Watkins Glen, NY (September 02, 2008) – Brian Redman, the featured guest during the U.S. Vintage Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International September 5-7th, is scheduled to make several appearances throughout the weekend, including autograph sessions and fan forums. The weekend will serve as a tribute to him and his racing career.
Five of Redman’s autograph sessions will be held at The Pyramid Souvenir Center in the infield of the track throughout the weekend and will give fans the chance to have their racing collectables and merchandise signed by the legendary driver. He will sign autographs on Friday, September 5, from 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm and Saturday, September 6 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am and again from 2:00 pm – 2:40 pm and on Sunday, September 7 from 11:00 am – 11:45 am and again from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
The weekend’s featured guest will also make two appearances at the F-5000 tent to participate in the F-5000 Legends autograph sessions. The first will take place on Saturday, September 6, from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm and the second is scheduled on Sunday, September 7, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am.
In addition to the autograph sessions, Redman will make stops at both the Crown Royal Club at The Glen and the Pit Terrace Grandstand during the weekend. His first speaking appearance will be on Friday, September 5, at the Grand Prix Festival during “Legends Speak” at 3:00 pm. Guests joining the Crown Royal Club at The Glen on Saturday, September 8 will be treated to a special Q&A opportunity with Watson from 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm. Admission to the Crown Royal Club at The Glen is required to attend this Q&A. Then on Sunday at 12:35 pm, Redman will participate in a 30-minute session in the Pit Terrace Grandstand. All fans are invited to participate in the Pit Terrace Fan Forum.
Don’t miss the Chemung Canal Trust Co. Antique Auto Show on Saturday, where fans can display their antique cars in friendly competition and take a parade lap around the historic track on Saturday afternoon. Tickets for the auto show are $65 and include one (1) three-day general admission ticket, vehicle entry into the show, a parade lap, and a special gift.
Celebrate 60 years of racing in the village of Watkins Glen during the U.S. Vintage Grand Prix, September 5-7. Tickets are still available! Weekend adult tickets are only $45 and kids ages 12 and under are FREE with the purchase of an adult ticket. Sunday admission is only $30 for adults. All tickets provide access to the grandstands, the garage and paddock areas and participation in the autograph sessions, fan forum and Q&A sessions with Brian Redman. For tickets or more information call 866-461-RACE, or visit our official website at www.TheGlen.com.
Brian Redman Appearance Schedule
Friday, September 5
12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Autograph session at Pyramid Souvenir Center
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. “Legends Speak” at the Grand Prix Festival
Saturday, September 6
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Autograph session at Pyramid
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Brian Redman Q & A (in *Crown Royal Club at The Glen)
*Crown Royal Club at The Glen admission required
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Autograph session at F-5000 Tent
2:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Autograph session at the Pyramid
Sunday, September 7
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Autograph session at F-5000 tent
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Autograph session at the Pyramid
12:35 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Brian Redman Q&A in Pit Terrace Grandstand – open to anyone with an admission ticket
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Autograph session at the Pyramid
From Eiron M. Smith // Director of Communications // Watkins Glen International