A fitting tribute for “Mr. International Classic”, Nolan Swift was put into place on Wednesday November 8, 2006. A gravesite memorial was placed that paid tribute to one of the pioneers of racing at Oswego Speedway. This memorial now marks Nolan’s final resting place at Maplewood Cemetary in Camillus.
Nolan Swift, who didn’t even get behind the wheel of a race car until he was twenty seven years old, wrote the record books during the early years of the Oswego Speedway in Stock Cars and the Eagle Class Cars which were re-named “Supermodifieds” in 1966.
Swift won six of the first sixteen International Classic races at the famed
Nolan passed away on March 27, 2004 and Speedway Press, The Oswego Speedway and
Nolan's name was recentley inscribed on the brand new International Classic Cup which will be awarded annually to the winner of the race beginning in 2007. His name is etched on the six different years that he won the race and his name is also part of the dedication of the cup along with track founder Harry Caruso.