Record Camping Crowd Anticipated For NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at The Glen
GEICO Caveman Unreserved Gate 1 Available, All Other Areas – Sold Out
Purchase NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at The Glen camping before you arrive by calling 866.461.RACE (7223).
WATKINS GLEN, NY – Fans attending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at The Glen who are interested in camping at Watkins Glen International for the weekend have just one option – GEICO Caveman unreserved camping at Gate 1. The popularity of spending the weekend at The Glen continues to increase and is especially evident this season with GEICO reserved and Family Camping sold out. As of July 25, fans are encouraged to purchase GEICO Caveman unreserved camping before that too sells out.
In February, The Glen announced GEICO reserved camping sold out earlier than in previous years. Family Camping, expanded in response to its popularity during the 2011 NASCAR weekend, is sold out. GEICO Caveman unreserved camping in Gate 7 is sold out.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at The Glen attendees may fill every camping spot The Glen has to offer this year. Space remains available in Gate 1 only at this time and Watkins Glen International encourages those interested in camping to purchase their spot as soon as possible. Prior to the 2011 season, 50 new lighting poles were placed throughout Gate 1 GEICO Caveman unreserved campgrounds. The Gate 1 GEICO Caveman unreserved area has increased lighting, nearby showers and water available. There are no hookups. Sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and camper load-in begins on Wednesday, August 8 at 7:30 a.m.
Purchase your tickets for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at The Glen now! Fans may purchase tickets and camping by contacting the WGI ticket office at 866.461.RACE (7223) or logging on to the official website, www.TheGlen.com. Gift certificates, daily Thunder Road Tours, tickets and track merchandise are available for purchase at The Shop located at 2 North Franklin Street in Watkins Glen. The Shop is open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday. Keep up with The Glen on Facebook and Twitter. Download The Glen’s free mobile app at either the iTunes or Android marketplaces.
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