The Hilliard Corporation to sponsor U.S. Vintage Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (January 24, 2018) – Watkins Glen International announced today that The Hilliard Corporation will sponsor the United States Vintage Grand Prix weekend, one of the largest vintage racing events on the national calendar, September 7-9, 2018.

 

“The U.S. Vintage Grand Prix weekend is an event that we hold dear at Watkins Glen International,” said track President Michael Printup. “Hilliard is an international leader in manufacturing, located just down the road from us in Elmira, New York, and we couldn’t be happier to have them on board for this massive celebration of our roots and vintage racing.”

The Hilliard Corporation is a 113-year-old, Elmira-based manufacturing company specializing in motion control equipment (clutches and brakes), and industrial filtration equipment (Tradename: HILCO). Hilliard primarily sells to large OEM companies in the United States and around the world. For more information, please visit www.hilliardcorp.com.

 

“We are pleased and proud to sponsor this great event at Watkins Glen International,” said Hilliard Corporation CEO Jan van den Blink. “The United States Vintage Grand Prix is a special weekend at a special place, and we’re thrilled to be part of it.”

 

The Hilliard United States Vintage Grand Prix at The Glen brings the past to life during the September 7-9 race weekend at WGI, featuring hundreds of cars from decades gone by at one of the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association’s largest events of the season. This season’s featured marque is Mini Cooper. The Trans-Am Championship will also be featured as a companion series on this great weekend of historic competition.

 

Watkins Glen International is the premier road racing facility in North America, twice voted “Best NASCAR Track” by readers of USA Today. Keep up with The Glen on Facebook and Twitter. Download The Glen’s free mobile app from the App Store or Google Play. Tickets for Watkins Glen International’s 2018 season are on sale now and available at www.theglen.com, or by calling 1-866-461-RACE.
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