CMOG, WGI sharing history of the Go Bowling at The Glen trophy

Corning

(WETM) – The Corning Museum of Glass and Watkins Glen International are teaming up for a show Thursday evening to discuss the history of racing in the region and how the two worked to create the famous glass trophy.

The show will be streamed at 7 p.m. on Thursday through Microsoft Teams online.

HOW TO JOIN AND ENGAGE LIVE

Link: Connected by Glass: Going for the Glass! NASCAR’s Glass Trophy

Follow the link to get to the Microsoft Teams web app. You should not have to download anything.

  • Depending on the device you are watching this Live Event on, a Q&A window may automatically show up on the right side of the screen once you enter the event. If this screen is not open when you enter, click the speech bubble icon in the upper right corner. You can submit questions at any time during the event.
  • There are two different feeds that will show up in the Q&A window: My questions – These are questions that you submit that other audience members cannot see. Featured – These are questions that our Moderator will be publishing for the entire audience to see.
  • In the Featured feed, give questions a thumbs up if you were also wondering the same thing. This will help our Moderators determine which questions to ask the panel.
  • You can also ask technical questions if you are having any trouble with Microsoft Teams Live. There will be moderators available who can respond to you privately to address technical issues.

The Corning Museum of Glass began partnering with Watkins Glen International in 2012 to design and create the trophy for its NASCAR race each August. Join us as Watkins Glen International president Michael Printup shares stories from the track and talks about what it’s like on race day. Listen as glassmaker Eric Meek reveals the inspirations behind the design of the coveted trophy. And hear from driver Marcos Ambrose who’s not only raced the famed roadway, but was able to add the glass trophy to his collection.

Before joining the Microsoft Teams LIVE event, check out the history of our partnership to create NASCAR’s glass trophy.

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