the Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen on Sunday, July 5.   Twenty-five lucky fans will be selected for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get and up-close look at the world of IndyCar racing.  Fans are encouraged to wear their Stars & Stripes Hat as much as possible to increase their chances of winning.  The Stars & Stripes Hats are on sale now, and will continue to be sold throughout the Camping World Grand Prix weekend, July 3-5.  Purchases can be made at one of the many on-site souvenir locations at Watkins Glen International, or at The Shop in the Village of Watkins Glen.  Hats will be sold for $25 each. 

The Climb to Glory Fund’s mission is to accept and equitably disburse unsolicited donations made to Fort Drum, and to utilize them to benefit the Soldiers and Families stationed in Fort Drum, N.Y.  The promotion is an extension of an already well-established relationship with the military base, as soldiers from Fort Drum have been involved in pre-race festivities at The Glen for years. 

Tickets for the entire 2009 season at Watkins Glen International are on sale now!  Celebrate the Fourth of July with the 5th Annual Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen weekend, July 3-5.  On-track action will be headlined by the IndyCar Series, Firestone Indy Lights, F2000 Championship Series and the SCCA SPEED World Challenge.  Weekend tickets begin at just $55, and general admission for kids 12 and under is FREE when accompanied by an adult.  For tickets and information, please contact the Watkins Glen International ticket office at 866-461-RACE or log on to the official Watkins Glen International website at www.TheGlen.com.  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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