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WATKINS GLEN—Watkins Glen International began the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen weekend activities on Friday, June 29 as the Continental Tire and Rolex Sports Car classes took to the track for qualifying and practice sessions respectfully. Tonis Kasemets led qualifying for Saturday’s Continental Tire 150, Sylvain Tremblay captured the pole in the Street Tuner class and Alex Gurney in the No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Corvette had the quickest practice lap.
A schedule for the rest of the weekend includes: Saturday, June 30 7:00am – 10:00pm Gate 2 Open for Ticket Sales 7:00am – 9:00am Coffee and donuts with WGI President Michael Printup 9:00am – 9:30am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Practice 9:40am – 10:10am Rolex Sports Car Series Practice Combined 10:50am – 11:30am Sportsman Showcase Practice / Qualifying 11:40am - 11:55am Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype Qualifying 12:05pm – 12:20pm Rolex Sports Car Series Grand Touring Qualifying 1:00pm – 2:00pm Rolex Sports Car Series Driver Autograph Session (Four Corners) 1:15pm – 1:45pm Sportsman Showcase Practice / Qualifying 2:00pm – 3:00pm Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Pre-Race / Fan Walk / Autograph Session 3:00pm START – Continental Tire 150 at The Glen(2.5 hrs.) 6:00pm – 7:00pm Sahlen’s 6th Annual Hotdog Eating Contest (Tiki Hut area) 7:30pm – 9:00pm Saturday Night Concert (Red Cat Summer Stage) Underwater Tiger
Sunday, July 1 8:30am – 9:00am Rolex Sports Car Series Combined Final Practice 9:15am START – Sportsman Showcase (45 min.) 10:00am Rolex Sports Car Series Pre-Race / Fan Walk 10:25am Pit Stop Demo 11:00am – 5:00pm Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen