Despite the entire Evergreen Speedway staff’s efforts to get Saturday night’s Summer Showdown on track, persistent light rain forced the postponement of the seventh annual event.   Pacific Northwest fans in attendance were still treated to thrilling Legends car and Street Stock feature in wet conditions and even a foot race on the front straightaway […]

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A decent finish is never good enough for 2015 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series champion Kyle Busch.  Following a top five result in 2017’s Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park , the Las Vegas driver knew that the Kyle Busch Motorsports team would have to do their homework to be in contention on the ½-mile […]

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As part of the SRL Spears Southwest Tour rulebook, the fastest in final practice draws a pill to determine an inversion to set the order in which cars qualify.  NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series star Kyle Busch was quickest and drew a one, which meant no inversion.   Busch was the first to make his […]

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The fifth running of the Chilly Willy 150 at Tucson Speedway featured numerous players among the 36-car field showing their hand at different stages of the event.  In the end, the cream rose to the top, as front row starters Preston Peltier and Chris Eggleston battled with every ounce of energy they had.   […]

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Even though in recent weeks there was a NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series championship up for grabs, the 50th Annual Snowball Derby was near the top of Kyle Busch’s wish list. Busch poured over notes before arriving at Five Flags Speedway on Friday, fresh off the NASCAR Banquet in Las Vegas. He hopped in the car for […]

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It has been a rarity to see Bubba Pollard away from the top spot on the charts during the 50th Annual Snowball Derby weekend, and Allen Turner Hyundai Snowflake 100 was no different.   Going out among the second half of Pro Late Models, the Senoia, Georgia 2014 event winner laid down a lap of […]

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In a span of five laps in 2011, DJ VanderLey went from local racer to national star.   VanderLey went wheel-to-wheel with Chase Elliott over the last five laps in one of the Snowball Derby’s most iconic moments.  VanderLey led Elliott by inches every lap, until the final circuit. A slip in turn three on […]

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Hearts are broken, dreams are crushed, luck runs out and tempers flare.  No, we are not talking about pole night for the Snowball Derby; we are talking about the day after: the day of the Last Chance Race.   Drivers who don’t qualify in on time Friday night will find their way into a Last […]

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You're not going to see these odds at any casinos in Vegas or even in the Deep South closer to Pensacola.  Handicapping the favorites for the Snowball Derby can be such a tall task to deliberate, especially for the 50th running.   Nevertheless, and although we do not necessarily condone gambling, the Speed51.com powered by JEGS […]

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Let the debate begin. Sure, Rich Bickle won five Snowball Derby races, but Jody Ridley has him beat in two other categories. As a result, some people consider Ridley the best driver to ever run the Snowball Derby.   To put it simple, Ridley was the Dick Trickle of the south.   While chasing down All Pro […]

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