Since the Snowball Derby on December 6, Derek Thorn has gone on to win a fifth SRL Southwest Tour title.  He capped off his most dominant championship run yet with a win at Kern County Raceway Park, his eighth win in nine SRL races in 2020.   Even with another championship on his mantle, the […]

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Rising to the challenge is what separates a top-notch driver from the rest of the pack. Whether it’s dominating a race, going on a winning streak or sealing a win with a late-race pass, drivers slowly rise to the top of the field and make a name for themselves.   That’s why the FK Rod […]

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2020 has certainly been a year to remember.  While the COVID-19 pandemic halted racing for the most part in March and April, there was plenty of racing to follow once racing resumed in May and June.   Today, as we look forward to putting 2020 behind us, we take a look at the past year […]

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Derek Thorn and Jeremy Doss scored victories and championships Saturday night at Kern County Raceway as the season wrapped up for both the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour and SPEARS Modified Series. Thorn took home his eighth victory of the season and 49th  career SRL triumph, to clinch his record extending fifth championship. Doss scored his […]

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Derek Thorn put on arguably the most dominating performance in Snowball Derby history.  The California driver led 252 of the 302 laps Sunday afternoon, setting a record in the 53 years the race has been contested.   However, dominating performances don’t always translate to wins, especially in auto racing.   Thorn gave up the lead […]

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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.   WATCH THE SNOWBALL DERBY ON SPEED51.TV   The Wisconsin driver passed Thorn just […]

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