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Watkins Glen Mini Festival - with SVRA


Watkins Glen Mini Festival - with SVRA

Mini Thunder

Friday, Sep 7 — Sunday, Sep 9, 2018
Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY


Registration closed August 15, 2018 11:59 PM on August 15, 2018 11:59 PM PDT Registration ends August 15, 2018 11:59 PM on August 15, 2018 11:59 PM PDT Registration opens December 30, 2017 12:00 AM on December 30, 2017 12:00 AM PST Registration runs from December 30, 2017 12:00 AM to August 15, 2018 11:59 PM

           

                

 

Mini/MINI enthusiasts: purchase tickets now for the Watkins Glen Mini Festival with SVRA

About the Mini Festival: Please join us September 7th – 9th 2018, at the historic Watkins Glen circuit in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State for this premier Motorsports Social event! Professionally sanctioned by SVRA, the US Vintage Grand Prix offers spectators three days of viewing the most exciting Vintage racing action for all car types, form Formula 1 to lowly sedans and sports cars. There will be dedicated Mini only races. Mini is the official featured Marque of the event the Mini only races will be a celebration of the Mini brands impressive fifty-nine years in motorsport. We welcome both Mini/MINI enthusiasts to be part of our Mini Festival.

Ticket details: Enthusiasts who purchase the VIP Mini Festival Enthusiast Ticket package will enjoy three-day admittance to the US Vintage Grand Prix, hospitality in  the exclusive VIP Tower Suites, situated trackside not far from the action at the world renowned Esses along with a scenic view overlooking the beautiful Seneca Lake. You will enjoy superb views in climate controlled comfort along with tiered seating, a rooftop viewing deck, reserved infield parking on all three days, and a catered boxed lunch on both Saturday and Sunday. With this package you will also receive a VIP Track Tour session (you get to drive your street Mini/MINI on the race track!) on Sunday, full access to the paddock, racers and their cars. Access to non-reserved camping areas, a car show entry, and the official event program are also included in this amazing package for the incredible price of $170 per ticket!

The "Legend" Paddy Hopkirk will be at our even for the entire weekend. You will get a meet & greet with him in the Tower Suites. Paddy will be making a presentation and signing autographs as well as handing out the winner's trophies.

Racing: Trophies are up for grabs for the top three finishers in each class within an exclusive Minis-only run group: D Sedan, C Sedan, and GT4/5/Lite. Watkins Glen is one of only two original F1 race courses in North America, challenging racers with twelve turns, at least six degrees of banking in all corners, an average of thirty-four feet of track width, significant elevation changes, and 3.4 miles in length. The on-track action is sure to be thrilling to watch!

More fun: There are plenty of unique car activities associated with this event off-track, including: The Watkins Glen Grand Prix Reenactment Tribute race that follows the original race course thru the street of Watkins Glen; the downtown Grand Prix Festival celebrations with music, fine food and wine; the infield car show, and much more! While you’re in town, consider stopping by the International Motor Racing Research Center, home to one of the world’s largest archival collections of materials representing the history of Motorsports. There are many great restaurants and shops to visit in the area if you need a change of scenery from the racing action.

So, book your exclusive VIP Ticket today, and come and enjoy this unique opportunity to watch the indomitable Minis put on a great show at historic Watkins Glen. It is going to be a thrilling and fun "Festival" experience you won't want to miss!

Please note: racers must register directly with SVRA.This ticket is for a VIP package for spectators/enthusiasts - NOT a race car entry or HPDE track day event ticket

More Information:
Watkins Glen Mini Festival Facebook Page
Sports Car Vintage Racing Association (SVRA)
Watkins Glen International
MotorWerks Magazine website
MotorWerks Magazine Facebook Page
Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce
Directions to Watkins Glen International
Watkins Glen State Park
Need Accommodations? Please visit these links: Watkins Glen Lodging, TripAdvisor or Hotels.com 


 

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Watkins Glen International
Location Watkins Glen, NY
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