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Tammy Ten Media Presents Russ Conway ‘True Friend’ Award to International Classic Lap Leader

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OSWEGO, NY (August 29, 2019) – John and Wendy Brush of Tammy Ten Media will honor legendary promoter Russ Conway with the ‘True Friend Award,’ paying $500 to the driver that leads the most laps in Sunday’s 63rd Budweiser International Classic at Oswego Speedway.

Conway, a longtime investor in the Star and Lee Speedways in New Hampshire who also aided in forming the New England Supermodified Racing Association in the 1960’s, passed away last week after a lengthy illness. 

Very dedicated supporters of Supermodified racing, John and Wendy Brush also own Corr-Pak Merchandising, proud sponsor of the 2019 Oswego / ISMA Reciprocal Agreement. The Brush Family and Tammy Ten Media sponsor Doug Didero’s No. 3 as well. 

Located in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Tammy Ten Media is a multifaceted design firm, specializing in a combination of graphic design and structural design. Learn more about Tammy Ten Media by visiting online today at TammyTenMedia.ca.

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Thirty Cars Pre-Entered for $12,000 to Win NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Toyota Mod Classic 150 presented by McDonald’s

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OSWEGO, NY (August 29, 2019) – Thirty cars have pre-entered for Saturday night’s 150-lap, $12,000 to win Toyota Mod Classic 150 presented by McDonald’s as the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour rolls back into Classic Weekend at Oswego Speedway. 

Classic Weekend 2019 marks the fourth consecutive appearance by the Modified Tour, which returned to Oswego in 2016 after an absence spanning over two decades. The NWMT had held prior events at the Steel Palace in 1988 and 1989. 

Two of the three former NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Toyota Mod Classic 150 champions will be in the field for Saturday’s event including Doug Coby along with last year’s race winner and area favorite; Matt Hirschman. 

Supermodified racing will be well represented as three current or former drivers; Rob Summers, Ron Silk, and of course Bobby Santos, who will pull double duty driving both the Sapienza Racing No. 36 and the Jeff West No. 1, have all pre-entered as well. 

Leading the NASCAR Modified contingent into the Port City are Coby, Justin Bonsignore, and Silk who sit one, two and three in a very tight points race with Bonsignore and Silk nodded up for second. These three drivers combine for ten of the eleven tour wins this season. 

Sitting four through ten in the points race are Craig Lutz, Eric Goodale, Patrick Emerling, Matt Swanson, Chris Pasteryak, Jimmy Blewett, and Woody Pitkat, who is the only other winner on the tour in 2019. 

Pitkat, who was originally scheduled to pilot the Jarod Zeitmann owned No. 82, has since parted ways with the team. Woody will now drive the Eddie Harvey owned No. 1 car, but will not be in attendance at Oswego. Meanwhile, Chase Dowling will fill the seat for Zeitmann. 

A handful of drivers on the roster should be very familiar to fans that follow Tour Modified racing in New York State. Brothers Timmy and Tommy Catalano are entered, and their mother Amy will also be in action piloting the Allie Brainard No. 184. 

In addition to the Catalano family, Tyler Rypkema and Calvin Carroll, two youngsters on the RoC Tour, have entered the event with their family owned machines sponsored by Nelorp and Power with Prestige. 

Saturday’s schedule will see hot laps begin at 1pm, the first NWMT practice at 1:35, ISMA time trials at 3:30, ISMA heat races at 4:15, NWMT qualifying at 5:00, the driver autograph session at 5:45, pre-race ceremonies at 6:00, and the first feature event at 7:00. 

Tickets for ‘Super Saturday’ of Classic Weekend, featuring the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and the Jack Murphy Memorial Bud Light ISMA Supernationals 60 for Winged Supermodifieds, remain available by calling the track box office at (315)-342-0646. 

You can find a full NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Toyota Mod Classic 150 presented by McDonald’s entry list below. 

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About Oswego Speedway: Oswego Speedway is a 5/8 mile semi-banked pavement racing oval located off the shores of Lake Ontario in scenic Oswego, NY. The speedway has been a continuously run weekly racing venue since August 1951. The premier open-wheel pavement short track cars in the world, Supermodifieds, run weekly at the Oswego Speedway making it the only weekly Supermodified racing venue in the world. The Small Block Supermodifieds and 350 Supermodifieds accompany the full blown Supers on a weekly Saturday night schedule which runs from May through September. Oswego Speedway is mentioned in racing circles as the “Indy of the East,” as no fewer than a dozen past and present competitors have competed at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway including Mario Andretti, two-time Indy 500 champion Gordon Johncock, and former International Classic Champions Bentley Warren, Joe Gosek, and Davey Hamilton.

Entry List – 4th annual NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Toyota Mod Classic 150 presented by McDonald’s – Saturday, August 30:

01 – Melissa Fifield 

2 – Doug Coby 

3 – Matt Swanson 

5 – Kyle Ebersole 

06 – Samuel Ramueau 

07 – Patrick Emerling 

16 – Timmy Solomito 

18 – Ken Heagy 

21 – Chuck Hossfeld 

25 – Calvin Carroll 

32 – Tyler Rypkema 

33 – Wade Cole 

34 –  JB Fortin Jr. 

36 – Bobby Santos III 

38 – Kyle Ellwood 

45 – Timmy Catlano 

46 – Craig Lutz 

47 – Joey Mucciaciaro 

51 – Justin Bonsignore 

54 – Tommy Catalano 

58 – Eric Goodale 

60 – Matt Hirschman 

64 – Rob Summers 

75 – Chris Pasteryak 

77 – Gary Putnam 

78 – Walter Cutcliffe Jr. 

82 – Chase Dowling 

85 – Ron Silk 

184 – Amy Catalano 

214 – Blake Barney 

Oswego Speedway’s 63rd International Classic Week Wraps 2019 Season this Friday through Sunday

OSWEGO, NY (August 27, 2019) – Oswego Speedway’s 2019 season will come to a close this Labor Day Weekend with the 63rd Budweiser International Classic Weekend featuring Novelis Supermodifieds, Pathfinder Bank SBS, 350 Supermodifieds, ISMA Supermodifieds, and more. 

On Friday, August 30, Classic Qualifying Night headlined by the 50-lap Dave London Memorial Sunoco New York Super Stock Series event will jumpstart the three day show with time trials for the Supermodifieds, Pathfinder Bank SBS, and 350 Supers also on the card. 

Saturday morning, the stars and cars of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will roll into town for the 4th Toyota Mod Classic 150 presented by McDonald’s. The 150-lap Modified race will serve as a co-headliner alongside the Bud Light ISMA Supernationals for Winged Supermodifieds.

The jam-packed weekend will be capped off on Sunday, September 1 with the richest and most historic Supermodified race in the country; the 63rd annual, $15,000 to win Budweiser Classic 200 for Novelis Supermodifieds. 

Prior to the 200-lap season finale on Sunday afternoon, the Pathfinder Bank SBS division will compete in its 75-lap Classic event presented by Bud Light while the new 350 Supermodified class will duel in a 35-lap Classic presented by Busch Beer. 

Several ticket packages remain available for Classic Weekend. To learn about options such as the three-day GA combo for $100, or the three-day pit pass priced at $135, call the Oswego Speedway office today at (315)-342-0646. 

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