OSWEGO, NY (March 11, 2014) – Cub Scout Pack 809 is holding their annual pinewood derby on Saturday at Premier Living Suites in Oswego, and Oswego Speedway will be on hand to help celebrate.
The pinewood derby is a racing event for Cub Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America. Pinewood derby race cars are constructed with wood, usually from kits containing a block of pine, plastic wheels and metal axles.
Oswego Speedway will be in attendance with a full display, including the LaGraf’s Pub Supermodified simulators.
Pinewood derby racing action is slated to begin on Saturday at 11am.
Oswego Speedway Small Block Super racer Mike Bruce is expected to be in attendance. The Speedway encourages as many drivers to attend as possible to help cheer on the Cub Scouts.
Premier Living Suites is located at 247 W. Utica St. in Oswego.
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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.