BUSCH: Watkins Glen returns to 2005 schedule

NASCAR Busch Series Returns For 'Sirius' Excitement Watkins Glen, NY (August 5, 2004) - Craig Rust, President of Watkins Glen International, announced today that the NASCAR Busch Series will race again at the historic road course in 2005. The ...

NASCAR Busch Series Returns For 'Sirius' Excitement

Watkins Glen, NY (August 5, 2004) - Craig Rust, President of Watkins Glen International, announced today that the NASCAR Busch Series will race again at the historic road course in 2005. The Series not only makes its return after departing in 2001, but also will become Saturday's feature race during the SIRIUS at The Glen NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series weekend, August 11-14, 2005, giving Watkins Glen International a Busch/NEXTEL Cup Series doubleheader.

"We are thrilled to have the NASCAR Busch Series back at Watkins Glen International," said Rust. "This is not only a fantastic edition to our SIRIUS at The Glen weekend in 2005, New York State's largest weekend spectator event, but it also illustrates our continued efforts to bring the highest level of motorsports entertainment to our fans."

The NASCAR Busch Series will race on Saturday, August 13th, bringing more NASCAR excitement back to The Glen in the summer. The Series does have a solid history at the 2.45-mile road course in Watkins Glen, NY, competing there from 1991-2001. Terry Labonte holds the record with four Busch Series wins, followed by local favorite Ron Fellows with three wins, including the last race in 2001.

Tickets are not yet available for the NASCAR Busch Series event at Watkins Glen International on August 13th, but fans can call or write The Glen's Ticket Office to be added to the track's IRL database to receive ticket information as soon as it's available. To be added to the list, please email racing@theglen.com or call 866-461-RACE (7223).

Tickets for the upcoming SIRIUS at The Glen weekend, as well as the remaining 2004 events at Watkins Glen International, are now available by calling The Glen's ticket office toll free at 1-866-461-RACE (7223), or log on to the official Watkins Glen Web site at www.theglen.com. For the finest Watkins Glen International items and apparel, motorsports collectibles, and authentic NASCAR merchandise, diecasts and clothing, and now race tickets, stop by The Shop at 2 North Franklin Street in Watkins Glen or call 607-535-2338. Watkins Glen International. It's Racing, Only Twisted.

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Terry Labonte , Ron Fellows