FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Chris Banker
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (April 25, 2016) – Watkins Glen International will host the North American Road Racing Association (NARRA) Sportscar Challenge, May 13-15, with the event bringing six competitive racing series to America’s premier road course for a weekend of action.
The weekend, capped by the running of the Trans-Am Championship Classic Tube 100 on Sunday afternoon, will also feature the NARRA GT Championship, Formula Atlantic Championship Series, F1600 Formula F Championship Series, F2000 Championship Series, and the Mazda Global MX-5 Cup.
Weekend tickets are available at the gate for $30, which includes access to the paddock and garage areas. All grandstands around the facility will also be open, giving fans several great perspectives of the on-track action. Those looking to camp may do so with a $60 pass at the gate, with Pit Road RV camping available, complete with electric hook-ups, for $175.
The event will mark the Trans Am Series’ 28th appearance at Watkins Glen International, seeing the series return to one of its historic homes for the first time since 2013.
“We are very pleased to announce that this great race weekend will be open to our fans,” Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup said. “With about a month of activity on the new asphalt, the speeds are going to be increasing, and the racing should be nothing short of entertaining. We’re looking forward to getting this event underway.”
Watkins Glen International officially announced the completion of its $11 million repaving project, which kicked off in August 2015, during a ceremony on Friday, April 15th that included appearances from special guests Derek Bell, Bob Varsha, and Andy Lally.
About Watkins Glen International:
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, voted “Best NASCAR Track” by readers of USA Today. Keep up with The Glen on Facebook and Twitter. Download The Glen’s free mobile app from the App Store or Google Play.