OSWEGO, NY – Due to a couple fast paced rain showers last week, Oswego Kartway’s ‘King of the Kartway’ championship has been moved to this Friday, July 15.
The first round in the Kartway’s Triple Crown, the ‘King of the Kartway’ is a staple event at the Bullring and is expected to draw some outside competition this week.
Those who purchased a pit pass on July 8 must return to the Kartway this Friday, July 15 or Friday, July 22 with your wristband in order to gain re-entry. Those who come to the pit window on July 15 or July 22 without their July 8 wristband will have to pay to enter the pit area.
Entries from July 8 will be honored on July 15 or July 22.
Drivers in as many as 15 different divisions of racing are expected to again turn out on July 15 for the next round of the Kartway championship trail, featuring the ‘King of the Kartway’ trophy event with extra distance features.
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 $20 while non-member entry fees are $23. 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 year-long 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.