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RACING AROUND: Sitterly wins record ninth Oswego title

Otto Sitterly now stands alone atop a list of Hall of Fame drivers at Oswego Speedway. Last Saturday, after being sick all week, Sitterly drove the Nicotra Racing No. 7 to an eighth-place finish in the feature to lock up his record ninth Novelis Supermodified track championship at Oswego ...

Racing Around: Fonda wraps up point races

Is there a changing of the guard going on at Fonda Speedway? First, Brett Deyo takes over as the promoter at the Track of Champions, bringing fresh ideas trying to bring the fans, and drivers, back to Fonda Speedway. Looking back at the season there were plenty of nights that the crowds were ...

Racing Around: Warner set to make history

When Joe Kriss’ green flag drops for the start of the 30-lap modified main event Saturday night at Fonda Speedway, history will be made. With a 70-point lead over defending track champion Bobby Varin heading into the final night of points for the season at Fonda Speedway, Rocky Warner has ...

Racing Around: Glen Ridge set to add to hall of fame

August 18 is going to be a big night at the Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. Not only is the rescheduled Vengeance on the schedule, but it is also the night of the Hall of Fame induction ceremonies at The Ridge. The Class of 2019 includes car owner and sponsor Bill Nelson, driver Butchie Irwin, ...

Racing Around: Bennett, Myrusky to be honored

It doesn’t seem that long ago that while walking home from Estee Middle School I always seemed to make a slight detour off Main Street. The trip took me behind a laundromat between Second and Third Avenues to a garage behind it to peer in through the garage door windows just to check on the ...

Racing Around: Thrilling finish at Fonda

If the finish of the Short Track Super Series Firecracker 50 at Fonda Speedway on July 3rd didn’t get your heart pumping, you better get it checked out. The drama started when the top two — Stewart and Jessica Friesen — went to the pits on lap 31. Stewart had a right-rear flat, while ...