Pensacola, FL – The 49th Annual Snowball Derby is just a couple of months away, and entries are already pouring into the Five Flags Speedway offices.   If you’re a team that plans on coming to the Derby, but hasn’t filed an entry yet, now is the time to do so.   Race teams need to […]

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On Sunday, December 4, one of the nation’s most prestigious short track racing events, the 49th annual Snowball Derby, will take place at Five Flags Speedway (FL) in Pensacola, Florida. For businesses, race teams and race fans, a new lap sponsorship program is an affordable way to receive exposure during the major stock car racing […]

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While many premier motorsports events have seen ticket costs rise throughout the past few years, the Snowball Derby continues to be an affordable event for race fans to attend.  Once again in 2016, the 49th annual Snowball Derby (Nov. 30 – Dec 4) at Five Flags Speedway (FL) will not see an increase in ticket […]

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Bubba Pollard had not raced on pavement in close to two months, but that didn’t slow him down at all on Saturday night in the 150-lap Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco season finale at Pensacola, Florida’s Five Flags Speedway.   For much of the race it appeared as if nothing would slow Pollard down […]

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The Snowball Derby is a crown jewel event in the short track racing scope of America.  And now the pageant to decide which lucky lady will wear the actual crown will be broadcast to the world.   For the third straight year, the Miss Snowball Derby competition is returning, and this year’s contest will be […]

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A new and unique opportunity is available for businesses, race teams and race fans wanting to receive exposure during the 49th annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway (FL).  For the first time in the 49-year history of the race, the opportunity to sponsor laps in the 300-lap Super Late Model race are now available. […]

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If you’re a race fan, the Snowball Derby is the race that you absolutely need to have on your bucket list. Your chance to make plans for the 49th Annual Snowball Derby begins on the morning of Wednesday, August 17 when tickets to the 300-lap Super Late Model race at Pensacola, Florida’s Five Flags Speedway […]

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(EDITOR’S NOTE: 51’s X-Factor is a feature on Speed51.com that features opinions from columnists on racing’s hottest topics. Elgin Traylor, the author of this editorial, is a Southeast correspondent for Speed51.com. The views which are expressed in the following column are his own and not necessarily the views of Speed51.com and/or its partners.)   I […]

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Prior to this past weekend, the last time anybody had seen Jeff Choquette at the race track was during the 2014 Snowball Derby in Pensacola, Florida.  After that race Choquette disappeared from the Super Late Model scene.  But on Memorial Day Weekend the popular 29-year-old racer reappeared in the Sunshine State, and he did so […]

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Mike O’Sullivan boarded a plane this past winter and made the trip to Pensacola, Florida’s Five Flags Speedway for the 48th annual Snowball Derby. The Springfield, Massachusetts racer didn’t make the trip with the intention of racing at the ½-mile oval; he made the trip hoping to soak up the experience and learn.   O’Sullivan […]

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