At the biggest race of the season, drivers want to make sure that they do everything right. From preparing their race cars, to the crew they bring down everyone, has to be on their A-game in order to have the best shot at the win at the Snowball Derby in Pensacola, Florida.   One of […]

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Elvis Presley was still on tour, Lyndon B Johnson was on his way out of the oval office, America was racing to the moon and Pensacola, Florida was about to become a vacation spot for stock car fans with the birth of the Snowball Derby.   Tom Dawson was the owner and operator of Five […]

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This story is an account by long-time Speed51.com contributor Elgin Traylor.  At the Snowball Derby in 2008 Traylor was following the Matt Hawkins story and he recalls his tale with the Canton, Georgia driver.     It was hard for me to understand why the driver standing in front of me was upset.  He had […]

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Entries for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby have been flying into the Five Flags Speedway (FL) office throughout the weeks and months leading up to the historic short track racing event.  On Wednesday afternoon, Five Flags officials released the first look at the entry lists for both Late Model divisions competing during the November 29 […]

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In 2009, “The Chase” for Snowball Derby glory began for Chase Elliott. It was the year of his first Snowball Derby. Elliott arrived at Five Flags Speedway (FL) as a 14-year-old with braces who could barely see his name above the door on his No. 9 Aaron’s-sponsored Late Models.  Elliott finished seventh in that race, […]

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The biggest Snowball Derby in the history of the event is just a few months away. The 50th Annual Snowball Derby will be run on December 3, and to get ready for that historic race at Five Flags Speedway (FL), Speed51.com powered by JEGS is rolling out a new feature called “50 for 50.”   […]

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[button link=”http://speed51.com/player-southern-super-series-five-flags-923/” size=”xl” text=”green” color=”green” shape=”round”]Click Here to Watch On-Demand Replay[/button] Click the “Green Button” To Watch the Race [button link=”http://speed51.com/speed51-tv-923-southern-super-series-five-flags-speedway-fl/” size=”xl” color=”red” shape=”round”]Click Here to Purchase Live Video[/button] The Southern Super Series season is came to an end at Five Flags Speedway, as the road to the 50th Annual Snowball Derby grew ever shorter. Saturday’s race also served […]

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The final Super Late Model race at Five Flags Speedway before the 50th Annual Snowball Derby is upon us. For many drivers, this race is one of the most important races of the year so they can feel out their race setups one more time. For the defending Snowball Derby champion, the importance of this […]

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This Saturday night, September 23, Five Flags Speedway (FL) is set to explode with double Late Model action as the Southern Super Series Super Late Models and Allen Turner Pro Late Models each hit the track for a final season-ending duel in the Night of Champions. If you can’t make it to Pensacola, FL, you […]

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One of the traditions of the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway is the Miss Snowball Derby Pageant that takes place each year leading up to the big race. On Friday afternoon, event officials announced details for the 2017 Miss Snowball Derby Pageant.   This year, the pageant will be held on Thursday, November 16 […]

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