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OSWEGO, NY (December 29, 2017) - For the first time, Oswego Speedway is excited to announce the addition of a ‘Family Night’ program to the track’s schedule for the 68th season of racing at the ‘Steel Palace.’   Set to take place on Saturday, August 11, the speedway will reserve this ‘Road to the Championship’ program as an action-packed evening full of family friendly events for all ages in an effort to help fans interact with drivers and teams while introducing the Supermodifieds to new generations of young race fans.   On top of nearly 150-laps of racing between feature and ...Read More...


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OSWEGO, NY (December 28, 2017) - Twenty Saturdays away from the 68th consecutive season of racing at Oswego Speedway, track officials have announced the schedule and pricing for the 62nd running of Budweiser International Classic Weekend to be held Friday, August 31 through Sunday, September 2.   For the third year in a row, $5 admission ‘Pole Day’ qualifying for the Budweiser International Classic 200 for Supermodifieds as well as time trials and semi-finals races for the Bud Light SBS Classic 75 will kickstart on-track activity on Friday, August 31 ahead of the ‘Party in the Pits’ later that evening ...Read More...


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OSWEGO, NY (December 20, 2017) - The 2018 Small Block Supermodified class at Oswego Speedway will see yet another quarter midget racer move up to full-size competition and take aim at the coveted SBS ‘Rookie of the Year’ honors handed out at the end of the season.   Josh Sokolic, a 15 year-old student at West Genesee High School, will join the likes of Michael Barnes, Dan Connors Jr, Dalton Doyle, Josh Kerr, Anthony Losurdo, Camden Proud, and more as active Oswego drivers who made the step up from the Syracuse and Oswego County Quarter Midget Clubs to the fast 5/8ths mile that is the ‘Steel Palace.’ &...Read More...


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OSWEGO, NY (December 19, 2017) - Following a six year hiatus, all-time points for Oswego Speedway’s trademark 900 horsepower Supermodifieds have finally been completed and posted up to date ahead of the track’s 68th consecutive season of action set to begin on Saturday, May 26.   Besting a total of 588 drivers who have competed in the Supermodified division at Oswego since 1962, Joe Gosek has officially emerged as the speedway’s new all-time points leader with an impressive total of 32,606 career points. Scoring more top 5 finishes than any other driver at the track in 2017 played a key role in allowing Gos...Read More...


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OSWEGO, NY (December 16, 2017) - Ahead of Oswego’s Speedway’s 68th season opener featuring Jim Shampine Memorial Twin 50’s for the Supermodifieds on Saturday, May 26, track officials have announced a small number of rule changes for the division in anticipation of the 2018 season.   The only Supermodified rule adjustments for this coming season will consist of a shock change as well as a new outline for shovel type tails on the rear section of the race cars.   Supermodifieds must have 4 shock absorbers, one for each wheel. If adjustable shocks are used, the shock (body and/or canister) can have no mor...Read More...


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OSWEGO, NY (December 12, 2017) - As part of Oswego Speedway’s Saturday ‘Super Sales’ this week, track management will offer a mix and match discount sale on the speedway’s Hall of Fame Legends series t-shirts consisting of hall of fame drivers Jim Shampine, Nolan Swift, Eddie Bellinger Jr, Steve Gioia Jr, and Joe Gosek. Until this Saturday, December 16, you can mix and match Shampine, Swift, Bellinger, Gioia and Gosek shirts at for 2 for $25 or 3 for $30. The speedway office will be open for its winter hours of 11am to 4pm that day, with merchandise and gift certificates available.   For those unable...Read More...


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OSWEGO, NY (December 30, 2017) - With the New Year just a day away, Oswego Speedway officials are ready to reveal the divisions and race distances for the track’s 2018 schedule set to begin with the speedway’s 68th season opener on Saturday, May 26.   To start the season, for the ...

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By ROY SOVA   I got to thinking about Jack Burgess this morning. Jack was one of the top two announcers anywhere when I first started going to the Oswego Speedway. The other was Warren Ruffner, the voice of Reading Speedway in PA.   Jack was actually Oswego’s second announcer. A ...

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