Since its inception,’s Snowball Central has served as the go-to place for all things Snowball Derby. In 2016, the ever-popular section of the website returns with the support of Schaeffer’s Specialized Lubricants.  Launched on Tuesday afternoon, the section functions as a one-stop shop for all things related to the 49th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway.


On 51’s Snowball Central presented by Schaeffer’s, fans will be able to stay in the know with everything from the latest news and entries (and entry blanks), to fan information, ticket sales and all the happenings surrounding the 49th annual Snowball Derby.  The section will also include exclusive spotlight stories and videos as drivers prepare for their trip to Pensacola, Florida.


Click here to head to Snowball Central presented by Schaeffer’s Specialized Lubricants


All Speed51 Snowball Derby content, along with any Snowball Derby-related press releases, will appear in the Snowball Central section on powered by JEGS.  It makes it easy for fans and drivers to have quick access to everything Snowball Derby related.




To help fans and drivers find the information they are looking for as quickly as possible, Snowball Central will include direct links to: fan info, entries, area guides (where to dine, stay and shop), videos, history, photos, Speed51’s Trackside Now racing coverage, news, photos and a speed shop (information on our partners, i.e. chassis builder, engine builders, shock specialists, brake suppliers, die-cast suppliers, etc).


An addition to Snowball Central this year is the new “Lap Sponsorship” section of the website.  Race fans and businesses can click on this category to view the updated lap sponsors for all 300 laps of the Snowball Derby, as well as find information on how to sponsor laps for just $50.


“Snowball Central presented by Schaeffer’s is something we take great pride in,” said Speed51 Executive Editor Bob Dillner.  “We have worked hard to become the go-to place for all Snowball Derby information and we will continue to be that presence again this year.  Snowball Central kicks off our seven week, in-depth coverage and preparation for the Snowball Derby.”


Race fans are encourage to bookmark the Snowball Central page or make it a favorite on their mobile device in order to easily access all Snowball Derby-related information.


Schaeffer’s Specialized Lubricants has partnered with for the fourth straight season as the presenting sponsor of Snowball Central.  Schaeffer’s offers a full line of racing, street and commercial lubricants that provide improved performance, reliability and economy.  For a full list of products and to contact a local distributor of Schaeffer’s products, visit


For additional historic information and statistics on the Snowball Derby, invites all to visit 51’s


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]


51’s “Official News Site” status allows advertisers of 51’s Snowball Derby coverage to be seen by more race fans than any other short track event.  Affordable advertising rates are available now by emailing [email protected]


-51 Sports Press Release.

Snowball Central: One-Stop for Snowball Derby Info