For many years the Alabama 200 at Montgomery Motor Speedway (AL) was the premier weekend in Late Model racing.   It lost its way for a little while when it switched to a one-day show, but the event is back as a two-day event with the Southern Super Series in 2015 and it has the potential […]

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The Allen Turner Snowflake 100 normally runs the night before the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway (FL), but not this year.  The green flag flew for the first time over the field of 37 Pro Late Models at close to 4 a.m. ET the morning of the Derby, after two rain delays on Saturday […]

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A win in a Super Late Model has eluded John Hunter Nemechek to the point of frustration.  On Sunday, the second-generation up and coming driver put that all in the rear view mirror by making a daring dive low to take the lead in a three-wide battle.  The Mooresville, North Carolina driver then held off […]

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Every year nerves are shot in the hours leading up to the most crucial qualifying session of the year for Super Late Model drivers at Five Flags Speedway (FL).  For the 47th running of the Snowball Derby, the theme came down to those needing an opportune moment to shine when it counted on Friday evening. […]

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3:17 Good … morning (!) from Pensacola, FL. See you in a few hours for the 47th Annual Snowball Derby. 3:17 We thank you for your patience tonight with the long weather delay. We will be back around the noon hour tomorrow for Trackside Now light updates in addition to our 51TV broadcoast set to […]

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0 – Number of drivers who have swept both the Snowball Derby and the Snowflake 100 in the same weekend. The closest to do it was Augie Grill in 2007 as he finished third in that years’ Snowflake before winning the Derby the next day. Chase Elliott won the Snowflake 100 and the Derby last year, but was […]

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Fans leaving New Smyrna Speedway (FL) on Sunday evening left discussing whether or not the 49th Annual Florida Governor’s Cup 200 was one of the most exciting of all time.  From Augie Grill and Jeff Choquette’s clash while battling for the lead to Travis Cope’s improbable charge to win the race, the 200-lap event provided […]

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It wasn’t a good day to be a former Florida Governor’s Cup 200 winner on Sunday afternoon.  Augie Grill, Jeff Choquette and Wayne Anderson all were caught up in wrecks throughout the wild 200-lap race at central Florida’s New Smyrna Speedway.  The 2009 winner, Tim Russell, also crashed in practice and was forced to withdraw […]

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If you want to win the Florida Governor’s Cup 200 at New Smyrna Speedway, you need to go through Augie Grill.  Grill of Hayden, Alabama has won the race each of the last two years and now he’s going for the three-peat.  Only Ed Howe and Bobby Gill, has ever pulled off that feat.   “I think […]

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