When the Speed51.com cameras begin rolling for a live television-style broadcast of the 50th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway, race fans will be able to watch more live reports from the pit area than ever before. JOES Racing Products, a big supporter of short track racing and Speed51.com, will be sponsoring the JOES Racing Products pit reporters for the third straight year on the Speed51 TV broadcasts.
During the week of the 50th Annual Snowball Derby, 51’s Joes Racing Products pit reporters will be Jana Wimmer, Casey LaJoie, Rob Blount, Jeremy Anders and Alan Dietz. These five pit reporters will be bringing race fans closer to the action with their reports and live interviews from the Five Flags Speedway pit area.
“JOES Racing Products is excited to team up again with Speed51.com to cover the historic 50th Annual Snowball Derby,” said Joe Constance, Owner of JOES Racing Products. “We look forward to all the great in-depth coverage that Speed51.com will provide during their live broadcast.”
JOES Racing is a maker of quality racing parts and equipment for a variety of racing types including caster camber gauges and racing tire pressure gauges. During the course of Sunday’s 300-lap race, many teams will be utilizing quality race supplies supplied by JOES Racing Products.
More information on JOES Racing Products can be found by visiting www.joesracing.com.
The 50th Annual Snowball Derby will kick off on Wednesday, November 29 with racing for the first time in event history on a Wednesday night. The Pure Stock division will be in action for a 50-lap feature prior to the annual Green Flag Pit Party and all-important qualifying draw for Late Model drivers.
Super Late Models will take the stage for the first Snowball Derby practice on Thursday, November 30. Later in the day, the Dock of Pensacola Beach Sportsman the Faith Chapel Outlaw Stocks will each compete in 50-lap feature races.
Friday, December 1 is the most intense day in all of short track racing. It’s qualifying day for the Snowball Derby. Also on Friday night, the Modifieds will get their spotlight as they do battle for 75 laps to crown their Snowball Derby champion.
Saturday, December 2 is Allen Turner Snowflake 100 race day. Qualifying for the Snowflake 100 will begin at 2 p.m. CT. A 50-lap last chance race for the Snowflake 100 will immediately follow qualifying. The 50-lap last chance race for the Snowball Derby will also be held on Saturday evening at the conclusion of the last chance race for the Snowflake 100.
The green flag for the Allen Turner Snowflake 100 will wave at 7 p.m. Also on Saturday night, the Pro Trucks will race for 50 laps to decide who takes their Snowball Derby victory.
Sunday, December 3 is the biggest day of the year in short track racing. It’s race day for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby. Pre-race festivities will begin at Noon CT. The class photo for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby will be taken on the frontstretch at 12:30. Driver introductions will follow at 1:15 p.m. The green flag for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby will wave at 2 p.m.
Race fans unable to make their way to Pensacola, Florida during Snowball Derby week will be able to watch all of the racing action live via a television-style broadcast on Speed51.com. Five-day video tickets are now available at a savings of $25.
-By Kendra Adams, Speed51.com South East Correspondent – Twitter: @kendraadamsmotorsports
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