WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Watkins Glen International is proud to welcome Bully Hill Vineyards as the entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race on August 8. The race will be known as the Bully Hill Vineyards 125.
“The Bully Hill brand has been involved with the track and racing for a number of years and we are thrilled to have them back,” stated Michael Printup, President of Watkins Glen International. “The Taylor family winery is a mainstay in our community and their contributions to the ever-growing tourism industry have been significant. We are proud to welcome them back!”
Bully Hill Vineyards has worked with Watkins Glen International as both an event partner and sponsor. Since the mid-90’s they have sponsored events such as the NASCAR Nationwide Series, the NASCAR Featherlite Modified Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Bully Hill Vineyards, has also sponsored several drivers including Eric Bodine, Ron Fellows, Joe Nemechek and Elliott Sadler. This year, in addition to their entitlement sponsorship, Bully Hill Vineyards has announced they will be sponsoring Kenzie Ruston’s No. 96 Ben Kennedy Racing Chevrolet.
“We are very excited about our partnership with Watkins Glen International and K&N Pro Series’ Driver Kenzie Ruston. Our deep-rooted involvement with racing and my passion for NASCAR makes being the title sponsor a natural fit.” stated Lillian Taylor, Owner of Bully Hill Vineyards. “Being right in our backyard and the birthplace of our racing history, Watkins Glen International will always have a special place in our hearts. Big thanks to Michael Printup for giving us the opportunity to sponsor this year’s race.”
The green flag for the Bully Hill Vineyards 125 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race will drop Friday, August 8 at 6:15 p.m.