OSWEGO, NY (April 18, 2013) – In preparation for Opening Week at Oswego Speedway coming May 4-May 11, “The Steel Palace” is opening its gates Saturday, April 27 for an open test session from 5-10pm. The test sessions, which are open to any racing division on the 2013 Oswego schedule, will admit race fans for free into the grandstand.
Race fans are encouraged to take this first opportunity to come to the Speedway and get a glimpse of the racing action coming in 2013.
A healthy field of Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS Series machines are expected to be on hand. In recent seasons, the Speedway test sessions have also been known to draw a number of Race of Champions (ROC) Modifieds and International Supermodified Association (ISMA) Supermodifieds.
Currently there are 40 Novelis Supermodifieds and 41 Pathfinder Bank SBS Series machines registered for the 2013 racing season.
A second open practice session will also be held Friday, May 3 on the eve of Gater Racing News/North Country Home Builders opening night at the Speedway on May 4. The May 3 practice will be open only to wing and non-wing Supermodifieds as well as Small Block Supers. The test will run from 1-9pm.
Pit passes for each session will be set at $25.
The Oswego Speedway Tiki Bar will be open for all practice sessions held in 2013.
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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.