While many drivers will be traveling across the country to compete in the 51st Annual Snowball Derby, there’s one driver who won’t have to travel far from home. Logan Boyett of Pensacola, Florida will only need to make a hop, skip and a jump to arrive at his home track of Five Flags Speedway.   […]

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As the days wind down until the 51st Annual Snowball Derby, more and more awards are being announced for racers competing in the prestigious Super Late Model race at Five Flags Speedway .  In addition to the $25,000 check the awaits the winner of the 300-lap race on Sunday, December 2, a handful of other […]

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For Super Late Model racers, the most intense and nerve-racking moment of the short track racing season is Snowball Derby qualifying night. One year ago, Preston Peltier and his Generator Source team made it look easy by capturing the pole for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby. One year later, the team is heading back to […]

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In less than a week, race fans and race teams will be piling into Beef O'Brady's in Downtown Pensacola to kickoff the 51st Annual Snowball Derby.  The annual Snowball Derby Kickoff Party presented by JRi Shocks serves as one final chance for teams to relax and have fun before things get serious Wednesday at Five […]

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The stars and cars that will be competing in the 51st Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway are beginning to arrive in Pensacola, Florida for the biggest week in short track racing.  With that, media coverage of the year’s most prestigious Super Late Model event begins Monday night at 7:30 p.m. CT to 8:30 CT […]

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Rich Bickle. Garrett Evans. Ben Rowe. Derek Kraus. David Rogers. Tate Fogleman.   Six names, all with impressive resumes, littered with championships and big-race wins. All six were in last year’s Snowball Derby Last Chance Qualifier at Five Flags Speedway .   Only Kraus and Rogers, along with Tyler Dippel and Jerry Artuso, transferred from […]

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You have to see it to believe it. That’s what every Speed51.com staff member has been told before they go to their first Snowball Derby.  In fact, that's what got Speed51 to the Derby in the first place.   Back on the ASA National tour, short track legend Gary St. Amant told Speed51.com owner Bob […]

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When I look back on my decade or so in the trenches and eventually at the helm of Speed51.com, there is one race event that stands above all the others – the Snowball Derby.   There is no other race that this website covers more extensively. There is no other race on asphalt that attracts […]

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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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