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 …

OSWEGO: ‘Classic Moments’ Countdown #29; Crash Takes Out the Big Three – 1958 Budweiser 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 29 days remaining …

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” …