Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Entergy,Price Chopper Return as Key 'Kids on Track' Partners
By Oswego Speedway @ 2:14 PM :: 1352 Views

OSWEGO, NY (March 19, 2013) – Oswego Speedway announced Tuesday the return of both Entergy and Price Chopper as presenting partners of the Speedway’s Kids on Track program.  The program, which is geared toward young race fans aged 5-16, is once again free for the 2013 season and will again include benefits such as weekly giveaways and prizes as well as track tours and other special promotions.

The full listing of Kids on Track giveaways will be announced in the coming weeks. 

Admission into the Speedway itself will also remain free to kids 16 & under at all events in 2013 except for Race of Champions Weekend and Classic Weekend, as long as they attend in the company of a paid adult.

Entergy will also be present for the return of each of the highly anticipated kid’s autograph sessions this coming season.  The first of the two sessions will take place on Century 21 Galloway Realty Night at the Races on Saturday, June 15 while the second will occur later in the summer on JP Jewelers Night at the Speedway on Saturday, August 10.

Entergy Corporation, which celebrates its 100th birthday in 2013, continues its support of the Kids on Track program and is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations.  Entergy has a proud history of producing nuclear clean air electricity and is one of the nation’s leading nuclear generators.  For more information on Entergy, visit www.entergy-nuclear.com

Price Chopper, another valued Speedway partner which again continues its support of Kids on Track in 2013, now sees its 129-store footprint extending beyond New York and Massachusetts into Vermont, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire.  The Golub Corporation, parent company of Price Chopper Supermarkets, celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2012 and the company as a whole continues to invest in its future through new locations, impactful product and service trends, customer engagement, progressive technology, as well as health initiatives.  To learn more about Price Chopper Supermarkets, including locations, visit www.pricechopper.com.

More information on Oswego Speedway’s Kids on Track program, including the program’s sign-up form, is available on the Oswego Speedway website at www.oswegospeedway.com.  Fill out the form and return it to the Oswego Speedway novelty stand or bring it into the Speedway box office before the season at 300 East Albany St. in Oswego.

Any questions regarding the Kids on Track program can be fielded by calling the Speedway box office or e-mailing contact@oswegospeedway.com.

The 2013 racing season at Oswego Speedway begins May 4th.  Events run May through September on most Saturday nights, culminating with the Davis Bros. Inc. Fall Championship Weekend on September 13-14.

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 dbond@oswegospeedway.com.

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.