Lemon, honey and— for those chilly Derby mornings—hot tea.   That’s the weary-throated remedy lining the windowsill every December in the announcer’s booth at Five Flags Speedway, a makeshift pharmacy Robbie Harvey has perfected over the past 15 years of calling the Snowball Derby.   If his name doesn’t ring any bells, his voice certainly […]

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Announcers are more than just people who talk (or sometimes yell) into microphones.  At a short track racing event, they are just as much a part of the show as the racers.  They can be the difference between a good show and a great show.   The responsibility of an announcer is to keep his […]

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