Submit Legends of The Glen Nominations Now!
Fans of Watkins Glen International have until May 23 to nominate
Nominate for Legends of The Glen before May 23.
WATKINS GLEN, NY – Last season Derek Bell, Scott Pruett, and posthumously James Hunt, were inducted into Legends of The Glen. It is time to determine who will comprise the next class and Watkins Glen International wants to know what the fans think.
All nominations may be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail addressed to Watkins Glen International, Legends of The Glen, 2790 County Route 16, Watkins Glen, NY 14891. Each nomination must include the individual’s name, a list of their accomplishments at Watkins Glen International and brief example of why you, the fan, believe they should be included in Legends of The Glen.
Nominations must be sent before the Thursday, May 23 deadline. The 2013 class of Legends of The Glen will be announced during the Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver (September 6-8).
Fans may nominate anyone who has made a significant impact at Watkins Glen International, this includes: owners, former Watkins Glen International staff, race officials and any current or retired driver from any of the series that have competed at The Glen. Accomplishments included in the nomination must have taken place only at Watkins Glen International.
Legends of The Glen began in 2008 as part of the 60th anniversary of road racing at The Glen, honoring individuals who have made a significant impact on The Glen’s history. Eighteen people have be inducted into the program, including: Cameron and Jean Argetsinger, Jim Riesbeck, Phil Walters, Walter Hansgen, Bill Milliken, Graham Hill, Sir Jackie Stewart, Jim Clark, Mario Andretti, Al Holbert, Hurley Haywood, Mark Martin, Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon, Scott Pruett, Derek Bell and James Hunt.
Located in the Finger Lake Region of New York, Watkins Glen International is the premier road racing facility in the United States. Tickets for all 2013 events at The Glen are available now by calling 866.461.RACE. Gift certificates, licensed merchandise, Thunder Road Tours and tickets are available for purchase at The Shop, located in downtown Watkins Glen at 2 North Franklin Street and online at www.TheGlen.com. The Shop is open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
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