OSWEGO, NY – The Oswego Speedway track championship Novelis Supermodified of Joe Gosek will be on display as a part of the annual Watertown Armed Forces Day Parade on Saturday, May 19 beginning at 10am. The parade is an Operation Yellow Ribbon event held to demonstrate Watertown’s tremendous community support for its military neighbors.
The Oswego Speedway Burritt Motors Chevrolet Avalanche Pace Truck will also be a part of the festivities. Located on 340 Route 104 East in Oswego, Burritt Motors is the official pace vehicle provider of Oswego Speedway.
This year’s parade will start at the Watertown High School parking lot and will proceed down Washington St. with a brief stop at the reviewing stand in front of the Dulles State Office Building, then continue on to Stone Street. where marchers will then disband.
The Original Yanks will perform on the State Office Building Plaza following the parade.
Gosek, from Oswego, is a two time Novelis Supermodified track champion at Oswego Speedway and is a three time winner of the prestigious Budweiser International Classic 200 on Labor Day Weekend.
The many year veteran of Supermodified racing won the 2011 Novelis Supermodified track championship in his Burke’s Do-It-Best Home Center No. 00 with a number of consistent finishes, as he did not win a single feature event during the season.
The month of May is a special one for Gosek, as in 1996 he qualified for and finished 22nd in the famed Indianapolis 500.
The next event on Oswego Speedway’s racing schedule is the Mitchell’s Speedway Press Memorial Day Weekend Tripleheader on May 26 featuring the Novelis Supermodifieds, Pathfinder Bank SBS Series, and the Race of Champions Modifieds. Grandstand gates open at 1pm, with racing getting under way at 4 p.m.
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