It is one of the traditions of the Snowball Derby that race fans, as well as we at Speed51, look forward to every year; the great liveries that adorn many of the Super Late Models and Pro Late Models every December at Five Flags Speedway. Naturally, it brings along the debate of which is best. […]

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Augie Grill added to his Snowball Derby legacy Friday with his eighth overall win during Derby weekend. The Hayden, Alabama driver scored the Modifieds of Mayhem finale for a third straight year, but it was one he had to earn.   The two-time Snowball Derby winner was on the receiving end of two strong challenges during […]

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Sitting by a fire in a lawn chair tucked away on the back row of the camping area at Five Flags Speedway is man that has seen it all at the Snowball Derby. Literally.   Pensacola native John Nowlin has been to each and every running of short track racing’s premier event, beginning in 1968. […]

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After months of preparation, one of the drivers with the most confidence heading to Five Flags Speedway for the 52nd Snowball Derby has been Travis Braden. Despite it being just his second time racing a Super Late Model in December, the West Virginia ace’s predictions were coming true in Thursday and Friday practices, and then […]

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The best Super Late Model racers in North America converge each year at Five Flags Speedway for the Snowball Derby, and the front row for the race’s 52nd running is proof of that.  California’s Derek Thorn took the pole for the event on Country Pleasin’ Pole Night Friday, with Nova Scotia’s Cole Butcher taking the […]

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One of the most dramatic qualifying rounds in all of motorsports took place Friday night during the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway.  Take a look at the full results below to see how the 57 Super Late Model drivers qualified for the big race.   52nd Annual Snowball Derby Qualifying Results

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Just one year after claiming the pole for the Snowball Derby, rising NASCAR star Harrison Burton is on the outside looking in.   Burton turned a lap of turned a lap of 16.682, putting him 38th in the final time trial run down. His lap was nearly half-a-second off Derek Thorn’s pole-winning time, and almost […]

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After winning his first PRA Super Late Model race in November, Late Model Stock Car star Josh Berry began searching for the right plans to compete in the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby.  The search was short-lived before the pieces came together for Berry to enter the race in the No. 57 DLP Motorsports car.  Fast […]

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