Four weeks from Wednesday the participants for the 49th Annual Snowball Derby will descend on Pensacola, Florida and Five Flags Speedway in advance of four days of track time. That same day will be the first opportunity for race fans to see the teams and drivers up close at the Cat Country/WEAR TV3 Green Flag Pit Party on Wednesday, November 29 at 5 p.m. CT.


Fans are invited to attend the party on the Five Flags frontstrech for food, drink, music and a chance to meet the stars of the Snowball Derby before they get down to business the following day.


Not only does the night serve as a fun filled introduction for Snowball Derby, it is a critical time for teams as drivers participate in the Qualifying Order Draw Down which will determine the time trial order for NASH FM 102.7 Pole Night on Friday, December 2.


Adding to the charged atmosphere will be the number one party band in Pensacola, Buzzcutt. The band will pump up the crowd and provide the music for this year’s Green Flag Pit Party.


Be sure to stay with for further details on the Cat Country/WEAR TV3 Green Flag Pit Party and Qualifying Order Draw Down as they are announced in the coming days.

Thursday, December 1 will see the Super Late Models take to the track for the first official Snowball Derby practice. The night will be highlighted by a 30-lap race for the Butler U-Pull-It Bombers and a 50-lap event for the Dock on the Beach Sportsmen division.


The top Snowball Derby starting spots will be set on Friday, December 2 during NASH FM 102.7 Pole Night. The Faith Chapel Super Stocks and the Modifieds will each run 50-lap features.


The Pro Late Models take center stage on Saturday, December 3 for the Allen Turner Hyundai Snowflake 100. The 50-lap Last Chance Qualifier for the Snowball Derby and a 50-lap feature for the Beef O’Brady’s Pro Truck division will also run on Saturday night.


Then on Sunday, December 4 the green flag will fly over the the 49th Annual Snowball Derby. The 300-lap race will begin at 2 p.m. CT.


For more information on the 49th Annual Snowball Derby weekend at Five Flags Speedway, visit All media credential requests and inquiries for the Snowball Derby can be sent to Pat Bryant at [email protected]


For entry lists, news, videos and all things Snowball Derby related, head to Snowball Central presented by Shaeffer’s Lubricants on, the official news source of the 49th Annual Snowball Derby. Affordable advertising rates are available now by emailing [email protected]


-51 Sports Press Release

Green Flag Pit Party: A Fun-Filled Intro for Snowball Derby