Five-time Snowball Derby champion Rich Bickle got his start in racing at the Slinger Super Speedway in the 1980s, competing against some of the greatest Super Late Model racers of all-time before expanding his program.  His 2020 racing schedule sees him returning to the high-banked quarter-mile looking for a fifth Slinger Nationals title.   CLICK […]

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As businesses and racetracks begin to reopen around the country, the lives of drivers are starting to get busier.  This is true for five-time Snowball Derby winner Rich Bickle, who gets set to reopen his business while preparing for his first race of the 2020 season Sunday at Slinger Super Speedway, a track where he’s […]

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Race fans that pay attention to details will likely notice something different at Five Flags Speedway when racing resumes this Friday night.  Speedway operator Tim Bryant recently confirmed to Speed51 that a change has been made to the appearance of the race track.   Longtime race fans at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida will tell […]

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The final four transfers into the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby presented by BJ’s Wholesale Club seemed all but decided at the end of the Last Chance Qualifier Saturday night at Five Flags Speedway.  Then everything went sideways for Rich Bickle and Harrison Burton.   Bickle, the winningest driver in Snowball Derby history with five Tom Dawson […]

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At-track festivities for the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby kicked off on Wednesday with the ceremonial hauler parking and technical inspection for the roughly 100 teams who made the trip to Five Flags Speedway.  Throughout the day, two new drivers were added to the entry list and a few small tweaks were needed for teams passing […]

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On December 5, 1999, Rich Bickle wrote his name into the Five Flags Speedway history book capturing a record fifth Snowball Derby title. Now, 20 years later, Bickle will return to the Pensacola, FL half-mile oval for the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby with the intention of adding another chapter to that book.   On Tuesday, […]

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On a day when temperatures reached 90-plus degrees, the name of the game for the ARCA Midwest Tour All-Star 100 was survival.  At the end of the night, it was veteran racer and Wisconsin native Casey Johnson proving to be the fittest as he stood in victory lane at the Illinois bullring.   Three red […]

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