One of the most enjoyable events of Snowball Derby week can be seen tonight for free on 51 TV.  It’s the 5th Annual Snowball Derby Kickoff Party from Beef O’ Bradys in downtown Pensacola, Florida.


The annual event , which serves as the official kickoff for Snowball Derby week, is always a good time, but this year it’s sure to be even more fun.  Veteran NASCAR broadcaster Bob Dillner and former Southern Super Series champion Bubba Pollard will go toe-to-toe in a cornhole tournament,’s Matt Kentfield will be playing shuttleboard with former Winchester 400 winner Ross Kenseth, and there’s sure to be even more fun to be had throughout the event.


51 TV will have a four-camera setup at Beef O’ Brady’s.  The show will have three hosts with’s Adam Mackey joining Dillner and Kentfield.  The free broadcast will also feature four “restaurant reporters” from including Mikayla Kugler, Brandon Paul, Matt Prieur and Rob Blount, roaming around the restaurant.


The Kickoff Party at Beef O’ Brady’s is one of the most fun-filled events of the week for the drivers, fans and Speed51 personalities.  It’s always been a great time on radio and it’s a guarantee to be even better on 51 TV.  This year’s Kickoff Party will be held at Beef O’ Brady’s brand new location in downtown Pensacola at  22 Palafox St.




The Kickoff Party broadcast is absolutely free and fans can tune in at 6:30 p.m. CT/7:30 p.m. ET on will kick off its coverage from the track with Trackside Now on Wednesday morning when the race teams park their haulers in the infield, technical inspection, and for the Green Flag Pit Party and Jack Links Qualifying Draw.


Trackside Now coverage continues on Thursday morning as cars take to the track for the first time for practice for the Snowball Derby and Snowflake 100.


51 TV begins its live on-air coverage Thursday evening when the Butler U-Pull It Bombers and Sportsman divisions have their feature events.


Trackside Now continues Friday morning with more coverage of Snowball and Snowflake practice as well as practice for the Modifieds and Super Stock divisions.


Friday evening’s 51 TV pay-per-view coverage will feature the most anticipated qualifying session in short track racing when close to 70 cars go for 30 spots.  The Modified and Super Stock features can also been seen live on Friday night.


Saturday’s 51 TV pay-per-view will have live coverage of the Allen Turner Snowflake 100 Pro Late Model race as well as Snowflake qualifying, the 50-lap feature for the Pro Trucks, and the 50-lap last chance showdown for the Snowball Derby.


Then it’s on to Sunday for the “Granddaddy of all short track races,” the 47th Annual Snowball Derby 300-lap Super Late Model race, which can be seen live for the first time ever on 51 TV’s pay-per-view coverage.


51 TV’s coverage of the Snowball Derby will begin at noon central time with a two-hour pre-race show.  The 47th Annual Snowball Derby goes green on 51 TV at 2 p.m. CT and of course can be seen live on 51 TV’s first ever signature broadcast.


-51 Sports/Snowball Derby Press Release.

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Tons of Fun to be Had at Snowball Kickoff Party on 51 TV