Marcos Ambrose and Clint Bowyer Highlight MRN at Full SPEED Fan Forum at WGI
By: WGI Staff on 8/6/2009
The SPEED stage located in Turn 10 will be the place to be for every race fan at Watkins Glen International on Sunday, August 6. The Motor Racing Network (MRN Radio), a subsidiary of International Speedway Corporation (ISC), and SPEED have partnered to bring NASCAR fans unfettered access to top drivers and racing personalities through MRN at Full SPEED, a Q&A fan forum to be conducted prior to the start of each NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at ISC-owned facilities throughout the year including the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen.
Currently scheduled to appear at Watkins Glen International are defending Zippo 200 winner, Marcos Ambrose, driver of the No. 47 Little Debbie's Toyota; Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 33 Cheerios / Hamburger Helper Chevrolet; and Michael Printup, president of Watkins Glen International. MRN at Full SPEED will take place on the SPEED stage located in the Fan Midway. Starting at 9:30 am on Sunday, August 9, Michael Printup will take the stage, followed by Ambrose at 9:40 and Bowyer at 9:50. Race fans will have the opportunity to ask questions and chat with the panel, emceed by MRN personality Joe Moore.
“The MRN at Full SPEED fan forums are a great way to add value to our fan’s experience at Watkins Glen International and kick off the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen,” said track President Michael Printup. “The guests that they have on the panel have proven success at The Glen and will certainly have plenty to say about the unique challenges of the twists and turns at Watkins Glen International.”
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Don’t miss the stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series as they take on the twisted turns of Watkins Glen International in their final road-course race of the season, August 6 - 9. The DP and GT classes of the Rolex Sports Car Series return to The Glen to compete in the Crown Royal 200 on Friday night, followed by the Zippo 200 with the NASCAR Nationwide Series on Saturday afternoon. The weekend will culminate with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing in the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen on Sunday afternoon. Sunday only tickets begin at just $55, with weekend tickets beginning at $80. 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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