Much of the talk leading up to the Snowball Derby revolves around the Super Late Models that will be competing in the 300-lap race at Five Flags Speedway on Sunday, December 6.   But the Snowball Derby is much bigger than just one race.  It’s a whole week’s worth of racing with seven different divisions […]

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With all of the pomp and circumstance surrounding the Super Late Models, it's sometimes easy to forget that there's other races happening throughout the 48th Annual Snowball Derby week at Pensacola, Florida's Five Flags Speedway.  But you can bet that siblings Eric and Kristen Wallace haven't forgotten.   The Wallace's are a brother-sister combination that […]

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As the days tick off leading up to the 48th Annual Snowball Derby, entries continue to fly into the Five Flags Speedway office for all seven divisions competing during the week.  Following a successful day of practice for all divisions during the IP Casino Snowball Preview, entry lists for all divisions can now be found […]

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One year ago, Corey LaJoie made his first start in the Snowball Derby.  This year he's heading back to try his hand in the 48th running of the prestigious Super Late Model race, but this race will be unlike any other for the third-generation driver.  This time he'll be making the trip to Five Flags […]

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Fans will tell you how good Rich Bickle was at the Snowball Derby. They will tell you about the upset wins like Tammy Jo Kirk, the emotional wins like Eddie Mercer, scoring mishaps and all the tall tales of the Derby. David Rogers can not only backup those stores, but he can give you the […]

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The Snowball Derby has always been a part of life for Wayne Niedecken, Jr.  The second-generation driver known simply as “Junior” has been coming to the Snowball Derby since its first running back in 1968.  His father won that day and once again in 1970.   Since then the Niedecken name has always been a part […]

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Approximately 86 cars passed through the gates of Pensacola, Florida's Five Flags Speedway on Saturday for the IP Casino Snowball Derby Preview.  The pits were full of cars for the final track-hosted practice day leading up to the 48th Annual Snowball Derby week, which officially begins on December 2.   Cars were on and off […]

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It’s a pretty good day for any up-and-coming race car driver when the sport’s most popular driver gives you a shout out on Twitter.   That’s exactly what happened for Ty Majeski this week when NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. gave props to Majeski after the rising star won the prestigious Florida […]

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Noah Gragson has done some challenging things in his short racing career, but nothing can compare to what he's about to attempt when he heads to Pensacola, Florida during the first week of December.   Gragson of Las Vegas, Nevada will make his way to the East Coast and attempt to qualify for the 48th […]

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