OSWEGO, NY (October 26, 2016) – John Nicotra Racing’s Oswego Speedway Novelis Supermodified driven by 7-time Speedway champion Otto Sitterly will appear at the SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV November 1-4.
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The Nicotra Racing Supermodified fleet has won six Oswego Speedway track championships and four Budweiser International Classic titles with Sitterly behind the wheel.
Sitterly, who has racked up a total of 36 non-wing Supermodified victories at Oswego, finished third in the 2016 Novelis Supermodified championship along with a third place run in the season ending Budweiser International Classic 200.
Two-time and defending ISMA Supermodified champion Dave Shullick Jr. and Indianapolis 500 veteran Davey Hamilton are part-time drivers for the Nicotra Racing effort and finished fourth and fifth respectively in the 2016 Budweiser International Classic.
Oswego Speedway returns to action on Saturday, October 29 featuring the Race of Champions 250 for the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series.
Pit gates are scheduled to open on October 29 at 10:30 a.m. with grandstand gates opening and hot laps starting at 12:30 p.m.
Racing will resume with any additional qualifying events to be run beginning at 2 p.m.
Main events will follow with the 66th annual Race of Champions 250 scheduled to take the green at approximately 3:30 p.m.
Included in those remaining main events will also be Oswego Speedway’s Small Block Supermodifieds.
Following Race of Champions Weekend Oswego Speedway’s season will officially come to a close with the Speedway’s Championship and Hall of Fame Banquet at the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center on Saturday, November 5, which is a part of the Best Western PLUS/Quality Inn and Suites complex in Oswego.
The night’s festivities will begin with a cocktail hour tentatively set at 6pm, with a buffet style dinner and awards to immediately follow.
Tickets for the event are available for $45 and can be purchased at the Oswego Speedway box office by calling (315) 342-0646 or by stopping into the office between 9am-4pm Monday through Friday.
Event tickets must be purchased by October 31, as there will not be any tickets available at the door.
Discount hotel rates are available for those attending the Speedway banquet at both the Best Western ($119) and Quality Inn ($109) hotels.
The Best Western can be reached by phone at (315) 342-4040 and the Quality Inn at (315) 343-1600.
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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.