OSWEGO, NY (April 21, 2014) – The 2014 racing season marks the 64th consecutive season of racing operation at Oswego Speedway, but before the season officially goes green on May 3, the annual open test and tune practice session will take place this Saturday, April 26 from 1-5pm.
The open practice session is open to all divisions competing at Oswego Speedway during the 2014 racing season.
Admission to the open test session is free in the Speedway’s front grandstand, with pit passes available for $25.
Season pit passes will be accepted for this weekend’s practice, with the pit area opening at 11:30am for hauler parking.
A healthy field of both Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS Series machines are expected to be on hand for testing.
In recent seasons, the Speedway test sessions have also been known to draw a number of Race of Champions (ROC) Modifieds, International Supermodified Association (ISMA) Supermodifieds, and ATQMRA TQ Midgets.
Currently there are 37 total Novelis Supermodifieds and 33 Pathfinder Bank SBS Series machines registered for the 2014 racing season.
A second open practice session will also be held Friday, May 2 on the eve of Gater Racing News opening night at the Speedway on May 3.
The May 2 practice will be open only to wing and non-wing Supermodifieds as well as Small Block Supers. The test session will run from 6-10pm.
Pit passes for the Friday, May 2 session will also be $25, with season pit passes again accepted. The pit area will open on that Friday at 4:30pm.
Racing action officially begin on Saturday, May 3 as a part of the 64th annual opening night special at the Speedway presented by Gater Racing News featuring the first round of the Shea Concrete ‘Steel Palace’ ISMA Super Series.
The Novelis Supermodified season takes the green flag on Saturday, May 10 with the 53rd annual Mitchell’s Speedway Press/Planet Fitness ‘Supermodified Kick-Off’ at the Speedway.
Racing on May 3 and May 10 will begin at 6:30pm, with kids 16 and under admitted free of charge as long as they attend with a paid adult.
For more information on Oswego Speedway be sure to visit www.oswegospeedway.com. You can also LIKE the (Official) Oswego Speedway page at facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway, or FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway. To purchase tickets or 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.