First Union Six Hours of Watkins Glen

Sanctioned by SportsCar and Held Under the SPORTSCAR CODE EVENT: FIRST UNION Six Hours of the Glen; featuring: 6 Hour Exxon World SportsCar Championship and Exxon Supreme GT Series presented by Virgin Interactive for Exxon World...

Sanctioned by SportsCar and Held Under the SPORTSCAR CODE

EVENT: FIRST UNION Six Hours of the Glen; featuring: 6 Hour Exxon World SportsCar Championship and Exxon Supreme GT Series presented by Virgin Interactive for Exxon World SportsCars and Exxon Supreme GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 cars 3 Hour SPEEDVISION Cup for Stock SportsCars for Grand Sports, Sports, Touring and Compact cars 40 Minute Black Magic Pro Series for World Sports Racers

DATE: May 29 - June 1, 1997

CIRCUIT: Watkins Glen International - 3.4 mile "long course" with inner loop Box 500, County Route 16 Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone: (607) 535-2486 Fax: (607) 535-7854

Contact: John Saunders, President Elijah 'Matt' Matusicky, Gen. Mgr., Oper. Div. J.J. O'Malley, Dir. of Communications Ernie Thurston, Director of Race Operations Tim Coleman, Gen. Mgr., Sales Div. Marianne Shoemaker, Corporate Sales & Service Roger Curtis, Dir. of Sponsorships & Promotion

SCHEDULE: Wednesday, May 28, 1997 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM SportsCar Registration (Timing Transponders may be picked up at SportsCar Registration) 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Paddock open for rig parking only. All participants must be registered prior to entry into the facility. 6:00 PM Garage open for rig parking. SportsCar officials will assign garage space.

Thursday, May 29, 1997 Paddock open for registered personnel only 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM SportsCar Registration (Timing Transponders may be picked up at SportsCar Registration) 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Technical Inspection (Refueling Restrictors may be picked up at the SportsCar Transporter) 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Non-SportsCar Sanctioned Testing by Arrangement with Promoter (All competitors may test)-$250/car 12:00 PM First Union Six Hours Media Conference, Budweiser Media Tower 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Non-SportsCar Sanctioned Testing by Arrangement with Promoter (All competitors may test)

Friday, May 30, 1997 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM SportsCar Registration (Timing Transponders may be picked up at SportsCar Registration 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Technical Inspection (Refueling Restrictors may be picked up at the SportsCar Transporter) 9:00 AM SPEEDVISION Cup for Stock SportsCars pit assignments at the SportsCar Transporter 9:00 AM Mandatory pre-practice drivers briefing for all Exxon World SportsCar/ Exxon Supreme GT competitors in the tech office in the garage building 9:30 AM Mandatory pre-practice drivers briefing for SPEEDVISION Cup competitors in the tech office in the garage building 10:00 AM Mandatory pre-practice drivers briefing for Black Magic Pro Series competitors in the tech office in the garage building 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Practice - Exxon World SportsCar/Exxon Supreme GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Practice - SPEEDVISION Cup 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Mandatory tire marking for Exxon World SportsCars at the Tech Garage 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Practice - Black Magic Pro Series 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM Practice - Exxon World SportsCar/Exxon Supreme GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Practice - SPEEDVISION Cup 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM Qualifying 1 - Exxon World SportsCar qualifying (for overall starting positions 1 and 2) 3:30 PM Deadline for SPEEDVISION Cup Driver Changes at Registration 3:50 PM Post-qualifying Press Conference for positions 1 and 2 in the Media interview area 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM Qualifying - SPEEDVISION Cup Sports, Touring and Compact 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM Qualifying - SPEEDVISION Cup Grand Sports 4:55 PM Post-qualifying Press Conference for SPEEDVISION Cup Grand Sports, Sports, Touring and Compact pole sitters in the Media interview area.

Saturday, May 31, 1997 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM SportsCar Registration 8:15 AM - 8:45 AM Practice - Black Magic Pro Series 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Warm-up - SPEEDVISION Cup 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Practice - Exxon World SportsCar Championship 9:30 AM Mandatory drivers briefing for all SPEEDVISION Cup and Black Magic Pro Series competitors in the tech office in the garage building 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Mandatory tire marking for Exxon World SportsCars/Exxon Supreme GT at the Tech Garage 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Practice - Exxon Supreme GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 11:00 AM Autograph Session for SPEEDVISION Cup drivers, location to be determined 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Qualifying - Black Magic Pro Series 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch 11:35 AM Post-qualifying Press Conference for Black Magic Pro Series pole sitter in the Press Room 12:30 AM - 12:50 PM Final Qualifying - Exxon World SportsCar Championship 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM Qualifying - Exxon Supreme GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 1:25 PM Post-qualifying Press Conference for GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 pole sitters in the Media interview area 2:00 PM - START SPEEDVISION Cup for Stock SportsCars - 3 Hour Race for Grand Sports, Sports, Touring and Compact 3:00 PM Exxon autograph session. First Union Family Fun Tent 5:30 PM SPEEDVISION Cup Timing Transponders must be returned to the SportsCar Transporter 6:00 PM - START One Lap of America

Sunday, June 1, 1997 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM SportsCar Late Registration 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Warm up - Exxon World SportsCar/Exxon Supreme GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 9:30 AM - START Black Magic Pro Series - 40 Minute Race for World Sports Racers 9:45 AM Mandatory drivers briefing for all Exxon World SportsCars and Exxon Supreme GT competitors in the tech office in the garage building 10:40 AM Black Magic Pro Series Timing Transponders must be returned to the SportsCar Transporter 11:00 AM - START FIRST UNION Six Hours of the Glen, Exxon World SportsCar(SM) Championship and Exxon Supreme GT Series presented by Virgin Interactive Race for Exxon World SportsCars and Exxon Supreme GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 cars 5:30 PM Exxon World SportsCar/Exxon Supreme GT Timing Transponders and Refueling Restrictors must be returned to the SportsCar Transporter

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