Oswego Speedway Holiday Gift Guide 2014

Oswego Speedway Offering Holiday Savings Specials through December 23

OSWEGO, NY (December 8, 2014) – As Christmas time draws near, Oswego Speedway is offering several holiday savings specials including  savings options on merchandise and discounted rides in the Oswego Speedway 2-Seat Supermodified through December 23.

Among those savings options is a $20 gift certificate to the track novelty stand in 2015 for those who purchase or renew season passes through December 23.  Grandstand or pit area season passes are now available and can be purchased by visiting the track box office or calling (315) 342-0646.

Season grandstand passes start at $225 with season pit passes starting at $350.

The Canale Insurance 2-Seat Supermodified has become a staple at Oswego Speedway, providing countless thrills for willing riders in the 800-horsepower machine, serving as a tremendous promotional tool for supermodified racing and Oswego Speedway.

As a special holiday promotional offer, riders that purchase and book a 5-lap pre-race ride before December 24 can do so for only $99, a savings of just over $50 from the usual price of $150.

To purchase a 5-lap pre-race ride at the special $99 rate, call the Oswego Speedway office through December 23 to reserve a date.

Several outstanding merchandise specials are also available through December 23, including $5 t-shirts and $10 hooded sweatshirts, as well as special merchandise package offers.

One such package is a Oswego Speedway hat, t-shirt, and seat cushion for only $25.

Other novelty items for sale include license plate covers, koozies, coolers, stopwatches, carrying bags, and blankets.  Through December 23, fans that buy a Oswego Speedway cooler will receive a koozie free.

Sizes and availability of merchandise is limited so please call the office to order.

Bentley Warren prior to start of 2003 Hy-Miler Supermodified Nationals
Bentley Warren is rightfully known as “The King of the Supermodifieds” and is a Triple Crown Winner. B&G Racing Photos

Oswego Speedway also has select copies remaining of “Wicked Fast: Racing through Life with Bentley Warren” published by Coastal 181 for $29.95. This book tells the story of one of the most decorated short-track drivers in history, seven-time Oswego Speedway track champion and six-time International Classic 200 Champion; Bentley Warren.

For more information on Oswego Speedway visit online at www.oswegospeedway.com or LIKE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway or FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway.

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.

Otto Sitterly to be Guest in Speed Sport Booth at PRI Show

Otto Sitterly Featured in SPEED SPORT Booth at PRI Trade Show in Indianapolis

OSWEGO, NY (December 10, 2014) – Seven-time Oswego Speedway Novelis Supermodified track champion Otto Sitterly will be appearing in the SPEED SPORT booth to sign autographs and greet fans on Friday at 11 a.m. as a part of the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis, IN.

National Speed Sport News is America’s most trusted motorsports news source since 1934, and is often described as “The Bible of Motorsports.”

Edited by the legendary Chris Economaki from 1950-2010, National Speed Sport News has been the authoritative voice of the sport, providing race coverage that is timely, reliable, and colorful.

In 2014 National Speed Sport News launched its first two national television programs on MAVTV.

SPEED SPORT MAGAZINE and SPEED SPORT alternated bi-weekly on MAVTV beginning last May, featuring in-depth reporting, features and editorial, and showcasing traditional forms of auto racing from across the country, including Oswego Speedway and supermodified racing.

Last season Oswego’s Jim Shampine Memorial, the $10,000 to win Mr. Novelis Supermodified, and the 58th annual Budweiser International Classic 200 were all featured nationally on SPEED SPORT.

Sitterly, who clinched his record tying seventh supermodified title at Oswego in ’14, drove to victory lane during two of the broadcasts winning the Shampine Memorial and the International Classic.

In return for his fantastic drives on SPEED SPORT last season, Sitterly will now be a featured guest in the SPEED SPORT booth on Friday at the world’s largest racing trade show – PRI.

Sitterly is also tentatively slated as a potential video interview guest with one of the most popular and knowledgeable journalists in racing, Robin Miller.

Now reporting for Racer Magazine and Racer.com, Miller is scheduling several video interviews at PRI with different auto racing figures from around the world.  Miller, who worked before at ESPN as a racing writer and reporter, and later for SPEED, is regarded as one of the top open-wheel and IndyCar journalists there is today.

Further information on any video interviews with Sitterly will be provided as they become available.

Over 1,100 companies will display the latest advances in racing products and race engineering during the annual PRI trade show.  Arriving from 70+ countries and all 50 states, buyers will scour displays in search of the latest in engine parts, suspension parts, data acquisition, safety gear, new metal alloys and coatings, machining equipment, and racing electronics.

For more information on Oswego Speedway visit online at www.oswegospeedway.com or LIKE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway or FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway.

Syrell Racing Supermodified on Display at BOCES Thursday

OSWEGO, NY (December 9, 2014) – The Syrell Racing No. 68  supermodified driven by 2014 Turning Stone Resort & Casino Favorite Driver Michael Barnes will be appearing Thursday at the Oswego County BOCES 10th grade orientation on behalf of the Advanced Metal Manufacturing class, formerly known as Motorsports Fabrication.

Advanced Metal Manufacturing, taught by supermodified car builder Joe Hawksby Jr., introduces students to the skills and training of design, machining, fabricating, and welding.  Using engineering drawing techniques and CAD-CAM software, students design projects starting with raw materials like steel, aluminum, and brass.  Students will then use machine tools and fabricating equipment to build projects.

The Syrell Racing supermodified was completed by Hawksby and Dalton Doyle, a graduate of the Motorsports Fabrication class, before the 2014 Oswego Speedway season.

Barnes drove the Syrell Racing, Hawk Chassis supermodified to two feature wins in 2014 on his way to an 8th place finish in the Novelis Supermodified driver standings.

The Syrell Racing machine will now be displayed with the hope of enticing more young students of today to become involved in learning a motorsports trade such as Advanced Metal Manufacturing, with the hope of introducing auto racing, Supermodifieds, and Oswego Speedway to the youth of the local community.

For more information on Oswego Speedway visit online at www.oswegospeedway.com or LIKE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway or FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway.

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