The 51st Annual Snowball Derby is just around the corner and the attention of the short track world is ready to shift to Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. While much of the attention will go to the Late Models competing, the event serves as the biggest race of the season for all seven divisions […]

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D.J. VanderLey had not made a start inside the cockpit of a race car since the 2015 Snowball Derby.  When the opportunity came up to drive a Pro Truck at the Snowball Derby, he made the most of it Saturday night at Five Flags Speedway.   The 2011 Snowball Derby runner-up inherited the lead after […]

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In a span of five laps in 2011, DJ VanderLey went from local racer to national star.   VanderLey went wheel-to-wheel with Chase Elliott over the last five laps in one of the Snowball Derby’s most iconic moments.  VanderLey led Elliott by inches every lap, until the final circuit. A slip in turn three on […]

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Saturday, December 2 marks the night before the 50th running of the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway , otherwise known as Snowball Derby Eve.  While the evening will feature the Allen Turner Snowflake 100 for the Pro Late Models, it will be another great class of race cars that will have the honor […]

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Over the last half-century, the Snowball Derby has gained a reputation as one the greatest and most formidable Super Late Model events in the nation. While both the Super Late Models and Pro Late Models form the core of Snowball Derby week, the 50th running of the Derby will feature a collection of multiple divisions […]

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