Looking through the box score from the 51st Annual Snowball Derby, we can’t help but think about which drivers may have something to prove at next year's Snowball Derby.  Many of the same names that chased the Tom Dawson Trophy this year will take another run at the coveted trophy in 2019, hoping to place […]

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The 51st Annual Snowball Derby was chalk full of storylines.  While many of those stories have already made headlines on the World Wide Web, there are plenty more stories to be told.  Today, we take a look at some of those stories in our annual Snowball Derby Leftovers.   Roderick Rebounds for Top-Five Finish Casey […]

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Pro Late Models hit the pavement at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida for three practice sessions on Thursday morning and afternoon. When the final checkered flag fell, the driver with the longest trip to the Panhandle was sitting atop the overall leaderboard.   California’s Derek Thorn led the way on Thursday with a fast […]

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After missing last year’s 50th Annual Snowball Derby, west coast racing star Derek Thorn will double down in his return to Five Flags Speedway for the 51st Annual Snowball Derby this weekend.   The Lakeport, California driver has been dominant in his racing on the west coast this season, most notably capturing the 2018 NASCAR […]

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When you talk about Super Late Model racing at Kern County Raceway, the name Derek Thorn is usually involved in the conversation.  It was no different on Sunday during the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour race, as the Bakersfield, California driver took control of the race in the second half to win the Bullwark FR October […]

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Mother Nature tried to dampen the fun this weekend, but the short track racing world persevered and had a big weekend of racing. Check out the top 10 stories from this past weekend right now.   1. Worst to First: Hoffman's Unique Strategy Pays Off at Seekonk Matt Hirschman drove from worst to first on […]

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The road to the 51st Annual Snowball Derby continues Saturday night at Five Flags Speedway (FL) with the season finale for the Deep South Crane Blizzard Series.  We take a look at the Deep South Cranes 150 presented by Earnest Performance in this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com.   0: Over the years, […]

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After taking a year away from Snowball Derby weekend, California’s Derek Thorn and the No. 43 Campbell Motorsports have announced that they are coming back in full force for the 51st edition in December. In preparation, Thorn and company have decided to make their return to Pensacola, Florida and Five Flags Speedway much earlier than […]

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The summer is beginning to come to a close and so too are some track's seasons, including Bowman Gray Stadium. But while some places are coming to a close, there are new beginnings just getting started in the case of one second-generation driver.   If you missed any of the big stories this weekend, don't […]

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Derek Thorn survived a wild Saturday night at the New Stockton 99 Speedway and muscled his way to his third SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series win of the season.  Thorn collected $5,000 for his victory in the SPEARS Southwest Tour 125 presented by 51 FIFTY Energy Drink, taking his SRL career earnings to well over […]

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