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West Coast Customs

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The Zippo Jeep® Makes Its Debut at Watkins Glen International

Zippo Manufacturing Company, maker of the world-famous windproof pocket lighter, and West Coast Customs®, the most recognized name in the custom automotive industry, today introduced the brand new Zippo Jeep® at the 2011 Zippo 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International. Completely customized, the Zippo Jeep will serve as a promotional vehicle, supporting the company’s popular Outdoor Line of utility products. Unveiled in Victory Lane, the new Zippo Jeep immediately went to work, as it led the Nationwide field in the first warm up lap of the 2011 Zippo 200

Related Topics: Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, NASCAR, NASCAR XFINITY Series, Grand Am, Zippo 200, Grand-Am Rolex DP, Grand-Am Rolex GT, Watkins Glen International

Heluva Good! Pole

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Kyle Busch Takes Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen Pole in Record Time

Fastest of the fast today was Kyle Busch, whose 1:09.767 (126.421 mph) lap was over one second faster than Jeff Gordon’s 1:10.798 (124.580 mph). The 2003 track record set by Gordon was destroyed today by no less than 15 drivers during qualifying for Sunday’s 2011 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, NASCAR, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, NASCAR XFINITY Series, Grand Am, Zippo 200, Grand-Am Rolex DP, Grand-Am Rolex GT, Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, Kasey Kahne, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, JJ Allmendinger, Marcos Ambrose, Martin Truex Jr., Matt Kenseth, Michael McDowell

Marcos Ambrose Victory

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Ambrose Battles to First Career Sprint Cup Victory by Claiming Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen

Marcos Ambrose, driver of the No. 9 Stanley Ford, took the green-white checkered at the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen on Monday afternoon. Ambrose finished third or better in each of his previous four Cup starts at Watkins Glen International. He passed Brad Keselowski in Turn 5 on the lap place of the green-white checkered finish to become the fifth first-time winner in the Sprint Cup Series this season, qualifying for the Sprint Summer Showdown.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, NASCAR, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, Kasey Kahne, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, JJ Allmendinger, Marcos Ambrose, Martin Truex Jr., Matt Kenseth, Michael McDowell, Brad Keselowski

Camry Give-Away

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One Lucky Fan Will Drive Away from The Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen in a New Car

The drivers that reach Gatorade Victory Lane following the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, Zippo 200 and GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series races will not be the only winners during The Glen's NASCAR event weekend, August 11-14. One lucky fan will be presented a brand new Toyota Camry by Watkins Glen International and Toyota during the pre-race ceremonies for the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen race on Sunday, August 14. Fans can start submitting entries for the Toyota Camry Give-Away immediately and the deadline to enter is Sunday, July 31.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, Zippo 200, Grand-Am Rolex DP, Grand-Am Rolex GT, Grand Am, NASCAR, NASCAR XFINITY Series, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup

Date Announcement

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NASCAR is Back at The Glen in 2012

The Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver marked the finale of the 2011 race season at Watkins Glen International and the historic road course is already looking ahead to 2012. WGI is proud to announce that during the weekend of August 9-12, The Soul of American Road Racing will host the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for the 27th consecutive time on Sunday, August 12. The Zippo 200 NASCAR Nationwide and Canadian Tire 200 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series races will both return on Saturday, August 11. Moved from the traditional weekend a season ago, this is the second-consecutive year that Watkins Glen International is set to host NASCAR the second weekend of August.

Related Topics: NASCAR, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, Michael Printup, Watkins Glen International, Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, Grand Am, Grand-Am Rolex DP, Grand-Am Rolex GT

10 Year Zippo 200

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Zippo Renews Title Sponsorship of NASCAR Nationwide Series Race

Zippo Manufacturing Company recently signed their multi-year renewal of the Zippo 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series entitlement at Watkins Glen International. Zippo has been a premier partner of The Glen since 1993, and is currently the longest continuous sponsor of Watkins Glen International. Now in its tenth year, the Zippo 200 is the third longest running Nationwide Series race under the same name and sponsorship. This season marks the 10th anniversary of Zippo’s entitlement of the NASCAR Nationwide Series race during The Glen’s traditional NASCAR race weekend in August.

Related Topics: NASCAR, NASCAR XFINITY Series, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, 2014 Cheez-It 355 at the Glen, Zippo 200, Watkins Glen International

Sprint Cup Practice

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Watkins Glen International Qualifying Record May Fall

The top 10 drivers in final practice for the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen smashed the track qualifying record set back in 2003 by four-time Watkins Glen International winner Jeff Gordon. No. 9 Marcos Ambrose (126.604 mph), No. 22 Kurt Busch, No. 99 Carl Edwards, No. 22 Brad Keselowski, No. 56 Martin Truex, Jr., No. 20 Joey Logano, No. 33 Clint Bowyer, No. 48 Jimmie Johnson, No. 31 Jeff Burton and No. 13 Casey Mears were all faster than the 124.580 mph of Gordon’s record. Defending race winner No. 42 Juan Pablo Montoya had the 15th fastest time in practice.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, NASCAR, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, NASCAR XFINITY Series, Grand Am, Zippo 200, Grand-Am Rolex DP, Grand-Am Rolex GT, Jeff Gordon, Marcos Ambrose, Jimmie Johnson, Joey Logano, Clint Bowyer, Casey Mears, Tony Stewart, Jeff Burton

MvF WCC

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The Glen is Ready for Its Close-Up, Mr. Director

The spectator events at legendary Watkins Glen International have come to an end for the 2011 season, but fans have two more chances to relive some of the fun in the next few weeks. WGI will serve as the backdrop for scenes of two hit TV shows – Man vs. Food Nation and Inside West Coast Customs.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, NASCAR, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, NASCAR XFINITY Series, Grand Am, Grand-Am Continental Tire Challenge, Grand-Am Rolex DP, Grand-Am Rolex GT, Joey Logano

Jeff Gordon LOTG

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Jeff Gordon Joins Elite Group as Newest Member of The Legends of The Glen

Michael Printup, president of Watkins Glen International, announced earlier today that Jeff Gordon has been named the first member of the Class of 2011 for the Legends of The Glen. In front of local, regional, and international media, Printup presented Gordon with a hand-blown glass vase made by Vitrix Glass of Corning, NY, during an induction ceremony held in the historic road course’s media center. Mike Helton, president of NASCAR, was also in attendance to acknowledge Gordon’s contributions to the sport and join the celebration. Today’s ceremony will not be the last induction that is scheduled to occur during the 2011 season at The Glen.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, NASCAR, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, NASCAR XFINITY Series, Grand Am, Zippo 200, Grand-Am Rolex DP, Grand-Am Rolex GT, Jeff Gordon, Legends of The Glen, Michael Printup, Mike Helton

Bog Hog

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Carl Edwards, Mark Martin and Brett Bodine Highlight Q&A Line-Up in Bog Hospitality

THE BOG Fan Hospitality presented by Red Cat will once again offer fans the chance to speak with some of the top drivers in NASCAR as well some very special guests on Saturday and Sunday during the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen weekend, August 11-14. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stars Carl Edwards and Mark Martin headline a list that includes Chemung, NY native Brett Bodine and former world heavyweight boxing champion Michael Moorer. Tickets for the popular trackside hospitality area are currently on sale but are going fast and are only available for purchase until the end of the day on Friday, August 12.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, NASCAR, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, NASCAR XFINITY Series, Grand Am, Zippo 200, Grand-Am Rolex DP, Grand-Am Rolex GT, Brett Bodine, Carl Edwards, Mark Martin, Justin Allgaier

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