11:13
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11:10
That will conclude tonight’s coverage from Oswego Speedway. Thanks again to the speedway and Race of Champions staff for a great day and night of racing.
11:05
Supermodifieds Unofficial Finishing Order
11:04
Jim Shampine Memorial 75 Supermodified winner Otto Sitterly (Speed51.com photo).
11:02
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10:57
10:56
CHECKERED FLAG: Otto Sitterly wins over Dave Gruel, Dave Schullick Jr., Kody Graham, and Jessica Zemken.
10:56
WHITE FLAG: Sitterly is one lap away from another Jim Shampine Memorial 75 victory.
10:55
Lap 73: Front four run a few car lengths apart from each other.
10:55
GREEN FLAG: Sitterly takes off on the restart.
10:54
Cars have fired and there will be a four lap dash to the checkered.
10:50
Those five cars are the only remaining cars on the lead lap.
10:47
Running order when the race resumes will be Sitterly, Gruel, Schullick, Graham, and Zemken.
10:46
10:46
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10:45
RED FLAG: Due to concerns with fuel mileage, track officials have elected to stop the cars for up to two crew members to refuel the cars left running on the track.
10:44
YELLOW FLAG: Ritskes gets a push back onto the track, but doesn’t get going and slows on the backstretch.
10:43
Lap 70: Five to go for Sitterly as he looks for his sixth Jim Shampine Memorial 75 victory.
10:42
Lap 69: Sitterly gets the lead going by the lapped car of Haynes.
10:42
Lap 68: Ritskes down pit road as well.
10:42
Lap 67: Lavery down pit road. Could be a flat tire.
10:41
Lap 65: Ten to go. Gruel continues to lead, but Sitterly continues to pressure him throughout lapped traffic.
10:41
Lap 64: Gruel and Sitterly have caught the tenth place car of Payne to put him a lap down.
10:40
Lap 62: Bond relinquishes third and pulls into the pits.
10:40
Lap 61: Sitterly tried to use Gosek as a pick, but both get by in the same positions.
10:40
Lap 60: Sitterly is all over the back of Gruel as they approach Gosek to put him a lap down.
10:39
Lap 58: Sitterly advances past Bond for second.
10:39
Lap 56: Gruel gets by a couple lapped cars, but so do Bond and Sitterly who now both right there.
10:38
Lap 53: Margin between the leaders continues to close. Lapped traffic could play a factor as well very soon.
10:37
Lap 50: 25 to go. Gruel leads Bond, Sitterly, Ritskes, and Lavery.
10:36
Lap 48: Bond is catching Gruel for the lead. Sitterly looks to track them down as well.
10:35
Lap 45: Ritskes loses third to Sitterly.
10:35
Lap 42: Gruel has built up a good lead, but Bond is slowly cutting into it.
10:34
Lap 40: Bond gets a great run off two and dives low to take second.
10:33
Lap 38: Halfway. Gruel leads Ritskes, Bond, Sitterly, and Lavery.
10:33
Lap 36: Schullick has worked his way into the top ten for the first time tonight after starting last.
10:32
Lap 35: Sitterly pressuring Bond for third as Bond looks for second but backs out.
10:32
GREEN FLAG: Gruel gets off to a good start but Ritskes and Bond are right there.
10:30
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10:29
YELLOW FLAG: Gosek comes around in front of host of cars in turn one. Luckily, everyone misses him.
10:29
GREEN FLAG: Ritskes stays with Gruel up until out of turn two when he pulls away.
10:27
Graham rejoins the rear of the field.
10:26
Joey Payne comes back down pit road.
10:25
YELLOW FLAG: Kody Graham around in turn three.
10:25
Lap 33: Gosek has worked his way back into the top five by Zemken.
10:24
Lap 31: Gruel holds a few car length lead. Ritskes, Bond, and Sitterly run together for second.
10:24
GREEN FLAG: No immediate challenges for position on the first green flag lap.
10:23
One to go until green.
10:19
Danzer, the winner on opening night, immediately climbed out and is okay.
10:19
YELLOW FLAG: David Danzer hits the wall coming down the frontstretch and collides with the turn one foam barrier.
10:18
GREEN FLAG: Front three pull ahead. Sitterly has to deal with the lapped car of Haynes as lapped cars only go to the rear during closing laps.
10:17
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10:16
Running order when back to green: Gruel, Ritskes, Bond, Sitterly, Zemken, Danzer, Gosek, Abold, Lavery, Devendorf.
10:13
YELLOW FLAG: Payne has spun in between turns three and four.
10:13
Lap 27: Gruel is lapping slower cars with ease as Sitterly manages to get by both Gosek and Zemken. Gosek nearly loses it and falls to eighth.
10:12
Lap 25: One-third of the race complete. Gosek and Sitterly both working on Zemken as they now find themselves nearly a lap behind.
10:11
Lap 22: Sitterly rides in sixth over veteran driver Joey Payne.
10:11
Lap 20: Gruel has over a three second lead on Ritskes.
10:10
Lap 17: Front three are uncontested. Gosek looking to get by Zemken once again.
10:09
Lap 15: Bob Bond has advanced past Gosek for fourth.
10:09
Lap 14: Front two of Gruel and Ritskes have pulled away. Third through seventh battle for position.
10:08
GREEN FLAG: Gruel gets a great jump. Zemken fighting off Gosek for third.
10:07
One lap until green. Single-file restart.
10:04
10:04
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10:02
Snyder has pulled into the pits as well as LaTulip, Haynes, and Bellinger.
10:01
YELLOW FLAG: Tim Snyder, Lou LeVe, Sr. and Lou LeVea Jr. are involved in turn three.
10:00
Lap 13: Ritskes now runs second. Zemken now third.
10:00
Lap 11: Gruel, who wrecked in hot laps and repaired his car just in time for his heat race, is pulling away from the field.
9:59
Lap 9: New leader, Dave Gruel.
9:59
Lap 8: Gruel clears Ritskes and searches for the lead.
9:59
Lap 6: Gruel back up to third and goes outside Ritskes for second.
9:58
Lap 4: Ritskes on the tail of Zemken for the lead. Looks high going into one.
9:58
Lap 2: Gruel goes very high in turn one, but saves it. Loses third to Gosek.
9:57
GREEN FLAG: Zemken breaks out into the early lead over Ritskes. Gruel makes a move to take third.
9:56
One lap until green.
9:56
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9:55
Sitterly’s teammate Schullick traveled from Ohio and was caught up in a wreck during a heat race. The crew worked all evening to prepare the car to start tonight’s feature.
9:53
Both Zemken and Devendorf won heat races earlier in the day. Sitterly has won four of the last five runnings of this race.
9:52
Supermodifieds Starting Lineup
9:52
Last feature tonight will be the Jim Shampine Memorial 75 for the Supermodifieds.
9:47
9:44
All cars have cleared tech and the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour Richie Evans Memorial 75 results are official.
9:40
CHECKERED FLAG: Andrew Schartner wins for the second time in as many races in 2014 over Mike Bond, Tim Gareau, Kreig Heroth, and Josh Kerr.
9:39
WHITE FLAG: Schartner holds a comfortable three car length lead. Heroth works on Gareau for third.
9:38
GREEN FLAG: Bond is right there on the restart. Schartner starts to pull away on the backstretch.
9:37
This will bunch the field up for a three lap dash.
9:36
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9:35
YELLOW FLAG: Bearup spins coming out of turn four.
9:35
Lap 32: Schartner continues to work lapped traffic while Bond attempts to keep up.
9:34
Lap 30: Five to go. Schartner’s lead is about half a second.
9:33
Lap 28: Schartner works lapped traffic with ease. Opens up the lead to a couple car lengths.
9:33
Lap 25: Ten to go. Schartner and Bond run nose-to-tail.
9:32
Lap 23: Heroth working on Gareau for third.
9:31
Lap 21: Bond continues to mount a challenge on Schartner. Schartner shuts the door.
9:30
Lap 18: Halfway. Schartner leads Bond, Gareau, Heroth, and Kerr.
9:29
Lap 15: Schartner maintains the lead with Bond on his tail. Gareau continues to run third.
9:29
GREEN FLAG: Bond is challenging Schartner for the lead immediately from the get go.
9:25
Engines have fired and run under caution.
9:23
Brothers Danny and Steve Abt chat during the red flag (Speed51.com photo).
9:21
RED FLAG: Engines have been shut off for cleanup in turn three.
9:21
Looking at video replay, the Proud went around and Amo followed and slid broadside into him.
9:20
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9:18
YELLOW FLAG: Zach Amo and Camden Proud get together in turn three. Both cars remain parked in that area with damage.
9:17
Lap 13: Bond continues to stay with Schartner for the lead position as they begin to approach lapped traffic.
9:16
Lap 10: Bond has easily moved into second as the top two pull away.
9:16
Lap 8: Lead change, but not in the smoothest way. Schartner goes under Gareau for the lead and their wheels touch. Schartner dirt tracks it through the turn and holds on.
9:15
Lap 7: Schartner pressures Bond and pulls low going into one. Off of turn two he is now second.
9:15
Lap 5: Bond tries to make a move on the backstretch but backs out of the gas and stays in the second position.
9:14
Lap 4: Bond is all over the back of Gareau.
9:13
Lap 2: Bond is has moved into second with Schartner following him by Kerr.
9:13
GREEN FLAG: Gareau pulls ahead by a couple car lengths and all cars making it through the first two turns.
9:11
Tim Gareau and Josh Kerr will lead the field to green.
9:11
21 of the 26 starters are back on the track. It will be a full restart as no laps have been completed, but will be in single-file formation.
9:09
Cars have begun to circle the race track under caution.
9:05
Dalton Doyle is being towed back to the pit area. That car was a brand new Hawk chassis making its debut tonight.
9:03
Cars are slowly making it back to the frontstretch one by one under their own power.
9:02
Looking at a video replay, it appears that Hoag was unable to keep his car on the bottom and he and Doyle made contact as a result.
9:00
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8:59
Parking lot in turn two (Speed51.com photo).
8:58
Track is blocked. Only first and second have made it back around.
8:57
GREEN FLAG: Hoag and Doyle get together through one and two. Doyle goes around turn two is a parking lot.
8:57
Field being given the one to go signal. It will be a full restart with Hoag and Doyle leading the field.
8:55
RoC Modified Unofficial Finishing Order
1 7 60 Matt Hischman 75
2 11 22 Chuck Hossfeld 75
3 2 07 Patrick Emerling 75
4 3 73 Andy Jankowiak 75
5 4 32 Tyler Rypkema 75
6 6 3 Daren Scherer 75
7 16 66 Austin Kochenash 75
8 9 25 Mike Leaty 75
9 13 71 Jimmy Zacharias 75
10 12 53 Brian DeFebo 75
11 19 99 Bobby Holmes 75
12 20 14 Doug Reaume 75
13 18 47 Jim Storace 75
14 10 42 Nick Pecko 75
15 5 24 Dean Rypkema 75
16 15 9 Brandon Oltra 75
17 17 95 Bryan Sherwood 74
18 22 59 Karl Hehr 74
19 8 50 Terry Cheetham 58
20 1 51 Erick Rudolph 15
21 21 44 Tommy Cloce 12
22 14 10 Daryl Lewis Jr. 11
8:53
Heroth and Patrick pulled away. Danny Abt is the only car that has not gotten back underway.
8:52
GREEN FLAG: Hoag gets loose coming to the start and loses the lead right away. Behind him several cars get together in turn one.
8:48
Officials have decided to start all 26 cars.
8:48
SBS Starting Lineup
1 7 Alex Hoag
2 01 Dalton Doyle
3 2 Rob Pullen
4 5 Tim Gareau
5 1 Anthony Losurdo
6 93 JJ Andrews
7 44 Zack Amo
8 22 Mike Bruce
9 8 Josh Kerr
10 74 Mike Bond
11 9 Jack Patrick
12 18 Andrew Schratner
13 57 Dan Abt
14 91 Barry Kingsley
15 98 Jason Simmons
16 67 Steve Abt
17 04 Kreig Heroth
18 77 Cameron Rowe
19 47 Jon Tesoriero
20 54 Camden Proud
21 76 Scott Shafer
22 99 Dennis Rupert
23 27 David LaTulip
24 90 Greg O’Connor
25 02 Jesse Bearup
26 69 Mark Castiglia
8:43
Small Block Supermodifieds will be out next for their Tony White Memorial 35 lap race.
8:42
8:42
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8:41
This is the third straight one-two finish for Hirschman and Hossfeld. It is Hirschman’s fifth straight RoC win at Oswego.
8:40
Hirschman said that Rudolph had the draw of the day and wasn’t sure if they could do anything with him if not for his mechanical issues.
8:39
Hirschman salutes the crowd climbing out of the winning car (Speed51.com photo).
8:38
Comment From Lenny

congrats to Hirschman on the win,Thanks for the coverage Speed 51

8:37
Hossfeld said that he tried everything he could, but they are gaining on it.
8:32
8:32
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8:32
CHECKERED FLAG: Hossfeld gave it everything he’s got, but Hirschman holds him off to go three for three in 2014 in the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour. Emerling, Jankowiak, and Tyler Rypkema round out the top five.
8:31
Lap 73: Hirschman opens up the margin, but Hossfeld is still within striking distance.
8:30
Lap 71: Hossfeld is right there with Hirschman. Now within a car length.
8:30
GREEN FLAG: Another smooth start for Hirschman as he opens up a two car length lead coming to five to go.
8:29
Six laps to go when back to green.
8:28
YELLOW FLAG: Pecko and Oltra get together coming out of turn two. Oltra loses control but keeps it straight, but slows going into three.
8:27
Lap 68: Hirschman maintains about a car length lead.
8:26
Lap 65: Last time by, Hossfeld was one-tenth of a second quicker and starts to reel Hirschman in again.
8:26
Lap 64: No changes in the top ten for the moment. Holmes working on DeFebo for tenth.
8:25
Lap 62: Hossfeld is not closing in during this green flag run, but the front two have pulled away already.
8:25
GREEN FLAG: Single-file restart as Hirschman opens up a two-car length lead on the backstretch.
8:21
YELLOW FLAG: Jim Storace has spun in turn four.
8:21
Lap 59: Hirschman keeps slightly pushing up out of turn four allowing Hossfeld to close in even more.
8:20
Lap 57: Front two have pulled away once again. Hossfeld closing in on Hirschman.
8:20
GREEN FLAG: Hirschman gets a better start than Hossfeld and takes sole possession of the lead almost right away.
8:19
Running order will be Hirschman, Hossfeld, Emerling, Jankowiak, Tyler Rypkema, Scherer, Kochenash, Leaty, Zacharias, DeFebo when back to green.
8:18
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8:18
Immediately before the caution came out, Hirschman got held up slightly approaching the lapped car of Pecko and Hossfeld was right at the rear of his car.
8:17
YELLOW FLAG: no cars have gone around. There is some visible damage on the front of Dean Rypkema’s Modified.
8:15
Lap 54: Rypkema maintains his fifth positions and has opened up a couple car lengths on Scherer.
8:15
Lap 52: Hirschman and Hossfeld continue to set the fast pace nearing the closing stages. Emerling and Jankowiak are by themselves in third and fourth.
8:14
Lap 48: Kochenash looks to repeat what he did in the first two RoC races this season; climb from the back to finish third. Right now he is nearly sliding his car through the corner in an attempt to work by Scherer for sixth.
8:13
Lap 45: Both Hirschman and Hossfeld smoothly work past the lapped car of Karl Hehr.
8:12
Lap 43: Hossfeld continues to chase down Hirschman as the front two have opened up quite the margin on third place Emerling.
8:11
Lap 41: Hossfeld is catching Hirschman and works within two car lengths of him.
8:10
Lap 38: Hirschman continues to lead as Hossfeld has worked his way by Emerling for second. Jankowiak and Tyler Rypkema round out the top five.
8:10
Lap 37: Tommy Cloce is off the track early for the third straight race this year.
8:09
Lap 35: Tyler Rypkema is having a career evening in fifth, but continues to have to contend with Scherer and Kochenash behind him.
8:09
Lap 33: Field is single file, although Hossfeld continues to work all over Emerling for second.
8:08
Lap 30: With all of these battles for positions, surprisingly Hirschman has not pulled away. Two car lengths still separate the leader from second.
8:07
Lap 29: Jankowiak has joined the battle for third.
8:07
Lap 27: Hossfeld now looking toward the inside of Emerling, thinks better of it, and starts looking high again.
8:06
Lap 25: running order is Hirschman, Emerling, Hossfeld, Jankowiak, Tyler Rypkema, Scherer, Kochenash, Leaty, Zacharias, DeFebo.
8:06
Lap 24: Hossfeld peeking toward the outside of Emerling for second.
8:06
Lap 22: Jankowiak and Hossfeld make light wheel-to-wheel contact in turn one, and Hossfeld clears him for third coming off turn two.
8:05
Lap 21: Hossfeld continues to work on Jankowiak, but is unable to claim the third spot so far.
8:04
Lap 19: Two drivers moving up through the field include Austin Kochenash in seventh and Jimmy Zacharias in ninth.
8:04
GREEN FLAG: Hirschman a car length ahead of Emerling out of turn one. Jankowiak files ahead of Hossfeld for third.
8:03
Order will be Hirschman, Emerling, Jankowiak, Hossfeld, and Tyler Rypkema 17 of 75 laps in.
8:02
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8:02
YELLOW FLAG: Holmes and Pecko make contact coming out of four. Pecko goes spins up toward the wall, but is heavy on the brakes and avoids it. Cheetham also involved in the process.
8:00
Lap 17: Rudolph has pulled back into the pits and loses a lap.
8:00
Lap 15: Hirschman enjoys about a ten car length lead over Emerling, who is being pressured by Jankowiak and Hossfeld.
7:59
Lap 13: Hossfeld has quietly marched up to fourth from 11th starting position.
7:59
GREEN FLAG: Hirschman powers around Emerling for the lead.
7:58
Tommy Cloce went pit side for service and has returned to the track.
7:55
This caution gives Rudolph the opportunity to catch up to the back of the field. He did not lose a lap as caution laps do not count in RoC Modified races.
7:55
Lewis is okay, the car is not.
7:54
YELLOW FLAG: Daryl Lewis Jr. is hard into the turn two foam barrier.
7:54
Lap 11: Hirschman is looking to the high side, which is how he picked up previous positions.
7:53
Lap 10: Hirschman continues to work on Emerling for the lead. Tyler Rypkema has moved into the third spot.
7:53
GREEN FLAG: Hirschman jumps into second off turn two and pressures Emerling for the lead. Rudolph did come back out only a straightaway in front of the leaders.
7:52
Emerling will inherit the lead over Emerling, Jankowiak, and Hirschman when back to green.
7:52
Erick Rudolph’s team surveys what is wrong with the 51 (Speed51.com photo).
7:51
7:51
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7:50
YELLOW FLAG: Leader Erick Rudolph immediately slows on the backstretch and is unable to get back to the pit area.
7:49
Lap 6: Rudolph has stretched out the leadby several car lengths. Hirschman has worked his way by Scherer and now works on Tyler Rypkema.
7:48
Lap 4: Hirschman tries to make his way by on the outside, but Scherer fights back.
7:48
Lap 3: Scherer and Hirschman are side-by-side for fifth.
7:47
Lap 2: Dean Rypkema loses several positions and cars pass him along the outside line.
7:47
GREEN FLAG: Rudolph clears Emerling entering turn one and comes around to lead lap one.
7:46
Field is doubling up. One lap until the first feature at the “Steel Palace” goes green tonight.
7:45
7:44
The flagstand is on the reverse side compared to most race tracks (Speed51.com photo).
7:43
Unique parts about Oswego Speedway include its 5/8-mile relatively flat layout. In addition, it has four corners but isn’t entirely an oval shape.
7:39
All 22 Modifieds are on the track for pace laps.
7:33
RoC Modified Starting Lineup
7:31
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7:28
Comment From Hirschy

Good luck MH60! Thanks for the great updates 51, following the race while here at Bowman Gray watching the mods here!

7:28
The Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour Richie Evans Memorial 75 will be the first feature of the night. Teams are being ordered to line them up.
7:26
Erick Rudolph redraws the pole for tonight’s RoC Modified race (Speed51.com photo).
7:20
Comment From Stephanie Griswold

Good luck to Patrick Emerling and Mike Leaty!

7:20
Comment From Mike Abe

Good Luck To Joey Payne (The JET)

7:20
Comment From Guest

good luck Jimmy Zach

7:12
Comment From norwood arena fan

good luck joey payne

7:11
A tribute lap in memory of engine builder Gail Clark is taking place. Race of Champions Modifieds with engines that were built by him are on the track.
7:07
7:07
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7:07
Intermission has begun as the Supermodified two-seater is running laps on the track. We will share Race of Champions lineup redraw information as soon as it becomes available.
7:05
CHECKERED FLAG: Tesoriero wins over Proud, Shafer, Rupert, LaTulip, and O’Connor.
7:05
Lap 6: O’Connor has worked his way back into a transfer spot with Bearup and Castiglia trying to do anything they can to catch him.
7:04
Lap 5: Rupert looks for third as he is under pressure from LaTulip.
7:04
Lap 4: Halfway in this eight lap consi. Top four positions remain unchanged.
7:03
GREEN FLAG: Tesoriero gets off to a smooth start over Proud, Shafer, and Rupert.
7:02
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7:01
Bearup came into the pits during this caution.
7:00
LaTulip pulls away and now O’Connor does after the push/cleanup trucks come to his aid.
7:00
YELLOW FLAG: O’Connor spun around and collected LaTulip.
7:00
Lap 2: Proud takes second from Shafer.
6:59
GREEN FLAG: Tesoriero moves into the lead off turn two.
6:59
SBS Consolation Starting Lineup

1 47 Jon Tesoriero
2 76 Scott Shafer
3 54 Camden Proud
4 99 Dennis Rupert
5 90 Greg O’Connor
6 69 Mark Castiglia
7 02 Jesse Bearup
8 27 David LaTulip
6:57
SBS Consolation race is on the track. Top six will transfer.
6:52
After cleanup concludes there will be consolation race for the SBS division followed by an intermission and RoC Modified redraw for starting position.
6:48
6:47
Cleanup takes place in turn one while the Connors car gets towed pit side (Speed51.com photo).
6:44
Muldoon spins into turn one after the checkered flag. Connors doesn’t slow quick enough and slams into Muldoon’s car. Both drivers are okay, but Muldoon’s car looks destroyed.
6:43
CHECKERED FLAG: Devendorf wins the last heat race of the evening over Graham, Danzer, and Gruel.
6:42
WHITE FLAG: Front two have pulled away from third and fourth. Gruel looking for third behind Danzer.
6:42
Lap 10: Graham looks faster but Devendorf holds his line.
6:41
Lap 8: Front four have pulled away.
6:41
Lap 6: Gruel moves past Bellinger for fourth.
6:40
Lap 5: Devendorf maintains his lead, but Graham is reeling him in.
6:40
Lap 3: Graham has moved into second with Danzer and Bellinger second through fourth.
6:39
GREEN FLAG: Devendorf gets a better start this time and takes sole possession of the lead.
6:39
6:39
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6:39
Field is rolling once again. All cars except Schullick and LeVea Sr. will not return to the track.
6:33
Supermodifieds stacked up in turn one (Speed51.com photo).
6:31
RED FLAG: Cleanup in turn one. Schullick and Gruel appear to have the most damage. LeVea Sr., Muldoon, and Graham remain parked in the turn as well.
6:30
GREEN FLAG: Devendorf gets a slow start and Muldoon goes around in turn one with several others getting collected.
6:29

Dave Gruel wrecked earlier in the day in practice, but the team has worked hard to get the car ready for this heat race.
6:28
David Danzer was the season opener winner here at Oswego (Speed51.com photo).
6:27
Supermodified Heat Race 3 Starting Lineup

1 5 Tim Devendorf
2 02 Brandon Bellinger
3 51 Michael Muldoon
4 52 David Danzer
5 66 Lou LeVea Sr.
6 6 Dave Schullick Jr.
7 90 Kody Graham
8 01 Dan Connors Jr.
9 50 Dave Gruel
6:24
CHECKERED FLAG: Gosek wins over Sweeney, Sitterly, and Payne.
6:24
WHITE FLAG: Gosek remains in the lead, while Sitterly appears to back off for second position.
6:24
Lap 10: Sitterly looking to make a move for second around Sweeney.
6:23
Lap 8: Sitterly continues clicking off very fast laps as he closes in on second place.
6:23
Lap 6: At halfway, the front three remain evenly apart. Sitterly passed Payne for third the lap before.
6:22
Lap 5: Lou LeVea Jr. pulls off the track.
6:22
Lap 4: Gosek has a comfortable lead over Sweeney.
6:21
Lap 3: Gioia has fallen out of the top four as Sitterly marches through the field.
6:21
GREEN FLAG: Once again Gosek gets into the turn quicker and takes the lead.
6:20
Gosek is a former Indianapolis 500 starter. Another previous Indy 500 starter Davey Hamilton made an appearance two weeks ago, but is not in the field today.
6:19
“Double O” Joe Gosek has several years of Supermodified experience (Speed51.com photo).
6:18
GREEN FLAG: Joe Gosek gets the jump on the start, but caution comes out before a lap is completed due to Michael Barnes not coming to speed.
6:17
Supermodified Heat Race 2 Starting Lineup

1 9 Stephen Gioia III
2 00 Joe Gosek
3 99 Joey Payne
4 3 Brian Sweeney
5 83 Lou LeVea Jr.
6 7 Otto Sitterly
7 44 Bobby Haynes Jr.
8 68 Michael Barnes
6:17
6:16
Its a new date for the Battle of Berlin 251 at Berlin Raceway in Marne, Michigan. This year’s event will take place on July 18-19 featuring the stars of the ARCA/CRA Super Series and JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour. Last year, Johnny VanDoorn held off Travis Braden to pick up the big win. Click here for more information.
6:16
Jessica Zemken climbs out for photos after winning the first Supermodified heat race (Speed51.com photo).
6:13
CHECKERED FLAG: Zemken wins the heat race becoming the first woman to take a checkered flag in a non-wing Supermodified at Oswego. Ritskes, Bond and Abold round out the top four.
6:12
Lap 10: Two to go for Zemken. Top three are a straightaway ahead of the remainder of the field.
6:11
Lap 8: Zemken continues to hang on with Ritskes and Bond right on her tail.
6:11
Lap 6: Bond has caught the front two and is by far running the fastest laps on the track.
6:10
Lap 4: Bob Bond makes an aggressive move into third and chases down the leaders.
6:10
Lap 2: Zemken continues to shut the door on Ritskes as they pull ahead of the battle for third between Lavery and Abold.
6:09
GREEN FLAG: Zemken takes the lead, but Ritskes looks high in three and four.
6:09
All drivers will qualify for tonight’s Supermodified feature, but top four finishers from each heat race will be handicapped based on Oswego Speedway rules.
6:05
Supermodified Heat Race 1 Starting Lineup

1 11 Jessica Zemken
2 37 Randy Ritskes
3 22 Pat Lavery
4 05 Jeff Abold
5 56 Hal LaTulip
6 47 Bob Bond
7 0 Tim Snyder
8 55 Keith Shampine
6:04
6:04
The 2014 Southern Super Series will be decided at the 30th Annual All-American 400 at the Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville. Last year, Daniel Hemric beat out Bubba Pollard for the championship while Chase Elliott hoisted the guitar in victory lane. Who will get the famous guitar and who will be the 2014 SSS champion? Make your plans now to be a part of this memorable event. Click here for more information.
6:01
CHECKERED FLAG: Hirschman holds off Scherer. Emerling and Dean Rypkema round out the redraw positions.
6:01
Lap 8: Oltra tried to work on Rypkema, but slipped up and Storace tries to get by.
6:00
Lap 6: Hirschman and Scherer have pulled ahead from Emerling.
6:00
Lap 4: Dean Rypkema currently holds a car length advantage over Oltra, Storace, and Reaume for the final redraw spot.
5:59
Lap 2: Scherer is keeping up with Hirschman and runs within a car length.
5:58
GREEN FLAG: Emerling stays with Hirschman this time, but Scherer maneuvers from fourth under him for second.
5:58

GREEN FLAG: Hirschman is all by himself by the time they come off turn two, but the caution waves as it appears that officials did not like the start.
5:56
RoC Modified Heat Race 3 Starting Lineup

1 60 Matt Hischman
2 07 Patrick Emerling
3 24 Dean Rypkema
4 3 Daren Scherer
5 9 Brandon Oltra
6 14 Doug Reaume
7 47 Jim Storace
5:56
5:56
The World Crown 300 is one of the prestigious Super Late Model events on the Southern Super Series schedule. Last year, Preston Peltier added his name to a winner’s list of who’s won in stock car racing. Past winners include Dick Trickle, Gary Balough, Darrell Waltrip, Rich Bickle, Ronnie Sanders, Chase Elliott and more. Make your plans now to be a part of the 31st Annual event on Saturday, August 9th. Click here for more information.
5:55
CHECKERED FLAG: Rypkema wins over DeFebo, Cheetham, and Pecko.
5:54
WHITE FLAG: Top four remain together, currently in single-file formation.
5:54
Lap 7: Cheetham keeps looking under DeFebo in the turns, but has no room to make a move.
5:53
Lap 5: Rypkema, DeFebo, Cheetham, and Pecko running nose-to-tail.
5:52
Lap 3: Lewis has to get on the binders in three and four and loses positions from Cheetham and Pecko.
5:52
Lap 2: DeFebo has moved into second. Cheetham up to fourth.
5:52
GREEN FLAG: Hehr will rejoin the field, but will be way behind. Rypkema gets the advantage up front this time.
5:50
GREEN FLAG: Lewis got the jump, but immediately the caution comes out as Hehr scrapes the outside wall coming to the green.
5:49

Fullone was scheduled to line up in third, but the team has loaded up and gone home due to a head gasket failure.
5:48
RoC Modifieds Heat Race 2 Starting Lineup

1 32 Tyler Rypkema
2 10 Daryl Lewis Jr.
3 48 Sam Fullone
4 53 Brian Defebo
5 59 Karl Hehr
6 95 Bryan Sherwood
7 50 Terry Cheetham
8 42 Nick Pecko

 

5:48
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5:47
CHECKERED FLAG: Hossfeld wins over Rudolph and Jankowiak. Leaty holds on for fourth.
5:47
WHITE FLAG: Hossfeld lengthens the lead, while the race continues for fourth.
5:47
Lap 7: battle on the track remains for fourth and final redraw spot. Kochenash has finished outside the redraw and has been forced to climb from 18th to third in the last two races,
5:46
Lap 5: Hossfeld has stretched out the lead over Rudolph. Zacharias continues to work on Leaty for fourth, while Kochenash has caught that battle.
5:45
Lap 3: Zacharias pressuring Leaty for fourth as Cloce has dropped back to seventh.
5:45
Lap 2: Jankowiak up to third and Zacharias up to fifth.
5:44
GREEN FLAG: Hossfeld again clears Rudolph going into turn one. Cloce and Jankowiak side-by-side for third.
5:43
Jankowiak will be given his starting position back.
5:43
GREEN FLAG: Hossfeld clears Rudolph, but cars nearly stack up behind him. Jankowiak saved his car from spinning, but wasn’t able to maintain speed and there will be a full restart.
5:41
Modifieds being told to double up.
5:40
RoC Modifieds Heat Race 1 Starting Lineup

1 22 Chuck Hossfeld
2 51 Erick Rudolph
3 44 Tommy Cloce
4 73 Andy Jankowiak
5 25 Mike Leaty
6 71 Jimmy Zacharias
7 66 Austin Kochenash
8 99 Bobby Holmes
5:39
5:39
The Third Annual ARCA Fest at the Milwaukee Mile moves to the weekend of June 6-8 this year. See the best in the ARCA Midwest Tour, JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour, Mid-American Series, Vintage, and Midwest Trucks compete on the historic mile oval. Tickets go on sale on March 15.Click here for more information.
5:37
CHECKERED FLAG: Bond wins over Pullen, and Bruce. Amo barely hangs on for fourth with Simmons and Rowe transferring into the feature as well.
5:36
WHITE FLAG: Bond is pulling away while Pullen and Bruce race for second.
5:35
Lap 7; race on the rack is now for fourth as Simmons looks to get by Amo for the position.
5:35
Lap 6: Bond looks under Bruce, takes the spot, and then dives under Pullen and takes the lead.
5:34
Lap 4: Bruce and Bond are right on Pullen’s back bumper for the lead.
5:34
GREEN FLAG: Pullen and Bruce surge ahead while Amo takes peak for third from Mike Bond.
5:33
Cleanup continues in turn four as Castiglia’s car goes on the hook. Cars were being paced around the infield oval in turn three and four.
5:32
5:32
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5:27
YELLOW FLAG: Castiglia loses it spins in turn four. Right rear tire is flat.
5:27
Lap 2: Castiglia and Bruce remain side-by-side for second.
5:26
GREEN FLAG: Pullen takes advantage of the lead, while Bruce uses the outside line to advance for second.
5:25
SBS Heat Race 3 Lineup

1 2 Rob Pullen
2 69 Mark Castiglia
3 44 Zack Amo
4 22 Mike Bruce
5 98 Jason Simmons
6 77 Cameron Rowe
7 74 Mike Bond
8 54 Camden Proud
5:23
CHECKERED FLAG: Gareau wins over Doyle. Schartner kept the momentum going to finish fourth followed by Andrews, Kingsley, and Heroth.
5:22
WHITE FLAG: Schartner takes fourth.
5:22
Lap 8: battle for fourth as Schartner works to the outside of Kingsley.
5:22
Lap 7: Top five run nose to tail, maintaining the same positions.
5:21
GREEN FLAG: Single file restart for the SBS division. Gareau pulls ahead, but not too far over Doyle and Andrews.
5:19
YELLOW FLAG: LaTulip loses control and noses into the turn one inside wall.
5:18
Lap 3: Barry Kingsley has also been making passes and finds himself in fourth.
5:18
GREEN FLAG: Doyle and Gareau duel for the lead with Gareau taking the spot. Schartner has climbed to sixth on the first lap.
5:17
Andrew Schartner won the SBS season opener two weeks ago. he lives and works in North Carolina and travels up to race on the weekends (Speed51.com photo).
5:14
SBS Heat Race 2 Lineup

1 01 Dalton Doyle
2 5 Tim Gareau
3 93 JJ Andrews
4 76 Scott Shafer
5 27 David LaTulip
6 04 Kreig Heroth
7 91 Barry Kingsley
8 18 Andrew Schratner
9 90 Greg O’Connor

 

5:14
5:14
The Third Annual ARCA Fest at the Milwaukee Mile moves to the weekend of June 6-8 this year. See the best in the ARCA Midwest Tour, JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour, Mid-American Series, Vintage, and Midwest Trucks compete on the historic mile oval. Tickets go on sale on March 15.Click here for more information.
5:12
CHECKERED FLAG: Hoag wins over Losurdo, Patrick, Kerr, Dan Abt, and Steve Abt.
5:11
WHITE FLAG: It’s all Hoag up front. Meanwhile, Patrick is up to third.
5:11
Lap 8: Hoag and Losurdo have a big margin on third, but it’s Jack Patricl now up to fourth and looking for third.
5:10
Lap 5: Josh Kerr finds his way to third, but feels pressure from Dan Abt.
5:10
Lap 2: Hoag stretches out the lead. Top four finishers will qualify into their handicapping starting positions, while fifth and sixth will qualify for the feature as well.
5:08
GREEN FLAG: Front cars get single file with Losurdo moving into second.
5:08

Cars are on the track for the first of three SBS heat races. RoC Modifieds and Supermodified heats will follow.
5:07
SBS Heat Race 1 Lineup

1 7 Alex Hoag
2 99 Dennis Rupert
3 1 Anthony Losurdo
4 57 Dan Abt
5 8 Josh Kerr
6 47 Jon Tesoriero
7 67 Steve Abt
8 9 Jack Patrick
9 02 Jesse Bearup

 

5:05
Jessica Zemken and additional competitors listen in on the driver’s meeting for the local Supermodified divisions (Speed51.com photo).
5:03
Notes from Race of Champions drivers meeting:
– It was stressed to the drivers to take care of their equipment.
– Make sure spotters are paying attention regarding pitting too early.
– Three heats, ten laps each, top four from each will redraw for feature starting position and will go to scales.
– Teams are permitted two spare tires, but can only change one tire during feature,
4:53
Chuck Hossfeld was fastest in the two Race of Champions hot laps sessions (Speed51.com photo).
4:00
3:58
We will step away from the keys for a little bit and will return prior to heat races at 5pm.
3:57
Checkered flag is being thrown signifying the end of practice for the afternoon.
3:57
Payne shoots up to sixth on the charts.
3:56
Joey Payne has joined the group once again.
3:55
There are a few more takers late in the session. Haynes, Bellinger, and LeVea Jr. hit the track.
3:54
With Lavery pulling in the track is quiet with two minutes remaining.
3:53
Michael Barnes, Randy Ritskes, Otto Sitterly, Joe Gosek, and Jeff Abold were the cars under the 17 second mark in this practice session.
3:52
Payne pulls in and Lavery continues to make laps.
3:52
Joey Payne and Pat Lavery are the only cars taking advantage of the remaining minutes at the moment.
3:51
Five minutes remain in the final practice session of the afternoon.
3:49
Joey Payne has had his share of success in Supermodifieds. NEMA Midgets, and Indoor racing (Speed51.com photo).
3:49
Michael Barnes just turned the fastest lap so far today.
3:48
Joey Payne’s team makes some adjustments and gets pushed back onto the track.
3:46
Currently Otto Sitterly, Joe Gosek, and Randy Ritskes sit atop the charts.
3:46
0 – Tim Snyder makes his way onto the track for the first time today.
3:45
We are back under green flag conditions. Keith Shampine, Michael Barnes, Lavery, Payne, Bobby Haynes Jr., and Dan Connors Jr. are currently making laps.
3:43
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3:42
Michael Muldoon has looped his car in turn three, but looks to have managed to keep the car off the wall/foam.
3:41
Additional cars have entered the track including Randy Ritskes, Joe Gosek, and Dan Connors Jr.
3:39
On the track: 7 – Otto Sitterly, 22 – Pat Lavery, 99 – Joey Payne, 47 – Bob Bond, 3 – Brian Sweeney, 51 – Michael Muldoon, 52 – David Danzer, 6 – Dave Shullick Jr., 9 – Stephen Gioia III, 5 – Tim Devendorf.
3:36
Supermodifieds are being pushed onto the track for their final 20-minute session before heat races begin at 5pm.
3:35
3:35
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3:34
Dan Abt was fastest in that group.
3:33
Third and final group of SBS division cars are on the track.
3:29
Billy Kingsley, JJ Andrews, and Steve Abt were the fastest in the second group.
3:25
Mike Bond was fastest in that group with a time of 18.873 followed by Andrew Schartner, and Jason Simmons.
3:19
SBS division will be next for the last session of the afternoon. The Supermodifieds will follow with a 20 minute open-pit session.
3:18
Chuck Hossfeld was fastest in the final hot lap session with a time of 18.431. Matt Hirschman was not far behind with a fast lap of 18.439. Patrick Emerling ran a lap at 18.499 seconds.
3:17
3:17
The 35th Annual SUPERSEAL Slinger Nationals presented by Miller Lite will take place on Tuesday, July 15th at the Slinger Super Speedway in Slinger, WI. This year’s 200-lap event will feature a variety of the top short track stars including six-time Slinger Nationals champion Matt Kenseth. VIP and General Admission tickets are on sale now. Click here for more information.
3:13
Second group is out: Daren Scherer, Patrick Emerling, Karl Hehr, Nick Pecko, Dean Rypkema, Tommy Cloce, Austin Kochenash, Chuck Hossfeld, and Matt Hirschman.
3:11
Mike Leaty ran the fastest lap in that group with a time of 18.465 seconds followed by Terry Cheetham at 18.525.
3:08
First group of RoC Modifieds are out for practice. Included are Tyler Rypkema, Brian DeFebo, Andy Jankowiak, Jim Storace, Bryan Sherwood, Terry Cheetham, Doug Reaume, Mike Leaty, Bobby Holmes, Jimmy Zacharias, Daryl Lewis Jr., and Brandon Oltra.
3:04
A driver to watch in the Supermodified division is Otto Sitterly. He is a 5-time track champion and a 5-time Jim Shampine Memorial 75 winner (Speed51.com photo).
3:02
3:02
Anderson Speedway will host the Redbud 300 with a new date in 2014. This year’s Super Late Model ARCA/CRA Super Series event will take place on Saturday, June 14 at the famed quarter-mile high-banked oval in Anderson, Indiana. Last year, Johnny Van Doorn picked up a big win in a star-studded field. Click here for more information.
3:00
On the track: 00 – Joe Gosek, 7 – Otto Sitterly, 9 – Stephen Gioia III, 22 – Pat Lavery, 44 – Bobby Haynes Jr., 55 – Keith Shampine, 56 – Hal LaTulip.
2:57
Third and final group of Supermodifieds will take to the track, and then another round of hot laps will follow.
2:55
On the track: 90 – Ray Graham, 21 – Kody Graham, 52 – David Danzer, 01 – Dan Connors Jr., 02 – Brandon Bellinger, 83 – Lou LeVea Jr., 11 – Jessica Zemken.
2:53
Dave Gruel’s Supermodified gets towed into the pits (Speed51.com photo).
2:48
2:48
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2:47
The number 50 of Dave Gruel lost control in turn three and the foam in the corner protecting competitors from the outside wall has scattered everywhere.
2:45
Car counts today at Oswego: 23 RoC Modifieds, 25 Supermodifieds, 26 SBS.
2:43
Second group of Supermodifieds are being pushed out.
2:41
On the track: 3 – Brian Sweeney, 05 – Jeff Abold, 6 – Dave Schullick Jr., 7 – Otto Sitterly, 37 – Randy Ritskes, 47 – Bob Bond, 51 – Michael Muldoon, 66 – Lou LeVea, 99 – Joey Payne.
2:38
Supermodifieds get ready for hot laps (Speed51.com photo).
2:37
For those not familiar, the Supermodifeds that are coming out next for practice need a push-start to get going, much like 410 Sprint cars.
2:34
Modified veteran Karl Hehr makes his first RoC appearance of 2014 (Speed51.com photo).
2:31
2:31
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2:30
A second group of SBS division cars are on the track.
2:28
Top 5 in SBS practice: Mike Bond 18.882, Jason Simmons 18.987, and Kreig Heroth 19.220, Barry Kingsley 19.141, Anthony Losurdo 19.233.
2:24
SBS cars are now on the track for practice.
2:23
A host of Small Block Supermodifieds (SBS) are on-hand for their Tony White Memorial 35 lap race (Speed51.com photo).
2:20
Much like Chemung and Shangri-La II, Matt Hirschman sat out of the first practice session.
2:19
As the first session concluded, Erick Rudolph set a faster time than Hossfeld. Top three: Rudolph 18.357, Hossfeld 18.412, Holmes 18.494.
2:16
Chuck Hossfeld turned a couple very quick laps in the 18.4 range and pulled the car into the pits.
2:15
2:15
It will be the richest Super Late Model race in the Northwest this year. Evergreen Speedway’s Summer Showdown will pay $20,000 to the winner of the 200-lap event on Saturday, June 28th. The famous Monroe, Washington track will host over 50 Super Late Models looking to take home a big check. Make your plans now to join Grand Marshal Hershel McGriff and the star studded field. Click here for more information.
2:14
Hossfeld, Leaty, Cloce, Pecko, Holmes, Kochenash, Oltra, Reaume, and Rudolph have all hit the track.
2:12
Cheetham has competed on a limited schedule during the last several years. He has numerous starts at Oswego including a fifth in this race in 2012.
2:11
Terry Cheetham makes his first RoC appearance of the season (Speed51.com photo).
2:08
First group of hot laps have concluded. Terry Cheetham and Patrick Emerling were at the top of the charts.
2:04
Cheetham, Lewis, DeFebo, Dean Rypkema, Sherwood, Hehr, Scherer, Storace, Tyler Rypkema, Emerling, Zacharias, and Jankowiak are on the track for hot laps.
2:02
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2:02
2:02
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2:01
Modifieds are lining up to go out for practice.
1:53
Patrick Emerling and Mike Leaty both had plans to race on Friday, but were rained out at Stafford and Spencer respectively (Speed51.com photo).
1:50
Race of Champions Points Standings After 2 Races:1 60 Matt Hirschman 125
2 22 Chuck Hossfeld 115
3 66 Austin Kochenash 100
4 71 Jimmy Zacharias 92
5 3 Daren Scherer 86
6 07 Patrick Emerling 84
7 73x Andy Jankowiak 80
8 9 Brandon Oltra 72
9 53 Brian Defebo 67
10 47 Jim Storace 65
11 95 Bryan Sherwood 64
12 25 Mike Leaty 61
13 14 Doug Reaume 55
14 42 Nick Pecko 50
15 48 Sam Fullone 48
16 51a Andy Seuss 44
17 51 Erick Rudolph 42
18 24 Dean Rypkema 42
19 32 Tyler Rypkema 37
20 44 Tommy Cloce 36
21 10 Daryl Lewis JR 32
22 72 TJ Potrzebowski 30
23 17 Ken Canestrari 28
24 34 Rusty Smith 26
25 11 Kirk Totten 24
26 99 Bobby Holmes 20
26 10a Andy Lewis 20
1:49
1:49
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1:48
New colors for Jimmy Zacharias today. This is the new Modified that has been rebuilt after a hard wreck at New Smyrna in February (Speed51.com photo).
1:43
Race of Champions Modifieds on the grounds:

3 Daren Scherer
9 Brandon Oltra
10 Daryl Lewis Jr.
14 Doug Reaume
22 Chuck Hossfeld
24 Dean Rypkema
25 Mike Leaty
32 Tyler Rypkema
42 Nick Pecko
44 Tommy Cloce
47 Jim Storace
48 Sam Fullone
50 Terry Cheetham
51 Erick Rudolph
53 Brian DeFebo
59 Karl Hehr
60 Matt Hirschman
66 Austin Kochenash
71 Jimmy Zacharias
73 Andy Jankowiak
95 Bryan Sherwood
99 Bobby Holmes
07 Patrick Emerling
1:42
RoC Modifieds get situated in the infield pit area (Speed51.com photo).
1:36
1:31
Hot laps will begin promptly at 2pm, beginning with the RoC Modifieds. Heat races will begin at 5pm followed by feature racing.
1:26
Temperature is currently in the mid-60s with sunny skies and very few clouds.
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Today’s Trackside Now coverage of Race of Champions Modifieds at Oswego Speedway is presented by LFR Chassis. Based in Mooresville, NC, LFR Chassis was created by Rob Fuller with Steve Leavitt as a consultant and Tony Eury Jr. as the General Manager. The company recently introduced a cutting edge chassis that is user friendly and provides the high-end components and customer service to the top-tiered Modified and Late Model teams. To learn more, call 704-662-3306 or Click here for more information.
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Good afternoon from Oswego, New York and welcome to today’s Trackside Now coverage of the Memorial Day Weekend Triple Header.Tonight’s features will include the Richie Evans Memorial 75 for the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour, Jim Shampine Memorial 75 for Supermodifieds, and Tony White Memorial 35 for the SBS division.
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Trackside Now: Speed51.com – Race of Champion Modifieds – Oswego Speedway (NY) – 5/24/14