BAKER: My Five Favorite Classics Part 1 – It Ain’t Over Til It’s Over

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OSWEGO, N.Y. — By Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker —  Bob Gangwer/Wing Side Up photo — (This is the first of a two-part story focusing on the 62nd Annual Oswego Speedway Budweiser International Classic 200, coming up this Sunday, September 2nd, 2018). I’ve been to almost every International Classic since 1974, with the exception of a few of …

Maynard Troyer – Another Good One Gone

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Mooresville, N.C. — The hearts of the racing community throughout the northeast and the world of stock car racing are hurting as news spreads of legendary asphalt modified builder and racer Maynard Troyer’s passing on Thursday at the age of 79. Troyer, from Spencerport, New York, built and raced asphalt modifieds in the late 1960’s until 1982, when he retired …

BAKER: Joe Gibbs Racing Owes Their Fans An Apology

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I believe that Joe Gibbs Racing owes their fans an apology after their shameless decision to allow three of their four drivers to drive around Talladega all afternoon on Sunday with the cruise control on instead of actually attempting to “race” at the race.

BAKER: Five Faces Who Should Be On Team Penske’s XFINITY Short List

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Team Penske has a full-time NASCAR XFINITY Series seat up for grabs ahead of the 2017 racing season, and there are multiple possibilities when it comes to who might fill the driver’s seat.