The preseason story of youth has carried on into the early part of the 2017 Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour season. This was at the forefront last time out at Oswego Speedway with Bryan Sherwood and Tyler Rypkema putting on impressive performances, each with a chance at their first RoC victory. In the end, […]

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Ted Christopher has been around Modified racing for over three decades, with much of that time spent on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. But since the beginning of 2016, he has only made three Tour starts, focusing mostly on running SK Modifieds in Connecticut. This has left some in the Northeast wondering if this is […]

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This past weekend Oswego Speedway opened the gates for the first time in 2017, welcoming in the Race of Champions Asphalt Modifieds for the Richie Evans Memorial and kicking off the track’s Supermodified and Small-Block Supermodified championships. Despite chilly conditions and even the occasional rain drop, it was a night that ignited what will sure […]

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For the past year or so, talk of a youth movement within the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series has put the focus on a number of up and coming drivers. Saturday at Oswego Speedway (NY) the focus became crystal clear when second generation driver Bryan Sherwood put on a great demonstration of driving, leading […]

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OSWEGO, NY — Twice an International Supermodified Association and Oswego Speedway Supermodified track champion, Joe Gosek is ready to relive the days of old as he prepares to compete in wing and non-wing Supermodified action as a part of the inaugural Shea Concrete Triple Crown Championship Series presented by ASI Racewear.   A winner of […]

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OSWEGO, NY – John Torrese Sr., Oswego Speedway Hall of Fame driver and the patriarch of Oswego Speedway ownership since 2011, passed away Wednesday at the age of 93.   Always seen with a welcoming smile at Oswego Speedway, “Pops” was a regular fixture at the Speedway in recent years – whether surveying the pit area on […]

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Many drivers will attest to the name of Wilbur Hebing as he once wheeled a Modified around the 5/8-mile paved oval of Oswego Speedway in Oswego, New York. Now working as a crew member and fabricator, it was a reminiscent moment that pushed Hebring to embark on an act of kindness.   It all started […]

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Over 10,000 short track racing fans made their way to Speed51.com during the past month to cast their votes for the 2016 51’s presented by JEGS.  The annual awards that honor the best of the best in short track racing from the previous season has become one of the most popular features that we host here […]

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