Gary St. Amant's Derby Diary
A Snowball / Speed51.com Tradition Continues
Editors Note: We apologize with the mix-up on Friday's Derby Diary. The file is updated and the Friday entry is back working again.
Once again, veteran Short Tracker Gary St. Amant will provide fans his "Derby Diary" on Speed51.com. St. Amant is a two-time winner of the Derby, taking the prestigious event in 1992 and 2000. The Ohio driver, a former ASA Champion, is one of the most colorful and likeable racers in Short Track Racing. Although he races Pro Cup cars, he and his team break out the Super Late Model each year to compete at the Derby.
The audio-file of Gary's journal are mp3 files that should open easily with Windows Media Player.
So sit back and enjoy something that has become one of Speed51.com's favorite Snowball traditions... Gary St. Amant's Derby Diary.
St. Amant's car was plain-white and not decaled for Thursday's practice at Five Flags Speedway.
Derby Diary - Sunday: "Not the Best Result but a Good TIme"
In his attempt to win his third Snowball Derby, Gary St. Amant was involved in a crash that resulted in a 38th place finish. Though not the best day, St. Amant tells fans that the Derby weekend is about more than just a finishing spot.
Derby Diary - Sunday: "Raceday Morning Thoughts"
A Special Derby Morning Diary entry where Gary tells fans about the mindset on the morning of the Biggest Short Track race of the year, The Snowball Derby.
Derby Diary - Saturday: "A Pressure Free Day"
Yeah, there was practice... but it was nice day for Gary who had the comfort of knowing he was in the show.
Derby Diary - Friday: "In the Show with Special Inspiration" (UPDATED)
From the comfort of Uncle Roy's motorhome just behind the frontstretch grandstands, Gary talks about getting into the show on Friday and why it is extra special this time.
Derby Diary - Thursday: "The Man in White"
Gary discusses his first day on track for the 2007 edition of the Derby.
On Friday the 7 got decals and got into the show.
Gary and his dad on Raceday talk stategy on Raceday morning.
An early wreck took Gary out of the Derby.