The 52nd Annual Snowball Derby will air on MAVTV Wednesday, July 8 on Speed51’s Short Track America, showcasing the biggest Super Late Model race in the country.   Airing at 8 p.m. ET, the broadcast will feature the prestigious event at Five Flags Speedway (FL), where the top short track racers in North America meet […]

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A pair of short track legends will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2021, as Mike Stefanik and Red Farmer were named to the class alongside Dale Earnhardt, Jr. on Tuesday evening.   Stefanik was a nine-time champion in NASCAR’s touring series.  Along with back-to-back Busch North […]

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Speed51’s Short Track America will begin a new season with a bang on Wednesday night, June 3 by airing the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby on MAVTV.   This year, Short Track America will move to primetime television with the first airing at 8 p.m. ET. The first episode of the new season will feature the […]

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After granting an extension to the ticket renewal process in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Five Flags Speedway is now accepting and processing ticket renewals for the 53rd Annual Snowball Derby.   Ticket renewal and upgrade forms were mailed out prior to the delay in the renewal process, which extended the starting date from April […]

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Speed51’s Short Track America will start a new season with a new time slot in a big way next Wednesday, airing the 52nd Annual Snowball Derby on MAVTV.   Short Track America moves to 8 p.m. ET starting Wednesday, June 3.  The first episode of the new season will feature the biggest Super Late Model […]

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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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Two-time Snowball Derby Champion Freddy Fryar passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 84.  Freddy Fryar's son, Marc Fryar, confirmed his father's passing with a post on Twitter.   Fryar was best known at the "The Beaumont Flyer."  For many generations, if he was at a race track, other drivers were chasing the Baton […]

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Looking at the history books from the early part of the 1990s, you saw drivers like Rich Bickle, Jr., Jody Ridley, Bobby Gill, Gary St. Amant, Butch Miller and Dick Trickle as some of the top names in Late Model racing.  There were several other drivers that mixed it up with this crowd on a […]

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While ticket renewal and upgrade forms for the 53rd Annual Snowball Derby have been mailed out, fans interested in keeping their seats for this year’s event at Five Flags Speedway will have more time to do so.   In light of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Five Flags Speedway has extended the starting date for processing […]

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