OSWEGO, NY – With the 2014 Oswego Speedway season in the books, focus now to shifts to the Mitchell’s Speedway Press Oswego Speedway Hall of Fame Banquet set to be hosted by the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center on November 1.
The event center is part of the Best Western PLUS Captain’s Quarters and Quality Inn and Suites complex located on East First Street.
The night’s festivities will begin with a cocktail hour tentatively set at 6 p.m., with a buffet style dinner and awards to immediately follow.
Tickets for the event are available for $45 and can be purchased at the Oswego Speedway box office by calling (315) 342-0646 or by stopping into the office between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Event tickets must be purchased by October 27, as there will not be any tickets available at the door.
Discount hotel rates are available for those attending the Speedway banquet at both the Best Western ($109) and Quality Inn ($99) hotels.
The Best Western can be reached by phone at (315) 342-4040 and the Quality Inn at (315) 343-1600.
“The Speedway is such an important part of the Central New York and Oswego culture,” said Shane Broadwell, of The Broadwell Hospitality Companies. “And, we are extremely excited to continue seeing the momentum that the Torrese family is making at the racetrack and how it is impacting the Oswego and CNY community. We are again proud to partner with the Oswego Speedway and grateful for the opportunity to continue to play host to their annual post-season banquet.”
The Mitchell’s Speedway Press Oswego Speedway Banquet annually honors the Top 10 drivers in the Hoosier Racing Tire-Corr/Pak Merchandising Novelis Supermodified and Pathfinder Bank SBS Series championships, featuring track champions Otto Sitterly and Andrew Schartner.
This year’s Turning Stone Resort Casino Favorite Driver will also be recognized as well as Butler Disposal SBS Rookie of the Year Camden Proud and Novelis Supermodified Rookie of the Year Mike Barbera.
Several other special awards and honorees will also be recognized through the evening.
Inductions into the prestigious Oswego Speedway Hall of Fame are also presented during the post season event.
This year’s hall of fame inductees include Supermodified drivers Dave Shullick Sr. and Jim Winks as well as Supermodified car owners Norm Hagen and Lyle Howard, Modified car owner Ed Cloce and Speedway official Ed Czirr.
The Best Western PLUS Captain’s Quarters and Quality Inn is 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.
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