Camping World Grand Prix Stays on ABC in 2010
6th Annual IZOD IndyCar Series Race at WGI is One of Five Races on ABC
By: WGI Staff on 12/1/2009
Fans will be able to watch the stars of the IZOD IndyCar Series charge up the famed Esses when the Camping World Grand Prix is broadcast live on ABC on Sunday, July 4.
“We are very excited about having the Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen broadcast on ABC because it provides a great opportunity to bring the excitement of our event and the beauty of the Finger Lakes Region to an international audience,” said Michael Printup, president of Watkins Glen International. “There is no place more picturesque during the 4th of July holiday weekend than upstate New York nor is there a better track to watch the IZOD IndyCar Series than our historic road course.”
The 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series schedule will feature a total of 17 races with five being broadcast on ABC and the other twelve being broadcast on the cable network VERSUS. The IZOD IndyCar Series season kicks-off on the streets of Sau Paula, Brazil on Sunday, March 14th. The 94th Indianapolis 500 as well as the races at St. Petersburg, Kansas Speedway, and Toronto will join the Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen on ABC. VERSUS will carry the other 12 IZOD IndyCar Series race during the 2010 season. All races will be broadcast in HD regardless of which network carries the race. Local fans with Time Warner cable can find VERSUS on Channel 61 and those with digital Time Warner cable can find it on Channel 807. Fans with Dish Network that have the Classic Gold 250 or higher packages can find VERSUS on Channel 151. Fans in other areas should go to www.VERSUS.com to find VERSUS on their broadcast provider.
Tickets for the entire 2010 season including the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, August 5-8, and Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen, July 2-4, weekends are on sale now! Fans can take advantage of advanced sale prices and new options by calling the Watkins Glen International ticket office at 866-461-RACE (7223) or logging on to the official website, 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.
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