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

Tom Baker Featured, Midwest, Northeast, Sprints & Midgets, Staff Columns, Supermodifieds, Tom Baker Blog 0 Comments

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 …

Tom Time Blog: Oswego’s International Classic – Still Short Track’s Indy 500

Tom Baker Featured, Midwest, Northeast, Sprints & Midgets, Supermodifieds, Tom Baker Blog 0 Comments

By RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker – In the 1950’s, a shining star was born on the shores of Lake Ontario.  Amid some of the most breathtaking sunsets you’ll find anywhere in the world, the roar of stock car racing filled the soundscape of Oswego, N.Y. The early days of Oswego saw drivers such as “The Old Gray Fox” …