AUDIO/FEATURE: John Hunter Nemechek Ends 2014 With Big Snowball Derby Win; Looks Ahead to Truck Future

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PENSACOLA, Fla. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story by Associate Editor Kyle Magda for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — NASCAR photo — 17-year-old John Hunter Nemechek achieved a feat this year that his dad, Joe, never did; a win in the 47th Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. The younger Nemechek passed pole-sitter Hunter Robbins for …

Extended Derby Wrap-Up Features Nemechek, Haley and Jones On Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show Tonight At 7 ET

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Matthew Bishop/Five Flags Speedway photo — Snowball Derby weekend is one of the last calls on the 2014 racing season, and tonight, Derby winner John Hunter Nemechek and Snowflake 100 podium finisher Garrett Jones — as well as newly signed HScott Motorsports K&N East driver J.J. Haley — join the Stock …

DERBY: First-Timer; John Hunter Nemechek Claims Tom Dawson Trophy, Wins 47th Snowball Derby

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Lea Richardson photo — At just 17 years young and just a month removed from winning the All-American 400, John Hunter Nemechek can say he has done something his father Joe never accomplished — winning the Snowball Derby. Nemechek used fresher tires to rocket to the inside …

DERBY: Hunter Robbins Claims Surprise Pole for 47th Annual Snowball Derby

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Photo credit Ben Twingley/PNJ — It’s one thing to be on the pole at Five Flags Speedway. It’s another to be on the pole for the Snowball Derby. And it’s even one more thing to be sitting on the pole…with your girlfriend to your outside. All three …

DERBY: Hemric Looking to Pay It Back to Long Time Supporters With Snowball Derby Win

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — official release — Scott Neal photo — When conversations begin about short track racers who deserve a shot at the next level, the name Daniel Hemric is one of the first names brought up in discussions. Hemric of Kannapolis, North Carolina has sprinkled in three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts over the course of the past …

DERBY: Johanna Long Looking For More Success At Home Race Track

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — official release — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — Johanna Long grew up minutes away from Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. She knew how special the Snowball Derby was to her town, to race fans and of course the teams that put it all on the line to try to win the most prestigious short …

DERBY: Corey Lajoie Searching For Snowball Derby Glory; Looks to Win in Debut Start

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — official release — NASCAR photo — Corey LaJoie has been trying to make a name for himself as a NASCAR driver. He’s made two starts in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and four starts on the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2014.  But now he’s getting ready to go back to his short track roots, at least for …

DERBY: Ty Majeski Heading South for 47th Annual Snowball Derby

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PENSACOLA, Fla. – official release — Photo credit: Photos by Hoofer — Ty Majeski has been making waves in the Midwest all year long with a historic season in the ARCA Midwest Tour and collecting several super late model victories. Not only did the 20-year-old from Seymour, Wis., win the ARCA Midwest Tour Rookie of the Year title, he held …