On Sunday, December 4, the nation’s most prestigious asphalt short track race will run in front of thousands of people in Pensacola, Florida.  That race, the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway, has a new lap sponsorship program in effect for its 49th running.  It’s an affordable way for businesses, race teams and race fans […]

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Every year when the Snowball Derby rolls around at Five Flags Speedway , most of the attention is on the Super Late Models as they battle to make it in the big show and race 300 laps for the Tom Dawson Trophy. But there are also plenty of other drivers across a selection of divisions […]

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The fans have spoken and the staff at Speed51.com has listened.  Full-fledged Trackside Now coverage of the 49th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway will be available on December 1-4.   51’s Trackside Now coverage will consist of live blog-style updates from when the first hauler pulls into the race track on Wednesday until […]

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If you visit Speed51.com during the next month, we would suggest bring a winter jacket because it’s about to get a little chilly.  On Friday, 51 continued a long-standing tradition by launching an iced-out, blue look for the 49th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway.   Speed51.com is celebrating its 16th year as the […]

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After evaluation, Five Flags Speedway officials have further defined the clause concerning the social media policy for credentialed media members at the 49th Annual Snowball Derby.   The updated clause, which reads similar to a policy adapted by another well-recognized sports’ governing body, reads as follows:   “A credentialed media member may blog or provide […]

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Entries for the 49th Annual Snowball Derby continue to fly into the office at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida.  While many of these entries are for the Snowball Derby itself and the Snowflake 100, there are also some local racers sending in their entries with hopes of shining on Snowball Derby week.   Modifieds, […]

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Nerves will be high and stomachs will be turning on Friday, December 2 as drivers attempt to lock themselves into the 49th Annual Snowball Derby during NASH 102.7 Pole Night.  Two laps around Five Flags Speedway , an amount equal to one mile, will determine the fate of drivers hoping to qualify for the biggest […]

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