Sportscar Vintage Racing Association Races Back to The Glen for U.S. Vintage Grand Prix

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Watkins Glen International is expecting over 100 MGs to participate in the weekend events.

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WATKINS GLEN, NY – This weekend Watkins Glen International welcomes back the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) for the Glenora Wine Cellars US Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver, September 5-7. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the U.S. Vintage Grand Prix continues to be one of the most popular events on the (SVRA) schedule and draws well over 400 entrants from around the world. 

This year the event features the MG as the honored marque, as it celebrates its 55th Anniversary of the MG races at Watkins Glen International, and the 60th Anniversary of the first Collier Brothers Memorial Trophy Race of the MGs. The Collier Brothers Memorial Service set to take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 5 at the Collier Brother’s memorial stone on the original course. Throughout the weekend, the Collier Museum will display MGs inside Turn 11. Watkins Glen International is expecting over 100 MGs to participate in the weekend events.

The weekend will also feature several special guest appearances. Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. NASCAR legend Bobby Allison will be at The Pyramid for a special autograph session. Allison will also be Sunday’s Grand Marshal. Ricky and Jordan Taylor, of Wayne Taylor Racing in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, will be at The Pyramid for an autograph session on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Gates open at 7 a.m. each day. Tickets are available for purchase at the gate or ticket office. Weekend admission is $65, or $45 for Sunday-only admission. Kids and teens, 19 and under, are FREE. Reserved camping is also available for the weekend.

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 Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver, September 5-7. 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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