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WGI Accepting Fan Ambassador Applications

Fan Ambassador

The deadline to submit an application to become a WGI Fan Ambassador is April 1.

WATKINS GLEN, NY – Watkins Glen International is currently accepting applications from those who are interested in becoming part of the WGI team as Fan Ambassadors. This is an exciting opportunity for passionate fans who are eager to get closer to the action and get a behind-the-scene look at the largest events that take place at The Glen. There is no better way to become part of the fun and excitement during the race season at WGI.

Fan Ambassadors will have the opportunity to handle a wide variety of tasks, including, but not limited to: escorting corporate partners and VIP guests during garage and pit tours, greeting guests, providing assistance in The Glen Club and hospitality areas, assisting pace car ride participants, and helping with pre-race ceremonies on track and post-race in Gatorade Victory Lane.

“I have had the chance to get to know some of our Ambassadors since we started this program, and they love to help out during our busy weekends,” stated Michael Printup, president of Watkins Glen International. “Not only do we consider them to be an extension of our team, but our Ambassadors make a real difference…and they get to have a whole lot of fun!”

Fan Ambassadors will have the chance to enjoy a variety of incentives, including, but not limited to: weekend admission to WGI events, being among the first to know exciting track news, WGI event polo, and other special events.

“I enjoy the track environment and interacting with the WGI staff and fans,” Paul Topichak, fourth year Fan Ambassador, stated. “You just can’t get any closer to the action and have all your race-day needs a few steps away. It’s no wonder that I am anxiously looking forward to another season at The Glen as a Fan Ambassador!”

Fan Ambassadors are needed, during WGI’s three largest weekend events, including: Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, June 26-29; Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey’s Fancy New York’s Artisan Cheese, July 11-13; and Cheez-It™ 355 The Glen, August 7-10.

Fans who would like to join the WGI team as a Fan Ambassador need to fill out an application and participate in an interview process. The application can be downloaded at Applications may be emailed to or mailed to Watkins Glen International, Fan Ambassador Program, Attn: Cindy Lewis-Black, P.O. Box 500, 2790 County Route 16, Watkins Glen, NY, 14891.The deadline to submit an application is April 1 with the first round of interviews taking place March 31 – April 5. The chosen Fan Ambassadors will have their first mandatory meeting in May.

Located within five (5) hours (~300 miles) of 25% of the US population, Watkins Glen International is the premier road racing facility in the United States. Mark your calendars for TUDOR United SportsCar Championship during Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen June 26-29, as well as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Cheez-It™ 355 and Nationwide Series Zippo 200 at The Glen August 7-10. Tickets are available by calling 866.461.RACE or at Keep up with The Glen on Facebook and Twitter. Download The Glen’s free mobile app from the App Store or Google Play.

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