Kids on Track Ready for Racing at Oswego Speedway

OSWEGO, NY – Oswego Speedway’s Entergy/Price Chopper Kids on Track program is ready to take the green flag for the 2015 racing season.  This year’s Kids on Track signup forms are now available on the Oswego Speedway website and will also be available at Saturday’s open practice session, running from 1-5 p.m.

Two young race fans enjoy a meeting with seven-time Novelis Supermodified track champion Otto Sitterly, during one of last season's Entergy driver autograph sessions.
Two young race fans enjoy a meeting with seven-time Novelis Supermodified track champion Otto Sitterly, during one of last season’s Entergy driver autograph sessions.

The program, which is geared toward young race fans aged 5-16, is once again free for the 2015 season and will again include benefits such as weekly giveaways and prizes as well as track tours and other special promotions from partners Burger King and Lighthouse Lanes.

Giveaway prizes this year include a balloon with checkered flags on May 23, Fourth of July glasses on July 4, cotton candy on August 8 and more.  Weekly giveaway prizes must be redeemed by a Kids on Track member.

Admission into the Speedway itself will also remain free to kids 16 and under at all events in 2015 except for Race of Champions Weekend and Budweiser International Classic Weekend, as long as kids attend in the company of a paid adult.

Entergy will also present two driver autograph sessions in 2015.

The first of which will take place during Burke’s Do-It-Best Home Centers/A&P Auto Parts Twin 35 night on June 20. The second will take place on August 15 as a part of Bosco & Geers Food Marker/U-Pull U-Save Auto Parts night.

Entergy Corporation, which celebrated its 100th birthday in 2014, continues its support of the Kids on Track program and is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations.

Entergy has a proud history of producing nuclear clean air electricity and is one of the nation’s leading nuclear generators. For more information on Entergy, visit www.entergy-nuclear.com

Price Chopper, another valued Speedway partner which again continues its support of Kids on Track in 2015, now sees its 129-store footprint extending beyond New York and Massachusetts into Vermont, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire.  The Golub Corporation, parent company of Price Chopper Supermarkets, celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2012 and the company as a whole continues to invest in its future through new locations, impactful product and service trends, customer engagement, progressive technology, as well as health initiatives.  To learn more about Price Chopper Supermarkets, including locations, visit www.pricechopper.com

More information on Oswego Speedway’s Kids on Track program, including the program’s sign-up form, is available on the Oswego Speedway website at www.oswegospeedway.com

Fill out the form and return it to the Oswego Speedway novelty stand or bring it into the Speedway box office before the season at 300 E. Albany St. in Oswego.

Any questions regarding the Kids on Track program can be fielded by calling the Speedway box office or e-mailing [email protected]

The 2015 racing season at Oswego Speedway begins May 9 with the 65th annual season opener presented by Planet Fitness and Mitchell’s Speedway Press featuring the opening events for the Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS as well as the RoC Modified Richie Evans Memorial 75. Events run May through September on most Saturday nights, culminating with Race of Champions Weekend.

The Speedway will hold an open test session on May 2 from 1-5 p.m.  Grandstand admission will be free for the test session.

Advertising opportunities with the Speedway are still readily available.  If you or your business would be interested in marketing with the Speedway please e-mail [email protected]

For more information on Oswego Speedway be sure to visit www.oswegospeedway.com.  You can also LIKE the (Official) Oswego Speedway page at facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway, or FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway.  To purchase tickets or order merchandise please call the Speedway box office at (315) 342-0646.

2015 Kids on Track Weekly Giveaway Prizes

May 9 – Popcorn

May 23 – Balloon with checkered flags

May 30 – Hot Dog

June 6 – Checkered Flag

June 13 – Drink

June 20 – Patriotic Temporary Tattoos

July 4 – Fourth of July Glasses

July 11 – Ice Cream Cup

July 18 – Pencil

August 1 – Popsicle

August 8 – Cotton Candy

August 15 – Candy Bar

August 22 – Marker