By Dan Kapuscinski
OSWEGO, NY (August 11, 2015) – The first of several Supermodified events at Oswego Speedway will air nationally on Thursday as a part of Suzuki presents SPEED SPORT on MAVTV.
Ralph Sheheen, Derek Pernesiglio, and Dan Kapuscinski will once again bring race fans all the action from the ‘Steel Palace’, featuring the 75-lap Jim Shampine Memorial for the ultra-fast Novelis Supermodifieds.
The Shampine Memorial will air Thursday, August 13 in primetime at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
The ISMA Supermodified Jack Murphy Memorial will air on MAVTV in two weeks, August 27, at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
More Oswego coverage will continue into the summer and fall as the $10,000 to win Mr. Novelis Supermodified, 65th Anniversary Night special, and Classic Weekend events will also be taped by Thomas Video Productions for SPEED SPORT and MAVTV air.
Those airdates will be announced as soon as they are available.
Check your local listings and television providers for MAVTV channel selections.
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.