From Dan Kapuscinski
OSWEGO, NY (June 21, 2016) – Oswego Speedway’s second national broadcast of the 2016 season will take place on Thursday, June 23 at 4 p.m. & 7 p.m. ET with the airing of the prestigious 50-lap ISMA Supermodified Jack Murphy Memorial on Suzuki presents SPEED SPORT on MAVTV.
Originally taped on Saturday, May 28, the Murphy Memorial will feature the best in ISMA Supermodified racing on the fast 5/8 mile ‘Steel Palace’ oval brought to you by veteran motorsports broadcasters Ralph Sheheen and Derek Pernesiglio, as well as former Supermodified driver Dan Kapuscinski on pit lane.
The broadcast will mark the second consecutive week that Oswego Speedway is featured on MAVTV.
Top ISMA pilots Mike Lichty, Dave Shullick Jr., Chris Perley, Tim Jedrzejek, Mark Sammut and more will all be featured in the 60-minute broadcast, which will serve as the second of seven Speedway broadcasts to air on Suzuki presents SPEED SPORT on MAVTV this season.
Broadcast coverage will continue with the 30th annual $10,000-to-win Mr. Novelis Supermodified to be run on July 23, before returning for Budweiser International Classic Weekend.
Classic Weekend will be covered top to bottom by SPEED SPORT with coverage of the Bud Light ISMA Super Nationals on Saturday, September 3, while the Budweiser International Classic 200 and Bud Light SBS Classic will each be covered on Sunday, September 4.
The Speedway’s final event of the season will be the return of the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified 250 on Saturday, September 17, announced earlier this month by SPEED SPORT and RoC officials.
SPEED SPORT, a multimedia motorsports news organization with roots dating to 1934, was built on short-track racing. The feature-based SPEED SPORT Magazine is delivered monthly while breaking news is available as soon as it happens at www.SPEEDSPORT.com, which is also where fans can register for the free “Daily presented by General Tire” that rounds up all of the major stories from the previous 24 hours.
Suzuki presents SPEED SPORT on MAVTV is entering its third season, with 30 one-hour shows scheduled to broadcast at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. every Thursday.
Kids 16 and under will again be admitted free at all Oswego Speedway events in 2016 with the exception of Budweiser International Classic Weekend and
Race of Champions Weekend.
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.