This, That And The Thing By Ernie Saxton, June 10, 2021

Pocono Raceway and the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau have announced the Explore the Pocono Mountains Summer Sweepstakes. The winner of sweepstakes, which runs through June 13, will have the opportunity to wave the green flag to start the Explore the Pocono Mountains 350 NASCAR Cup Series race at ‘The Tricky Triangle’ on Sunday, June 27....

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This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, June 3, 2021

Kyle Strickler was at a crossroads in his racing career. “The High side Tickler” split with PCC Motorsports and was left to find a ride for the World of Outlaws Late Model races at Port Royal Speedway with days to spare. After picking up a Vic Hill Racing engine in Tennessee, Strickler made a stop...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: May 27, 2021

With the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race set for June 13 at Texas Motor Speedway, the All-Star Race Fan Vote opened Thursday. Fans can participate by visiting here and voting for their favorite driver. You can only vote for one eligible NASCAR driver per submission, and you may only submit one ballot per day...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: May 20, 2021

Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) and Speed51.com have formed a partnership ahead of SRX’s inaugural season with Speed51.com serving as the series’ short-track content marketing partner for the 2021 season. SRX is a six-race short-track series airing this summer on Saturday nights in primetime on CBS. It features drivers from an array of motorsports backgrounds competing...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: May 13, 2021

A big loss to the history of the sport. Statements from Roger Penske, J. Douglas Boles about Passing of Bobby Unser Statements from Roger Penske and J. Douglas Boles about the recent passing of three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Unser, who died at age 87: “There simply was no one quite like Bobby Unser. Bobby...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: May 6, 2021

Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today a multi–year partnership with The Lonely Entrepreneur (TLE), a New York–based non–profit organization that provides individuals with entrepreneurial skills and support through the TLE Learning Community, an extensive online learning and community platform.TLE and the Black Entrepreneur Initiative(501c3) (BEI)will be the primary partner of the No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: April 29, 2021

BY ERNIE SAXTON Dover International Speedway, in consultation with state public health officials, is permitted to host fans in its grandstands for its May 14-16 NASCAR race weekend, track officials announced today. State public health officials have allowed the Monster Mile to host fans after approving the track’s health and safety protocols related to the...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: October 29, 2020

With continued COVID-19 restrictions impacting the sports and entertainment world, officials at the World of Outlaws and The Dirt Track at Charlotte have announced that the Can-Am World Finals, originally scheduled for Nov. 5-7, has been postponed to 2021. However, the two premier dirt racing series will still end the 2020 season at The Dirt...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: October 22, 2020

Freddie Rahmer of Salfordville was crowned the 2020 Williams Grove Speedway Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint car track champion on Saturday night during an on-track presentation during the 58th annual National Open. Rahmer, who is celebrating his second career track crown after also taking the title in 2017, took the track championship aboard his father’s No....

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: October 15, 2020

Team Penske has announced that the organization is extending its driver development program by signing Austin Cindric to a contract extension that will see the 22-year-old remain with the team through the foreseeable future, driving in both the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) and NASCAR Cup Series (NCS). Currently competing in the NXS Playoffs, Cindric will...

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