Insinger Performance Returns to Post $1,500 Halfway Bonus for Budweiser International Classic 200

OSWEGO, NY (August 8, 2017) – The leader of lap 100 in this September’s 61st annual Budweiser International Classic 200 for Novelis Supermodifieds at Oswego Speedway will once again earn an extra $1,500 in cash thanks to Insinger Performance.

A master distributor of Sunoco Race Fuels, Insinger Performance has been powering top race car drivers and performers throughout the country for nearly 30 years.

Serving the racing, as well as gas and oil industries, Insinger Performance powers everything from airplanes, to NHRA dragsters, to right here at the ‘Big O’ in the Novelis Supermodified and Pathfinder Bank SBS divisions.

Each load of Insinger Performance Racing Fuel must surpass all testing requirements to qualify it for the AA rating that is used by the ASTM testing institute. This insures that Insinger provides the purest alcohol available.

For more information on Insinger Performance, you can visit their website online at

Since AMB scoring was put into effect for the 2005 running of the International Classic, there have been four repeat halfway leaders, but only one of those leaders at lap 100 has gone on to win the Classic. Otto Sitterly broke that streak in the year 2014, leading the event at halfway and going on to score the 200-lap $15,000 victory.

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To purchase tickets for this year’s Budweiser International Classic Weekend running from September 1-3, call the speedway box office at (315)-342-0646.

International Classic Halfway Leaders Since 2005:

2005 – 97 Randy Ritskes

2006 – 08 Dave McKnight

2007 – 61 Doug Didero

2008 – 08 Dave McKnight

2009 – 3 Doug Didero

2010 – 7 Otto Sitterly

2011 – 88 Randy Ritskes

2012 – 00 Joe Gosek

2013 – 6 Davey Hamilton

2014 – 7 Otto Sitterly

2015 – 68 Michael Barnes

2016 – 55 Keith Shampine

About Oswego Speedway: Oswego Speedway, a sports entertainment company, is a 5/8 mile semi-banked pavement racing oval located off the shores of Lake Ontario in scenic Oswego, NY. Oswego 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 Oswego Speedway making Oswego the only weekly Supermodified racing venue in the world. The Small Block 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, arguably the greatest driver of all time, two-time Indy 500 champion Gordon Johncock, along with former International Classic Champions Bentley Warren, Joe Gosek, and Davey Hamilton.