Every race has a king. The Daytona 500 has Richard Petty, the Indy 500 has AJ Foyt and the Snowball Derby has Rich Bickle Jr.  The Edgerton, Wisconsin driver might be widely known for his limited success in the NASCAR top three series, but there is so much more to his legacy in the short […]

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It has become one of the great traditions of Snowball Derby week, the annual Snowball Derby Kickoff Party from Tracy Goodson’s Beef O’Brady’s in Pensacola, Florida.   This year’s event will take place at a new location in downtown Pensacola at 22 W Palafox St.   The new location won’t be the only thing new […]

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Erik Jones arrived at Five Flags Speedway for the 45th Annual Snowball Derby as a name known fairly well by short track insiders, but the Michigan teenager was relatively anonymous to most racing enthusiasts around the country.  When he left the half-mile Pensacola, Florida oval on December 2, 2012, he left as a winner of […]

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The Snowflake 100 at Five Flags Speedway has quickly become one of the most anticipated Pro Late Model events in the country.  This year, heading into the week of the 47th Annual Snowball Derby, anticipation for Saturday night’s 100-lap Pro Late Model race will be through the roof with the announcement that 80 drivers have […]

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4:51 4:51 We'll have much more in the coming days at Speed51.com. That will conclude today's coverage. 4:50 We'd like to thank you for joining us today for the Snowball Derby Preview presented by Sit-N-Charge. Don't forget to check out Snowball Central on Speed51.com for everything you need to know heading into the 47th Annual […]

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One fast and daring driver will have the opportunity to double their first-place winnings in the December 6 Allen Turner Snowflake 100.  It won't be easy, but it could mean an extra $7,000 to take home following the prestigious Pro Late Model event on Snowball Derby weekend at Pensacola, Florida's Five Flags Speedway.   Setting […]

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He's been around a long time and even he says this maybe something that will never be achieved again.  David Rogers will head to Pensacola, Florida for the 47th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway for what could be his 30th start in the most prestigious Super Late Model race in the county.   […]

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Two of New England’s best Late Model racers are headed to Pensacola, Florida in December to compete during the biggest short track racing weekend of the year.  Brian Hoar of Williston, Vermont and Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. of Hudson, New Hampshire will both be making the trip south and competing during the 47th Annual Snowball Derby […]

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Are you planning on attending the 47th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida on December 4-7th and would like to stay at the track in a luxury motorcoach? Star Coach Race Tours has packages available for this year’s event.   Star Coach Race Tours has a fleet that includes 15 Prevost […]

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In a time when naming rights of sporting arenas and title sponsors for races are changing as fast as the color of the leaves, it's nice to see some consistency between a sponsor and a race track.  Five Flags Speedway has certainly had that with Allen Turner Hyundai of Pensacola, Florida.  That relationship will now […]

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