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Some measure a man’s character by his passion.   Some measure a man’s character by the selfless deeds he performs when few are staring.   In these “selfie” days that tug on pop culture, finding folks that grasp true sacrifice is a hard task.   Until you encounter Sherman Chunn. The 63 year old from […]

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The Snowball Derby is most prestigious Super Late Model race in the county.  Just making the field for the event, which will celebrate its 47th annual running on Sunday, December 7 at Pensacola, Florida's Five Flags Speedway, is a career highlight for most drivers.  For some, one of those coveted starting spots could be on […]

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One of the pioneering forces in stock car racing will bring one of the most talented short track fields in the country to life this December.   Longtime president of Charlotte Motor Speedway and a motorsports promoter extraordinaire H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler has been named grand marshal of the 47th Annual Snowball Derby Super Late Model […]

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With just over three months remaining until the nation’s most highly anticipated short track event of the year, phone lines are open at Pensacola, Florida's Five Flags Speedway and tickets for the 47th Annual Snowball Derby are now on sale to the general public.   Tickets went on sale Monday morning and as of mid-day, […]

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With Super Late Model racers all around North America starting their stretch run of the 2014 racing season, plans are already in the works to prepare for the 47th Annual Snowball Derby at Pensacola, Florida's Five Flags Speedway.   Likewise, it's time for fans to make their plans to attend the most prestigious short track […]

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Speed51.com has learned from Five Flags Speedway General Manager Tim Bryant that the track has been awarded $25,000 from Escambia County in an effort to  help promote the 47th Annual Snowball Derby.  The decision came after a meeting on Thursday night in Pensacola. Bryant told Speed51.com that he now has to put the money to good […]

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Joe Gibbs Racing announces today that 18-year-old Erik Jones will pilot the No. 20 Toyota in three NASCAR Nationwide Series races this season. Jones will make his debut behind the wheel of the JGR’s No. 20 Nationwide Series Camry for the first time on July 19 in Chicago before battling on the short track of Bristol Motor […]

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7:27 Until then, thank you so much to you short track fans for tuning in today and joining us for Snowball Derby weekend. On behalf of Bob & Angie Dillner, Matt Kentfield, Elgin Traylor, Kevin Ramsell, Ally Fulson, Mark Keeler, Tonya Kronk, Mikayla Kugler, Adam Mackey, Bruce Nuttleman, Brandon Paul, Jalissa Piette, Matt Priuer, Tim […]

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10:42 Until then, we're heading to Beef O'Brady's on West Nine Mile RD, which is open late for all the teams reading our coverage tonight. See you tomorrow morning on the greatest day in short track racing every year, Snowball Derby Sunday!   10:42 Speed51.com will have live Trackside Now coverage presented by PFC Brakes starting […]

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