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, April 22, 2021

CBS Sports has revealed its all-star announce team for the inaugural Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) season, which debuts this summer airing live on the CBS Television Network and streaming on Paramount+. The brand-new racing series will run on six consecutive Saturday nights in primetime beginning Saturday, June 12 (8:00 PM, ET). The announce team features...

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This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, April 15, 2021

Good news for motorsports in Pennsylvania and more to come. The Motorsports Council of PA (MCP) has been conducting a state-wide research effort in partnership with Washington & Jefferson College. The study is looking into all aspects of motorsports economic activity across the commonwealth. Mountains of data have been collected from racetracks, race teams, vendors,...

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This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, April 8, 2021

Pocono Raceway has launched ‘50 Years of The Tricky Triangle’ in celebration of the first race to take place on their 2.5-mile, triangular shaped track in 1971. This golden jubilee will include stories from motorsports’ most significant figures, a podcast series, a blog series, a collaborative website where fans can contribute photos and a special,...

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