OSWEGO, NY – With the 2016 Oswego Speedway championship 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 5.
The event center is part of the Best Western PLUS Captain’s Quarters and Quality Inn and Suites complex located on East First Street in Oswego.
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 31, 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 ($119) and Quality Inn ($109) hotels.
The Best Western can be reached by phone at (315) 342-4040 and the Quality Inn at (315) 343-1600.
The Mitchell’s Speedway Press Oswego Speedway Banquet annually honors the Top 10 drivers in the Hoosier Racing Tire/SUNOCO Novelis Supermodified and Pathfinder Bank SBS Series championships, featuring track champions Michael Barnes and Dave Cliff.
This year’s Turning Stone Resort Casino Favorite Driver will also be recognized.
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 Tim Gareau and Wayne Landon, as well as Small Block Super car builders Dan Dennie and Ray Hedger, plus Oswego Speedway announcer Joe Marotta and longtime motorsports media manager Norm Patrick.
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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