Kendall Motor Oil renews as longest-running partner at WGI.
Watkins Glen, NY (April 30, 2003) - ConocoPhillips Company's Kendall Motor Oil brand, which has one of the longest-running marketing relationships with Watkins Glen International, has renewed its association with the historic road course, track President Craig Rust recently announced. The Kendall Motor Oil brand of lubricants will once again hold the position of Official Motor Oil of The Glen in 2003.
"We are very pleased that Kendall Motor Oil will be continuing its marketing relationship with The Glen," said Rust. "Having a world class brand like Kendall involved with The Glen for so many years says a lot about the enduring marketing value of a relationship with auto racing and our facility."
Kendall Motor Oil has an association with racing at The Glen dating back to 1957; just nine years after road racing began in the village streets. The brand has been represented at several activities, such as the track's 50th Anniversary celebration and the annual Pole Qualifying Day as part of the Winston Cup event weekend. The Kendall brand also celebrates over 120 years of developing high-performance products, such as the GT-1 ® motor oil line, which are known for their performance under pressure.
"It's a thrill to be part of the Watkins Glen tradition and support one of America's favorite sports," stated Susan Tate, Sales Director for Kendall Motor Oil, ConocoPhillips Commercial Lubricants Division. "Our famous GT-1® line of high performance motor oils was born and bred on racetracks and drag strips, so the relationship is a perfect match. Our longstanding affiliation with Watkins Glen has allowed us to continue to strengthen our ties with the local, regional and national racing community through a respected and well-recognized venue."
Don't miss out when road racing becomes the focus of race fans across the country as America's most popular racing series - NASCAR Winston Cup - takes on multiple left- and right-hand turns and nasty elevation changes at The Glen August 7-10th in the SIRIUS at The Glen. It's a true test of technical skill and courage where only the greatest drivers prevail. The Bully Hill Vineyards 250 Rolex Sports Car Series kicks the weekend off on Friday night, followed by Saturday's NASCAR Grand National Division, Busch North Series 150 presented by Pepsi. Tickets start at only $39 and are now on sale, with advance prices available through May 4th.
Tickets for the SIRIUS at The Glen, 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.