iloveny-stack.jpg The Glen partners with I LOVE NEW YORK and Empire State Development Watkins Glen, N.Y. - Watkins Glen International announced its marketing partnership with the I LOVE NEW YORK campaign on Tuesday. "As a native of New York, I have witnessed the I LOVE NEW YORK campaign continue to expand its reach beyond this region and am thrilled to have them be a part of The Glen this summer," Michael Printup Watkins Glen International president said. The marketing partnership consists of the inclusion of the iconic I LOVE NEW YORK logo throughout Watkins Glen International's official website, and in all print advertisements leading up to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at The Glen (August 9-12). Fans who visit The Glen this summer, if not for the upcoming NASCAR event, will notice several I LOVE NEW YORK advertising billboards throughout the facility. Be sure to stop by the I LOVE NEW YORK promotional display along the midway during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at The Glen weekend to learn about the variety of activities and attractions throughout the Empire State. "I LOVE NEW YORK is proud to be partnering this year with Watkins Glen International," said Kenneth Adams, President, CEO & Commissioner of the Empire State Development, which administers the I LOVE NEW YORK program. "The Finger Lakes is packed with world-class destinations, including premier racing at Watkins Glen International, attracting thousands of out of state visitors each season and have a tremendous economic impact by creating and sustaining jobs in communities across the region." Tickets for the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at The Glen (August 9-12) weekend are on sale now! Fans may purchase their tickets and camping by contacting the WGI ticket office at 866.461.RACE (7223) or logging on to the official website, Gift certificates, tickets and track merchandise are available for purchase at The Shop located at 2 North Franklin Street in Watkins Glen. The Shop is open 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday. Keep up with The Glen on Facebook and Twitter. Twitter. Download the free mobile app for The Glen at both iTunes and Android market places. For New York State travel information, including events, attractions and accommodations, visit the I LOVE NEW YORK website at