The cast of drivers for the 49th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida is as deep as ever.  It's full of youth and experience as nearly 70 drivers chase the Tom Dawson Trophy.  Looking over each drivers resume we find winners, champions and short track heroes from all stretches of North […]

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One of the more interesting races of the Snowball Derby weekend is the Pro Truck division that will square off on Saturday night along with the Alan Turner Snowflake 100.  The Pro Trucks line up for what will be their fourth run in front of the Snowball Derby weekend crowd and only one of those […]

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When racing fans tune into the live video broadcast of the 49th Annual Snowball Derby, they will be greeted by a talented broadcast team full of recognizable names and voices.  On Friday afternoon, Speed51.com announced their broadcast team for the four days of video broadcasts from Five Flags Speedway on December 1-4.   Leading the way […]

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Hearts are broken, dreams are crushed, luck runs out and tempers flare.  No, we are not talking about pole night for the Snowball Derby; we are talking about the day after: the day of the last chance races.   Drivers who don’t qualify in on time Friday night will find their way into a last […]

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The week of the Snowball Derby is one of the most exciting and tense times in short track racing, with race teams and fans descending on Pensacola, Florida every December for one of the biggest prizes of the short track season. But before drivers and crews get down to business at Five Flags Speedway on […]

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Watching football on Thanksgiving Day has become an American tradition.  But for those who prefer a good ol’ short track race over stick and ball sports, there’s a new tradition building.  For the second straight year, race fans can watch a full replay of the previous year’s Snowball Derby on Speed51.com.   The full broadcast […]

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No upcoming driver has been more highly touted than Todd Gilliland the last two seasons, and for good reason.  Gilliland won an ARCA Racing Series race in his first start.  He did the same thing in NASCAR K&N Pro Series competition.  Then he went out and won the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West championship this […]

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The Snowball Derby is known primarily for the 300-lap Super Late Model race that takes place on Sunday afternoon, but the event consists of a whole lot more than just those 300 laps.  Throughout the four days of on-track activity from December 1-4 at Five Flags Speedway (FL) seven different divisions and a flurry of […]

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Predicting a winner in the Modified race at the Snowball Derby is no easy task.  Each year, drivers from all over the Gulf Coast and beyond make their way to Five Flags Speedway (FL) hoping to win on the big stage.  While the races have been thrilling to watch in recent years, there's been one […]

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Five Flags Speedway hasn’t always been Donnie Wilson’s best friend, but he still like the track anyways.   Wilson, the 2016 Southern Super Series champion, enters the 49th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway (FL) with as good of a shot as anybody to win the Tom Dawson Trophy. The Oklahoma City, Oklahoma native […]

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