Watkins Glen Vintage Grand Prix December 2011
The Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver special guest Bob Sharp is scheduled to make several appearances throughout the September 9-11 weekend. Sharp will participate in autograph sessions and fan forums as Watkins Glen International acknowledges his SCCA career and the celebration of the featured marque he helped make famous – Datsun/Nissan.
All four of Sharp's autograph sessions will be held at The Pyramid located in the infield of during the weekend, providing fans with the opportunity to have their racing collectables and merchandise signed by the SCCA legend. He will sign autographs on Saturday, September 10, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and again from 2:40 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. and on Sunday, September 11, from 9:40 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. and again from 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sharp will also make stops at The Crown Royal Club and the north end of the Garage during the weekend. Although access to The Crown Royal Club requires separate admission, the Fan Forums in the Garage are included with admission to the Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver. Guests joining The Crown Royal Club on Saturday will be treated to a unique Q&A opportunity with Sharp from 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. On Sunday at 11:25 a.m., Sharp will participate in an additional 30-minute session in The Crown Royal Club.
Every fan with a weekend admission ticket may participate in Saturday's fan forum in the north end of the Garage from 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. as well as a second Fan Forum in the Garage from 12:40 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. on Sunday.
The first speaking appearance by Sharp will take place in downtown Watkins Glen on Friday, September 9, at the Grand Prix Festival during the 'Legends Speak' ceremonies held in Lafayette Park at 3 p.m. Later on in the day, around 5:30 p.m., Sharp will be inducted into the 'Walk of Fame' during opening ceremonies and then say the most famous words in motorsports, 'Drivers, Start Your Engines,' prior to the tribute laps on the village streets during the 63rd anniversary of racing in Watkins Glen.