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OSWEGO, NY (March 19, 2019) - Motorsports pioneer Bill Marsh, known for his remarkable design and innovation in machinery, passed away on Friday, March 15 at the age of 92.   Born in Ithaca, Bill followed the footsteps of his father Harley’s machine work, and ran his own machine shop for nearly his entire adult life.   Marsh worked on all kinds of projects, but perhaps most notable were his self-designed torsion bars and tubing benders which changed the complexion of race car parts across the country.   Not only was Marsh a machinist, but an avid car builder and car owner as well. For decades, he enjoyed...Read More...


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OSWEGO, NY (March 18, 2019) - Proud Motorsports will hold their annual Chicken BBQ Fundraiser to benefit Oswego Speedway Supermodified rookie Camden Proud this Sunday, March 24 at noon at LaGraf’s Pub in Oswego.   Proud is a five year veteran of Oswego’s Small Block Super division, and will be moving to full-time big block competition this season behind the wheel of the team’s No. 54 Supermodified sponsored by Step One Creative.   “The support ahead of our Chicken BBQ has been fantastic so far,” Proud said. “I want to extend our thanks to those who purchased pre-sale tickets or don...Read More...


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OSWEGO, NY (March 5, 2019) - John and Eric Torrese, owners of the Oswego Speedway, have stepped up to present this weekend’s heat race action at the inaugural Syracuse Indoor Auto Race slated for Friday and Saturday night, March 8 and 9.   The first ever Syracuse Indoor Race, held as part of the Indoor Auto Racing Championship, will take place inside the all new Exposition Center at the New York State Fairgrounds. Saturday’s racing will run in conjunction with the 2019 Syracuse Motorsports Expo.   Two complete programs of indoor racing are scheduled for the Salt City this weekend and will include the TQ M...Read More...


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By AARN STAFF   SYRACUSE, NY (March 4, 2019) - When the Indoor Auto Racing Series TQ Midget drivers take their first green flag over the March 8-9 weekend inside the new Exposition Center on the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, Lou Cicconi, Jr., will rank among the favorites. Cicconi, of Aston, PA,  brings into the Syracuse event sponsored by RPM Raceway a singular distinction among all 58 entrants. The 50 year old Cicconi won the 58th and last race held at  N.Y.’s Niagara Falls  Convention Center, on March 9, 2002 before the building was transformed into a casino.   Shortly thereafter Len ...Read More...


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OSWEGO, NY (March 4, 2019) - 2018 Pathfinder Bank SBS rookie of the year contender Steve Flack has made plans to return to the Oswego Speedway on a semi-regular basis this season piloting the yellow No. 32.   In his first year racing at the speedway, Flack entered a total of eight main events in addition to the 27th Bud Light Classic 75. His best finish came in the Mr. Pathfinder Bank SBS 35 held on July 21 in which he drove to a 14th place effort.   Flack is from Oswego and in the past, has owned the No. 90 for Small Block Super veteran Greg O’Connor. Prior to the 2018 season, Flack decided he wanted to try it ...Read More...


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OSWEGO, NY (February 26, 2019) - Motorsports veteran Ken Moody Jr. has purchased the former Ray Sand Jr. No. 71 Small Block Supermodified and is now the first rookie registered on the 2019 Pathfinder Bank SBS Series roster. Moody, who is originally from Oswego and currently resides in New Jersey, says it has been a lifelong dream of his to compete at the Oswego Speedway. He will finally be able to live out that dream on a full-time basis in 2019. “Growing up in Oswego was special as a kid,” Moody recalled. “Having the Oswego Speedway in my backyard and hearing the cars go around the track was exciting. I raced ...Read More...


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OSWEGO, NY (February 21, 2019) - Doug Syer, a Canadian racing veteran and former Oswego Supermodified feature winner passed away yesterday at the age of 88 following a lengthy illness.   Driver of the red and gold No. 72 from Burlington, Ontario, Syer appeared frequently at the speedway in the early 1970's. He competed on a semi-regular basis during the '71, '72, '73 and '74 seasons.    After qualifying for the 1970 International Classic in his very first Oswego start, Syer came back for more in 1971 and later managed his first career top five finish behind Nolan Swift, Ken Andrews, Nor...Read More...


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OSWEGO, NY (February 11, 2019) - This year, inTech Trailers and RacingJunk.com announced their 3rd annual ‘Max the Tach’ sponsorship program which selects one race team from North America or Canada to represent inTech Trailers and RacingJunk.com during the 2019 season.    As part of the contest, current Novelis Supermodified competitor Aric Iosue is in the running to utilize inTech’s 28’ Max the Tach Trailer as their primary racing trailer or have the opportunity to keep a 24’ hauler.    The application process was opened earlier this year and included hundreds of drivers, but Io...Read More...


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