This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, July 30, 2020

In 2019, the NOS Energy Drink USAC National Midget Series invaded the Grandview Speedway as part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series. The thirty lap USAC Midget event, dubbed the Ken Brenn Midget Masters was nothing short of a barn-burner as Chris Windom and Tyler “Sunshine” Courtney battled for the...

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Thoughts From the Beach

This past week was vacation. The one week of the year where my son and I leave “the sticks” and head to the Jersey Shore(more on that later). Though my mind was filled with sun, sand, and soothing waves crashing the shore, I still stayed plugged in to the sports scene. The main column part (more…)

This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, July 23, 2020

CBS Sports and Superstar Racing Experience (SRX), a new sports property created by The Montag Group, NASCAR Hall of Famers Ray Evernham and Tony Stewart, and investor George Pyne have entered into a multi-year partnership to produce a six-race, short-track series that will air Saturday nights in primetime on CBS Television Network and CBS All-Access...

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This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, July 16, 2020

The annual stop by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco at BAPS Motor Speedway is set for Sunday, July 19. The 19th edition of the York County Nationals again includes the STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds battling for championship points on the Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and...

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Short season shouldn’t raise your expectations for the Pittsburgh Pirates

The crack of baseball bats can be heard once again. Baseballs are flying through the air in ballparks throughout America. Hitters are honing their swings. Pitchers are improving their spin rates. Managers are figuring out the best strategy for a 60 game season. In less than two weeks, barring yet another COVID-19 disaster, the 60 (more…)

This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, July 9, 2020

A major Sprint Car racing event is postponed until 2021. We, like all of you, are devastated that the 2020 NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s will not happen this year. The Knoxville Nationals ARE Knoxville Raceway. This is the event that we plan for, anticipate and look forward to all year long....

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