The Snowball Derby is a rollercoaster ride for the race teams that compete in the race each year.  With the stakes being even higher for the 50th running of the race this past weekend, the rollercoaster ride featured many twists, turns, ups and downs.   While some of the 53 drivers attempting to qualify for […]

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Friday at the Snowball Derby is called the most intense day of qualifying in short track racing, and it lived up to its billing this season at Five Flags Speedway (FL).   Going down to the last car, Stephen Nasse sat on the bubble with defending race champion Christian Eckes taking the track. Nasse had every […]

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The Snowball Derby is always a who’s who of pavement racing. The best drivers from all over North America descend upon Pensacola, Florida’s Five Flags Speedway for the biggest race of the year. Many of those drivers are champions from whatever track or series they race regularly, and they’re all looking to add the title […]

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Throughout his career Stephen Nasse has never been afraid to share what’s on his mind, whether it’s about a fellow competitor or even himself. The former was on full display at the Snowball Derby one year ago, but the latter has also been demonstrated as Nasse and the No. 51 team prepare for the 50th […]

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The Snowball Derby is known for its great racing, amazing atmosphere and deeply talented starting lineups. But another thing that the Snowball Derby has become known for recently are the special paint schemes that many teams unveil specifically for the biggest short track event of the year. This year, the Speed51.com Best Appearing Car Contest […]

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Stephen Nasse considers the high-banked half-mile of New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida to be his home race track. The driver from Pinellas Park, Florida scored his first Super Late Model win at the legendary track a few years ago in addition to having thousands of laps there.   That’s why any time […]

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