Category Archives: Oswego Speedway

Oswego Speedway Represented in annual DT100 for Make-A-Wish Karting Event

OSWEGO, NY (February 16, 2016) – Oswego Speedway will again be represented in this year’s 8th annual DT100 for Make-A-Wish charity kart racing event to be held on Saturday, February 27 at the Maine Indoor Karting Center in Scarborough, Maine.

Oswego Speedway PR representative and former Speedway racer Dan Kapuscinski as well as Speedway race team crew members Corey Norton Jr. and Brad Wygant, will all make the journey from Central New York to Maine to participate in the event and help support the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Establised in 2009 by David Thomas Jr., the DT100 for Make-A-Wish has grown to become one of the largest and most successful charity karting events in the country.  The event has successfully brought together some of the nation’s best short track drivers from over a dozen states to compete against their fans, with all proceeds benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Last season the DT100 raised over $33,000 for Make-A-Wish, bringing its seven year total to over $158,000.

Drivers in this year’s event include current and former Supermodified racers Kapuscinski, Joey Scanlon, Mike Netishen, Russ Wood, and Mike Ordway Jr.  Joining the Super shoes will be other top pilots including Burt and Jason Myers of the hit TV show “Madhouse” as well as NEMA Midget ace Randy Cabral and two-time NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour champion, Andy Seuss.

Some 100 entries will contend in three separate divisions looking for one of 36 main event qualifying spots in the 8th annual DT100.

For full details on the DT100 for Make-A-Wish, or to make a donation, visit online at www.dt100race.com.

Oswego Speedway’s 2016 racing season will kick off on Saturday, May 14th with the 66th annual opening night celebration featuring the lid lifters for the Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS, as well as the 61-lap Richie Evans Memorial for the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series.

For more information on Oswego Speedway visit online at www.oswegospeedway.com or call (315) 342-0646.  Visit the Speedway on social media @OswegoSpeedway or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway.

Anthony Losurdo Racing Fundraiser On Tap this Sunday at Lighthouse Lanes in Oswego

OSWEGO, NY (February 15, 2016) – Losurdo Racing and driver Anthony Losurdo will be putting on their annual Oswego Speedway Pathfinder Bank Small Block Super racing fundraiser this Sunday, February 21 at Lighthouse Lanes in Oswego beginning at noon.

The fundraiser will feature barbeque chicken or pulled pork dinners for $10.

Running through the afternoon on Sunday, fans are encouraged to join Losurdo Racing at Lighthouse Lanes to watch the 58th annual Daytona 500, kicking off the new racing season.

With the 2016 racing season on the horizon, Losurdo will continue his partnership with Four Sevens Motorsports this season, once again piloting the No. 1 FFB chassis as a teammate to defending series champion Mike Bond.

A recent graduate of Oswego High School, Losurdo claimed three main event victories in 2015, including the coveted Tony White Memorial as well as both legs of the SBS Twin 20’s, running to another top five finish in the overall series standings.

Oswego Speedway’s 2016 racing season will kick off on Saturday, May 14th with the 66th annual opening night celebration featuring the lid lifters for the Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS, as well as the 61-lap Richie Evans Memorial for the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series.

For more information on Oswego Speedway visit online at www.oswegospeedway.com or call (315) 342-0646.  Visit the Speedway on social media @OswegoSpeedway or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway.

Pole Position Raceway Expands Partnership with Oswego Speedway in 2016

OSWEGO, NY (February 11, 2016) – Oswego Speedway and Pole Position Raceway announced this week the addition of the “Pole Position Raceway Firing Point,” and the “Pole Position Raceway Finish Line” to their 2016 partnership at the Home of the Supermodifieds.

Pole Position Raceway is America’s leading chain of state-of-the-art indoor motorsports entertainment facilities, among the fastest electric karts on the east coast.

One of the fastest growing forms of recreation, Pole Position Raceway offers a variety of options to suit the needs of all racers – from families, to die hard racing enthusiasts.  In addition to the Destiny USA location, Pole Position Raceway facilities can also be found in Rochester at the Marketplace Mall and Buffalo at the Walden Galleria.

Pole Position Raceway’s 40,000 square foot facility boasts a quarter-mile track and the latest in high-performance, all-electric, indoor karts capable of speeds up to 45mph.  The facility features adult karts for racers who are at least 58 inches tall and separate junior karts for kids who are at least 48 inches tall.  Best of all, the karts use electric technology, so there are no fumes.

Racing events include “Arrive & Drive” racing for those visiting the mall that enter a queue to race against others.  Pre-Scheduled Racing events are for groups of 10+ and include the Pole Position Challenge, Grand Prix or Super Pole which are 2, 3 or 4 race events culminating with racers receiving 1st, 2nd & 3rdplace medals at the Winners’ Circle.

In addition to side-by-side race action, Pole Position Raceway also features authentic racing memorabilia, arcade games and concessions. Able to accommodate approximately 300 people, Pole Position Raceway offers V.I.P spaces for private parties, personal celebrations and corporate event rentals.

Pole Position Raceway Syracuse is the marquee venue in the central New York area for fast and safe wheel to wheel indoor kart racing action.

New in 2016 at Oswego Speedway, all racing events will begin from one of the two “Pole Position Raceway Firing Points” located in the third and fourth turns of the Speedway.

All initial double file green flag starts will take place from the turn four “Pole Position Raceway Firing Point,” while race restarts will get the green flag from the third turn “Pole Position Raceway Firing Point.”

But that’s not all.  All races will begin and end with Pole Position Raceway this coming season.

The “Pole Position Raceway Finish Line” on the Speedway’s main straightaway will be the final stretch of pavement a winning driver sees this season on his or her way to the Speedway’s prized victory lane.

For more information on Pole Position Raceway, visit online at www.polepositionraceway.com and take time to visit your nearest location including the Destiny USA Syracuse location located at 9090 Destiny USA Drive.

The full 2016 Oswego Speedway event schedule is now available on the Speedway’s website.

Full Speedway ticket information and questions can be directed to the Speedway box office at (315) 342-0646.

For more information on Oswego Speedway visit online at www.oswegospeedway.com or LIKE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway or FOLLOW on Twitter @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.