The International Motor Racing Research Center announced a fund raising event called the Hot Lapz Experience as part of the Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen, IZOD IndyCar Series race, July 2-4, 2010 at Watkins Glen International.
Beginning on Sunday May 16th, the Center will offer three separate Hot Lapz Experience packages on eBay over a period of three weeks. The three auction format will allow bidders multiple chances to win one of these exciting packages. Race fans interested in bidding should go to eBay and enter the keyword “Hot Lapz” for a direct link to each auction as well as additional details.
The Hot Lapz Experience includes:
— Three, at-speed laps, around the challenging Watkins Glen race course in race prepared Porsche Cayman, driven by IZOD Indycar Series driver Ryan Hunter-Reay, winner of the 2008 IndyCar race at the Glen, and driver of the #37 IZOD, Andretti Autosport Dallara.
— Exclusive Crown Royal Club VIP admission tickets for the entire weekend that includes infield parking, access to the pit and garage areas, buffet luncheon and complimentary cocktails for each winner and guest. Value $1000+
— Three nights of accommodations for each winner and guest at the Glen Motor Inn, overlooking beautiful Seneca Lake. A daily complimentary continental breakfast is included Value $750+
— A set of four Firestone passenger car or light truck tires for each winner. Value $1000
— A cocktail cruise on Seneca Lake aboard a private yacht on Saturday evening, July 3rd. Participants will be able to view the fireworks display over the scenic Watkins Glen harbor. Value $500
— In addition, the highest overall bidder in the three auctions will receive two admission tickets to Andretti Autosport VIP Hospitality area for the weekend. Value $500+
— Selected # 37 IZOD racing attire for each of the winners and their guests.
— Invitation to the opening reception at the International Motor Racing Research Center for artist Douglas Wilkins art show, featuring works honoring racing legend AJ Foyt.
— A ride in the Pace Car around the Glen circuit for each winner & guest.
The International Motor Racing Research Center would like to offer a special thanks to the following sponsors and supporters who made this exciting program possible: Ryan Huter-Reay, Andretti Autosport, IZOD, Watkins Glen International, Al Spyer and Firestone Tires, The Glen Motor Inn, Scott Welliver, and Bob Henderson.
About the International Motor Racing Research Center:
The International Motor Racing Research Center, located in Watkins Glen, NY, is an archival library/museum whose mission is “collecting, preserving and displaying the heritage of motor sport.” The Center opened to the public in in the summer of 1999 and serves serious researchers & casual enthusiasts with an ever-increasing collection of books, periodicals, photographs, videos and other memorabilia associated with all forms of motor sports. At the core of this collection are more than 3500 reference books, thousands of films, videos, posters, club & race team records, programs, and over 100.000 photographs. The operation of this truly unique facility is supported entirely by donations and gifts from motor sports enthusiasts throughout the world.
[Source: International Motor Racing Research Center]