WATKINS GLEN—The first race of the season comes to Watkins Glen International with Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen, Friday and Saturday, June 5 and 6.
The gates open early 6 a.m., Friday, for camping. Practice for the KONI Challenge Series goes from 8:30 to 9 a.m., Rolex Series practice from 9 to 10 a.m., and Camping World Series practice from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
The racing starts with the KONI Challenge Series qualifying from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Qualifying for the Rolex Series is from 1:15 to 1:45 p.m. Camping World Series qualifying is then scheduled for 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. The last race of Friday will be the KONI Challenge starting at 4:15 and lasting two and a half hours.
Tickets go on sale Saturday, starting at 6 a.m. The final practice for the Rolex Series will last 20 minutes starting at 8:30 a.m. The NASCAR Camping World Series Tioga Downs 125 at the Glen race will start at 10 a.m. and last until noon. Victory Lane for the race will go from 12:30 to 1 p.m. The Rolex Sports Series Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen race kicks off at 2:06 p.m. and lasts as its name states, six hours. Victory lane for the last race is scheduled for 8:15 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased in advance online at http://www.theglen.com or by calling 1-866-461-7223.