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Watkins Glen International will be buzzing this week with four IMSA racing teams testing to prepare for Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, June 26-29. This is a prime opportunity for fans to check out the FREE - Fans R1st Viewing Area Wednesday, April 23 and Thursday, April 24.

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  • May 31

    Ladies, Start Your Excitement Because Patrick Dempsey is Entered in Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen

    Patrick Dempsey is set to return to Watkins Glen International for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Saturday, June 4. Dempsey, who is best known for his role as Dr. Derek Shepherd (a.k.a. McDreamy) on the hit TV drama Grey’s Anatomy, competes in the GT class of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series. Fans will have a chance to meet Dempsey as well as all the stars of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series and GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge in two separate autograph sessions during the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen event weekend, June 3-5.

  • May 31

    1969 Six Hours of The Glen: The Start of Something Great

    This year marks the 30th running of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen and when the drivers of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series take to the track on Saturday, June 4, they will be looking to add their names to the very long list of significant moments that make up The Glen’s history. Ever since the first running of the famed endurance racing in 1968, fans have left Watkins Glen International with life-long memories more times than they can count. While it is almost impossible to rank these moments against each other, there are three Six Hours of The Glen races that tend to stand out over the others. The 1969 Six Hours of The Glen was such a race and featured the start of a legendary career as well as a dominating performance.

  • May 31

    Fan Walks on Pit Road Highlight of the Fan-Friendly Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen

    Between watching the races on the track, extensive access throughout the facility and plenty of on-track activities, fans attending the 30th running of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, June 3-5, will get a great value with their ticket purchase. All weekend ticket holders will have the ability to meet their favorite teams and drivers while walking around the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series paddock, GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge garage, and fan walks on pit road. Adult weekend tickets are just $35 and all kids 15 and under are FREE!

  • May 25

    Western New York Flash Players to Act As Grand Marshals at Watkins Glen International

    The roster of the Western New York Flash will be just as busy during the 30th running of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Saturday, June 4, as they are on the soccer field. The entire women’s soccer team will serve as grand marshals for the historic endurance race and say the most famous words in racing, “Drivers…start your engines!” before the green flag falls at 1:15 pm.

  • May 18

    Sahlen's Renews as Title Sponsor of Famed Six Hours Race Through 2012

    Sahlen Packing Company, Inc., the title sponsor of the June GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series race at Watkins Glen International (WGI) since 2003, has renewed its partnership with the historic road course for another two years. Sahlen’s will continue as the title sponsor of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen and is currently the longest running, ongoing title sponsorship at The Glen. The 30th running of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen will be part of an action packed race weekend at The Soul of American Road Racing featuring four races and four different racing series, June 3-5.

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