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OSWEGO, NY (September 14, 2018) – With Oswego Speedway’s 2018 ‘Road to the Championship’ in the record books, focus now to shifts to the Hall of Fame Banquet set for Saturday, November 3, which will again be hosted by the Lake Ontario Event & Conference Center in Oswego. 
 
Festivities will begin with a cocktail hour tentatively set at 6pm, with a buffet style dinner and awards to immediately follow.
 
2018 track champions Otto Sitterly and Anthony Losurdo will be honored for their efforts, with Sitterly taking home a plaque for his record breaking eighth Supermodified championship. 
 
In addition to Sitterly and Losurdo, the top ten drivers in each division will also receive plaques for their participation in the speedway’s 2018 campaign. 
 
Several special awards are also set to be distributed throughout the ceremony including rookie of the year presentations for 16 year-old Tyler Thompson in the Novelis Supermodified division and Joshua Sokolic in the Pathfinder Bank SBS ranks. 
 
Oswego Speedway’s 2018 hall of fame class was also revealed on Classic Weekend and includes a host of popular names such as Tim and Denny Snyder of Snyder Racing, track historian Dave Rice, Crowe Motorsports co-owner Tom Aaserud, and longtime track sponsor the Burritt Family, all of which will be officially inducted at the banquet.
 
Tickets for the event are available for $45 and can be purchased at the Oswego Speedway box office by calling (315) 342-0646 or emailing oswegospeedway@gmail.com. 
 
To reserve a room at either the Best Western PLUS Captain’s Quarters or Quality Inn & Suites Riverfront for the night of the banquet, both hotels can be reached by phone at (315) 342-4040 and the Quality Inn at (315) 343-1600. Be sure to mention Oswego Speedway. 
 
The Best Western PLUS Captain’s Quarters and Quality Inn & Suites Riverfront are within walking distance from local shopping, fishing, parks, Fort Ontario, the Marine Museum, the Safe Haven Museum and the Richardson-Bates House Museum. A short drive will give you access to local industry, including the Oswego Speedway, SUNY Oswego, the Renaissance Festival and Fair Haven Beach State Park.
 
For more information on Oswego Speedway, you can visit online at www.oswegospeedway.com, LIKE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway or FOLLOW on Twitter @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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