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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This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, October 8, 2020

Following NASCAR’s announcement of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule, Pocono Raceway will be the only track to host two NASCAR Cup Series races on back-to-back days. The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series events will take place at ‘The Tricky Triangle’ on Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27. Tickets and camping options for the 2021...

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This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, October 1, 2020

The Mahoning Valley Speedway Hall of Fame Series (MVSHoFS) finale is set for October 2-3 and the hype is building for the upcoming Hal Renninger Tribute weekend which is race number five of the popular series of events. Sure there is the excitement of the Mahoning Modified division regulars ready to battle the touring Race...

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This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, September 24, 2020

Exactly how many motorsports fans have any interest in a track that has been closed for far longer than it was open is anyone’s guess, but this particular motorsports fan is profoundly interested. My long time friend Steven Cole Smith shared this information with his Autoweek readers and I felt there would be many readers...

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This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, September 17, 2020

 ERNIE SAXTON The 50th Annual Freedom 76 paying $35,550 to win is set for Saturday, September 19th. The Grandview Speedway Modified Classic is expected to attract many of the top dirt track Modified racers trying for the big money that will also hundreds of dollars in lap money. Racing starts at 7 p.m. The night...

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This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, September 10, 2020

For the first – and only – time in 2020, the potent United Racing Club (URC) 360 Sprint Cars tackle Georgetown Speedway on Friday, September 11. The progressively banked half-mile oval returns to action on the 11th with the first URC appearance since the speedway was resurfaced following the mid-March season opener. URC competitors will...

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This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, September 3, 2020

After being postponed by COVID-19 regulations in March, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco ‘Speed Showcase’ at Port Royal Speedway was rescheduled to mid-October. Now, the event has reached epic proportions for big-block/small-block Modified teams. The ‘Speed Showcase 200’ weekend will now take place Thursday-Saturday, October 15-17 at the...

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This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, August 27, 2020

National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, LLC (“NASCAR”) is to launch a dedicated channel on Motorsport.tv, Motorsport Network’s digital OTT platform devoted to racing and automotive content. The NASCAR® channel will bring fans rich content from behind the scenes at one of the world’s most exciting and fan-friendly racing series. The NASCAR® channel will...

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This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, August 20, 2020

NASCAR has announced the final installment of events in the revised 2020 schedule, including the full Playoffs schedule for all three national series. In the NASCAR Cup Series, all 10 playoff venues and dates will remain intact from the original 2020 schedule, with the postseason kicking off at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, Sept. 6 (NBCSN,...

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