OSWEGO, NY (December 14, 2016) – With Oswego Speedway’s 2017 season schedule moving into its final stages of completion, commitment program renewals for the Novelis Supermodified and Pathfinder Bank SBS divisions have been sent to teams as the Speedway continues to move full speed ahead towards the 67th consecutive season of racing at the famed ‘Steel Palace.’
Team owners finishing in the top 24 positions in the final owner point standings from 2016 have the first opportunity to fill the commitment positions in each division, before the remaining positions open to all teams on January 24.
By signing on as a commitment program member for the Novelis Supermodified or Pathfinder Bank SBS divisions at Oswego Speedway, the car owner agrees to participate in all point races scheduled at the Speedway with one miss permitted.
Novelis Supermodified teams that fulfill the commitment program are guaranteed a minimum of $500 start money per point event in the 2017 season. Pathfinder Bank SBS car owners are guaranteed a minimum of $135 start money per point event.
Driver registration forms have also been sent to teams and as they return Oswego Speedway will post registrants at www.oswegospeedway.com as well as on all of the Speedway’s social media applications.
Oswego Speedway’s full 2017 racing schedule will be released in the coming days, with the Speedway’s 67th opening night tentatively scheduled for Saturday, May 13.
2016 Top24 Novelis Supermodified Owner Point Standings:
2016 Top24 Pathfinder Bank SBS Owner Point Standings:
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.