Those who have been to the Snowball Derby at Pensacola, Florida’s Five Flags Speedway, know that there is more to the experience than just the 300-lap Super Late Model main event on Sunday afternoon. Along with all the preparation, qualifying and racing pageantry, there is also much more racing throughout multiple divisions over multiple days […]

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A special edition of Short Track Center on Speed51.com will air live from Pensacola, Florida on Tuesday, November 28 thanks to the support of PFC Brakes and JRi Shocks.  The two short track racing supporters will come together to present the annual Snowball Derby Kickoff Show live from Beef O’Brady’s in Downtown Pensacola.   “We […]

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After a smashing season of success, which included a CARS Tour Super Late Model title in 2016, Raphael Lessard took on the challenge that is the Snowball Derby last December with his eyes wide open. During the week, the teenager from Quebec would face challenge after challenge, which included a difficult racecar, a struggle to […]

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With the year 2017 entering its final stages, so too is the short track racing schedule for the season. But in the big picture, there is still plenty of racing to go with several large racing events capping off the season.   Without further ado, we present the remaining top ten short track racing events […]

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The month of November has quickly come upon us, which means the time for ladies to apply for the 2017 Miss Snowball Derby Pageant is running out. The Pageant is set for Thursday November 16, and it will be at a new venue at the Seville Quarters in historic downtown Pensacola, FL   The pageant […]

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As the time remaining until the 50th Annual Snowball Derby winds down, the number of entry forms being received by the Five Flags Speedway office is ramping up.  On Wednesday afternoon, track officials released the latest look at the entry list that now includes the names of 63 Super Late Model racers from throughout the […]

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For the fourth consecutive year, the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway will be available to a worldwide audience via a television-style broadcast on Speed51.com.  Five Flags Speedway officials and Speed51.com announced Wednesday that the 50th Annual Snowball Derby will be broadcast live through a pay-per-view broadcast on Speed51 TV.   Like all things […]

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The year 2017 has been a challenging but rewarding experience for Noah Gragson in his first season with Kyle Busch Motorsports, navigating his rookie year in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series while continuing his effort to become a better Super Late Model driver. After much work and a few struggles, Gragson was rewarded with […]

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When people talk about racing’s greatest ironmen, those in the Deep South short track racing circles will tell you to look no further than one of the sports living legends who still has no desire to hang up his helmet. Red Farmer is not only one of the founding members of the prestigious ‘Alabama Gang,’ […]

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Race fans who are heading to Pensacola, Florida for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby will once again be in for a full week of excitement at Five Flags Speedway beginning Wednesday night, November 29 with the Green Flag Pit Party. This year, the Wednesday night activities are getting a high-octane facelift for the momentous occasion. […]

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