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East Tennessee Racing Community Mourns the Passing of Scott Sexton

Friday, January 11th, 2013

  By Richard Allen
On Thursday morning, the east Tennessee racing community lost a great competitor and a dear friend with the passing of driver Scott Sexton.The sense of grief was readily apparent as drivers, fans, media members and promoters took to Facebook and other forms of social media to express their memories and sympathies.
Sexton suffered from [...]

Scott Sexton getting back on track

Monday, October 18th, 2010

By Richard Allen
In and around the 1990s there were few late model drivers who found more success on the dirt tracks of east Tennessee and the southeast region of the country than Scott Sexton of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Unfortunately, that strong run came to a rather abrupt halt as life circumstances caused the talented racer [...]

Scott Sexton makes the most of his return to racing

Saturday, September 25th, 2010


 By Richard Allen

Scott Sexton has been out of the driver’s seat of a race car for most of the 2010 season due to health problems involving his legs. However, on Saturday night at the 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee he returned not only to the track but also to victory lane driving the #66 [...]

Scott Sexton takes season opener at 411 Motor Speedway

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

By Richard Allen
Scott Sexton began a comeback to full time dirt late model racing at the end of the 2009 season. In the season opener at the 411 Motor Speedway on Saturday that comeback took a big step forward.
Starting from the outside of the front row, Sexton bolted out to an early lead and never [...]

Scott Sexton racing back to dirt track prominence

Monday, November 30th, 2009

By Richard Allen
From 1988 to 2002 Pigeon Forge’s Scott Sexton ran roughshod over many of the tracks and competitors of east Tennessee. In that time frame he scored over 200 late model feature wins on the region’s dirt.
Unfortunately, for personal reasons surrounding the illness and subsequent death of his father, Sexton’s racing career came to [...]

Ride along with Owens, Hill, Douglas or Sexton at Volunteer Speedway

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

BULLS GAP, Tenn. — Looking for the perfect present for the race fan on your Christmas gift list? How about a ride in the Volunteer Speedway two-seater Late Model around the high banks on Saturday, Jan. 2, with your choice of driver between four of East Tennessee’s top chauffeur’s behind the wheel in Jimmy Owens, [...]

East Tennessee driver hoping to learn from talented mentor

Monday, November 9th, 2009

By Richard Allen
Anyone who has followed the local racing scene around east Tennessee since the 1990s has heard the name Scott Sexton. The Sevier County native put together just over a decade of dominance that resulted in feature race checkered flags and trophies numbering in the hundreds.
Young driver Ryan King is hoping to put together [...]