Get access and autographs during Centurion Boats at The Glen

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

Fans attending the Centurion Boats at The Glen this weekend, Aug.7-10, will have the opportunity to meet some of their favorite drivers of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series and the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series.  Several drivers will be making appearances throughout the garages and along Manufacturer’s Row.

The Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series will host an autograph session in their team paddock between 2 and 3 p.m. on Friday, August 8.  Fans are invited to attend the event at no additional cost to their weekend ticket. 

The autograph session will feature all the stars of the Rolex Sports Car Series DP Class, including Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas, who won the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen in June.  In addition, the defending champions of the Crown Royal 200 at The Glen, Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney will also be available to fans.

Various displays will also have appearances by drivers throughout the weekend.  Camping World’s display and on-site store will have Clint Bowyer and Kevin Harvick stop by to meet fans.  The Centurion Boats display will have Kyle Busch drop by to sign autographs for fans.  Lastly, the Toyota Pit Pass display will have appearances by several of the Toyota drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup and NASCAR Nationwide Series.  For more information on any of these appearances, please stop by the displays to learn more.

Lastly, The Pyramid at Watkins Glen International will host a few special visitors throughout the weekend.  Scott Pruett will be participating in a book signing on Friday, Aug.8.  He will be signing copies of his book, “Racing Through the Alphabet,” which is the newest book in his series of racing-themed children’s book.  Fans should stop by The Pyramid to find out what time Pruett will be appear for the signing. 

On Saturday morning, Aug. 9, Kevin Everett will be also stop by The Pyramid for a book signing of his own.  He will be signing copies of his book “Standing Tall:  The Kevin Everett Story” from 10:30 to11 a.m. 

Everett, a former Buffalo Bills player, was a reserve tight end for the team when he suffered a career-ending spinal cord injury during the first game of the 2007 NFL season. He will be the Grand Marshall for the Zippo 200 Nationwide series race on Saturday afternoon.

For more information on the weekend events, log on to the official website at www.TheGlen.com.