With race fans across the country starting to feel that first winter chill in the air, they know that the 51st Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway is right around the corner.  As the excitement builds for the nation’s most prestigious Super Late Model race, so does the need for more information. For that, we have good news.  Snowball Central presented by Schaeffer’s has returned to Speed51.com as a one-stop shop for everything Snowball Derby.


For the fifth straight year, Schaeffer’s Specialized Lubricants has stepped up to present this easy-to use-feature on Speed51.com that has everything you could possibly want leading up to and during the week of the Snowball Derby.




“Snowball Central presented by Schaeffer’s will be the go-to source for anything and everything related to the 51st Annual Snowball Derby,” said Speed51.com Editor Brandon Paul.  “We take great pride in our coverage of the Snowball Derby and Snowball Central is a huge part of that.  We know that people enjoy simplicity, so this will be the one page that race fans should absolutely bookmark and visit over the next five weeks for the latest news and information.”


Heading into the 51st Annual Snowball Derby, an endless amount of information can be obtained by visiting Snowball Central.  The latest entry lists from all divisions competing over the week, stories on who’s making the trip, preview videos and more can easily be found with the click of a mouse.


Fans can get easy access to all things Snowball Derby by clicking “SNOWBALL” on the Navigation Menu.

In addition to bookmarking the Snowball Central page, race fans can now access Snowball Central right from the navigation menu on Speed51.com.  Right next to the “Home” tab at the top of the Speed51.com website, race fans can find the “Snowball” dropdown that will lead to all of the Snowball Derby information.


Snowball Central presented by Schaeffer’s also provides race fans with resources to plan their trip to Five Flags Speedway with the full week’s ticket information and racing schedule. Visitors can even find out where to eat, where to stay and where to play in Pensacola, Florida.


Want to see news or photos from previous versions of the Snowball Derby? You can find all of that in Snowball Central.


Snowball Central presented by Schaeffer’s is also the place to go to find the latest lap sponsors and to find out how to sponsor a lap of your own.


For easy access, we suggest that fans bookmark this link or save the Snowball Central page for quick access to the latest Snowball Derby content.


Schaeffer’s Specialized Lubricants 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 schaefferoil.com.


The 51st Annual Snowball Derby will begin on Wednesday, November 28 as the Pure Stock division will compete for 50 laps around Five Flags Speedway. Wednesday’s program also includes rig parking for Late Model teams, the Green Flag Pit Party following the Pure Stock race, and the qualifying draw for both the Snowflake 100 and the Snowball Derby.


Late Model teams will take to the track for the first time on Thursday, November 29 in their first rounds of practice. Thursday night’s racing program features 50-lap events for the Sportsmen and Outlaw Stock competitors.


The Friday of Snowball Derby weekend is often called the most intense day in short track racing, as Super Late Model drivers compete in qualifying in hopes of securing their spot in Sunday’s field. The Modifieds will also be in action on Friday night in a 75-lap feature.


Saturday, December 1 is jam-packed with racing action. With qualifying for the Pro Late Model Snowflake 100, last chance races for both the Snowflake 100 and Snowball Derby, the Snowflake 100 itself and a 50-lap Pro Truck feature, there is no shortage of excitement for fans at the track.


Finally, the biggest day of the year comes on Sunday, December 2, the day of the 51st Annual Snowball Derby. Pre-race festivities begin at Noon CT, with the class photo at 12:30 p.m. and driver introductions beginning at 1:15 p.m. The green flag will drop on the 51st Annual Snowball Derby at 2:00 p.m.


More information on the 51st Annual Snowball Derby can be found by visiting www.snowballderby.com and www.5flagsspeedway.com.


-51 Sports Press Release

Speed51.com Launches Snowball Central Presented by Schaeffer’s