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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

2016 Race of Champions weekend schedule announced

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The schedule for the 66th annual Raceof Champions Weekend at Oswego Speedway, taking place Thursday through Saturday, September 15-17, has been released. The weekend will host four divisions of racing, highlighted by the Ferris Mowers Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series fueled by Sunoco 66th Annual Race of Champions 250.

The Sportsman Modifieds will compete in a 75-lap feature on Friday, September 16, joined by the Race of Champions Big 10 Super Stocks in championship events. On Saturday, September 16, the Small Block Supermodifieds will join the Super Stocks, who will compete in an “All-Star” event on Saturday as preliminary events to the 66th annual Modified classic.

Ryan Preece of Berlin, CT; Eric Goodale of Riverhead, NY; Justin Bonsignore of Holtsville, NY; Matt Hirschman of Northampton. PA.; and Austin Kochenash of Danielsville, PA, have all earned guaranteed starting positions for the 250.

Tickets for the 66th Annual Race of Champions Weekend are available at the Oswego Speedway ticket office (315) 342-0646 or by contacting Oswego Speedway via e-mail at contact@oswegospeedway.com

In the event of inclement weather, Sunday, September 18 will be used if necessary.

The 66th annual Race of Champions weekend – September 15-17 – Oswego Speedway, Oswego, NY

*All times and events subject to change

Thursday, September 15

3 p.m. – pit gates open
4 p.m. to dusk – practice by division

Friday, September 16

2 p.m. – pit gates open
2:30 p.m. – inspection and draw for all divisions opens
5 p.m. – drivers’ meetings by division
6 p.m. – hot laps by divisions
7:05 p.m. – Opening ceremonies
7:15 p.m. – qualifying races:
  • Sportsman Modifieds (10 laps)
  • Race of Champions Big 10 Super Stocks (8 laps)
8:15 p.m. – non-qualifiers race(s) if needed:
  • Sportsman Modifieds (12 laps)
  • RoC Big 10 Super Stocks (10 laps)
8:45 p.m. – RoC Big 10 Super Stock feature (25 laps)
9:15 p.m. – Sportsman Modified introductions
9:30 p.m. – Sportsman Modified 75 (cautions do not count)

Saturday, September 17

8 a.m. – pit gates open
9 a.m. – inspection and draw for divisions opens
10:30 a.m. – RoC Modified drivers’ meeting
11 a.m. – hot laps by division:
  • All-Star Super Stock event
  • RoC Modifieds
  • Small-block Supermodifieds
  • Classic Asphalt Modifieds
12:45 p.m. – RoC Modified Time Trials
1:30 p.m. – welcome
1:40 p.m. – qualifying races by division:
  • Small Block Supermodifieds (8 laps)
  • Race of Champions Modifieds (10 laps)
2:45 p.m. – B-Main/non-qualifiers (if needed):
  • Small Block Supermodifieds (10 laps)
  • Race of Champions Modifieds (12 laps)
3:30 p.m. (approximate) – All-Star Super Stock feature (20 laps)
4 p.m. – Small-Block Supermodified feature (25 laps)
4:30 p.m. – Classic Asphalt Modified feature (15 laps)
5:25 p.m. – RoC Modified introductions
6 p.m. – green flag – Race of Champions 250

Find out more at www.rocmodifiedseries.com

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