Toy Drive Set for Oswego Speedway’s Christmas in July Special on July 4

OSWEGO, NY – The summer schedule at Oswego Speedway officially kicks into high gear on July 4 with the Speedway’s annual ‘Christmas in July’ celebration, to go along with extra distance Grand Prix features for the Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS.

'Christmas in July' will once again be featured during Oswego Speedway's Independence Day Grand Prix events on July 4.
‘Christmas in July’ will once again be featured during Oswego Speedway’s Independence Day Grand Prix events on July 4.

Every fan that brings a new and unwrapped toy to the Speedway next Saturday will receive a free hot dog combo meal, courtesy of the Speedway, with all toys being donated to a local community outreach program to be announced.

Fans are encouraged to bring the entire family as Santa Claus will once again make an appearance at the Speedway at 6 p.m. on July 4 below the main grandstand in the Speedway’s Tiki Bar.

Christmas in July will also feature a best decorated pit contest for Speedway competitors, as well as best decorated push truck, and best dressed crew member or Speedway employee.

Ending the evening of racing and fun will again be a gigantic fireworks display to cap the night and put a patriotic finishing touch on the Speedway’s Fourth of July celebration.

Fans are also reminded that July 4 will be the second Novelis Fan Can Chase Night of the year.

Bring your aluminum cans for recycling for a chance to win Speedway race tickets.

Redemptions will take place in front of the Speedway from 3-6 p.m.

Grand Prix Night and Christmas in July will also be a Price Chopper Tickets to Go event with tickets available at any Price Chopper Supermarkets location for only $14.

As always kids 16 and under are free with a paid adult.

Grandstand gates will open on July 4 with the beginning of hot laps at 4 p.m.

Santa Claus will be available for the kids at 6 p.m., with the night’s first heat race taking the green at 6:30 p.m.

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