SENATOR SCHUMER IS COMING TO THE GLEN! U.S. SENATOR CHARLES E. SCHUMER TO BE GRAND MARSHAL Watkins Glen, NY ( July 8, 1999 ) - Watkins Glen president Bryan R. Sperber announced today that United States Senator Charles E. Schumer will be the ...
SENATOR SCHUMER IS COMING TO THE GLEN! U.S. SENATOR CHARLES E. SCHUMER TO BE GRAND MARSHAL
Watkins Glen, NY ( July 8, 1999 ) - Watkins Glen president Bryan R. Sperber announced today that United States Senator Charles E. Schumer will be the Grand Marshal for the 1999 Frontier @ The Glen NASCAR Winston Cup Race at Watkins Glen. Senator Schumer will give the most famous command in racing, "Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!", in front of a capacity crowd at Watkins Glen on Sunday, August 15th. "I am delighted to be Grand Marshal of the 1999 Frontier @ The Glen," said Schumer. "I look forward to visiting Watkins Glen and experiencing the excitement of NASCAR racing first-hand." Schumer, a freshman Senator, will be making his first visit to Watkins Glen, New York's Thunder Road. Watkins Glen is currently the only stop in New York State for the drivers and personalities of the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. Schumer will have the honor of commanding 43 of the world's greatest race car drivers to start their engines. "We're delighted that Senator Schumer can join us as Grand Marshal for the Frontier @ The Glen. His presence underscores the importance of Watkins Glen to New York State," said track President, Bryan R. Sperber. "Senator Schumer will have an opportunity to participate in the excitement of NASCAR Winston Cup Racing and at the same time witness the tremendous economic impact of this event on New York."
The 1999 Frontier @ The Glen is the 14th appearance for the NASCAR Winston Cup Series at the historic 2.45 mile road course. This year's Frontier @ The Glen weekend will feature an ALL NASCAR line-up of racing that will include the Pepsi 150 NASCAR Busch North Series race and the NASCAR Featherlite Modified Tour. Tickets for the 1999 Frontier @ The Glen NASCAR Winston Cup Series weekend at Watkins Glen are now available. For ticket, reserved camping, and additional information please contact the Watkins Glen ticket office at 607-535-2481 or log onto the official Watkins Glen website at www.theglen.com .