posted on October 14, 2013 14:30
OSWEGO, NY (October 14, 2013) – Oswego Speedway’s championship banquet is set for Saturday, November 2 at the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center in Oswego with five free hotel rooms available for raffle to those who purchase banquet tickets by Friday, October 18.
Banquet tickets must be purchased by 2pm on October 18 in order to be eligible for the drawing, which will take place at the Best Western PLUS Captain’s Quarters on Friday afternoon. All five rooms that will be raffled are within the Best Western PLUS Captain’s Quarters hotel, which is connected to the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center banquet facility.
Tickets for the event are available for $45 and can be purchased at the Oswego Speedway box office by calling (315) 342-0646 or by stopping into the office between 9am-4pm Monday through Friday.
All banquet tickets must be purchased by October 28, as there will not be any tickets available at the door.
Discount hotel rates are available for those attending the Speedway banquet at both the Best Western and Quality Inn hotels.
The night’s festivities will begin with a cocktail hour tentatively set at 6pm, with a buffet style dinner and awards to immediately follow.
The Mitchell’s Speedway Press Oswego Speedway Banquet annually honors the Top 10 drivers in the Hoosier Racing Tire Novelis Supermodified and Pathfinder Bank SBS Series championships.
Inductions into the prestigious Oswego Speedway Hall of Fame are also presented during the post season event.
This year’s Hall of Fame inductees include Supermodified driver Mike Ordway, Supermodified and Small Block Super driver Dean Hoag, former Speedway employee Bud Young, photographer Bill Hartwell, Car Owners Jim and Danny Soule, and special achievement to driver Dave Paul.
The Best Western PLUS Captain’s Quarters and Quality Inn is within walking distance from local shopping, fishing, parks, Fort Ontario, the Marine Museum, the Safe Haven Museum and the Richardson-Bates House Museum. A short drive will give you access to local industry, including the Oswego Speedway, SUNY Oswego, the Renaissance Festival and Fair Haven Beach State Park.
For more information on Oswego Speedway be sure to visit www.oswegospeedway.com. You can also LIKE the (Official) Oswego Speedway page on facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway, or FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway. To purchase tickets or to order merchandise please call the Speedway box office at (315) 342-0646.
About Oswego Speedway: Oswego Speedway, a sports entertainment company, is a 5/8 mile semi-banked pavement racing oval located off the shores of Lake Ontario in scenic Oswego, NY. Oswego Speedway has been a continuously run weekly racing venue since August, 1951. The premier open-wheel pavement short track cars in the world, Supermodifieds, run weekly at Oswego Speedway making Oswego the only weekly Supermodified racing venue in the world. The Small Block Supermodifieds accompany the full blown Supers on a weekly Saturday night schedule which runs from May through September. Oswego Speedway is mentioned in racing circles as the “Indy of the East,” as no fewer than a dozen past and present competitors have competed at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway including Mario Andretti, arguably the greatest driver of all time, two-time Indy 500 champion Gordon Johncock, along with former International Classic Champions Bentley Warren, Joe Gosek, and Davey Hamilton.