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WORLD CHAMPION TO RACE US OPEN IN OWEGO, NY

One of the most prestigious events in North America for speedway motorcycle racing, The John F. Stalma US Open National Championships, is set to come to Champion Speedway in Owego, NY on Aug 30 and 31 and one of the greatest riders of all-time, former WORLD CHAMPION, Sam Ermolenko, is set to compete. Ermolenko, from […]

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Mittl wins his 4th NY State Championship

East Coast Speedway Series Mittl wins his 4th NY State Championship! Story by Jason Bonsignore Photos by John Zachary (Adam Mittl in orange) (Dave Clark in red/blue) Champion Speedway, Owego, NY July 19, 2014 The NY State Speedway Championship took place July 19th at Champion Speedway. Unfortunately the gloomy weather was out and rain was […]

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Buman wins Hank Bassett Cup/Legends Night at Champion Speedway

East Coast Speedway SeriesBuman wins Hank Bassett Cup/Legends Night at Champion Speedway!Story by Jason BonsignorePhotos by Steve KoletarJune 28, 2014 Owego, NY The largest gathering of Legends in years took place at Champion Speedway on June 28th. Not only were the stars of yesteryear there to socialize and see some great racing on a night […]

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Hank Bassett Cup/Legends Night and Celebration of the life of Howie Oakden

The list of legends is growing for June 28th, 7pm Hank Bassett Cup/Legends night and Celebration of the life of Howie Oakden, confirmed so far…Stormin Norm Robinson Robinson, Hurricane Hank Bassett, George Lazorbeam Lazor, Warren Diem, Mike Robinson, Bob Robinson, Mike Robinson (Bob’s son), Mike Lauterborn, Bruce Sill, Rick Close, Pistol Pete Atwater, Joey Sephton, […]

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RIP #50 Howie Oakden

The Speedway Community has lost an irreplaceable friend…#50 Howie “The Hammer” Oakden has passed after a long battle with cancer. Howie was a good division one rider in the 70’s and 80’s back here, an important part of the group from Rochester and Robinson Cycle Sales that brought speedway back to the East Coast in […]

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Donholt wins Patrick Ahlund Spring Classic

Photos by Steve Koletar Champion Speedway, Owego, NY May, 25, 2014 Champion Speedway in Owego opened up its 40th anniversary season on May 25th with a well organized, timely run program that was witnessed by a healthy crowd and with a good turnout of competitors! The show featured some excellent announcing by Finger Lakes radio […]

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Champion Speedway Hopeful for Opener Sunday May 26th

The little dirt oval track on the side of NYS 17/86 known as Champion Speedway has had a storied past. Started in 1975, it quickly became a local legend with sellout crowds who came in droves to see a spectacular form of extreme motorcycle racing called speedway where motorcycles slide sideways with no brakes! Local […]

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Champion Opener this Sunday

Champion Speedway is pleased to open for it’s 40TH Anniversary this Sunday evening with the Patrick Ahlund Spring Classic Championship! This year marks my 17th as promoter and I am excited to announce a great lineup for Sunday evening, listed below, along with the schedule for this summer!  #1/72 Larry “Tuff” McBride#2 Adam “The Missile” […]

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Classic Speedway Bikes for Sale

I restore classic speedway bikes and am in the process of doing several more, here are examples of what is coming up or call to order something custom, I also have new or used modern race ready bikes and new and used modern and vintage parts. I also buy speedway bikes or equipment. I can […]

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Kelly Moran Memorial

Another great lineup for Champion Speedway for tomorrows Kelly Moran Memorial! Buman Meldrum Walker Peters Cornell Crawford Brookes McBride Engel Donholt Hawkins Oakden Carr Garlinghouse Podany Parsons Heath Wheeland Portararo Bailey Oakden A. Clark Sturzenegger Bruzek Sanchez Farrell Roberts Dal. Oakden Schelp

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