In The Pits: Art for Aug. 7

Joey Biasi, left, battles with Bill Unglert last season at Big Diamond Speedway in the USAC Rapid Tire East Coast Sprint Car Series feature. Big Diamond Speedway has released its schedule for the 2021 season and will host its season opener on April 2.

Despite the late start to the 2020 season, it was a banner year for Big Diamond Speedway and the future looks bright at the Schuylkill County dirt oval.

Once again, the mighty Insigner Performance 358 modifieds will headline the during the 2021 season at Big Diamond Speedway. Friday night’s at Big Diamond have always featured some of the best competition around and this season will be no exception as the level of competition in 2021 will be like none other. Highlights this season for the modifieds include opening night on April 2 with $4,000 to win. The race will be followed up a week later on Friday, April 9, with the annual Money in the Mountains paying $5,000. The Brett Deyo led STSS makes their annual visit on Tuesday, June 8, for the Anthracite Assault. Friday, July 2, will be the yearly Georgie Stevenson Memorial race paying $4,000 and Friday, Aug. 20, will be the Prelude to the Coalcracker race, which will pay a whopping $10,000 to the winner. As always, the season will conclude on Sunday, Sept. 5, when the annual Jack Rich Inc. Coalcracker 72 takes place, paying a sum of $17,000 to the winner.

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