This, That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, May 21,2020

NASCAR has announced the next installment of races in its return to racing, featuring events at Bristol Motor Speedway, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. The slate of races include events in the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Series and the ARCA Menards Series. The...

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This, That And, The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, May 7,2020

NASCAR has announced it will return to racing on May 17, which will kick off a slate of races that includes seven events in three series at two race tracks – Darlington Raceway and Charlotte Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series will each host...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: April 23, 2020

It’s been four weeks since NASCAR and other sports were forced to postpone their respective events amid the COVID-19 outbreak. It’s made binge watching the new pastime of this brave new world. While iRacing has done an impressive job of simulating NASCAR action with the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, the ability to go beyond...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: April 16, 2020

The interruption to the 2020 NASCAR season as our country and the world manages the COVID-19 pandemic has been understandably disappointing and disconcerting for racers, fans, teams and the industry as a whole. But instead of completely retreating during this time of general uncertainty, NASCAR and the racing industry at large have instead responded immediately...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: April 9, 2020

With continued statewide governmental regulations in force regarding prevention of the spread of the COVID –19 virus, Selinsgrove Speedway cancelled the Saturday, April 4 racing program of URC Sprints, limited late models and roadrunners. The show was to be the first of seven events slated this year at the track for 360 c.i. sprint cars,...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: April 2, 2020

The Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced today. The 104th edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will air live on NBC, with the official green flag time to be announced at a later...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: March 26, 2020

NASCAR President Steve Phelps held a teleconference with the sport’s media last week addressing questions and reassuring that the hope is, yes, the full season’s 36 points races will be run, with the safety of the sport’s fans and its participants of utmost importance during the current worldwide COVID-19 virus outbreak. NASCAR announced Monday that...

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This, That And, The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, March 19, 2020

Richmond Raceway will host the NTT INDYCAR SERIES for an open test on Wednesday, March 25. The test will be held the week following the season-opening race, the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. For the first time in 11 years, Richmond will welcome fans to view INDYCAR athletes taking their first laps at America’s...

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