ROC: Race of Champions Asphalt Modifieds Set to Open 2016 Slate at Mahoning Valley on April 9

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ELMA, N.Y. – official series release — Alex and Helen Bruce photo — Competitors on the Ferris Mowers Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series Fueled by Sunoco have been preparing through the winter for their season opener. That event, the Break-the-Ice 75, is only weeks away at Mahoning Valley Speedway on April 9. With the event looming on the horizon, …

NORTHEAST: Race of Champions 250 to be Televised Via SPEED SPORT and MAVTV

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ELMA, N.Y. — official series release — One of the crown jewels of northeastern pavement Modified racing will be the subject of a one-hour television special presented by East West Marine and FireAde this year. The Race of Champions 250 for the Ferris Mowers Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series Fueled by Sunoco at Oswego (N.Y.) Speedway on Saturday, Sept. …

NORTHEAST: Leaty Wins Richie Evans Memorial Modified 75 at Oswego; Sitterly and Doyle Also Victorious

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OSWEGO, NY – Story/Photo by RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker – Oswego Speedway opened for their 65th straight season on Saturday night with a tripleheader that featured the Novelis Supermodifieds, the Pathfinder Bank Small Block Supermodifieds and the Richie Evans Memorial for the Race of Champions Modified Tour. Sunshine and above average temperatures (in the 80’s) saw a strong …

ROC MODS: Three Race of Champions Modifed Dates at Oswego for 2015

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – official track release — Bill Taylor photo — The Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series will make three trips to the Oswego Speedway during the track’s 65th anniversary slate, including the annual Sunoco Race of Champions Modified 200. In what will be a dramatic lid lifter to Oswego’s 65th season, the Race of Champions Asphalt Modifieds will make their …

AUDIO/RECAP: Hirschman Scores Fourth Race of Champions Modified Victory of Season at Chemung

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CHEMUNG, NY — Race report, audio and photo by Race Chaser Online correspondent Kyle Magda — There’s just no stopping Matt Hirschman. Hirschman picked up his fourth win on the 2014 Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour at Chemung Speedrome Saturday night, taking the lead after a lap 89 restart when the axle broke on the No. 71 car of Jimmy Zacharias, …

RoC ASPHALT MODS: Hossfeld Stops Hirschman to Triumph at Shangri-La II

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TIOGA CENTER, N.Y. – official release — Chuck Hossfeld held off a late challenge from Matt Hirschman to win Sunday’s Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour race held at Shangri-La II Motor Speedway. Hossfeld started from the pole after the redraw and was able to hold down the lead as the green flag waved. He soon found himself fending off …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Fifth at Oswego’s Richie Evans Memorial Hints at Tyler Rypkema’s Potential

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NEWARK VALLEY, N.Y. – Article By RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker – Photo Courtesy Tyler Rypkema – There probably weren’t too many Oswego Speedway race fans who knew very much about Tyler Rypkema when he showed up at the fast 5/8-mile to race at the Richie Evans Memorial a couple of weeks ago. The easygoing 17-year-old from Newark Valley, …