Throughout the five days of the 51st Annual Snowball Derby, many drivers and race teams faced adversity.  It is how people deal with that adversity that ultimately helps determine their performance.   Each year, Speed51.com hands out the Hal Goodson Award to a "Tough Guy" to acknowledge someone who overcomes adversity during the Snowball Derby. […]

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Snowball Derby week officially started on Tuesday night at Beef O’Brady’s in historic downtown Pensacola, as fans, drivers, and teams gathered for the Snowball Derby Kickoff Party. So many top drivers joined the festivities, in fact, that many openly wondered if the winner of the 51st Derby was in the room.   Many have tabbed Jeff […]

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You have to see it to believe it. That’s what every Speed51.com staff member has been told before they go to their first Snowball Derby.  In fact, that's what got Speed51 to the Derby in the first place.   Back on the ASA National tour, short track legend Gary St. Amant told Speed51.com owner Bob […]

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As the home of the prestigious Snowball Derby, the biggest Super Late Model race in America, Five Flags Speedway is known for hosting big races. Next year, another big race will be added to the schedule as the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will return to the Florida Panhandle for the first time in […]

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Mobile International Speedway is shaping up for one of the biggest events held at the track in years with the inaugural Mobile 300 taking place on Sunday, October 28th. The 300-lap affair will see a champion crowned for the Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco and the race winner taking home a $15,000 payday. Now […]

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‘Tis the season for Super Late Models to compete in the biggest short track race in America.  The 51st Annual Snowball Derby comprises 300 laps of action-packed racing and each one of those laps can will have sponsorship opportunities available.   Lap sponsorships for the prestigious event are now available for $25 a lap and […]

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With the season’s champions crowned and December fast approaching, Five Flags Speedway is shifting gears to prepare for the most anticipated short track event of the year: the 51st Snowball Derby.   Pensacola’s famous half-mile oval will welcome the crème de la crème of Super Late Model teams traveling from around the country in […]

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The 51st Annual Snowball Derby is a little more than 130 days away, but the deadline to renew your reserved tickets is even sooner. Five Flags Speedway is encouraging fans to get their ticket renewals sent to the track offices to ensure that you’re getting the best available seats for the 51st running of the biggest Super […]

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In just a couple of weeks, the 2018 Deep South Cranes Blizzard Series schedule will kick off at Five Flags Speedway, the home of the Snowball Derby, on Friday, April 27th. The four-race series has plenty of new things happening this year, including some longer races and bigger purses.   Five Flags Speedway General Manager […]

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The excitement of every Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco event will reach a worldwide audience in 2018.  Series officials announced on Wednesday that the full 11-race schedule will be broadcast live online.   Race fans unable to attend certain events will be able to watch each race through a variety of forms including pay-per-view […]

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