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Dirt track racing fans have a new temporary home for the annual festivities of Super DIRT Week: Oswego Speedway has been covered with dirt and will host the 45th annual event. Super DIRT Week 2016 gets underway on Wednesday, October 5, culminating with the Bud Light 300 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified race on Sunday, October 9.
Additional Super DIRT Week events will take place at three other Central New York speedways: Fulton Speedway in Fulton, Weedsport Speedway in Weedsport and Brewerton Speedway in Central Square.
On Wednesday, Super DIRT Week kicks off with practice for the Big-Block Modifieds at 3 p.m. at Oswego, followed by the DIRTcar 358-Mods and DIRTcar Sportsman Mods at Weedsport – action begins at 7:30 p.m.
On Thursday, Big-Blocks and 358-Mods practice beginning at 10 a.m. at Oswego, followed by time trials for the 358s at 1:20 p.m. and the Big-Blocks at 2:45 p.m. That evening, the 358s hit the track for the 24th annual Hurricane 100 at Brewerton – action gets underway at 7:30 p.m.
On Friday, Sportsman time trials hit the track at 12:35 p.m., followed by Futures features for Pro Stocks and Sportsman at 1 p.m. 358-Mods take practice at 2:55 p.m., followed by the Big-Blocks at 3:35 p.m. 358-Mod Futures run their feature at 4:20 p.m., followed by the Big-Block Mod Futures at 4:40 p.m. The 358-Mods will run Twin 25-lap features, followed by Sportsman qualifiers and Big-Block Triple 20-lappers, beginning at 6:55 p.m. at Oswego.
On Saturday, Pro Stock time trials at 11 a.m. are followed by Last Chance races for the 358 Modifieds, Sportsman, Pro Stocks and Big-Blocks. The 358-Modified Series Riccelli-Northern Salute the Troops 150 begins at 2 p.m., followed by Big-Block Modified final practice at 4 p.m. Evening action shifts to Fulton Speedway, where the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series hits the track along with the Big-Block “Win and You’re In” feature (winner earns 45th starting spot for Bud Light 300) – action starts at 7:30 p.m.
On Sunday, the Sportsman Mods and Pro Stocks practice at 10 a.m. Racing action kicks off at 11 a.m. with the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Chevy Performance 75 Championship race, followed by the Pro Stock 50-lapper at noon and the 45th annual Big-Block Modified Series Bud Light 300 at 2 p.m. Rain date for Saturday or Sunday events is Monday, October 10.
Find a complete schedule of events here.
Get the complete details on Super DIRT Week XLIII at www.superdirtweekonline.com.