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 …

RJ Valentine Among Motorsports Industry Experts Discussing Racing Safety at IMRRC

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y.  – A group of motorsports industry experts will discuss “Racing Safety Through the Years” at the International Motor Racing Research Center on Saturday, May 19. The panel of five will cover the progression of racing safety from the early 1950s to recent times. The conversation will showcase the challenges and solutions utilized in decades past as well …

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 …

Ovens: 1-on-1 with Chemung Speedrome’s John White

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In what has been a bitterly cold off-season from racing, the racing community surrounding the pavement racing scene in the Twin Tiers has been swirling. Opinions regarding schedules and a nearby track discussing re-opening seems to have been the biggest buzz.

Kreutter Claims Allentown Indoor TQ Midget Trophy

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Scott Kreutter of Buffalo, N.Y., won his first career Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Three Quarter (TQ) Midget feature Saturday night inside Allentown’s PPL Center Arena in front of a good crowd. The versatile driver, who does most of his outdoor racing on dirt in Central New York behind the wheel of a 360 Sprint Car, took the lead from his outside front row starting spot on the initial start of the 40-lap main event, then held off a variety of challengers including Friday night winner Justin Bonsignore, past Series champions Erick Rudolph and Ryan Flores and Ryan Preece. Rudolph passed Bonsignore for second with two laps to go in the race. Bonsignore held for third ahead of Matt Roselli, and Jon Reid.