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 …

NORTHEAST: Oswego Confirms Whelen Modified Tour Return During Bud Classic Weekend

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – official track release — Billie Weiss/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — As first reported on Race Chaser Online on Tuesday, after a near thirty year absence from the steel confines of Oswego Speedway, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will make its long awaited return to the ‘Steel Palace’ on Saturday, Sept. 3 as part of the 60th annual Budweiser International …

AUDIO/RECAP: First Time for Everything; Jankowiak Bests Hirschman for Race of Champions Win at Oswego

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OSWEGO, N.Y. — Story by Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Audio and photos by Kyle Magda — With a daring dive to the inside of one of the all-time greats of the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series, Andy Jankowiak shocked the crowd at ‘The Steel Palace’ by leading the final 12 laps of Friday’s Race of …

AUDIO/QUALIFYING: Hustle, Hustle, Baby; Michael Barnes Earns Pole for 59th Annual Budweiser International Classic

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – official track release — Audio by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Bill Taylor photo — Oswego Speedway’s Budweiser International Classic 200 will be led to the green flag on Sunday by ‘The Hustler’ Michael Barnes, driving the Syrell Racing No. 68 Novelis Supermodified. Barnes cranked just the second 15.8 second lap in the history …

Classic Countdown: He’s Still Got It; Legend Bentley Warren Wins Sixth Classic at Age 57 in 1998

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OSWEGO, N.Y. — Story by Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — JakesSite.com photo — As we continue our Race Chaser Online countdown to Oswego Speedway’s 59th Annual Budweiser International Classic, Sept. 4-6 at the “Indy of the East,” we look back at some of the most improbable driver performances and improbable outcomes in this 200-lap Supermodified race over …

Thursday Madness Features Dylan Lupton Live as Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show Returns at 7 ET

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Sarah Glenn/Getty Images North America photo — Dylan Lupton, fresh off his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series West victory of 2014, joins a special Thursday night edition of Motorsports Madness presented by Stock Car Steel and SRI Supplies on Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online to talk about his rejuvenated chances …

CLASSIC: Sitterly Banks $25,000+ in Purse and Contingencies with Fourth International Classic Win

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OSWEGO, NY – official release — Bill Taylor photo — After the dust settled from another Budweiser International Classic 200, which saw Otto Sitterly grace victory lane for the fourth time in six years, the heralded Supermodified driver from Canajoharie, NY walked away from the ‘Steel Palace’ with over $25,000 in purse and contingency prizes. Beyond the $15,000 pay day …

AUDIO/RECAP: J.J. Andrews Wires Field For First Bud Light SBS Classic Win

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – Story By RaceChaser Senior Editor Tom Baker – Audio/Photo By Steven Ovens – Popular Small Block Supermodified (SBS) competitor J.J. Andrews has been trying for years to get a win in the division’s biggest race, the Bud Light SBS Classic. Saturday night, he finally did. Andrews held off the challenges of Mike Bond, Alex Hoag and others to …

AUDIO/RECAP: Last Lap Drama Ends With ISMA Classic Win for DJ Shullick

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – Story By RaceChaser Senior Editor Tom Baker – Photo and Audio By Steven Ovens –  DJ Shullick held off a furious last lap charge by Canadian Mike Lichty to bring home the victory in the 60-lap ISMA Supermodified Classic at the Oswego Speedway on Saturday night. Jeff Locke in the No. 37 and points leader Rob Summers in the …

AUDIO/RECAP: Ryan Tidman Dominates En Route to TQ Midget Classic Win at Oswego

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – Story By RaceChaser Senior Editor Tom Baker – Photo and Audio By Steven Ovens – Geoff Sutton and Joey Bailey led a 13 car TQ-Midget field down to the green flag at Oswego Speedway Saturday afternoon. When the event was over, it was the 1B of Ryan Tidman coming across the finish line in first place. Bailey …

AUDIO/ISMA QUALIFYING: DJ Shullick Sets Another Oswego Track Record With Stunning 14.938 Second Lap

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – Story By RaceChaser Senior Editor Tom Baker – Audio By Steven Ovens – Photo By Jim Feeney – The pits at the Oswego Speedway were full once again on Saturday as 27 ISMA Supermodifieds and the TQ Midgets joined the Oswego Small Block Supermodifieds (SBS) for an open wheel extravaganza. Blue skies, sunshine and temperatures in the low …

AUDIO/RECAP: Oswego Race Of Champions Modified 100 Goes To Chuck Hossfeld

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – Story/audio/photo By RaceChaser Senior Editor Tom Baker – Twenty Five Race of Champions Modifieds lined the pit area on Friday night at the Oswego Speedway for the Race of Champions 100. When the checkered flag fell in the first main event of Budweiser Classic Weekend, it was Chuck Hossfeld standing in victory lane. Following heat wins by …