Jerry Babb’s Journey from Maine to Snowball Derby Winning Crew Chief

Have suitcase, will travel. That is the motto of Jerry Babb, who left the state of Maine to advance his career in motorsports after having a cup of tea in the driver ranks. He’s worked and tried his hands in lots of places. The journey saw its highest point after a crafty-Maine former driver won the Snowball Derby as crew chief to young Georgia driver Chandler Smith on Sunday.

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Thorn Stays Perfect with Snowflake 100 Victory

Jake Garcia kept applying the pressure, but Derek Thorn executed a flawless race to win the Snowflake 100 for the second time in three years. Thorn led wire-to-wire, but several restarts gave Garcia a chance. Ultimately, the two were too evenly matched and Thorn had the track position earned in time trials earlier in afternoon to continue a perfect weekend.

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Chandler Smith Wins 54th Annual Snowball Derby (Pending Inspection)

UPDATE – Sunday, December 5th @ 8:27pm / ET Four hours and 12 minutes after the completion of the 2021 Snowball Derby, Chandler Smith’s No. 26s Toyota has officially been declared the winner, clearing post-race technical inspection. Pending technical inspection, 2021 NASCAR Truck Series Rookie of The Year Chandler Smith is the winner of the 54th Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway, after making a late-race move around Derek Thorn, who dominated the event for the second year in a row.

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How Ryan Preece and Chris Gabehart Teamed Up for the Snowball Derby

Ryan Preece spent the past several years watching the Snowball Derby from home and wondered why he wasn’t there too. So, he decided to do something about it. Simultaneously, NASCAR Cup Series crew chief and 2007 CRA Super Series champion driver Chris Gabehart had also been fighting the itch to get back into the Super Late Model game in some capacity. So, he decided to do something about that too.

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249 Cars in 7 Classes Ready for This Week’s Snowball Racing

Another big crowd of fans and competitors will squeeze into 5 Flags Speedway this weekend (December 3-5) for Snowball Derby racing… (entry lists for all the different classes):

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Blewett Is Tour Modified Turkey Derby Champ At Wall Stadium (Last) Saturday

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Jimmy Blewett raced from a seventh starting spot and contended every lap of the 150-lap distance before winning the Tour Type Modified main event during the 48th annual Turkey Derby at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday. It was the Howell resident’s 13th Modified win in in the annual event that returned to the traditional Thanksgiving weekend dates after being postponed by COVID restrictions last fall.

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Oxford 250 Winner Returning to Snowball Derby

Cassius Clark has raced just twice in 2021 and won both times, with one of those being the biggest win of his career in the Oxford 250 back in August. He now has a third race scheduled on the first weekend in December with a chance at history.

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Full Night of Racing And Demolition Derby Planned For Sept. 4th At Riverhead

Action will be at a premium Saturday September 4th at Riverhead Raceway as track owners Eddie & Connie Partridge and Tom Gatz have lined up eight feature events for the night’s NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series program including the annual Cromarty Wall of Champions inductions. With children on Long Island slated to return to school the following week what better way to send them into a new academic year then with a bang provided by a School Bus Demolition Derby that concludes the action packed show.

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Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) and Speed51.com to Promote Grassroots Racing

CONCORD, N.C. (May 7, 2021) – Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) and Speed51.com have formed a partnership ahead of SRX’s inaugural season with Speed51.com serving as the series’ short-track content marketing partner for the 2021 season. SRX is a six-race short-track series airing this summer on Saturday nights in primetime on CBS. It features drivers from an array of motorsports backgrounds competing in identically prepared racecars on a variety of tracks.

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Derek Griffith to Make Stafford Speedway Debut in the Casagrande Builders 75

When the Granite State Pro Stock Series shifts the 2021 season into gear at Stafford Speedway on April 24 as part of NAPA Opening Day, one of the favorites among the “outsiders” would be Derek Griffith. 

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