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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
In a surprising offseason announcement among the New York pavement racing community, Shangri-La 2 Motor Speedway owner and promoter George Swansbrough is ready to bring racing back to the Owego area.
The Haynes family, supporters of the Oswego Speedway Pathfinder Bank SBS division for more than a decade, has made plans to re-energize their family-owned operation and presence in the division with a driver swap, of sorts, ahead of the upcoming season.
Brampton, Ontario’s Dave McKnight has been as busy as any supermodified driver in the country over the past four years.
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.
Williams Grove Speedway has released a 33-race schedule of events, all of which include the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint car division.
After a successful debut this past September, the Lighthouse Lanes Small Block Supermodified Touring Series will return to action in Central New York for 2018, under continued leadership from series president and founder Mike Bruce, as well as promoter and media director Camden Proud.
Erick Rudolph’s standard-setting winning ways on the Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP Racing are a matter of fact.
All dirt roads lead to Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals, but the road to the championship is very muddy for the Super DIRTcar Series.