PODCAST: Inside Groove Episode 5 Featuring Doug Didero

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Episode 5 of the Inside Groove Supermodified Podcast brought to you by IPC Indy features an extended interview with supermodiifed legend Doug Didero, a Canadian racer who also raced Indy and NASCAR. Doug talks candidly about the mental difficulty it takes to race an Indy Car, his humble beginnings, and the new wing package for supermodifieds that is sparking a …

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 …

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

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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 …

NORTHEAST: Rides Available For 2-Seat Supermodified Future Legends Program on May 28 at Oswego

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OSWEGO, N.Y. — official track release — Oswego Speedway photo — Ever since it arrived on the scene, the Canale Insurance and Accounting 2-seat Supermodified has been doing Ride with the Legends every International Classic Weekend. Some of the top drivers in Supermodified racing have given rides to people who want to know the thrill of being in a real …

NORTHEAST: Novelis to Present 55th Season of Supermodified Racing at Oswego Speedway

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OSWEGO, N.Y. — official track release — Bill Taylor photo — When the green flag drops on Oswego Speedway’s 66th consecutive racing season on Saturday, May 14, the Novelis Supermodifieds will embark on their 55th consecutive campaign as the Speedway’s headline division. Since 1962, Oswego Speedway has been the Home of the Supermodifieds, with Novelis presenting Oswego’s unique brand of racing every …

NORTHEAST: Oswego Speedway First Canadian Champion Kenny Andrews Passes Away

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OSWEGO, N.Y. — official track release — Oswego Speedway photo — Oswego Speedway Hall of Famer Kenny Andrews, the first Canadian track champion and International Classic winner at the Speedway, passed away on Friday at the age of 87. A real estate broker by day in Burlington, Ontario, Andrews was a fierce Supermodified competitor at Oswego on the weekends, earning a total …

NORTHEAST: Jedzrejek Returns to Oswego in 2016; Joins Graham Racing for Supermodified Opener

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OSWEGO, N.Y. — official track release — Oswego Speedway photo — In another announcement from the Graham Racing Supermodified stable, Ohio Supermodified ace Tim Jedrzejek will join the Graham fleet for Oswego Speedway’s 66th season opener on Saturday, May 14, in search of his first career Novelis Supermodified feature victory. Jedrzejek, known affectionately through the circle of Supermodified racing as …

NORTHEAST: Osetek Technologies Prepping New Super; Keith Shampine Set for 2016 Oswego Slate

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CONCORD, NC – official track release — Bill Taylor photo — Supermodified car owner Chris Osetek has been busy this winter in his Statesville, N.C., shop building a new supermodified for driver Keith Shampine to wheel at Oswego Speedway in 2016. Production of the chassis began in late 2014 with plans for a 2015 debut at Oswego. Progress slowed once …