Steve "Speed" Ball is the father to CRA/SCRA Driver Tom
from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mr. Ball lost a battle with Leukemia on
March 6, 2002 at the age of 67. Up until
last year, "Speed" was actively racing his sprint car with
the New Mexico Motor Racing Association (NMMRA) at
Duke City Speedway in Albuquerque.
Tom, his dad, and grandfather were sprint car drivers. Many years
ago, all 3 of them competed in New Mexico together.