Up to Speed: Autograph Session/SpeedSTR Series Highlight RJ Caruso Tax & Accounting and Thunder Road Bar & Grill Night at Oswego Speedway

OSWEGO, NY (June 7) – Oswego Speedway is back in action this Saturday, June 9 featuring RJ Caruso Tax & Accounting/Thunder Road Bar and Grill Autograph Night.

Joining the Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS Series on the racing card this weekend will be the Tobias SpeedSTR Series.

Tobias SpeedSTRs will join the racing schedule at Oswego Speedway this Saturday (MoJo Photos)
Tobias SpeedSTRs will join the racing schedule at Oswego Speedway this Saturday (MoJo Photos)

Driver calendars will be available once again at the Speedway novelty stand, and are perfect for the autograph session this Saturday. All proceeds from sales of the calendars will be going directly back to the Oswego Speedway team owners and drivers in 2012.

WHEN:

Saturday June 9, at Oswego Speedway in Oswego, NY.  Pit Gates will open at 2 p.m., grandstands at 4 p.m., autograph session at 5:30 p.m., and racing at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Oswego Speedway is located at 300 East Albany St. in Oswego, NY just off Route 104E.

TICKETS:

Padded reserved seats $22, general admission $17, Pit Passes $30.  Price Chopper ‘Tickets to Go’ are available at any Price Chopper stores for just $14, a savings of $3.  Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling (315) 342-0646.

ON THE INTERNET:

Tobias Speed STRs – www.speedstr.biz

Oswego Speedway – www.oswegospeedway.com

Twitter – @OswegoSpeedway

Facebook – facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway

YouTube – OswegoSpeedwayOnline

Live Updates can be seen on Twitter, Facebook, as well as the Oswego Speedway website

ABOUT THE TRACK:

Oswego Speedway is a semi-banked 5/8 mile paved oval.  The non-wing Novelis Supermodified track record is held by Doug Didero with a time of 16.210 seconds at 138.786mph, established on September 5, 2009.

STAT ATTACK

Hoosier & Sunoco Supermodified Driver Standings
6-2-12

Pos
##
Driver
Pts

1
7
Otto Sitterly
311
**

2
50
Dave Gruel
276

3
22
Pat Lavery
272

4
20
Joey Payne
261

5
26
Shaun Gosselin
253

6
90
Ray Graham
250

7
00
Joe Gosek
249
*

8
O5
Jeff Abold
245

9
60
Brian Sobus
243

10
52
Dave Danzer
243

11
88
Randy Ritskes
240

12
24
Jerry Curran
230

13
44
Bobby Haynes Jr.
221

14
0
Tim Snyder
219

15
99
Michael Barnes
219

16
01
Dan Connors, Jr.
218

17
5
Tim Devendorf
213

18
O2
Brandon Bellinger
208

19
9
Stephen Gioia III
207

20
21
Kody Graham
203

Supermodified Top 5 Finishes:

Otto Sitterly – 3

Davey Hamilton – 1

Brian Sobus – 1

Dave Gruel – 1

Jeff Abold – 1

Joey Payne – 1

Ray Graham – 1

Shaun Gosselin – 1

Tim Snyder – 1

Joe Gosek – 1

Pat Lavery – 1

Dan Connors Jr. – 1

Dave Danzer – 1

Supermodified Top 10 Finishes:

Otto Sitterly – 3

Dave Gruel – 3

Pat Lavery – 3

Brian Sobus – 2

Ray Graham – 2

Shaun Gosselin – 2

Tim Snyder – 2

Randy Ritskes – 2

Joey Payne – 2

Jeff Abold – 2

Davey Hamilton – 1

Bobby Haynes – 1

Kody Graham – 1

Joe Gosek – 1

Dan Connors Jr. – 1

Dave Danzer – 1

Mike Barnes – 1

Supermodified Heat Race Wins:

Jerry Curran – 2

Dave Gruel – 1

Joe Gosek – 1

Mike Barnes – 1

Kody Graham – 1

Joey Payne – 1

Dan Connors Jr. – 1

Dave Danzer – 1

Supermodified Consolation Wins:

Shawn Muldoon – 1

Jeff Abold – 1

Hoosier & Sunoco SBS Driver Standings

6-2-12

Pos
##
Driver
Pts

1
18
Andrew Schartner
287

2
26
Mike Bond
283

3
O4
Kreig Heroth
276

4
93
Jay Andrews
273
*

5
2
Rob Pullen
273
*

6
79
Tim Barbeau
271

7
9
Jack Patrick
260

8
98
Jason Simmons
259

9
O1
Dalton Doyle
259

10
22
Mike Bruce
255

11
77
Cameron Rowe
247
*

12
47
Jon Tesorerio (R)
227

13
17
David LaTulip
225

14
11
John Ketcham
223

15
69
Mark Castiglia
221

16
8
Josh Kerr (R)
215

17
87
Bryan Haynes
210

18
24
A.J. Bernys
209

19
99
Dennis Rupert
198

20
34
Will Hadcock
196

SBS Top 5 Finishes:

Andrew Schartner – 2

Kreig Heroth – 2

Mike Bond – 2

Jack Patrick – 2

JJ Andrews – 1

Mark Castiglia – 1

Cameron Rowe – 1

Tim Barbeau – 1

Rob Pullen – 1

Dalton Doyle – 1

Jason Simmons – 1

SBS Top 10 Finishes:

Andrew Schartner – 3

Tim Barbeau – 3

Kreig Heroth – 3

Mike Bruce – 3

JJ Andrews – 2

Rob Pullen – 2

Dalton Doyle – 2

Mike Bond – 2

Jason Simmons – 2

Jack Patrick – 2

Mark Castiglia – 1

AJ Bernys – 1

John Ketcham – 1

Cameron Rowe – 1

Chris Proud – 1

Jon Tesoriero – 1

SBS Heat Race Wins:

Mike Bond – 2

Mark Castiglia – 1

Jack Patrick – 1

JJ Andrews – 1

Cameron Rowe – 1

Dennis Rupert – 1

Rob Pullen – 1

Dalton Doyle – 1

QUICK TIME:

The fastest official Supermodified lap recorded so far in 2012 is a 16.445 second lap set by No. 22 Pat Lavery during opening night time trials.  The fastest lap turned during heat race action this season is a 16.524 second circuit turned in by No. 7 Otto Sitterly, while Joe Gosek holds the fastest official feature event lap at 16.866 set on opening day.

The quickest official heat race of the season thus far was also turned in by Gosek on opening night.  He completed the third heat race on May 5 in a time of 3:24.0 seconds.

The Top 5 fastest times (in racing or time trials) of the Supermodified season are as follows:

Pat Lavery – 16.445

Otto Sitterly – 16.524

Randy Ritskes – 16.676

Mike Barnes – 16.688

Otto Sitterly – 16.696

The fastest official lap recorded so far in 2012 in the Pathfinder Bank SBS division is a 19.349 second lap turned in by No. 77 Cameron Rowe during the Tony White Memorial feature event.  The fastest lap turned during heat race action is held by No. 26 Mike Bond at 19.399 seconds, while he also holds the fastest time trial lap of the season at 19.395 seconds.

The quickest official heat race of the season thus far was turned in by No. 01 Dalton Doyle just last weekend.  He won Saturday’s third heat race in a total time of 3:18.4 seconds.

The Top 5 fastest times (in racing or time trials) of the SBS season are as follows:

Cameron Rowe – 19.349

Mike Bond – 19.395

Mike Bond – 19.399

Kreig Heroth – 19.414

Kreig Heroth – 19.415

Kreig Heroth has unofficially turned the two fastest times of the SBS season in hot laps.  Last weekend he ran a time of 19.113 seconds in the second warm-up session, while also turning a 19.253 second lap in the second warm-up session on opening night.

No SBS car has officially recorded a lap in the 18-second bracket in the history of the division.

NEXT EVENT:

Saturday, June 16th – Universal Metal Works Night at the Races featuring a 50-lap Novelis Supermodified feature and a 30-lap Pathfinder Bank SBS Series main event.  Grandstand gates open at 4 p.m. with the first green flag set for 6:30 p.m.

For more information on Oswego Speedway be sure to visit www.oswegospeedway.com.  You can also LIKE the (Official) Oswego Speedway page at facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway, or FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway.  To purchase tickets or order merchandise please call the Speedway box office at (315) 342-0646.