Sponsor announced for Watkins Glen 6 hour

Sahlen's announced as Title Sponsor of Sports Car Grand Prix. Watkins Glen, NY (January 31, 2003) - Watkins Glen International President Craig Rust announced today that Sahlen Packing Company of Buffalo, NY, will be the title sponsor of the...

Sahlen's announced as Title Sponsor of Sports Car Grand Prix.

Watkins Glen, NY (January 31, 2003) - Watkins Glen International President Craig Rust announced today that Sahlen Packing Company of Buffalo, NY, will be the title sponsor of the Sports Car Grand Prix and the legendary Six Hours of The Glen, scheduled for June 20-22. The weekend will be known as the Sahlen's Sports Car Grand Prix and Sunday's main event will be referred to as the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen.

"For years, Watkins Glen International has prided itself in partnering with local and regional companies like Sahlen's to promote their products in conjunction with the exciting racing at our facility," said Rust. "We are pleased to welcome the famous Sahlen's hot dog as our marketing partner and look forward to working with their team to continue to grow this great event."

Since its beginning in 1869, Sahlen Packing Company has dedicated themselves to provide the freshest and highest quality meat products including Upstate New York's favorite hot dogs and deli products. Sahlen's has since expanded as they now offer their "Old Fashioned" Smokehouse Ham and Turkey breast in over 15 states. As the fifth generation Sahlen enters the business, they continue to pledge their commitment in offering the customer the best.

"As a longtime glen fan, I am delighted to have Sahlen's associated with Watkins Glen International," said Sahlen's President Joe Sahlen. "The Glen provides the ideal vehicle to expand Sahlen's presence to motorsports fans everywhere."

A new era in sports car racing hits The Glen as the all-new Daytona Prototype makes its debut as part of the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series. Leading up to Sunday's Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen, fans won't want to miss the Ferrari Challenge races and two action-packed Grand-Am Cup races. Tickets for the event start at just $19,

Tickets for the Sahlen's Sports Car Grand Prix, as well as the entire 2003 racing season at Watkins Glen International are now available by calling The Glen's ticket office at 607-535-2481 or online at www.theglen.com. For the finest Watkins Glen International items and apparel, motorsports collectibles, and authentic NASCAR merchandise, diecasts and clothing, stop by The Shop at 2 North Franklin Street in Watkins Glen or call 607-535-2338.

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