BUSCH: Watkins Glen official hotel

Watkins Glen, NY (January 23, 2001) - Watkins Glen International President, Bryan R. Sperber, announced today that the Radisson Hotel in Corning, NY, has been named the official hotel of the Festival of Speed and Sound ARCA/NASCAR Busch Series ...

Watkins Glen, NY (January 23, 2001) - Watkins Glen International President, Bryan R. Sperber, announced today that the Radisson Hotel in Corning, NY, has been named the official hotel of the Festival of Speed and Sound ARCA/NASCAR Busch Series weekend.

The Festival of Speed and Sound ARCA/NASCAR Busch Series weekend will be held July 6-8 and will feature top drivers in each series fighting it out for a win at the historic road course.

"We are thrilled to be partnering with Watkins Glen International again in 2001," explained Paul Papadopulos, director of sales and marketing for the hotel. "We have enjoyed a great long-term, mutually-beneficial relationship with Watkins Glen International. As the official hotel of the Festival of Speed and Sound ARCA/NASCAR Busch Series weekend, the Radisson Hotel in Corning will be in front of fans, race teams and sponsors who will need hotel rooms."

"We are excited that the Radisson Hotel in Corning has decided to extend its marketing relationship with Watkins Glen International," said Sperber. "It is very gratifying to be associated with a company that has a such a strong reputation and is located in close proximity to the track."

This is the second consecutive year the Radisson Hotel in Corning has been involved with Watkins Glen International as the official hotel during various race weekends.

The 2001 Festival of Speed and Sound ARCA/NASCAR Busch Series weekend will offer a full schedule of racing, highlighted by feature races on both Saturday and Sunday. Fans will also enjoy live musical entertainment at the conclusion of the ARCA Re/Max 150, followed by a Winston Cup Pepsi 400 viewing party live from Daytona International Speedway. Tickets are currently available for Sunday's Busch Series race starting at only $29 and for the entire weekend starting at $39.

The Radisson Hotel is centrally located in historic downtown Corning, the heart of the Finger Lakes Region, and offers access to a variety of unique regional attractions.

Tickets for the 2001 season at Watkins Glen are now available. For tickets, reserved camping and additional information please contact the Watkins Glen ticket office at 607-535-2481 or log on to the official Watkins Glen Web site at www.theglen.com.

-WGI

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