OSWEGO, NY – A total of 110 entries filed through the gates at Oswego Kartway on Friday night, with a Bellinger once again driving to victory lane at an Oswego racing oval.
Trevor Bellinger, a recent graduate of St. John Fisher College in Rochester and the youngest son of five-time Budweiser International Classic champion Eddie Bellinger Jr., dominated the Clone Medium main on Friday at the Kartway picking up his first career main event win.
Also winning his qualifying heat race, Bellinger outran Alex McRae, John Lindsay, Ricky Pritchard, and Robert Stevens for the win in the 21 Tequila/Bellinger Auto No. 21.
Other Sr. winners on the evening included Scott Baum (Clone 425), Ron Ingison (Clone Heavy), DJ Shuman (Clone Light), Paul Fountaine (Stock 425), Chris Natoli (Stock Light), Stephen Marshall (Champ), and Dave Marsden (Open).
Jr. winners on Friday included Owen Skiff (Jr. Green Clone), Madison Baum (Jr. Purple Clone), Tyler Emmons (Sr. Green Clone), Alex Losurdo (Jr. Blue Clone), and Brittney Baum (Sr. Blue Clone).
Drivers in as many as 15 different divisions of racing are expected to again turn out on May 15 for the second event of the championship season.
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 Stock Light, Stock Heavy, Stock 425, Clone Light, Clone Medium, Clone Heavy, Clone 425, BSP Clone, Open, and Champ Kart.
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 a pill draw, with feature lineups starting straight up from heat race finishes.
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 April through September on most Friday nights, culminating with the Fall Frenzy 200 Championships on Saturday, September 12.
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.