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OSWEGO, NY (June 25, 2018) - Former Indy Car star Davey Hamilton will return behind the wheel of a Supermodified as part of Oswego Speedway’s Galloway Century 21 and Oswego D Bus Independence Weekend ‘Grand Prix’ special this Saturday, June 30.

Hamilton will again pilot one of the potent John Nicotra Racing machines, this weekend in the No. 7 car that Otto Sitterly has reworked over the winter.

The Indianapolis, Ind. driver will first test on Friday before driving the car as the renumbered ‘6’ on Saturday while Sitterly continues with the former Joey Moriarty No. 51.

Hamilton is looking forward to finally returning to Oswego for the first time since his fifth place effort in the 2016 Budweiser International Classic 200.

“It’s been a long time since I have been able to race at Oswego, so I am really looking forward to racing this weekend with Otto and Johnny (Nicotra),” Hamilton said.

The 1997 International Classic champion has not won at the speedway since his lone main event victory in 2013, but Hamilton hopes that soon changes with several more Supermodified races circled on his schedule throughout the remainder of the season.

“I know the competition is fierce,” Hamilton commented. “The 75 lapper this weekend will give me the opportunity to get up to speed and prepare for more races later in the year.”

To purchase tickets for Hamilton’s return, please call the speedway box office at (315)-342-0646. General admission seating is just $17.

Racing action this weekend will get underway at 6:15pm with group time trials before qualifying heat action for the Novelis Supermodified and Pathfinder Bank SBS ‘Grand Prix’ features gets the green flag at 6:45pm.

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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.

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