As the 48th Annual Snowball Derby creeps closer,, your official source for the Snowball Derby, launches the ARbodies #SnowballDerby Twitter Box.  The Twitter box, which appears on the homepage, showcases Tweets that use the hashtag #SnowballDerby, keeping fans and drivers up to date with the latest buzz on social media.


graphic 51 tv snowball derby ppv1Using the #SnowballDerby over the next 17 days will be one of the best ways to be in the loop with all your favorite drivers and fans as they prepare for the biggest short track event of the year.  Many drivers, like Zane Smith, John Hunter Nemechek and Dennis Prunty, have already taken to Twitter and used #SnowballDerby to showcase paint schemes and update followers on their Derby preparation.


If you tune in to the #SnowballDerby Twitter box you will also see tweets from Snowball himself as he looks forward to welcoming thousands of fans to Five Flags Speedway in just two short weeks.


#SnowballDerby is also a great way to keep up with as we prepare unique preview stories and prepare for our Speed51 TV signature broadcast of the 48th Annual Snowball Derby.


The 48th Annual Snowball Derby weekend kicks off with the Cat Country/WEAR-TV3 Green Flag Party on Wednesday, December 2.  On-track activities start Thursday, December 3, for the opening practice rounds for the Snowball Derby Super Late Models and Snowflake 100 Pro Late Models.  The Five Flags Butler U-Pull-It Bombers and Beef ‘O’Brady’s Sportsman divisions will also have feature events on Snowball Derby Thursday.


The top Snowball Derby starting spots will be set on Friday, December 4 during WXBM 102.7 Pole Night at Five Flags.  The Five Flags Faith Chapel Super Stocks and Modifieds will also battle in their Snowball Derby features after Super Late Model qualifying.


The Allen Turner Hyundai Snowflake 100 takes center stage on Saturday, December 5 as the top Pro Late Model racers in the country qualify and battle for 100 laps at Five Flags.  In addition, Saturday’s action features the final 50-lap qualifying event for Snowball Derby drivers to make one last effort to qualify for the 300-lap Super Late Model race.  The Better Built Tool Box Pro Trucks will also have a 50-lap feature on Snowball Derby Saturday.


Then on Sunday, December 6, the green flag will drop on the 48th Annual Snowball Derby at 2 p.m. CT at Pensacola, Florida’s Five Flags Speedway.


Fans unable to make it to Pensacola, Florida for the Snowball Derby can watch all of the action through a live online TV style pay-per-view broadcast on Speed51 TV.  A four-day video ticket can be purchased now for $59.99 allowing fans to watch all of the action from Five Flags Speedway.  Single-day video tickets are also available. Visit for more information.


For more information on the 48th Annual Snowball Derby weekend at Five Flags Speedway, visit  All media credential requests and inquiries for the Snowball Derby can be sent to Matt Kentfield at [email protected] and/or Pat Bryant at [email protected]


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