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Budwieser Tiki Hut

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New Payment Options Abound for Fans at The Glen

Fans have been asking for more ways to make their purchases more convenient at concession stands or when buying tickets online and Watkins Glen International is responding.

Related Topics: 2011 Heluva Good Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, 2011 Sahlens Six Hours of The Glen, 2011 Zippo 200, 2011 US Vintage Grand Prix, Grand Am, NASCAR, NASCAR XFINITY Series, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup

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Three Members of Marketing Team Moving Up at WGI

Watkins Glen International is proud to announce that three members of the marketing team have been recognized for their contributions to the success of the legendary road course over the last few seasons.

 

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

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WGI Will Show Appreciation to Armed and Emergency Services During Vintage Event This Weekend

Americans across the country are preparing to honor the men and women of the Armed and Emergency Services as part of the 10th anniversary of 9/11 this weekend and Watkins Glen International is no different. WGI is proud to offer free weekend admission to all current servicemen and women of the United States Armed Forces, police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians for the Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver, September 9-11. The Glen will also feature a parade lap of emergency services vehicles and observe a moment of silence in remembrance of those lost in the 2001 terrorist attacks during the pre-race ceremonies for the New York Governor’s Cup on Sunday, September 11.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, US Vintage, 2011 US Vintage Grand Prix, Bob Sharp, Tickets

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

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

West Coast Customs

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West Coast Customs® CEO Ryan Friedlinghaus to Serve as Grand Marshal for Zippo 200 on Saturday, August 13

Watkins Glen International and Zippo Manufacturing Company, maker of the world-famous windproof pocket lighter, are proud to announce that West Coast Customs® CEO Ryan Friedlinghaus will serve at the Grand Marshal for the Zippo 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Saturday, August 13. Friedlinghaus will not only say the most famous words in racing – “Gentleman, start your engines!” – but will also unveil a brand new, custom-designed Zippo vehicle. The green flag will drop on the Zippo 200 at 2:00 p.m. EST and will be broadcast live on ESPN2.

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

Volunteer

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Exciting Volunteer Opportunities Still Available for Three Major Events at Watkins Glen International

The 2011 season at legendary Watkins Glen International is moving quickly, but it is not too late to become part of the action in July and August. The Glen is offering exciting volunteer opportunities for groups during the Phish music festival Super Ball IX, July 1-3, Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey’s Fancy New York’s Artisan Cheese, July 15-17, and Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend, August 11-14. Each of these three events provides an excellent fundraising chance for groups and organizations.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, WGI FLW News, 2011 Heluva Good Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, 2011 Finger Lakes Wine Festival, NASCAR, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup

March Capital Improvements

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Several Capital Improvement Projects at The Glen Move Forward

Capital improvement projects at Watkins Glen International continue to move ahead under sunny skies this spring. There are a variety of projects, in addition to the grandstands, that are in progress simultaneously to ensure they are complete on schedule with the aspiration of completing them ahead of schedule.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Capital Improvement Project

Delayed

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Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen Postponed Until Monday

At 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, NASCAR and Watkins Glen International officials announced that the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen Sprint Cup Series race is postponed until 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 15. Weather prevented the race from starting at the scheduled time of 1:00 p.m. this afternoon at the 2.45-mile road course. All tickets and return checks, although not required, will be honored on Monday.

Related Topics: Watkins Glen International, Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, NASCAR, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup

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