Over the last three years, Derek Thorn has been pretty much unstoppable when it comes to the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway. Despite that, Thorn entered Sunday’s 300-lap contest having never won the prestigious event. Now, in his 10th attempt at chasing the Tom Dawson Trophy, Derek Thorn will finally get the chance to take the trophy home, securing the victory in one of the most dominating performances in Snowball Derby history.
CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 22, 2022) – The Snowball Derby is known as one of the biggest stock car events in the country, and this year it will feature RFK Co-Owner and Driver Brad Keselowski, who will wheel the No. 6 in arguably the most prestigious grassroots event of the year.
Ryan Preece spent the past several years watching the Snowball Derby from home and wondered why he wasn’t there too. So, he decided to do something about it. Simultaneously, NASCAR Cup Series crew chief and 2007 CRA Super Series champion driver Chris Gabehart had also been fighting the itch to get back into the Super Late Model game in some capacity. So, he decided to do something about that too.
CONCORD, N.C. (May 7, 2021) – Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) and Speed51.com have formed a partnership ahead of SRX’s inaugural season with Speed51.com serving as the series’ short-track content marketing partner for the 2021 season. SRX is a six-race short-track series airing this summer on Saturday nights in primetime on CBS. It features drivers from an array of motorsports backgrounds competing in identically prepared racecars on a variety of tracks.
When the Granite State Pro Stock Series shifts the 2021 season into gear at Stafford Speedway on April 24 as part of NAPA Opening Day, one of the favorites among the “outsiders” would be Derek Griffith.
The 45th Annual Rattler 250 at South Alabama has come and gone.
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Feb 4, 2021) — Montgomery, Alabama native Perry Patino will compete in 7 races for the newly founded BJ McLeod Motorsports with Travis Braden short track racing program in 2021. The schedule will consist of select events in the Southern Super Series and CARS Super Late Model Tour.
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Jan 19, 2021) — BJ McLeod and Travis Braden join forces to develop a distinctive short track racing program, BJ McLeod Motorsports with Travis Braden. The program plans to provide a professional and turnkey, top-performing environment for developing drivers’ skills as they progress their careers.
The 53rd Annual Snowball Derby provided another finish that fans will remember for a long time. Ty Majeski prevailed in a back-and-forth battle with Derek Thorn in a five-lap shootout for his first win in Super Late Model racing’s biggest race.
NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Overview: Event: N.C. Education Lottery 200, Race 3 of 23, 134 Laps – 30/30/74; 201 Miles Location: Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway (1.5-mile quad-oval) Date/Broadcast: May 26, 2020 at 8 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR 90 What You Need to Know: Nineteen-year-old Christian Eckes will make his first NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series start at Charlotte Motor Speedway driving the No. 18 Safelite AutoGlass Tundra for Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) in Tuesday…