DIRTcar series schedule shows Super DIRT Week back in Oswego in 2018


DIRTcar series schedule shows Super DIRT Week back in Oswego in 2018

It looks like Super DIRT Week is heading back to Oswego Speedway again in 2018.The official schedule for Super DIRT car series for 2018 has been posted online and it includes the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII for Wednesday, Oct. 3, through Sunday, Oct. 7, at Oswego Speedway.“There is nothing official, but all indications point to the event being back at Oswego,” said Colby Gorniewicz, public relations for Super DIRT car series. “We’re renewing tickets and camping for Oswego, but once everything is finalized a formal release will be sent out.”Go to http://www.superdirtcarseries.com/news/features to see the DIRT car series schedule.Go to http://www.superdirtcarseries.com/news/features/205-2017-feature-stories/1326-super-dirt-week-tickets-now-open-to-the-public to order tickets for Super DIRT Week in Oswego.If this pans out, this will be the third consecutive year that the huge event — often called Racing’s Biggest Party — will be held at Oswego Speedway.Super DIRT Week was supposed to be move to the new Central New York Raceway Park near Central Square after its former site, the grandstand at the New York State Fairgrounds, was torn down. But Glenn Donnelly, president and developer of the Central New York Raceway Park, has had difficulty getting money for his project.Right now, much of the large construction at the site has not been done yet and Donnelly said last fall that maintenance crews were maintaining the site.In October 2015, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Super DIRT Week would move in 2016 from its long-time home at the New York State Fairgrounds to the Central New York Raceway Park. Donnelly said Cuomo announced a $5 million grant for the raceway park as part of the plan to move Super DIRT Week from the fairgrounds in Geddes to the new park just south of Central Square.Construction began on the new racetrack, but then came to an abrupt halt in the summer of 2016. Donnelly said he had not received the state money.Donnelly could not be reached for comment.Jeff Hachmann, director of events for World Racing Group, said earlier in 2017 that if the Central New York Raceway Park wasn’t completed in either 2017 or 2018, “there is no reason why we wouldn’t be back at Oswego Speedway.”
Source: Watertown Daily Times Latest News
DIRTcar series schedule shows Super DIRT Week back in Oswego in 2018

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