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: New Qualifying Format Set for 2016 Budweiser International Classic at Oswego

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – official track release — Bill Taylor photo — The 60th running of Oswego Speedway’s International Classic 200 for Novelis Supermodifieds will utilize a new qualifying format that will determine the starting lineup for the prestigious event, set this year for Sunday, Sept. 4. Two separate rounds of two-lap qualifying time trials will still take place, with the opening …

AUDIO/RECAP: Down to the Wire; Bobby Bond Claims Third Classic Victory in Thrilling Finish at Oswego

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OSWEGO, N.Y. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Audio by Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Bill Taylor photo — The Budweiser International Classic 200 is the world’s largest supermodified race, with over $15,000 on the line to win along with a wreath and a special diamond Classic ring. Oswego Speedway is the “Indy of the …

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 …

SUPERS: Small Block Super Vets Doyle and Heroth Secure Supermodified Rides for International Classic

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – official track release — Kreig Heroth Racing photo — When Budweiser International Classic Weekend racing activity kicks off on Friday, September 4 with Corr/Pak Merchandising Fast Friday at Oswego Speedway, Pathfinder Bank SBS veterans Dalton Doyle and Kreig Heroth will have a little extra on their Classic plates. Both Doyle and Heroth have secured Novelis Supermodified rides for the …

Classic Week Kickoff, Analysis of Dixon’s Title Run Highlight Motorsports Madness Tonight at 7 ET on PMN

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Race Chaser Online/Performance Motorsports Network release – Rainier Ehrhardt/NASCAR via Getty Images photo – An in-depth kickoff to Budweiser International Classic week, complete with a visit from Oswego Speedway public relations director Dan Kapuscinski, as well as a look at Scott Dixon’s miraculous championship comeback highlights two hours of racing conversation on tonight’s edition of Motorsports Madness. The …

Classic Countdown: Shampine Makes History in 1980; Leads All 200 Laps in International Classic

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OSWEGO, N.Y. — Story by Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Don Kranz/Bill Hartwell 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 …

Classic Countdown: Swifty Makes Up Two Laps to Win 1971 Oswego Classic Marred by Gary Witter’s Tragic Death

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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 in this 200-lap Supermodified race over the years. The …

AUDIO/FEATURE: CLASSIC COUNTDOWN – Oswego Speedway Anniversary Celebration Draws Classic Size Crowd

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – Story and Photo By Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker – This article kicks off Race Chaser Online’s Special Collection of Classic Countdown Stories leading up to the 2015 Budweiser International Classic Weekend at Oswego Speedway September 4-6.  We hope you enjoy this look back at the track’s 65th Anniversary celebration, which took place two weekends …

SUPERMODIFIEDS: Joey Payne Reunites With Strong Racing for “Final” International Classic Run

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – official track release — Bill Taylor photo — When Budweiser Classic Week opens at Oswego Speedway on Wednesday, September 2, the familiar pairing of Joey Payne and Strong Racing will be well on their way in preparing to take on the world’s greatest Supermodified event, the Budweiser International Classic 200. After spending a full season away from the …

SUPERS: McVetta Eyes Classic Weekend Double Duty with Homebuilt Supermodified

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – official track release — Elite51 photo — Ohio Supermodified pilot Mike McVetta is hard at work preparing his homebuilt machine to take on double duty action during Oswego Speedway’s 59th annual Budweiser International Classic Weekend, set for September 4-6. A winged Supermodified veteran of the Ohio based MSA Supermodified tour, McVetta and team have laid plans for a full-time schedule …

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 …