Watkins Glen Opening Day
2790 Co Rte 16
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Opening Day at Watkins Glen… the unofficial start to the driving season.
We will meet at Eastview Mall, Victor NY, in the parking lot near Macy’s starting at 9:00.
The Driver’s meeting will begin around 9:30 for an estimated 9:45 departure.
We will be taking a scenic ride through the Finger Lakes (Canandaigua Lake / Keuka Lake / Waneta Lake) countryside on Porsche friendly roads. The trip to WGI should take about 2 hours with a “quick” break half way.
Be sure to have CASH, they don’t take checks or credit cards. Proceeds from the 2020 Opening Weekend will benefit Watkins Glen International’s RACE (Racing and Community Enrichment) Foundation.
Watkins Glen International Raceway
Contact: Joe Prinzbach
THIS IS A WEATHER DEPENDENT EVENT. IF IT’S RAINY/SNOWING/VERY COLD WE WON’T GO. WATCH THIS PAGE FOR UPDATES.
Experience the twists and turns of our world-reknown road course from the driver’s seat of your personal vehicle. Take your car on the track for three paced laps behind an official WGI vehicle for $25 per vehicle, per three laps. .
Gates open at 9:30 a.m.; Gates close at 3 p.m.
Tickets available at the Gate ONLY for $25 per three-paced laps on the Grand Prix course (3.4 miles).
Proceeds from the 2020 Opening Weekend will benefit Watkins Glen International’s RACE (Racing and Community Enrichment) Foundation and local charities. In the past, The Glen and Opening Weekend participants have donated to Autism Speaks, Food Bank of the Southern Tier, JDRF [Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation] and Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection.