One of the Midwest’s most accomplished racers will be making his way to Pensacola, Florida this December. 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Johnny Sauter has filed an entry for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway.   Sauter will make his way to the historic short track racing event with his […]

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When the calendar flips to December, the number one thing to do in the Florida Panhandle is visit Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida for the Snowball Derby, especially this year with it being the 50th Annual Snowball Derby. But there’s also plenty of things to do in the City of Pensacola when you’re not […]

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“50 for 50” is a new series on Speed51.com that will tell the 50 best stories to have ever come out of the Snowball Derby. The stories will focus on the legendary tales of the event as we prepare for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby on December 3.    Many have tried but only a […]

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Thermostats all across America are starting to show a drop in temperatures as the calendar flips ever closer to its last page of 2017. On Wednesday, holiday music started to grace the airwaves on many radio stations, and Speed51.com powered by JEGS turned “Ice Blue” to signify the true start of Snowball Derby season.   […]

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  An annual tradition will return in a big way leading into the 50th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway . Prior to the action-packed weekend at the race track, the Snowball Derby Kickoff Party will be held on Tuesday, November 28 at Beef O’Brady’s in downtown Pensacola, FL.   The annual party gives […]

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Do you want to help raise the excitement level during the 50th Annual Snowball Derby? If so, you can for just $50 by becoming a lap sponsor for the historic short track racing event.   Five Flags Speedway officials are continuing to sell lap sponsorships to businesses, race fans and other who want to be […]

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From the years 1985 to 1996, drivers from the State of Georgia won the Snowball Derby four times.  Over the next few years, it looked as if the Peach State was not going to be a factor in Derby races of the future.  Then came along Ricky Turner, an accomplished driver who had a date […]

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“50 for 50” is a new series on Speed51.com that will tell the 50 best stories to have ever come out of the Snowball Derby. The stories will focus on the legendary tales of the event as we prepare for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby on December 3.    Dan Spence has seen it all […]

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With the 50th Annual Snowball Derby just over one month away, the 4th Annual Miss Snowball Derby Pageant is entering the final countdown as ladies from all across the country continue to throw their names into the mix.   The field for this year’s Miss Snowball Derby is already an impressive one, with locals in […]

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While researching information for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby, we started to ask former race winners one question that resulted in some interesting stories.     Who was your crew chief?   In the early days and even up into the 90’s, the answer to that questions was normally, “the driver.”  However, along the way, […]

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