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Christian Eckes wins Snowball Derby


Christian Eckes celebrates his Snowball Derby win (Photo: 5 Flags Speedway).

Christian Eckes, a 15-year-old who races Late Models for JR Motorsports, won Tuesday night’s Snowball Derby at 5 Flags Speedway.

Eckes, though, was not driving for JR Motorsports in the Super Late Model race.

John Hunter Nemechek finished second. Ty Majeski finished third. Donnie Wilson was fourth and Chandler Smith completed the top five. Casey Roderick was sixth and followed by Grant Enfinger, Zane Smith, Noah Gragson and Raphael Lessard.

The 49th annual event had been postponed from Sunday and Monday because of rain.