Nasse Shakes off Derby Frustrations to Win #Forever11 on Night 1 of Rowdy Energy Twin 100s

Nasse Shakes off Derby Frustrations to Win #Forever11 on Night 1 of Rowdy Energy Twin 100s   By Chuck Corder The famed Tom Dawson Trophy and Snowball Derby titles are irreplaceable. Stephen Nasse thought he had his career-defining win six months ago at Five Flags Speedway when he crossed under the checkered flag first in the 53rd running of short-track’s most prestigious race. Unfortunately, an historic moment for the Pinellas Park native was erased when post-race technical inspection officials disqualified Nasse’s No. 51 Super Late Model. He took a major step in burying that early-December nightmare with a late-June celebration at Pensacola’s high banks Friday on the first night of the Rowdy Energy Twin 100s. After 10 years desperately trying, Nasse won his first career Deep South Cranes Blizzard Series race. He captured the #Forever11 100 against 35 of the best Super Late Model drivers in the country. The race honored longtime Late Model driver [...]

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Ready for the Twin Blizzard #2

Pollard Brought 3 cars, one for Him, One for Terry Senneker, and a new one to test. Nasse is Serious, has 2, one for back up. Covid virus reminder is featured on Nick Neri's Car:   Ya don't  have to order your Simpson racing stuff, they  have it in the pits. Tech is a busy  place... Finally, a sponsor you don't see here down south...advertising snow removal in Illinois...

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32 Drivers Expected from 13 States for Twin Blizzard 100’s. ENTRY LIST ATTACHED

Entries Received   Super Duper: Rowdy Twin 100s Kicks Off Blizzard Series Season with Doubleheader Weekend   By Chuck Corder Less than six months shy from the 53rd annual running of the Snowball Derby, a blizzard is forecast this weekend at Five Flags Speedway. The storm will come in the form of Rowdy Energy Twin 100s, as the half-mile asphalt oval will host two nights of racing on Friday and Saturday nights. The first two Southern Super Series Blizzard Series races of the season at Pensacola’s high banks will feature a who’s who of Super Late Model drivers from 13 different states, giving this weekend a mini-Derby feel. The field will be led by Bubba Pollard, the all-time leader in Blizzard Series wins with 20.  The stakes are raised as someone could leave potentially with $36,500 if a driver sweeps the weekend and participates in a karaoke contest at Beef O’ Brady’s on Thursday night.  “We’re excited to [...]

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Carson Hocevar Ready for Karaoke and Twin 100’s

Story by Speed51.com The Beef O’Brady’s Karaoke Challenge will give racers a chance to win an extra $1,000 if they sing a song in its entirety on Thursday, then win Friday night’s 100-lap Rowdy Energy twin feature at Five Flags Speedway.  Michigan racer Carson Hocevar said on Monday’s episode of “The Bullring” he was a willing participant, but he really didn’t have a choice.   ORDER ROWDY ENERGY TWIN 100 PPV TICKETS TODAY   “I think we can go two-for-two so it’s a dumb bet not to sing at least one song and get that $1,000.  If I wasn’t so confident I wouldn’t have that excuse but my mom saw that and said yeah, you’re singing Thursday,” Hocevar said.  “It’s $1,000, you’re going to win that $1,000 because you’re going to win the race.” At just 17 years old, Hocevar is choosing to sing a karaoke classic that outdates him by more than 40 years, with hopes the audience [...]

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Preston Peltier says Yes, I’ll Be There This Weekend!

This weekend’s Rowdy Energy Twin 100s will possibly boast one of the largest fields the Blizzard Series has seen in recent memory, with drivers coming from around the country to get much-needed laps for December’s Snowball Derby.  One of those racers include Preston Peltier, who has familiarized himself with Five Flags Speedway (FL) over the years during Snowball Derby weekend.   While the 2017 Derby polesitter has taken part in the country’s biggest Super Late Model race six of the last seven years, Friday night’s #Forever11 Tribute will be his first Blizzard Series race since September 2015.   But before this weekend’s Twin-100’s, Peltier has some work to do.  After living in Colorado for several years, he made the move to Las Vegas during the offseason and joined the Sigma Performance Services team as Director or Racing Operations. “I’m looking forward to heading out that way, I’m just a little stressed with work to do and [...]

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Feature Results: Robinson Wins MAECO Sportsmen 35; Purvis is Modified winner; Moody in Pure Stocks

Purvis Outpaces Field to win Modifieds of Mayhem 50 Lapper; Robinson Cashes in on Sportsmen Spectacular by Chuck Corder Dock on Pensacola Beach Sportsmen Chad Robinson was locked in from the moment he unloaded Friday at Five Flags Speedway. The Mobile driver set the fast time in qualifying (20.626 seconds) and kept his pole spot after rolling a “1” on the die to set the 12-car field of the MAECO Fabrication Sportsmen Spectacular. Robinson’s night only got better in the 35-lap The Dock on Pensacola Beach Sportsmen Spectacular, as he led nearly every lap en route to the victory and $1,000 that was up for grabs to the winner. Robinson was driving Lee “Red Dog” Reynolds’ No. 32 Sportsmen and was thinking of asking his close friend for more seat time in the hotrod. “Me and this car get along apparently,” Robinson said. “It’s always on the money for me. I couldn’t ask for a better [...]

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FOREVER11 100 TO HONOR DAVID ROGERS AT FRIDAY BLIZZARD

FOREVER11 100 TO HONOR DAVID ROGERS AT FIVE FLAGS   By Zach Evans   (Original story from Speed51, posted with permission from Speed51) On Friday, June 26, the Blizzard Series will kick off its 2020 season with the first night of a doubleheader weekend at Five Flags Speedway (FL).  The race will also be an opportunity to pay a tribute to one of Florida’s racing legends. The Friday night race, which will also be a points-counting race for the Southern Super Series, will be the #Forever11 100, paying homage to David Rogers.  Rogers passed away in March following complications associated with his battle with cancer. Rogers was a fixture in Florida short track racing, both near his home of Orlando as well as at the famed Five Flags Speedway. “Before last year, I can’t remember the last time we ran a Blizzard Series race without David in the field, and certainly he will be missed,” said Five Flags [...]

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