Novelis Supermodified, Pathfinder Bank SBS Regulars Chasing Dave Shullick Jr. and Dave Cliff in Oswego’s Summer Championship

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Novelis Supermodified, Pathfinder Bank SBS Regulars Chasing Dave Shullick Jr. and Dave Cliff in Oswego’s Summer Championship

Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway

Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com

OSWEGO, NY (July 13, 2017) – The third consecutive event in as many weeks will commence this Saturday at Oswego Speedway in the ‘Summer Championship’ for the Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS.

All of the action will begin with the start of hot laps at 4:30pm before group time trials will take place at 6:15pm. Racing will begin at 6:45pm.

Dave Shullick Jr. and Dave Cliff continue to expand their large points leads in their respective divisions.

Shullick has won three main events already in 2017 while the defending SBS champion Cliff is winless so far this season.

The Pathfinder Bank SBS division has seen five different winners in five shows through July 8, including two first time winners in Greg O’Connor and Jesse Bearup. Andrew Schartner, Mike Bond, and Jack Patrick have also visited victory lane this season.

While Shullick has been the clear cut favorite for victory week in and week out in the Supermodifieds, another first time winner in Keith Shampine, and most recently Michael Muldoon, have also made it to victory lane with Shampine thrilling a packed Oswego crowd while winning the Jim Shampine Memorial in honor of his uncle this past May.

Shullick leads his lately bad luck stricken teammate Otto Sitterly, defending champion Michael Barnes, four time podium finisher on the season Joe Gosek, and Shampine atop the standings.

Cliff leads Schartner in the SBS Road to the Championship by nearly 30 points ahead of Camden Proud, Dalton Doyle, and the most recent winner in the division, Jack Patrick.

The ‘Summer Championship’ event, implemented officially for both the Supermodified and SBS divisions back in 2014, has seen six different winners between the two classes including Randy Ritskes, Dave Danzer and Pat Lavery in the Supermodifieds and Russ Brown, Mark Castiglia and Dalton Doyle in the SBS.

All three of the defending SBS Summer Champions are expected to be in action this weekend including Brown, who will be making his second start with his brand new Hedger Chassis.

In the Supermodifieds, only Danzer is expected to join the field as far as former winners go, but he will be joined by the likes of Shullick, Gosek, Sitterly, Shampine, Muldoon, Dave Gruel, Jeff Abold, Tim Snyder, Brandon Bellinger, Lou LeVea Jr, Dan Connors, Hal LaTulip, Logan Rayvals, Bill Sharkey, Guard Nearbin, and more.

Novelis Supermodified Summer Champions:

2014 – Randy Ritskes
2015 – Dave Danzer
2016 – Pat Lavery

Pathfinder Bank SBS Summer Champions:
2014 – Russ Brown
2015 – Mark Castiglia
2016 – Dalton Doyle

WHAT:

Novelis Supermodified ‘Summer Championship’ 50, Pathfinder Bank SBS ‘Summer Championship’ 30 presented by C’s Beverage.

WHEN:

Saturday July 15, at Oswego Speedway in Oswego, NY. Pit gates will open at 3:15pm, grandstands at 4:30pm, hot laps at 4:30pm, time trials at 6:15pm, racing at 6:45pm.

WHERE:

Oswego Speedway is located at 300 East Albany St. in Oswego, NY.

TICKETS:

Padded reserved seats $20, general admission $15, Pit Passes $30, VIP $75. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling (315) 342-0646. Kids 16 and under are free with paid adult. Active military are free with proper ID.

ON THE INTERNET:

Oswego Speedway – www.oswegospeedway.com

Twitter – @OswegoSpeedway

Facebook – facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway

YouTube – OswegoSpeedwayOnline

Live Updates can be seen on Twitter, Facebook, as well as the Oswego Speedway website.

ABOUT THE TRACK:

Oswego Speedway is a semi-banked 5/8 mile paved oval. The non-wing Novelis Supermodified track record is held by Joey Payne with a time of 15.802 seconds at 142.397 mph, established on August 29, 2014. The wing Supermodified track record is 14.730 seconds at 152.749 mph, set by Mike Lichty on May 28th, 2016. The official SBS track record is held by Russ Brown with a lap of 18.504 seconds at 121.595 mph set on September 2, 2016.

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