Little Separation Between Snowball Derby’s Fastest After all was said and done on the first official day of practice for the 48th Annual Snowball Derby, only five-thousandths of a second separated the top three on speed chart.  Mostly composed of qualifying mock runs, it painted an early picture of who to watch when the first […]

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Two top young drivers eyeing their first career Snowball Derby start suffered set backs Thursday afternoon as a result of vicious hits during practice.   15-year-old recent Super Late Model upstart Christian Eckes was fastest during an hour long session in the morning, but luck turned in a completely different direction after lunchtime.   The […]

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – The LFR Driver Development Groups looks to close out its 2015 season with a win in one of the most famous short track races as the group prepares to compete in the Snowball Derby. Drivers Quin Houff, William Byron and Christian Eckes will represent the group during this year’s trip to Five […]

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Mooresville, NC – In just his second outing for the LFR Driver Development Group and second time in a Super Late Model car, Christian Eckes scored a fourth place finish at the South Boston Speedway this past Saturday. The 14-year-old driver is currently competing in select races this year before joining the LFR DDG for […]

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Mooresville, N.C. – The LFR Driver Development Group is proud to announce the addition of Christian Eckes to the team for select 2015 races and 2016 season.  The 14-year-old Greenville, New York native earned his first career late model win in June and is looking forward to advancing his career with LFR.   “I’m thrilled […]

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