GRAND-AM Autograph Session and Fan Walk Offer Fan Access During Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen Weekend

Autograph Session, Fan Walk and Paddock Access included in Price of Weekend Admission

Ricky Taylor

Max Angelelli and Ricky Taylor among those to participate in GRAND-AM autograph session on Friday.

Watkins Glen, NY– Fans attending next week’s Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen weekend, August 11-14, have several opportunities to get up-close and personal with their favorite GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car series teams and drivers.  Fans will be granted access to the Rolex Sports Car Series paddock, treated to an autograph session and have the chance to enjoy a Fan Walk on Pit Road.  All of this access is included in the price of a weekend admission ticket.

The autograph session with the stars of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series will be held at team transporters in the main paddock area from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 12.  The session will feature every Rolex Series driver including defending Watkins Glen 200 champions Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas, 2011 Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen champions Max Angelelli and Ricky Taylor and 2009 Rolex Series champions Alex Gurney and Jon Fogarty. 

The GRAND-AM Fan Walk provides every fan in attendance the chance to get an up-close and personal look at the cars and stars of the Rolex Sports Car Series just moments before the green flag.  The GRAND-AM Fan Walk will be open to any fan with a weekend ticket on Saturday, August 13, from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  The green flag will then fall on the Watkins Glen 200 at 6:15 p.m.

A full autograph session and getting access to pit road only minutes before the start of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series race not enough?  No problem!  Fans with weekend tickets will also have access to the GRAND-AM paddock area Thursday, August 11, Friday, August 12, and Saturday, August 13.  This access will provide the chance to watch the crews of Rolex Series make the adjustments necessary to help get their cars into Gatorade Victory Lane. 

Tickets for the final two events at Watkins Glen International are on sale now!  Fans can order their tickets or get more information about the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend, August 11-14 or U.S. Vintage Grand Prix by calling the WGI ticket office at 866.461.RACE (7223) or visiting the official website www.TheGlen.com.  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 – Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Thursday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Keep up with the latest happenings at The Glen by visiting the official Watkins Glen International Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/watkinsgleninternational, and following WGI on Twitter, @WGI.

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