This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: December 24, 2020

A Two-time DAYTONA 500 Champion and seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, along with an Indy 500 winner and a Rolex 24 At DAYTONA and 24 Hour of Le Mans champion, took their seats in the Daytona International Speedway media center, ready to address a robust lineup of international media in a virtual news conference during...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: December 17, 2020

Due to challenges resulting from the ongoing pandemic and the need for significant advance planning, NASCAR will adjust two race weekends immediately following the 63rd running of the DAYTONA 500 on Sunday, Feb. 14. All three NASCAR national series will now remain in Daytona to run a tripleheader at the storied road course Feb. 19-21...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: December 10, 2020

There will not be 105,000 fans in the stands and the infield will probably look empty. While the world looks forward hopefully to the widespread availability of vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic, the timing of that availability is still too far out to enable NASCAR to stage its signature race, the Daytona 500, with its...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: December 3, 2020

More big money for the Outlaws. Drivers competing with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series in 2021 will have to make more room in their wallets. The Series is increasing its single-day and two-day event purses for 2021, as well as the overall points funds. Every race will now pay a...

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This That And The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, Thanksgiving Edition, November 26, 2020

TURKEY DERBY HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED DUE TO GOVERNOR PHIL MURPHY’S COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS. The new restrictions have made it impossible to run the Turkey Derby as had been scheduled on November 21, 27 and 28th. The local police department told them they will shut us down if we try to run the Derby. Sorry fans, we...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: November 19, 2020

Selinsgrove Speedway is preparing for the 2021 racing season of 75th anniversary specials and the Snyder County oval has confirmed the return of USAC to the venue again in 2021 for two big shows. The expanded USAC presence at Selinsgrove in 2021 will feature the wild USAC 410 sprints as they make a triumphant return...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: November 12, 2020

After two nights of intense racing among more than 100 competitors, Pipersville, Pennsylvania’s Brian Carber won the TRD Keith Kunz Motorsports Giveback Classic presented by Rowdy Energy at Millbridge Speedway. The grand prize for the race was the option of either a grand total of $15,000 in winnings or a ride in a KKM Midget...

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This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton, November 5, 2020

The news you all have been waiting for or at least many of you is here regarding a big weekend of racing at Bridgeport, NJ Speedway. Friday’s events remain as originally planned. This will feature the URC Sprint Cars, 602 Sportsman Underdog 20 and Street Stocks. Racing at 7 p.m. Saturday, management has spoken with...

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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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