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Watkins Glen International Kicks off the season, April 12-13

2014 Opening Weekend

Gates open at 9 a.m., laps begin at 10 a.m. and the last lap will take place at 4:30 p.m. Tickets for three-paced laps are available at the gate for $25.

WATKINS GLEN, NY – Watkins Glen International kicks off the 2014 season April 12-13 during Opening Weekend. This is the first weekend that the track opens its gates and provides fans the chance to experience The Glen as few do.

Throughout Opening Weekend at The Glen, fans have the unique opportunity to drive around the Grand-Prix course in their own vehicle, purchase professional photos of their car on-site or on the web courtesy of Track Time Photos and take photos in Gatorade Victory Lane where drivers at the Glen celebrate.

Gates open at 9 a.m., laps begin at 10 a.m. and the last lap will take place at 4:30 p.m. Tickets for three-paced laps are available at the gate for $25.

Opening weekend 2014 proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. It is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Suzanne and Bob Wright, the grandparents of a child with autism.

Located within five (5) hours (~300 miles) of 25% of the US population, Watkins Glen International is the premier road racing facility in the United States. Mark your calendars for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship during Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, June 26-29, as well as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen and Nationwide Series Zippo 200 at The Glen, August 7-10. Tickets are available by calling 866.461.RACE or at www.TheGlen.com. Keep up with The Glen on Facebook and Twitter. Download The Glen’s free mobile app from the App Store or Google Play.

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