NextEra Energy Resources leads Watkins Glen International partners in saluting military families


WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 24, 2017) – Watkins Glen International announced this week the generous donation, made by several of the track’s partners, of nearly 500 tickets to the I Love New York 355 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International, for service members and their families.


NextEra Energy Resources, Cola-Cola, Hilliard, VP Small Engine Fuels, and Weaver Media all purchased tickets to the I Love New York 355, to be shared with representatives of the Air Force, Army, Army National Guard, Bath VA, the Army 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, and others. Now, an event known for its armed forces tributes will be complete with military families taking in all of the pageantry and excitement that comes with NASCAR’s lone trip to New York State.


“We couldn’t be more grateful to these fine organizations for what they have done for our soldiers and their families,” said Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup. “We look forward to a great contingent of military families in the stands and walking the grounds during our upcoming tripleheader NASCAR race weekend. In addition, we will have over 100 individuals being sworn into the Army and Air Force in a pair of enlistment ceremonies, committing to defend the Constitution of the United States of America.”


NextEra Energy Resources, LLC is the largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun in the world.


“We are thrilled to be able to support our troops and their families for all that they have done in the service of our country,” said Ross Groffman, executive director, NextEra Energy Resources.

“All of us at NextEra Energy Resources hope that these tickets are thoroughly enjoyed by the recipients.”


The I Love New York 355 headlines a weekend full of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY, and NASCAR K&N Pro Series East action at Watkins Glen International, August 4-6, 2017. Don’t miss Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s final race at The Glen, For more information or to purchase tickets, fans can visit or call 1-866-461-RACE. Located within five (5) hours (~300 miles) of 25% of the US population, Keep up with The Glen on Facebook and Twitter.

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