Inside Groove Podcast Launches In May, Covers Supermodified Division

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – For the first time in almost 20 years, the long-time Oswego-based radio show Inside Groove will return in May as a weekly one-hour podcast focusing on Oswego Speedway and the supermodified division in general.  The show’s original founder and host Tom Baker will once again be behind the mic for the reboot, produced from the Race Chaser …

SBS: Ray Sand Jr. Reloading With New Ride for 2016 Small Block Super Run at Oswego

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – official track release — Sand Racing photo — Ray Sand Jr., the son of longtime Oswego Supermodified contender Ray Sand Sr., is reloading for another shot at the Pathfinder Bank Small Block Super division in 2016 at Oswego Speedway. Sand, who finished 26th in last year’s SBS standings after running a part-time schedule, is working hard this off-season …

SUPERS: Championship Races Tighten Moving to Oswego Speedway’s Summer Championship

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – official series release — Bill Taylor photo — Oswego Speedway’s Summer Championship will take the main stage this Saturday, July 18 at the ‘Steel Palace’, presented by C’s Beverage Center and CNY CPR. Despite Otto Sitterly’s recent dominance at the Speedway, the race for the Novelis Supermodified Driver’s Championship has actually tightened significantly heading into the final event …

SBS: Billy Whittaker CARS and TRUX Joins JJ Andrews for 2015 Oswego Title Run

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MEXICO, N.Y. –official track release — Bill Taylor photo — After a successful 2014 season in the small block supermodified division at Oswego Speedway, J.J. Andrews will once again team up with Billy Whittaker CARS and TRUX, of Central Square N.Y., for the 2015 season. Andrews will seek his first championship in his 18th season as a driver in the …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Anthony Losurdo Set For Oswego SBS Championship Run in 2015

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OSWEGO, N.Y. — Audio and story by Senior Editor Tom Baker for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — Photo courtesy Anthony Losurdo — Perhaps the most appealing aspect of a Saturday night short track race for the local fans who attend is when one of their “hometown heroes” is succeeding. Some tracks have more of those scenarios than others. Oswego …

OSWEGO SBS: Master & Apprentice; Anthony Losurdo Joins Four Sevens Motorsports and New Teammate Mike Bond

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – official track release — Jacob Seelman photo — Four Sevens Motorsports announced this week that 2014 Pathfinder Bank Small Block Super Most Improved Driver, championship contender, and teenage sensation Anthony Losurdo will join forces with Speedway Hall of Famer Mike Bond as teammates in the new year. Oswego native Losurdo piloted his family owned FFB chassis to …

AUDIO/RECAP: Schartner Crowned SBS Champ; Hanbury Takes RoC Sportsman Victory

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – Story/photo/audio by RaceChaser Senior Editor Tom Baker – The 64th Annual Race of Champions at Oswego Speedway was scheduled as a two-day seven division event to be run on Saturday and Sunday.  Saturday’s weather didn’t cooperate, so race officials divided Sunday into two portions. Sunday’s previously scheduled portion was completed early in the day, with Dave Danzer …

AUDIO/RECAP: Hossfeld Wins 64th Annual Sunoco Race of Champions Modified 200 In Overtime

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – Story/Photo/Audio by RaceChaser Senior Editor Tom Baker – The 64th Annual Sunoco Race of Champions got off to a wet start as rain swept in from the Midwest and washed out all of the Saturday events.  The foul weather pushed everything back to Sunday, meaning a full seven division race card would be completed in one day. …

AUDIO/RECAP: J.J. Andrews Wires Field For First Bud Light SBS Classic Win

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – Story By RaceChaser Senior Editor Tom Baker – Audio/Photo By Steven Ovens – Popular Small Block Supermodified (SBS) competitor J.J. Andrews has been trying for years to get a win in the division’s biggest race, the Bud Light SBS Classic. Saturday night, he finally did. Andrews held off the challenges of Mike Bond, Alex Hoag and others to …

OSWEGO: With Championship All But Locked Up, Andrew Schartner Sets Sights On Third SBS Classic Win

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OSWEGO, N.Y. — Story By RaceChaser Senior Editor Tom Baker — Bill Taylor photo — In four years of competition in Oswego Speedway’s Pathfinder Band SBS (Small Block Supermodified) division, Andrew Schartner has built himself a pretty good resume. Two SBS Classic wins, two Race of Champions wins, a Tony White Memorial victory are among his accomplishments at “The Big O”. …

Andrew Schartner Makes It Two Straight At Oswego With Tony White Memorial Victory!

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – Team PR/Photo – The Tony White Memorial race for the Pathfinder Bank Small Block Supermodified class at Oswego Speedway was the only “major” event for the division that Andrew Schartner had not won since started racing the Crow Motorsports No. 18 four years ago. Now he has. Saturday night the 24-year-old Mechanical Engineer survived a major pile-up …

OSWEGO SBS: Andrew Schartner Shows the Way in Oswego Small Block Super Lid Lifter

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OSWEGO, NY – track release — Bill Taylor photo — Andrew Schartner travels to Oswego Speedway each week from Charlotte, NC and he made Saturday night’s trip well worth it, driving to victory in the Pathfinder Bank Small Block Super division as a part of the 53rd annual Novelis Supermodified Kickoff presented by Mitchell’s Speedway Press and Planet Fitness. Schartner’s victory on Saturday in the …