Tickets for 2010 Season Now On Sale
Savings and New Options to Action-Packed 2010 Season at The Glen Give Fans Even More to be Thankful for this November
By: WGI Staff on 11/10/2009
The general public will have their first chance to get the best seats during the 2010 season at The Glen starting Saturday, November 14.
The great deals and new options for the 2010 season give fans more ways to save and more choices then ever before. The Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen has some of the biggest savings with general admission tickets starting at only $60 and reduced priced McDonald’s Family Grandstand tickets, $65 for adults and $20 for kids 15 and under, returning. New in 2010 - fans will also have the option of purchasing Sunday-only reserved grandstand seats to this event. A new infield parking pass for the Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen will allow fans to take their vehicle almost anywhere in the infield for only $25! The popular kid’s free program has expanded to include kids 15 and under easing the financial burden on families attending most of our events. Fans are encouraged to use the popular 50/50 Payment Plan, which allows them to pay for half of their ticket purchase up front with a credit card and have the other half charged to them on April 25, 2010.
The 2010 season will kick off with the 29th Running of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen event weekend, June 4-6. The weekend will showcase sports car racing at its best with the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car, KONI Challenge, and Ford Racing Mustang Challenge Series.
The summer heats up when the stars and cars of the IZOD IndyCar® Series return to The Glen for the Sixth Annual Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen, July 2-4. The weekend will also feature racing from the F2000 Championship Series and the Firestone Indy Lights, who will compete in the Corning 100 on Saturday, July 3rd. The weekend will feature fireworks, camping, concerts, wine tasting, kids’ activities and much more. The Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey’s Fancy New York’s Artisan Cheese, July 16-18, moves the fun off the track. The festival continues to be the East Coast’s largest showcase of New York State wines, and will feature more than 80 wineries from around the region. The festival also includes arts and crafts from some of the area’s best artists, culinary classes, cooking demonstrations, music and food.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will return for their 25th Running at The Glen, August 5-8, when they compete in the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen on Sunday, August 8th. NASCAR’s top drivers will once again be joined by the NASCAR Nationwide Series and the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series but this year the two series are paired up for a double-header on Saturday, August 7th. For the first time, the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series will compete in the Crown Royal 200 immediately following the Zippo 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race.
The 2010 season wraps up with the traditional U.S. Vintage Grand Prix, September 10-12, which will pay tribute to the racing heritage of Watkins Glen. The weekend kicks off with the traditional reenactment race through downtown Watkins Glen on Friday, September 10th. Fans can also admire cars at the Chemung Canal Trust Co. Antique Auto Show.
Tickets for the entire 2010 season will go on sale to the general public on November 14, 2009. For more information, please contact the Watkins Glen International ticket office at 866-461-RACE (7223) or log on to the official website at www.TheGlen.com. Tickets, gift certificates and track merchandise can all be purchased at The Shop located at 2 North Franklin Street in downtown Watkins Glen. The Shop is open Monday-Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-4, and is closed Sunday.