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September 20, 2018

Up to Speed: Oswego Speedway Memorial Day Weekend Tripleheader Saturday


OSWEGO, NY – Oswego Speedway’s Memorial Day Weekend tradition continues Saturday with the Mitchell’s Speedway Press Memorial Day Weekend Tripleheader.

The night’s racing will feature a trio of racing excitement, including the Novelis Supermodifieds, the Race of Champions Modifieds, and the Pathfinder Bank SBS Series.

Racing events will be in honor of three great Oswego Speedway racers: The Jim Shampine Memorial 75 for Supermodifieds, Richie Evans Memorial 75 for Modifiieds, and the Tony White Memorial 35 for the SBS Series.

WHEN: Saturday at Oswego Speedway in Oswego, NY.  Pit Gates will open at 11 a.m., grandstands at 1p.m., and racing at 4 p.m. There is a rain date scheduled for Sunday. If rain date is needed, full schedule to be announced.

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

TICKETS: Padded reserved seats $30, general admission $25, Pit Passes $35. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling (315) 342-0646.

ON THE INTERNET:

Oswego Speedway – www.oswegospeedway.com

Race of Champions – www.raceofchampions.net

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.

SPECIAL PROMOTIONS: Saturday 26 will mark the first of three Novelis ‘Fan Can Chase’ Nights at Oswego Speedway. From 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. fans are encouraged to bring their household recyclable cans to the Novelis station in front of the main entrance to the Speedway for a chance to win several different prizes.

Visit www.oswegospeedway.com for more information.

DEFENDING RACE WINNERS:

Supermodified: Randy Ritskes

SBS: Mike Bond

Modified: Chuck Hossfeld

PREVIOUS HEADLINE (A-Modified, Supermodified, ISMA) MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WINNERS:

1954 – Nolan Swift

1955 – Dick Jerrett Sr.

1956 – Jack Murphy

1957 – Jack Murphy

1958 – Nolan Swift

1959 – Ed Bellinger Sr.

1960 – N/A

1961 – Billy Blum

1962 – Art Bennett

1963 – Dave Paul

1964 – Nolan Johncock

1965 – Art Bennett

1966 – Bob Smith

1967 – Gordon Dukes

1968 – Red Barnhart

1969 – Ken Andrews

1970 – Jim Shampine, Jim Shampine

1971 – Jim Shampine, Nolan Swift

1972 – Baldy Baker, Fred Graves

1973 – Baldy Baker, Jim Shampine, Jim Shampine

1974 – Jim Shampine, Jim Shampine, Jim Shampine

1975 – Johnny Logan

1976 – Jim Shampine

1977 – N/A

1978 – Ed Bellinger Jr., Kempton Dates

1979 – N/A

1980 – Warren Coniam

1981 – Chuck Ciprich

1982 – Doug Heveron

1983 – Ed Bellinger Jr.

1984 – Bentley Warren

1985 – Gary Albritain

1986 – Joe Gosek

1987 – Bentley Warren

1988 – Ed Bellinger Jr.

1989 – Bentley Warren

1990 – Mike Ordway

1991 – Bentley Warren

1992 – Doug Didero

1993 – Pat Abold

1994 – Cliff Graves

1995 – Ed Bellinger Jr.

1996 – Doug Didero

1997 – Doug Didero

1998 – Ed Bellinger Jr.

1999 – Bob Goutermout

1999 – Randy Ritskes

2000 – Greg Furlong

2001 – Mike Ordway

2002 – Mike Ordway

2003 – N/A

2004 – Craig Rayvals

2005 – Greg Furlong

2006 – Otto Sitterly

2007 – Randy Ritskes

2008 – Greg Furlong

2009 – Ray Graham

2010 – Otto Sitterly

2011 – Randy Ritskes

Jim Shampine has won the most Memorial Day Weekend main events at Oswego with 9. (1970-1971, 1973-1974, 1976)  He won 2 races in 1970, 2 races in 1973 and 3 races in 1974.

Ed Bellinger Jr. – 5 (1978, 1983, 1988, 1995, 1998)

Bentley Warren – 4 (1984, 1987, 1989, 1991)

Nolan Swift – 3 (1954, 1958, 1971)

Mike Ordway – 3 (1990, 2001, 2002)

Doug Didero – 3 (1992, 1996, 1997)

Greg Furlong – 3 (2000, 2005, 2008)

Randy Ritskes – 3 (1999, 2007, 2011)

SBS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WINNERS:

1992 – Daryl Nichols

1993 – Bob Goutermout

1994 – Mark Eaves

1995 – Dean Hoag

1996 – Dean Hoag

1997 – Bob Rundell

1998 – Shawn Muldoon

1999 – Mark Regan

2000 – Shawn Muldoon

2001 – Bill Izyk

2002 – Mark Regan

2003 – N/A

2004 – Gregg Davis

2005 – Dave Gruel

2006 – Chris Proud

2007 – Dave Gruel

2008 – Dave Cliff

2009 – Dave Gruel

2010 – Mike Bond

2011 – Mike Bond

Dave Gruel has won the most Memorial Day Weekend SBS main events at Oswego with 3 (2005, 2007, 2009).

Dean Hoag – 2 (1995, 1996)

Shawn Muldoon – 2 (1998, 2000)

Mark Regan – 2 (1999, 2002)

Mike Bond – 2 (2010, 2011)

Bob Goutermout is the only driver to win on Memorial Day Weekend in both the Supermodified and SBS divisions.

NEXT EVENT:

June 2 – Best Western Plus Captain’s Quarters/Quality Inn and Suites Riverfront Night at the Races. Racing action will be highlighted with a 50-lap Novelis Supermodified feature event and a 30-lap Pathfinder Bank SBS Series main. Grandstand gates will open at 4p.m. with racing getting under way at 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.

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