The month of September is about to begin, which brings the racing community even closer to the 66th Race of Champions 250 to be held this year at New York’s Oswego Speedway on September 15, 16, and 17. Not only is one of the biggest prizes in Modified racing returning to a star venue while receiving a revival of tradition, it is also set to be one of the most affordable big short track weekends in the the country.
“It is our goal to give the fans a quality weekend, with a tight program, that generates a great event, highlighted with the tradition that goes with the Race of Champions,” said Joe Skotnicki, Series Director. “This event happened the past 65 years and it is our goal to enhance it this year and beyond.”
Thursday finds open practice on September 15. It beings at 4pm and runs until dusk with the main grandstands being open to the public free of charge. Pit passes will be available to RoC members for $20 and non-members for $25.
Racing gets underway on Friday night, September 16 with a 75-lap, $2,500 to win Sportsman Modified race. The main event for the evening will be the RoC Big Ten Super Stocks, which brings back plenty of memories of this style of car racing at Pocono Int’l Raceway and Flemington Speedway decades ago. Pre-sale tickets start at $20 for general admission and $25 for reserved while at the gate prices will be $25 for general admission and $30 for reserved.
For the main event on Saturday, September 17, which will feature the return of 250-laps in the 66th annual Race of Champions, along with a Super Stock “All Star” race, Limited Supers, and Classic Asphalt Modified Series; pre-sale tickets start at only $35 for general admission and $40 for reserved seating. Walk-up sales start at $40 for general admission and $45 for reserved. The Race of Champions will pay $12,500 to the winner.
Those planning to attend both Friday and Saturday can buy two-day passes for $60 for general admission and $70 for reserved. Pit passes for all three days are available to RoC members at $90 and $110 for non-members. Full three-day passes for camping will be available for $50.
2016 is set to be the most anticipated Race of Champions weekends in years, so be sure to get your tickets now.
For more information on the the Race of Champions at Oswego Speedway on September 15-17, please visit RoCModifiedSeries.com.
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