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OSWEGO, NY (March 2, 2018) - For the second year in a row, Oswego Speedway has been nominated by Speed51.com for Best Short Track and Series Social Media in the United States.

 

After winning the category in 2016 to beat out the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, NASCAR Home Tracks, PASS, and Madison International Speedway, new public relations director Camden Proud is excited to be in the running again.

 

“As part of last year’s 51’s, Oswego Speedway was able to capture both the ‘Best Short Track’ and ‘Best Social Media’ Awards,” Proud noted. “Less than a year into my new position at the track, it’s an honor to be in the running again and we encourage all of our fans to visit Speed51.com and vote for Oswego. Speedway management gives our hats off to the staff Speed 51 for doing a great job with these awards each season. It’s great to see everyone get on and support their favorite short track or series.”

 

‘The Steel Palace’ joins the Artic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions, Chili Bowl, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Stafford Motor Speedway, USAC and the World of Outlaws, among others, in what will surely see tight voting to the end of the awards.

 

On top of being nominated for best social media, a defending Oswego champion is also in the running for an award in the ‘The 51’s' as 2017 Novelis Supermodified champ Dave Shullick Jr. has been selected as a nominee for Short Track Local Driver of the Year in stiff competition alongside the likes of Danny Dietrich, Dave Darling, Keith Rocco, Rocky Warner, and more.

 

Voting for ‘The 51’s’ will continue through the weekend and end on Sunday, March 4 at 11:59pm EST. You may vote once every 24 hours for each award at Speed51.com/2017-51s/. The direct link to vote for Oswego Speedway as Best Short Track and Series Social Media is http://Speed51.com/2017-best-track-series-social-media/. Winners of the ‘51’s’ will begin to be announced on Tuesday, March 6.

 

Oswego Speedway kicks off its 2018 season on Saturday, May 26 featuring the track’s 68th annual Opening Day set to include Jim Shampine Memorial Twin 50’s for the Novelis Supermodifieds plus the Tony White Memorial 35 for the Pathfinder Bank SBS. To purchase tickets, please call (315)-342-0646.

 

Season tickets, camping packages, and more are all on sale as part of Oswego Speedway's 2018 schedule. Tickets and camping passes can be picked up in the speedway office from 11am to 4pm on Saturdays. The box office will return to normal hours this April.

 

For more information on Oswego Speedway, be sure to visit online at OswegoSpeedway.com. You can also FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway or LIKE on Facebook at Facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway.

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.

 
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