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October 23, 2018

Memorial Weekend Racing Opens on Friday Night at Oswego Kartway


OSWEGO, NY – A huge Memorial Weekend of racing action in the Port City will begin on Friday night with the third round of Oswego Kartway’s championship season taking the green flag at 7:30 p.m.

Ricky Pritchard (26) battles Kyle Perry last week at Oswego Kartway.  Pritchard currently leads the point standings in both of the State Clone classes at the Kartway.

Ricky Pritchard (26) battles Kyle Perry last week at Oswego Kartway. Pritchard currently leads the point standings in both of the State Clone classes at the Kartway.

Last week another 120 plus entries took on the Bullring, for another near record crowd.

Two weeks into the season David Hackett Jr. (Sr. Blue Clone), Griffin Miller (Jr. Blue Clone), Brittney Hackett (Sr. Green Clone), Logan Crisafulli (Jr. Purple Clone), Jason Parkhurst (Jr. Green Clone), and Tucker Fenske (Jr. Novice Clone) lead the championship standings in the junior divisions.

On the senior side Zach Mooney (Stock Medium), Eric Raponi (Clone Heavy), Paul Fountaine (Masters), John Palmieri (Clone Light), Ross Spilman (Clone Super Heavy), Chad Jacobson (Champ), Ricky Pritchard (State Clone Light and Heavy), Dave Demling (Clone Medium), and Dave Marsden (Open) lead the way in the championship battle.

Drivers in as many as 15 different divisions of racing are expected to again turn out on May 27 for the next round of the Kartway championship trail.

Young racers aged 5-15 will be separated between the junior divisions at the Kartway including Jr. Green Clone (5-7), Sr. Green Clone (7-9), Jr. Purple Clone (9-11), Jr. Blue Clone (10-12), and Sr. Blue Clone (12-15).

Those drivers ages 15 and up will compete in either Clone Light, Clone Medium, Clone Heavy, Clone Super Heavy, Masters, Stock Medium, State Clone Light, State Clone Heavy, Champ Kart, or Open.

Pit gates will open for competitors beginning at 4:30 p.m. Driver registration will close at 6:15 p.m. with the drivers’ meeting at 6:30 p.m. and hot laps to follow immediately after at approximately 6:45 p.m. Racing will start at 7:30 p.m.

Entry fees for Kartway members will be set at $15 while non-member entry fees are $18. Pit passes will also be available for those not in competition for just $10.

Friday night’s racing program will see heat race lineups determined by handicap with feature lineups set by heat race finish.

As always spectators are welcome to come to the Kartway and enjoy the racing action. A full service concession stand is open, with limited bleacher seating. Fans are encouraged to bring their vehicle and park along the racing surface for a great view of the action. Admission for fans is only $5 per car load.

Kartway events run May through September on most Friday nights, culminating with the Fall Frenzy 200 Championships on Saturday, September 24.

For more information on Oswego Kartway be sure to visit online at www.oswegokartway.com.

You can follow the Kartway on Twitter @OswegoKartway or like on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OswegoKartway.

To speak to a Kartway representative call the Oswego Speedway box office at (315) 342-0646.

RACE ORDER:

Jr. Novice Clone
Jr. Green Clone
Sr. Green Clone
Jr. Blue Clone
Jr. Purple Clone
Sr. Blue Clone
State Clone Heavy
Masters
Clone Medium
Stock Medium
Clone Super Heavy
State Clone Light
Clone Light
Clone Heavy
Champ Kart
Open

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