Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Oswego Speedway 'Going Green' at Syracuse St. Patrick's Day Parade
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Contact: Oswego Speedway
Danny Kapuscinski, Public Relations Specialist
315-708-7544 |

Oswego Speedway “Going Green” at Syracuse St. Patrick’s Day Parade

OSWEGO, NY (March 14) – Oswego Speedway is pleased to announce their participation in the 30th Annual Guinness Syracuse St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 17 beginning at noon.  The Speedway will be presenting two beautiful racing machines to the crowd including those of Novelis Supermodified driver Dave Gruel and Pathfinder Bank SBS series veteran Jason Simmons.

The parade route will begin at Clinton Square and travel south down S. Salina St.

Those in attendance will have another opportunity to grab a 2012 Oswego Speedway schedule of events, and some lucky fans may even pick up Oswego Speedway merchandise from marchers in the parade.  Take this opportunity to welcome spring and have a chance to see two of the sleek racecars that fly around Oswego Speedway on Saturday nights May through September.

“This is an exciting opportunity for Oswego Speedway to display just two of the many outstanding racecars we have on a Saturday night,” said Dan Kapuscinski, Oswego Speedway Public Relations Specialist.  “We love any chance we can get to show off the Speedway and it’s racers in the Syracuse area.  We hope the parade watchers like what they see, and make the trip north to the Port City this summer.”

Scotty’s Towing of Oswego will provide the flatbed hauler which will display the Lighthouse Lanes Novelis Supermodified of Dave Gruel.

The 2012 racing season at Oswego Speedway begins May 5th.  Events run May through September on most Saturday nights, culminating with the Fall Championship 75 on September 15th.

The annual Speedway open practice is scheduled for April 28th.

Advertising opportunities with the Speedway are still readily available.  If you or your business would be interested in marketing with the Speedway please e-mail

For more information on Oswego Speedway be sure to visit  You can also LIKE the (Official) Oswego Speedway page on Facebook, 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.