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 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 …

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 …

OSWEGO: ‘Classic Moments’ Countdown #25; Mike Muldoon Wins the 1995 International Classic

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OSWEGO, NY – official release — Speedway Press photo — 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 Top 30 moments in International Classic history, with the assistance of George Caruso’s ’50 Most Memorable Moments of the International Classic.’ With 25 days …

OSWEGO: ‘Classic Moments’ Countdown #26; The Blum No. 90 Fire – 1960 International Classic

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OSWEGO, NY – official release — Bill Taylor photo — 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 Top-30 moments in International Classic history, with the assistance of George Caruso’s ’50 Most Memorable Moments of the International Classic.’ With 26 days remaining …

OSWEGO: ‘Classic Moments’ Countdown #27; The Infamous 45 Car Consi – 1962 International Classic

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OSWEGO, NY – official release — Speedway Press photo — 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 27 days remaining …

Watch Out Boys: Jessica Zemken Becomes First Woman to Qualify for International Classic 200 at Oswego Speedway

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OSWEGO, NY (August 30, 2013) – On an afternoon full of storylines during pole day qualifying for the Budweiser International Classic 200 at Oswego Speedway, none was more historical than that of Jessica Zemken looking to become the first woman to qualify for the richest Supermodified race in the world. On Friday night, with a lap of 16.590 seconds at …