This coming Tuesday before they put on their helmets at Five Flags Speedway, the drivers of the 51st Snowball Derby will gather in downtown Pensacola for a night of drinks, food, fun and games with their teams and biggest fans. The Snowball Derby Kickoff Party is back for 2018, with its biggest guest list ever. […]

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  [button link="https://speed51.com/player-2017-snowball-derby-network-replay/" size="xl" text="green" color="green" shape="round"]Click Here to Watch the 50th Annual Snowball Derby[/button]  What's better than eating a lot of food and watching football on Thanksgiving Day?  How about eating a lot of food, watching football and watching last year's 50th Annual Snowball Derby?   A tradition that began in 2015 continues today […]

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Ty Majeski has been one of the most dominant drivers in Super Late Model racing in recent years.  Since 2014, the Seymour, Wisconsin driver has won four ARCA Midwest Tour championships, as well as big races such as the Rattler 250, Slinger Nationals and Oktoberfest 200.  However, he has yet to go to victory lane […]

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Ever since joining Kyle Busch Motorsports in 2016, Noah Gragson has been a force to be reckoned with across all levels of racing. Gragson and KBM picked up a Winchester 400 victory in 2017, multiple NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victories and they contended for that series championship this year.   But on Sunday, December […]

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The 51st Annual Snowball Derby is a five-day event where racing, race cars and speed are the priority. Beef O’Brady’s family sports restaurant knows this and wants to make sure that teams still get a full belly without having to empty their wallets.   Tracy Goodson, the owner of two Beef O’Brady’s locations in Pensacola, […]

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The path of Derek Kraus’ racing career has led to a primarily NASCAR heavy schedule for 2018, most notably in the K&N Pro Series West, where the 17-year-old Wisconsin driver accumulated four victories for Bill McAnally Racing in the NAPA No. 16.   In between his Stock Car appearances, Kraus and his No. 9K Super […]

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The Snowball Derby has gained many traditions over its first 50 years, one of the most popular being the exceptionally brilliant and creative schemes that Super and Pro Late Model teams have sported over the last few years. This has led to the addition of the Best Appearing Car Awards over Derby weekend, and once […]

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A lot has changed since the 2006 Allen Turner Snowflake 100 at Five Flags Speedway.  That was the last time that Colt James competed in the prestigious Pro Late Model event held during Snowball Derby week.  James has long been a Pro Late Model ace in his career and picked up several wins along the […]

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It’s an argument about which came first: the chicken or the egg?  When did the Snowball Derby get put on the map?  It’s easy to say that it’s been on the map since day one, but there have been some growing pains over the years that attempted to derail the event from becoming what it […]

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