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Ontario Orchards, Jones Construction Partner with CR2 Motorsports/Kreig Heroth in Bid for 2016 Oswego Speedway SBS Title

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OSWEGO, NY (February 11, 2016) – CR2 Motorsports and Kreig Heroth, driver of the No. 04 Pathfinder Bank Small Block Supermodified, have signed Jones Construction of Oswego, and re-signed Ontario Orchards Farm Market of Oswego, for the 2016 race season at Oswego Speedway.

ones Constructions has specialized in: Custom, Period, Light Commercial/Medical Renovations, as well as Design/ Build projects in the greater Oswego area for 20 years. Weather it is your home or your business, Jones Construction has the experience and the expertise to help you realize your remodeling dreams. Contact Jones Construction at 315-342-5605, or visit online at www.ajonesinc.com  and make your project a reality!

Owner Art Jones is excited to partner with CR2 Motorsports and Kreig Heroth for the upcoming race season, and plans to take in a few races at Oswego Speedway as his work schedule allows.

Ontario Orchards and Farm Market, located on Route 104 in Southwest Oswego, will continue their sponsorship of Kreig Heroth and team for the fourth consecutive year.
Owner Dennis Ouellette has been very happy with the promotion that the team has done, including appearances at the Farm Market before a race day.
“They have done a good job promoting, and I am happy to continue sponsoring them, said Ouellette. “The customers really enjoy seeing the race car, especially the kids, and we do very well with the race fans, especially those that are camping”.

2016 will be the 51st year that Ontario Orchards has brought quality goods and services to Oswego and the surrounding area. Specializing in locally-grown produce, products, and fresh pressed cider, Ontario Orchards also promises delicious pies, cookies, and pastries from their in house bakery. They also offer a full nursery and landscape services in season, and are now open 7 days a week year round. Their winter hours are from 7am to 6pm daily.

For more information on Ontario Orchards visit online at www.ontarioorchards.com.

Kids 16 and under will again be admitted free at all Speedway events in 2016 with the exception of Budweiser International Classic Weekend and Race of Champions Weekend.

On track activity beings at Oswego Speedway on Saturday, May 7 with the annual open test session for all racing divisions.  Testing will run from 1-5pm on May 7 and is free for spectators to sit in the main grandstand.

Racing action at the Speedway begins on Saturday, May 14 featuring the Speedway’s 66th consecutive opening night highlighted by the Race of Champions Modified Richie Evans Memorial 61 as well as kick-off events for the Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS.

For more information on Oswego Speedway be sure to visit www.oswegospeedway.com.  You can also FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway and LIKE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway.

About Oswego Speedway: Oswego Speedway, a sports entertainment company, is a 5/8 mile semi-banked pavement racing oval located off the shores of Lake Ontario in scenic Oswego, NY. Oswego Speedway has been a continuously run weekly racing venue since August, 1951. The premier open-wheel pavement short track cars in the world, Supermodifieds, run weekly at Oswego Speedway making Oswego the only weekly Supermodified racing venue in the world. The Small Block Supermodifieds accompany the full blown Supers on a weekly Saturday night schedule which runs from May through September. Oswego Speedway is mentioned in racing circles as the “Indy of the East,” as no fewer than a dozen past and present competitors have competed at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway including Mario Andretti, arguably the greatest driver of all time, two-time Indy 500 champion Gordon Johncock, along with former International Classic Champions Bentley Warren, Joe Gosek, and Davey Hamilton.

Oswego Speedway’s Price Chopper ‘Tickets to Go’ Program Continues in 2016

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OSWEGO, NY (February 10, 2016) – Oswego Speedway’s popular Price Chopper ‘Tickets to Go’ program will continue in 2016 with discounted advance sale adult tickets going on sale at all Price Chopper Supermarkets locations beginning this spring.

The Speedway and Price Chopper have teamed to offer this special discount for five of the regular season events at the fast 5/8 mile oval this season.
The ‘Tickets to Go’ program will again offer up to a $3 discount on adult general admission tickets.  Advance sale $14 ‘Tickets to Go’ general admission passes will be available at all Price Chopper Supermarkets locations for Speedway events dated June 11, July 2, July 16, August 6, and August 13.
The program will begin with the June 11 Spring Championship, featuring a 50-lap main for the Novelis Supermodifieds as well as a 30-lap Pathfinder Bank SBS feature.  Price Chopper ‘Tickets to Go’ will only be accepted in the front grandstand on June 11.
Price Chopper ‘Tickets to Go’ nights in July will include the Independence Weekend Grand Prix on July 2, featuring extra distance features for the Supermodifieds and SBS as well as a spectacular fireworks display to end the night.
Two weeks later $14 tickets will be available for the return of the Speedway’s Summer Championship on July 16.
The final two events of the Price Chopper ‘Tickets to Go’ calendar will be the Speedway’s Retro Night on August 6 as well as the Pathfinder Bank SBS Twin 20’s special on August 13.
Kids 16 and under will again be admitted free at all Speedway events in 2016 with the exception of Budweiser International Classic Weekend and Race of Champions Weekend.
On track activity beings at Oswego Speedway on Saturday, May 7 with the annual open test session for all racing divisions.  Testing will run from 1-5pm on May 7 and is free for spectators to sit in the main grandstand.
Racing action at the Speedway begins on Saturday, May 14 featuring the Speedway’s 66th consecutive opening night highlighted by the Race of Champions Modified Richie Evans Memorial 61 as well as kick-off events for the Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS.
For more information on Oswego Speedway be sure to visit www.oswegospeedway.com.  You can also FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway and LIKE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway.

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Price Chopper ‘Tickets to Go’ Program Offer Dates ($14 Adult G/A Tickets):

Saturday, June 11th – Spring Championship: Supermodified 50 – SBS 30 (Front Grandstand Only)

Saturday, July 2nd – Independence Weekend Grand Prix: Supermodified Grand Prix 75 – SBS Grand Prix 35

Saturday, July 16th  – Summer Championship: Supermodified 50 – SBS 30

Saturday, August 6th  – Retro Night: Supermodified 45 – SBS 30

Saturday, August 13th  – Twin 20’s: Supermodified 50 – SBS Twin 20’s

About Oswego Speedway: Oswego Speedway, a sports entertainment company, is a 5/8 mile semi-banked pavement racing oval located off the shores of Lake Ontario in scenic Oswego, NY. Oswego Speedway has been a continuously run weekly racing venue since August, 1951. The premier open-wheel pavement short track cars in the world, Supermodifieds, run weekly at Oswego Speedway making Oswego the only weekly Supermodified racing venue in the world. The Small Block Supermodifieds accompany the full blown Supers on a weekly Saturday night schedule which runs from May through September. Oswego Speedway is mentioned in racing circles as the “Indy of the East,” as no fewer than a dozen past and present competitors have competed at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway including Mario Andretti, arguably the greatest driver of all time, two-time Indy 500 champion Gordon Johncock, along with former International Classic Champions Bentley Warren, Joe Gosek, and Davey Hamilton.

$5, $10 Fan Appreciation Specials Included in Oswego Speedway’s 2016 Weekly Pricing

OSWEGO, NY (February 1, 2016) – A week after the announcement of Oswego Speedway’s 2016 yearlong and 60th annual International Classic Weekend ticket packages, Speedway officials are happy to announce two separate fan appreciation savings specials in this year’s weekly pricing at the ‘Steel Palace.’

The first of two reduced rate specials will take place on Saturday, May 21 featuring a 50-lap Novelis Supermodified main and a 30-lap Pathfinder Bank SBS feature.

For the first time in several seasons, the Speedway will race on three consecutive weekends in the month of May, with general admission seating available on May 21 for only $10.  Padded reserved seating will be on sale for $15.

Following the Speedway’s successful $5 admission special last year, officials have decided to provide another $5 night in 2016, with a new race date.

The past two seasons the Speedway’s track championship combatants were forced to contend on rainout weekends, hampering many fans ability to take part in the action.

This season however on Saturday, August 20 fans will be able to enjoy the 2016 Road to the Championship finales for Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS, the season’s second driver autograph session, and officially begin the countdown to Classic, for only $5 general admission.

The Speedway’s 60th annual Classic Weekend will also begin with a reduced rate special, inviting fans into the front grandstand on Friday, September 2 for open practice, International Classic and SBS Classic Time Trials, as well as SBS Classic heat races for only $5.

Fans who purchase Saturday/Sunday grandstand combo tickets for Classic Weekend will receive a voucher for FREE admission to Friday night qualifying.

The Speedway’s annual Classic Weekend Party in the Pits will return to Friday night, kick-starting as soon as the checkered flag falls with post-race pit entry free to fans.

A full listing of Oswego Speedway’s weekly ticket prices is now available at the Speedway website, listed under the schedule tab.

For more information on Oswego Speedway, as well as complete ticketing information, be sure to visit www.oswegospeedway.com. You can also LIKE the (Official) Oswego Speedway page on facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway, or FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway.

To purchase tickets or to order merchandise please call the Speedway box office at (315) 342-0646.