Watkins Glen International event tickets, camping set to go on sale Tuesday, December 15


2016 event tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, December 15.


WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (December 14, 2015) – With preparations for the 2016 season continuing at Watkins Glen International, it was announced that tickets and camping will go on sale Tuesday, December 15 at 9 a.m.

Fans who buy early will capitalize on the opportunity to secure the best seats at the historic road course and save up to $25 by taking advantage of advance pricing.

After an extensive repaving project, Watkins Glen International will debut its new surface this summer with major events such as the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen featuring the WeatherTech Sportscar Championship (June 30-July 3) and the return of New York’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend, with the Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen (August 7), XFINITY Series Zippo 200 (August 6), and K&N Pro Series East Bully Hill Vineyards 100 (August 5).

Moving back to its traditional date in 2016 is the Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver, with the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) coming to Watkins Glen International for a Can-Am/Trans-Am reunion special, September 9-11.  

In addition, the Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey’s Fancy New York’s Artisan Cheese returns, celebrating its 20th anniversary, is set for the July 15-17 weekend. The Finger Lakes Beer Festival rounds out the schedule October 21-22.

2016 Camping:
Camping continues to be a hot “ticket” at The Glen. To secure your home away from home, purchase camping early along with your event tickets.

Watkins Glen International 2016 Events/Tickets:
April 16-17: Opening Weekend
June 24-26: SCCA Majors Super Tour
June 30-July 3: Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen
July 15-17: Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey’s Fancy
August 4-7: Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen
September 9-11: Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver
October 21-22: Finger Lakes Beer Festival

How to Purchase:
1. Online:
2. Call: 866-461-RACE (7223)
3. Visit: The Shop at 2 North Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, N.Y. The Shop, Watkins Glen International’s official retail store, is open Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. through January 2, 2016.

After 1/2/16, customers who need ticket assistance in person can be directed to the Ticket Office (3rd floor of 2 North Franklin) while The Shop is closed.

Watkins Glen International is the premier road racing facility in North America, voted “Best NASCAR Track” by readers of USA Today. Tickets for the 2016 season go on sale December 15, and are available by calling 866.461.RACE or online at www.theglen.com. Keep up with The Glen on Facebook and Twitter (Watkins Glen International, @WGI).

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