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Jan. 24, 2023

01 24 23 Inside Groove 111 (From Wrencher To Racer)

17-year-old Robbie "The Wrench" Wirth joins the show this week to talk about going from wrencher to racer and his plans for 2023 behind the wheel of the 350 Supermodified owned by his father, Rich. Tom reviews both 2 and …

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Jan. 14, 2023

01 14 23 Inside Groove 110 - Nicotra Stories Part 1

Long-time supermodified car owner, sponsor and fan John Nicotra returns to talk about his newly-expanded Challenge Series for 2023 and tells some stories that may contain names like Tony Stewart, Bentley Warren and Doug Heveron - but you'll have to …

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Dec. 15, 2022

12 15 22 Inside Groove 109 Mike McVetta, '72 Rewind Race 2

One of our most popular guests, Ohio Supermodified competitor Mike McVetta, joins the show to talk about his strong run in this year's Budweiser International Classic, and shares his thoughts on what the combined scheduling for the Midwest Supermodified S

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Nov. 13, 2022

11 13 2022 Inside Groove 108 (Back In The Saddle)

The show returns after several weeks absence as Tom Baker takes us back in time to look at some very intriguing things that were going on in supermodified racing around the time of the 1977 International Classic. He also has …

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Sept. 18, 2022

09 16 22 Inside Groove Podcast 107 (Classic Winner Dave Shullick Jr)

2022 Budweiser International Classic 200 Winner Dave Shullick, Jr. is Tom's featured guest as they talk about how often the odds get even in the 200-lap race, which Dave has now won three times. Tom also talks about the No. …

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Aug. 29, 2022

08 29 22 Inside Groove #106 (Champions Crowned)

Supermodified racer/Oswego Speedway PR Director Camden Proud joins host Tom Baker to break down the final week of Oswego’s regular season, talk about the track champions in each division and look ahead to this weekend’s 66th Budweiser International Classi

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Aug. 6, 2022

08 06 22 Inside Groove #105 (Pat and Jeff Abold)

Inside Groove Podcast Episode 105 powered by Indy Performance Composites features two generations of supermodified racers - Pat and Jeff Abold. Tom and Cam review last week's $10,000 to win Mr. Supermodified race and the Mr. 350 Super and Mr. …

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July 23, 2022

07 22 22 Inside Groove Podcast 104 ('76 Port City Rewind IV)

Inside Groove Podcast Episode 104 powered by Indy Performance Composites features the conclusion of the 1976 Port City 150 miniseries and Camden Proud stopping by to help Tom recap a very exciting weekend of racing at Oswego and preview this …

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July 16, 2022

07 16 22 Inside Groove Podcast 103 (Norm McCleod, '76 Port City Rewin…

This week's featured guest is Norm McCleod, whose car 32 won last year's 350 Classic with Bobby Holmes behind the wheel. Oswego Supermodified competitor/PR Camden Proud joined the show to recap the July 2nd and July 9th races and talk …

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June 30, 2022

06 29 22 Inside Groove Podcast 102 (Nathan Byrd, '76 Port City Rewind…

Nathan Byrd, better known as "Byrdman" is our special guest this week. Nathan is running in 18 different divisions this season and will race for Michael Muldoon in both the 350 super class and the supermodified this weekend. Oswego Supermodified …

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June 9, 2022

06 08 22 Inside Groove Podcast 100 - Tim Proud, Camden Proud

Oswego Supermodified competitor/PR Camden Proud joined the show to recap the first of the three Winged Challenge Series races and preview upcoming events at Oswego, and Cam's father Tim, who has come out of retirement this year to race the …

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June 1, 2022

05 31 22 Inside Groove 98 - Joe Gosek Encore

As the 106th running of the Indy 500 has just been completed, we thought it would be fun to present an encore presentation of the Episode 31 interview with "Double O" Joe Gosek, whose month of May almost 20 years …

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May 26, 2022

05 26 22 Inside Groove 98 - "The Flying Firefighter" Jack Patrick

This week we had a special FB Live broadcast of the show, which featured long-time Oswego SBS and Supermodified competitor - "The Flying Firefighter" Jack Patrick. The complete audio from that special is shared here, along with the complete '72 …

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May 19, 2022

05 17 22 - Inside Groove 97 Mike Bruce, Camden Proud

This week we return to present day conversation on The Groove Show as Evans Mills SBS winner Mike Bruce joins us to talk about his victory, and Camden Proud adds to Mike's discussion about the race and the new touring …

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May 10, 2022

05 10 22 Inside Groove 96 (broomball on a zebra)

The Inside Groove Supermodified Podcast powered by Indy Performance Composites is the only weekly podcast dedicated exclusively to the Oswego Speedway and the other supermodified touring series. In this episode, host Tom Baker throws it back to week #3

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May 7, 2022

05 06 22 - Inside Groove Podcast (This One's For Terry!)

This episode of the Inside Groove Supermodified Podcast was a difficult one to put together. Host Tom Baker is joined by "The Jersey Jet" Joey Payne to pay tribute to long-time Oswego Speedway and supermodified fan and car owner Terry …

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April 26, 2022

04 26 22 Inside Groove 94 - Warren and Ryan Coniam Encore

This week's Inside Groove Podcast features encore presentations of one of the many father and son teams who have competed at the Oswego Speedway over the years, Canadian stars Warren and Ryan Coniam.

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April 17, 2022

04 17 22 Inside Groove Podcast 93 - Keith Shampine, '72 Rewind Openin…

A special Easter "Super Sunday" episode of Inside Groove features an interview with Keith Shampine, who shares his perspective on the recent announcement that Chris Osetek is reworking the No. 55 for Dave Shullick to drive in the three Oswego …

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March 10, 2022

03 10 22 - Inside Groove #92 (Camden Proud, '72 Tossback)

This week's 'Groove starts with Tom realizing that an Oswego Speedway program he found was 50 years old! That led to the first "tossback" segment where he detailed what went on at the race profiled in the program and read …

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Feb. 27, 2022

02 27 22 Inside Groove Podcast #91 (Danny Soule)

International Supermodified Association (ISMA) President and car owner Danny Soule opens up about his late father Jim's early history as a car owner in the 70's, talks about his own time driving and as an owner and his vision for …

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Feb. 16, 2022

02 16 22 Inside Groove #90 (Rob Bruce, Bobby Timmons Jr.)

This week's 'Groove features a glimpse into the life and career of 2021 Small Block Supermodified rookie Rob Bruce, and third-gen supermodified driver Bobby Timmons, Jr., who is carrying on the high-speed tradition of one of Maine's most popular racing …

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Jan. 31, 2022

01 30 22 Inside Groove Podcast #89 (Brian Allegresso)

The controversy over the new supermodified series in New England continues, but many questions should be answered with this episode featuring legendary crew chief Brian Allegresso, who is overseeing the spec motor program for the NE Big Block Supermodifie

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Jan. 16, 2022

01 16 22 Inside Groove #88 (NEBBSS PR Spencer Morse)

There's a new Big Block Supermodified Series in the Northeast, and we've got an exclusive conversation with their PR Director Spencer Morse. Camden Proud returns to the show to talk about his new '22 ride and the diverse Oswego Speedway …

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