Watkins Glen opens 'The Shop'

Watkins Glen, NY (October 11, 2000) - As part of the 2001 season schedule press conference, Watkins Glen celebrated a Grand Opening for "The Shop", a new retail store located downtown in the village of Watkins Glen. The Shop is located at 2...

Watkins Glen, NY (October 11, 2000) - As part of the 2001 season schedule press conference, Watkins Glen celebrated a Grand Opening for "The Shop", a new retail store located downtown in the village of Watkins Glen. The Shop is located at 2 North Franklin Street near the waterfront and will offer selected Watkins Glen merchandise, motorsports collectibles, and selected driver merchandise. The Shop will also offer the opportunity for customers to special order specific collectible items of interest. "For many years race fans coming to The Glen have been asking for an opportunity to purchase WGI and racing merchandise on a year-round basis," said track president, Bryan R. Sperber. "With today's Grand Opening of The Shop, we are delighted to be able to provide high quality merchandise and collectibles to race fans regardless of the time of year." The Shop officially opened for business on October 9th and is scheduled to be open year-round. "We've already had a tremendous interest from visitors to the village of Watkins Glen," said Kim Hurley, manager of The Shop. "Watkins Glen is a beautiful village that attracts visitors throughout the year. The Shop offers a chance for fans of The Glen to shop all season long and provides another attraction in the historic village." Information and merchandise from The Shop is available from 9 am - 6 pm, Monday through Saturday and Noon - 5 pm Sunday. For additional information, contact The Shop at 607-535-2486, ext. 288. Information and merchandise from The Shop is also available by visiting The Glen's official website at www.theglen.com .

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