Driver Autographs, Ovarian Cancer Awareness Highlight Weekend Action at Oswego Speedway
OSWEGO, NY (August 5, 2014) – Oswego Speedway continues its summer stretch of action Saturday, August 9 with Driver Autograph and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Night presented by JP Jewelers.
Saturday’s schedule includes a 50-lap Novelis Supermodified main event as well as a 30-lap Pathfinder Bank Small Block Super feature. The Small Block Supers will revert back to running first on the schedule throughout this weekend’s racing.
The second drivers autograph session of the season, presented by Entergy and Price Chopper Supermarkets, will begin at 5:15 p.m. on Saturday, immediately following hot laps. All fans are invited to come onto the front straightaway at that time to meet their favorite racecar drivers and get an autograph.
Pathfinder Bank Small Block Super heat racing will start the night of racing after the autograph session at 6:30 p.m.
The second annual Turn the Palace Teal Night for Ovarian Cancer Awareness will be ongoing through the night.
As a part of raising awareness for ovarian cancer, there will be several raffles including one for a beautiful quilt made of racing t-shirts. Tickets will be on sale for this one of a kind prize.
Teal Palace t-shirts will also be on sale to help turn the Steel Palace Teal on August 9.
Several race cars will also be sporting ‘Teal There’s a Cure’ stickers to show support.
Pit gates open at 2 p.m. on August 9 with grandstand gates opening and hot laps beginning at 3:30 p.m.
General admission seating is available for only $15 with Price Chopper Tickets to Go again available at any Price Chopper Supermarkets store for only $14.
Once again in 2014, kids 16 & under will be admitted free of charge with a paid adult with active military also admitted free with I.D.
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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.