OSWEGO, NY (April 23) – In preparation for the 62nd annual season opener at Oswego Speedway, “The Steel Palace” is opening Saturday, April 28 for its open practice from 1-5pm. The test sessions, which are open to any racing division on the 2012 Oswego schedule, will admit race fans for free into the grandstand.
A rain date for the open practice is scheduled for Sunday, April 29.
Race fans are encouraged to take this first opportunity to come to the Speedway and get a glimpse of the racing action coming in 2012. A healthy field of Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS Series machines are expected to be on hand. In recent seasons, the Speedway test sessions have also been known to draw a number of Race of Champions (ROC) Modifieds and International Supermodified Association (ISMA) Supermodifieds.
Currently there are 41 Novelis Supermodifieds and 32 Pathfinder Bank SBS Series machines registered for the 2012 racing season.
Next Saturday, May 5, Gater Racing News and The Palladium-Times of Oswego presents the 62nd annual Opening Night at Oswego Speedway. The night’s racing will be highlighted with a Novelis Supermodified 50-lap feature event as well as a Pathfinder Bank SBS Series 30-lap main. Grandstand gates will open at 3pm, with racing action getting underway at 6:30pm.
General admission grandstand tickets are set at $15. Tickets can also be purchased through the Price Chopper ‘Tickets to Go’ program for $14 at any area Price Chopper store.
Kids 16 & under are admitted free, with paid adult, to all Speedway events excluding Race of Champions Weekend and Budweiser International Classic Weekend.
Oswego Speedway events run May through September on most Saturday nights, culminating with the Fall Championship 75 on September 15th.
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.
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