Tom Time Blog: My Five Favorite Classics Part 2 — It Ain’t Over Til It’s Over

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OSWEGO, N.Y. — Blog By Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Snyder Racing photo — This is the second of a two-part blog focusing on the Budweiser International Classic 200 at the Oswego Speedway, which will be run this Sunday. I’ve been to almost every Classic since 1974, with the exception of a few of the post-2000 races that …

OSWEGO SPEEDWAY: Classic Countdown Begins – 30 days! “Classic Moments” – 1999

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OSWEGO, NY (August 1, 2014) – Photo Courtesy Jakessite.com. – As the countdown officially begins toward the 58th annual Budweiser International Classic 200 for Novelis Supermodifieds at Oswego Speedway on Sunday, August 31, we look back at the Top30 moments in International Classic history, with the assistance of George Caruso’s ’50 Most Memorable Moments of the International Classic.’ With 30 …

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

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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” …