Over the last 50-plus years, the Snowball Derby has established many traditions in the racing world.  One of those traditions is that the race has become the first race on the winter schedule for many snowbird drivers from the Northern U.S. and Canada. Veteran North Ontario racer Jerry Artuso has gained a reputation of being […]

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For the past two years, one of the places to be at Five Flags Speedway during the week of the Snowball Derby has been what has been simply called, "The Big Tent." For 2019, it’s back once again and is set to be a main meeting place and resting place for fans throughout all of […]

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Are you a racer, team member or race fan heading to the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway?  Are you looking for a nice place to kick your feet up and get a good night's sleep after a day at the race track?  If so, the Best Western Plus - Blue Angel Inn […]

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The day after Thanksgiving, most commonly known as “Black Friday,” brings big savings for customers looking to snag an early holiday present for themselves or a loved one. However, racing fans don’t have to wait until Black Friday to save money thanks to Speed51’s early bird special on their 52nd Annual Snowball Derby pay-per-view broadcast.   A […]

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Veteran short track racer Tim Curry had a busy weekend while trying to prepare for the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby.  The Allegan, Michigan driver left for Five Flags Speedway at 3 a.m. Friday morning and drove through the day and night to attend the Snowball Derby preview.  However, that was just beginning for he and […]

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Crossville, Tenn. – Jesse Lowe was officially crowned the 2019 United Championship Racing Alliance Champion on Sunday afternoon at I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater, Tenn. Lowe piloted his Xtreme Pressure Washing No. 5j Gondolas Pizza and Steakhouse/ CVR Race Car Crate Late Model to a fourth-place finish in the Series finale. “It’s been a long […]

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Over the past two decades, Boris Jurkovic has gained a reputation as being one of the grizzly veterans on the Midwest Super Late Model scene. However, the past couple of years have seen the Illinois driver struggle to keep up his stride.  That all changed in 2019 as Jurkovic purchased a brand-new Super Late Model that […]

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Stephen Nasse has enjoyed a banner year in 2019, highlighted by marquee wins in the Winchester 400 at Winchester Speedway and the Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway .  Now, the Florida native hopes to cap off a stellar season with what he believes to be his best shot yet to win […]

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The saying “third time’s a charm” proved right for John DeAngelis, Jr. one year ago when he qualified for his first Snowball Derby in his third attempt. Now off the heels of his strongest season to date, DeAngelis is preparing for his return to Five Flags Speedway for the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby on December […]

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A North Carolina race track will be coming back to life in 2020.  Tri-County Motor Speedway in Hudson, North Carolina has been purchased by a new ownership group, TriCo Entertainment, LLC., with plans to race during the 2020 season at the 4/10-mile pavement oval.   Tri-County Motor Speedway began life as a dirt track before […]

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