During the Snowball Derby, many teams face adversity and challenges over the course of the event. This year, teams even faced the challenge of an extra day after the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby presented by BJ’s Wholesale Club was pushed to Monday by rain.   Each year, Speed51 awards the Hal Goodson Award to a "Tough Guy" […]

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David Rogers finished 33rd in the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby presented by BJ’s Wholesale Club at Five Flags Speedway , falling out of the running after just 79 laps due to a crash.  The race ended far sooner than Rogers had hoped, the kind of run that typically wouldn’t be very noteworthy.   However, his 33rd-place finish […]

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Between a wild finish and a post-race disqualification, the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby will be a race to remember for years to come. Here’s a look at some of the other storylines from this year’s edition of the biggest short track race in the country.   Two Stars Collide Late Bubba Pollard and Derek Thorn […]

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The time has come once again for short track fans and race teams to mark their calendars for two of the most anticipated weeks of the 2020 season. As it has for more than half a century, New Smyrna Speedway will open its gates this February for nine straight nights of asphalt racing featuring multiple […]

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Justin Bonnett, who was injured in an incident during the Allen Turner Snowflake 100 Saturday night at Five Flags Speedway , has been moved from Intensive Care and will undergo two surgeries on Wednesday according to a statement released by his team.   In the incident, Bonnett suffered burns to his hands, face and […]

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With the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby presented by BJ's Wholesale Club now in the record books, we can look back and reflect on the event.  "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor glances at some of the numbers that stand out from this year's race.   0: The number of laps Travis Braden led in the Snowball Derby.  […]

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The Snowball Derby is a race known for finding the next young star in racing, even if it doesn’t involve a trip to victory lane at the end of 300 laps.  Looking at the results of the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby, one can potentially find the next young star to come out of the state of […]

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With two laps to go in the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby presented by BJ’s Wholesale Club, Ty Majeski appeared destined to win the event.  However, a late-race restart turned to calamity for the Wisconsin driver, leaving him questioning restart procedures for the marquee event.   Majeski led going into a green-white-checkered restart following an incident with […]

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As Travis Braden carried the Tom Dawson Trophy across the infield at Five Flags Speedway Monday night, he was unsure about the emotions he was feeling.  Just minutes after being declared the official winner of the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby, the feeling of winning the most prestigious Super Late Model race in America hadn’t fully […]

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Travis Braden inherited the win in the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby presented by BJ’s Wholesale Club after Stephen Nasse failed post-race inspection at Five Flags Speedway .   Nasse was disqualified for a titanium violation in the brake system of his Jett Motorsports entry after taking the checkered flag for the prestigious Super Late Model event. Braden, […]

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