WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (January 8, 2019) –Tickets and camping for the 2019 season at Watkins Glen International are on sale now.
The calendar features exciting marque events such as the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen featuring the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship (June 27-30) and the return of New York’s NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series weekend, with the Go Bowling at The Glen (August 4), XFINITY Series Zippo 200 (August 3), and K&N Pro Series East Great Outdoors RV Superstore 100 (August 2). Fans will also be treated to one of the circuit’s largest midway areas, complete with interactive displays, driver appearances and more at the three-times voted “Best NASCAR Track” by readers of USA Today.
“We are excited for another season here at Watkins Glen International with so many diverse events,” said Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup. “We have the best fans in motorsports hands down, and we want to give them a memorable experience.”
Joining the NASCAR and IMSA weekends on the calendar is the Hilliard U.S. Vintage Grand Prix, one of the largest vintage racing events in the country featuring the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) and Trans-Am Championship (September 6-8), and the return of the Blancpain GT World Challenge America, Labor Day weekend (August 29-September 1).
In addition to the on-track action, the Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey’s Fancy New York’s Artisan Cheese returns July 12-14. The festival continues to be the East Coast’s largest showcase of New York State wines and will feature approximately 90+ wineries from around the region, food and live music. The Ticket Galaxy Finger Lakes Beer Festival will return to close the season out at The Glen, (October 25-26) more information on the event to follow.
Watkins Glen International 2019 Events Schedule:
April 6–7: Opening Weekend
June 21–23: SCCA Majors Super Tour
June 27–30: Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen
July 12–14: Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey’s Fancy
August 1–4: Go Bowling at The Glen
August 29–September 1: Blancpain GT World Challenge America
September 6–8: Hilliard U.S. Vintage Grand Prix
October 25-26: Ticket Galaxy Finger Lakes Beer Festival*
*More information will be announced
How to Purchase:
1. Online: www.TheGlen.com
2. Call: 866-461-RACE (7223)
3. Visit: The Ticket Office on the 3rd Floor at 2 North Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, N.Y.,
Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Located within five (5) hours (~300 miles) of 25% of the US population, Watkins Glen International is the premier road racing facility in North America, three-times voted “Best NASCAR Track” by readers of USA Today. Keep up with The Glen on Facebook and Twitter. For tickets, camping, and additional information, call 1-866-461-RACE or visit www.theglen.com.